Hearing Link


Our volunteers help us to shape and deliver our work in every country of the UK.

We greatly value the skills, energy, and commitment of those who give up some of their time on our behalf.

We have several roles that may suit your interests and skills. Can you join us? You’ll be warmly welcomed.

To find out more about each volunteering role and how to apply:

Group activities

Lead Facilitator

Leading and co-facilitating group programmes. Previous experience needed.

Event Support Volunteer

Supporting facilitator/s to deliver effective group programmes, engaging effectively with participants and facilitating group discussion.

Event Resource Volunteer

Supporting the team with practical aspects of programmes, including IT, assistive technologies and/or information gathering. Familiarity with technology would be helpful.

One-to-one support (in person and/or via email)2 helpdesk responders working on a laptop computer

Hearing  Hub Support Volunteer

Demonstrating assistive equipment and communication products, offering advice, signposting to other support and sourcing relevant information.

Helpdesk Responder

Providing personalised email responses to Helpdesk enquirers, usually by email, which includes sharing practical information and providing emotional support.

Community Support Volunteer

Providing one-to-one peer support, practical advice and signposting, either in person or via post or email.

Woman with cochlear implant talking to another womanVolunteer support

Steering Committee Chairperson

Providing leadership to and co-ordination of Volunteer Steering Groups located in various areas of the UK, working closely with the Hearing Link volunteer and staff team. Previous experience needed.

Steering Committee Volunteer

Providing guidance and support for delivery of all activities within local geographical areas and/or as part of specialist interest teams.

Volunteer Mentor

Supporting new volunteers to become fully integrated by developing positive working relationships and providing one-to-one support and encouragement, either in person and/or via email.

Let’s Hear Key Contact

Helping improve standards of loops and infrared systems in local communities by supporting the Chair of your local Let’s Hear Group and managing the flow of information between the Group and Hearing Link.

PR & Communications

Media Support Volunteers

Supporting media activity in ways that best match your experience, for example contributing to magazine articles, photography, design, editing etc.

Digital Communications Support Volunteer

Supporting range of media communications including, for example, contributing to social media, e-newsletter articles and blogs etc.

Website Writers

Reviewing website content, updating information, writing specialist content, linking to relevant external sites etc.


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