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Charity No. 1003061     0300 111 6000 [email protected]

Volunteer

As a charity we really value our volunteers and the part they play in helping us to promote mental wellbeing across the country, and supporting us in the delivery of our services.

To apply for a volunteering role contact our Volunteer Manager Corrina Hanley by calling 0300 111 6000 or email [email protected]

Volunteering offers:

  • The opportunity to gain skills and practical experience in a supportive environment.
  • Help to improve confidence and feelings of self worth, 
  • Useful experience to add to a CV to help you to stand out from the crowd.  

Projects and Partnerships Admin Support

In this role you will be supporting the Projects and Partnerships Manager with admin such as managing stakeholder contact information on a database system, liaising with stakeholders for basis administration such as newsletters, requesting information for our website/sending our information to them, co-ordinating tasks for stakeholder management with the wider Suffolk Mind team.  There could also be an opportunity to get involved in some administration for key Suffolk Mind projects as they arise. Click here for more details.

BPD Support Group Assistant

‘Waves’ is an innovative service for people with a diagnosis, or traits of, Borderline Personality Disorder. It offers a structured life-skills programme in a safe, supportive and empowering environment. Groups are held in Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Ipswich and Felixstowe. We want the Waves volunteer to be a friendly face, willing to talk and listen to people and have a friendly chat. It would really suit a person who likes interacting with people, has a positive attitude and enjoys a challenge. Click here for a full role description. 

Fundraising & Campaigns Assistant

In this role you will assist the Fundraising Co-ordinator with the organisation and marketing of new and existing projects. You will work as part of a team to define project scope, identifying key milestones and tasks, liaising with project team individually to ensure progress. Click here for a full description. 

Night Owls Telephone Support

In this volunteer role you will listen, emotionally support, advise and assist service users who ring the helpline in crisis for support. Ensure safe and quality service provision. The volunteer for this role has the ability to communicate clearly with a range of people both over the telephone and in person, sometimes over sensitive and/or complex issues. The role is available in Felixstowe from Thursday to Sunday from 7:30pm with a minimum commitment of three hours. Travel expenses eligible for reimbursement.  Click here here for full description.

Greencare Allotment Volunteer

Suffolk Mind is looking for several allotment volunteers to help at our various plots throughout Suffolk. Allotment Volunteers attend regular weekly sessions to help tend and organise a successful allotment project helping people to improve and maintain their physical and mental wellbeing. For more details click here.

Volunteer in our Bury St Edmunds Mind shop

A fixture on our high streets since 1961, Mind shops are supported by our amazing volunteers. They’re a dedicated bunch, who help us make sure that everyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support. Our volunteers benefit from:

  • 25% discount on all donated items in store.
  • Free Mind membership.
  • The opportunity to complete National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs).
  • The chance to gain new skills and experience in different roles in retail.

If are interested in becoming a volunteer for National Mind please contact Mind direct by email – [email protected]  

To apply for a volunteering role:

If you are interested in applying for any of our volunteer roles please contact our Volunteer Manager Corrina Hanley by calling 0300 111 6000 or email [email protected]

 

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