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Get involved

Getting involved in your housing service makes a real difference to your community.

There are lots of ways to get involved no matter how much time you have. We really value your input. You just need to be:

  • a Salix Homes customer
  • enthusiastic
  • keen to be involved at the heart of Salix Homes
  • keen to make a difference to your neighbourhood
  • able to commit 2-4 hours a month

We have lots of ways for you, your friends and family to get involved and volunteer with Salix Homes in Salford.

Why get involved?

All our roles are voluntary. Volunteering with us will help you to:

  • gain new skills and knowledge to help with getting a job
  • meet new people
  • learn new things
  • improve your confidence
  • become more involved in your community

How do I get involved?

Whatever your time commitment there are lots of ways you can get involved and have your say.

Join the Salix Homes Board

Our board members:

  • shape services for tenants
  • challenge how we spend out money
  • oversee our investment programme to improve homes and communities across Salford

Join the Salix Homes Customer Committee

The Committee works with the Board to make sure we meet our customers’ expectations.

Be a Community Connector

Community Connectors engage with us at a very local neighbourhood level.

Connectors are our eyes and ears and act as a link between us and the wider community.

We currently have 85 community connectors.

Join our High-Rise Forum

This is one of Salix Homes’ most successful tenant engagement groups. The forum is used to:

  • let customers know about refurbishment works
  • gather opinions on how to improve high-rise living

Customers can suggest topics they would like to see at the forum meetings.