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Help share accurate information about Covid-19 with your community

Community Champions are volunteers who communicate with people in their community about important and current subjects, such as the COVID-19 vaccination.

A Community Champion’s role is to:

  • Receive regular updates on the latest Covid-19 guidance and vaccination information from trusted sources
  • Support friends, family and the wider community to remain informed and up to date on the latest information
  • Engage with identified priority groups living in Leeds which include; people with disabilities, older people, younger people and Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, to help people make informed decisions around keeping safe
  • Feed back any local issues or concerns relating to Covid-19 and vaccinations

The Covid-19 Community Champions programme is supported by
Supporters of the community champion programme logos: Leeds City Council, NHS Leeds CCG, Hamara, Forum Central, VALIf you have any questions you can email: CommunityChampions@leeds.gov.uk

Training for Community Champions

Community Champions are given a thorough induction to help equip them for the role and build confidence around how to approach difficult subjects.

Ongoing support is on hand for our Community Champions through ongoing training, peer support and regular virtual sessions with health professionals.

Upcoming training dates:

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

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