The COVID-19 Community Champion network will be made up of volunteers across the city, and will help residents to stay up to date with how to protect themselves and others against the virus.
The council will keep champions informed of the latest advice and guidance, so that you can help your family, friends and other community members to make sense of the latest facts and guidance about the virus.
By receiving trustworthy and clear information regularly, Birmingham residents will be able to make more informed choices, as we ensure safety of the public and manage the pandemic.
Who we’re looking for
Do you have the qualities, values and skills to become a champion?
Most important for the role of champion
- Ability to work alongside others in a non-judgemental and respectful way
- To appreciate people’s right to make decisions for themselves
- Good social skills and a good listener
- Ability to give and receive feedback
- To be reliable and dependable
- Have a sensitive and caring attitude towards others
Desirable for the role of champion
- Understanding of and / or interest in helping people in the community.
- A willingness to try new things
- Have a warm and open personality and a sense of humour
- Able to participate in occasional other Birmingham City Council initiatives
How to become a COVID-19 Community Champion
COVID-19 Community Champions are residents of Birmingham who want to make a difference in their communities.
You might be the person that everyone knows and trusts.
You might be someone who wants to help in whatever way you can – even if this is your first-time volunteering.
Whoever you are – please help us to help you to help others.
What do you do?
- You sign up to become a champion.
- You receive the latest information about COVID-19 directly from us
- You share this information with anyone in your community, however you want
- You let us know what is and isn’t working
Together, we can make sure that everyone in Birmingham has the information they need to stay safe and healthy.