Establish a local Volunteer Team

Help support your local IBD community by establishing a local volunteer team.

CCA aims to strengthen peer support services in regional Australia with a dedicated Peer Support Corordinator to assist you establish a local volunteer teams to lead peer support activities including:

  • Facilitating support group meetings
  • Creating local media awareness
  • Raising funds for local needs
  • Organising education sessions in partnership with CCA

By becoming involved in establishing a local volunteer group you can connect with others who are going through the same challenges and support one another and the search for a cure,

Full training and support will be provided to all volunteers.

As well as providing emotional and psychological support, studies have found that patients with IBD who are active members of a patient support group are more likely to adhere to their treatment and become proactive partners in normalising their lives.

Regional Volunteer Teams

Following a very successful pilot in Victoria (funded by a 2013/2014 Victorian Government Health Conditions Support Grant), CCA is looking forward to rolling out the program nationally. Please contact us if you would like to be involved in setting up a Volunteer Team in your local community,

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