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11 years ago I first came to Mind as a curious 18 year old who was about to embark on a journey that would transform my life for the better.

Glenn, Service User Champion

Current Volunteering Opportunities

 

  • Mindline emotional support helpline call handler: This will involve supporting people in emotional distress or just need somebody to talk to. This role requires you to commit to supporting the line two nights a month (8pm-11pm) and attending our monthly group supervision. Email us at [email protected] for more information or an application pack. To discover more please visit our main Mindline volunteering page here
  • Mindline Trans+ helpline call handler: We are looking for people who either identify as Trans/non binary or are a Trans ally with a passion for supporting the Trans community This role requires you to commit to supporting the line at least two nights a month (Friday nights 8pm-Midnight). Email us at [email protected] for more information or a application pack.
  • Admin: This will involve assisting with office duties and supporting our wider team. For more information please email [email protected]

  • Fundraising: This will involve supporting us with our fundraising events in the community or with partnerships we are developing. For more information you can reach to [email protected]
  • Receptionist: To manage the reception desk in the Foyer, welcome people who are visiting, attending groups or appointments. To be the front of house person, to assist staff based in the building, welcoming visitors and respond to enquiries.  To apply please email [email protected] For the full Job description please click here
  • Befriender: As a Befriender, you will be working with individuals who are experiencing emotional and mental health problems and require support from someone who understands.  This connection may be made over the phone, by remote meeting or face-to-face. You will have empathy and the desire to support and encourage others on their individual recovery journeys. In particular you will be providing a specialised role as part of the Sedgemoor Community Support Project. To apply please email [email protected] For the full job description click here
  • Peer Supporter Volunteer: As a Peer Support Worker, you will be working with individuals who require support from someone who understands.  This connection may be made over the phone, by remote meeting or face-to-face. Bringing your lived experience, you will have the desire to support and encourage others on their individual recovery journeys. To apply please email [email protected] For the full job description click here
  • Sedgemoor Community Support Project “Drop In Session”  Volunteer: As a Mind In Somerset Volunteer you will be working with individuals who are experiencing emotional and mental health problems and require support from someone who understands. You will have empathy and the desire to support and encourage others on their individual recovery journeys.  In particular you will be providing a specialised role as part of the Sedgemoor Community Support Project in the Bridgwater Mind In Somerset Office, at the “drop in sessions”. To apply please email [email protected] For the full job description click here

 

Why volunteer? 

Being a volunteer for a charity like Mind in Somerset is a fantastic way to give something back to your local community. There are a variety of reasons that volunteering can help to benefit you: 

  • Develop new skills
  • Meet new people
  • Enhance your CV
  • Try something new
  • Build your confidence
  • A route back into employment
  • Gain experience required for a course
  • Build on existing knowledge
  • Help in an area you have a passion for.

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