Volunteering opportunities

We’re recruiting volunteer Homeless Health Peer Advocates in London!

Our Homeless Health Peer Advocacy (HHPA)  allows people with personal experience of homelessness to help others access healthcare appointments and find the help they need.

Could you become a Homeless Health Peer Advocate?

You will:

  • Be fully trained by Groundswell
  • Have your expenses associated with training and volunteering covered
  • Be supported to access further training
  • Receive help with identifying and developing your skills, and building a CV


We’re looking for people who:

  • Have personal experience of homelessness
  • Are free from active addictions
  • Are able to attend training from 6 July
  • Are able to volunteer their time regularly
  • Have access to the internet
  • Have a phone they can use regularly

Training information

Date: begins 6 July, three days a week over two weeks

Location: Groundswell’s new training room by Oval tube station (Northern Line) and Kennington Park


Interested? Get in touch

If this sounds like a volunteering opportunity you or someone you know would be interested in then Oliver Hall & Tom Balderstone from our team would love to chat to you.

Contact them to find out more about the HHPA training, role of a Peer Advocate, ask any questions you may have and if it’s something you’d like to join – they will enrol you on the training.

Telephone: 0207 725 2851 (let us know if you’d prefer us to ring you back)

Email: [email protected]


More information:

Take a look at the leaflet pictured below (click to enlarge) or here for more information.

Groundswell believes that experience of homelessness is an asset.

Through volunteering, that asset can be used to support others who are experiencing homelessness, and change policy and services to make them more effective.