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Lived Experience Network

Introducing the Fund’s new Lived Experience Network



Volunteering RAF Family

The RAF Benevolent Fund is proud to launch its new Lived Experience Network which aims to increase the inclusion of the RAF Family in its work.

At the heart of the Lived Experience Network is belief that those with lived experience of the challenges and nuances of life in the RAF can provide an invaluable perspective that can help to shape our services and drive innovation at the Fund.

The Lived Experience Network is a group of volunteers across the UK that the Fund will call upon for their insights as part of the RAF Family. This new initiative makes sure that we are putting the voices of the RAF Family at the centre of our decision making.

Volunteers in the Network can help the Fund in a variety of ways, from completing surveys, joining focus groups or participating in a long-term working group for an internal project. Those who sign up to the Network will find out about these new opportunities as they arise – all of which can be done from home, so you can take part from anywhere in the UK!

Joining the Network and contributing your point of view can help maximise the Fund’s impact and ensure that we remain a beacon of support for the RAF Family. 
If you are a current or former member of the RAF, or a partner of spouse, we would love to hear your point of view. Whether you can spare 10 minutes or an hour every so often, sharing your perspective can make a real difference.

To see upcoming opportunities and sign up to join the Network, please click here or contact our Volunteer Manager for more information at