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]
- 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.
Support Group Assistant
This role involves helping to support staff who run health and wellbeing groups by listening, talking and interacting with participants. The groups aim to offer a safe space for anyone interested in improving their mental health and wellbeing with discussions and activities aimed to help participants understand and meet their emotional and physical needs. Click here for more details.
In this role you will maintain the office garden at our Felixstowe office. It will include general small garden maintenance: clearing, weeding, tidying and planting. All tools are provided. Click here for more details.
EARLY Minds Volunteer
In this role you will be responsible for assisting our Children’s and Young Person’s Facilitator with the delivery of our EARLY Minds programme to primary schools in Suffolk. There is also the opportunity to help with the administration of the programme. 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 more details.
Fundraising Events Assistant
In this role you will assist the Community Fundraising and Future Gifts Fundraising Manager with the organisation of fundraising events or event participation. Based in Felixstowe, ideally one day a week. Click here for more details.
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 for more details.
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. Click here for more details.
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]