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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 Mindline@MindinSomerset.org.uk 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 is a Trans ally with a passion for supporting the Trans community This role requires you to commit to supporting the line two nights a month minimum (Friday nights 8pm-Midnight). Email us at Mindline@MindinSomerset.org.uk for more information or a application pack.
  • We have a range of volunteer opportunities within our Somerset Suicide Bereavement Support Service from administration roles to being a buddy. Discover more on our webpage here.
  • Admin: This will involve assisting with office duties, such as printing, laminating, answering the phone and replying to e-mails. For more information please call Nadine for an informal chat on 01935 474875 or email info@mindinsomerset.org.uk
  • Fundraising: This will involve supporting us with our fundraising events and assisting David, our Community Fundraising Manager with other fundraising initiatives. For more information please call David for an informal chat on 07407087345 or email david.fields@mindinsomerset.org.uk

In order to volunteer, you will need to complete the application form below and e-mail it to info@mindinsomerset.org.uk or post to Mind in Somerset, Unit 4, Houndstone Trading Estate, Yeovil, BA22 8WA. 

A Volunteer Training & Information Day is being held on Tuesday 27th November 2018 from 10:30am-3:30pm at the Archie Gooch Pavillion in Ilminster (TA19 9DH). Anybody interested in learning more about volunteering with Mind in Somerset is welcome to attend. If you would like to come along, please complete the below volunteer application form and bring it along with you on the day or e-mail it back to info@mindinsomerset.org.uk.

Volunteer Application Form

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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