Help us raise awareness as a volunteer

8th June 2016

Our volunteers save and change lives with us every day. We couldn’t do our work without you; reaching everyone who needs us and spreading the word about meningitis


Raising awareness as a volunteer

Knowing the signs and symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia, remaining vigilant and getting medical help quickly can save lives. Our symptoms’ information has saved many lives already.

We are committed to raising awareness of meningitis and the work that we do, in everything we do. Whether you are looking for more information for you and your family or you would like to help us raise awareness in your community, we have lots of information to help.

Health Awareness in your local area

To ensure local communities are aware of the disease and the work of the charity, you could place literature at various locations including in GP surgeries, health centres, libraries, community centres, hospitals, nurseries, schools and colleges. This will help raise awareness, potentially saving lives and also ensure that people who have been affected by meningitis, have access to the support they need.

School and Nursery Awareness in your local area

Help us to make sure that teachers, child minders, play group staff and nursery staff are meningitis aware. Can you identify five locations such as primary, junior or secondary schools, child minders, play groups and nurseries that could receive a meningitis pack? This will ensure that the people, who spend their day looking after children, are aware of the signs and symptoms of meningitis and can pass that information onto the parents.

Micro Volunteering

Not much time to volunteer? Then Micro Volunteering is for you.  Do you have access to a computer and the internet?  We are looking for people to be a Micro Volunteer, share or like our Facebook posts, tag Meningitis Now on your photos on Facebook, send a tweet or retweet on Twitter - @MeningitisNow, like our photos on Instagram or post your own photos.


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