Join SWAN as a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for SWAN. Much of our work depends on volunteers and we are always looking for more people to join our busy team. Please find more information about our current volunteer opportunities below.

Current opportunities

You might be retired and looking to keep active, or a young person looking for office experience, we have a number of opportunities that can fit your experience and availability.

Volunteer Advocate vacancies

We have Volunteer Advocate vacancies in Somerset, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Volunteer Advocates support the Advocacy Manager in the delivery and promotion of a diverse, inclusive and client led independent advocacy service.

To apply please send an application form to

Living Well Advocacy Service volunteers

Our Living Well Advocacy Service is seeking volunteers in  Wiltshire to fulfil the following roles:

Living Well Advocate:  To support clients who to complete a Living Well Plan, ensuring they have greater choice and control over their lives, both now and in the future.

Group Facilitator: to work within small groups to seek views about the Living Well Plan and other materials produced by Swan Advocacy.  This ensures potential clients are included in how the dementia service develops.

Evaluations Volunteer:  To follow up with beneficiaries of the Living Well Advocacy Service, usually face to face, evaluating client experience, response, attitudes and feedback on the Living Well Plan.

To apply please send an application form to

Office Volunteer opportunities

At our Head Office in Taunton we have administration and referral taker placements to assist our staff in their daily tasks.

To apply please send an application form to


If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us.