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@example.com.
- 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.
Admin Support – Workplace Wellbeing
In this role you will be responsible for dealing with bookings and enquiries relating to the Suffolk’s Needs Met training which is offered to businesses and individuals. This role is based in Felixstowe or Ipswich. For more details click here.
BPD Admin Support
We are looking for an administration support volunteer to provide telephone advice on the services we offer and how to access them. The individual will need to telephone potential clients and inform them of the Waves service, ensuring they understand how the service works and what to expect. The individual will initially build rapport, sharing Suffolk Mind’s ethos, missions and values. For more details, click here.
BPD Support Volunteer
‘Waves’ is an innovative service for people with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. We want a 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. If a volunteer has a skill that they wish to bring to the community, such as arts and crafts, this would be encouraged. Click here for more details.
Recreational Activities Helper – Montrose House, Ipswich
This role is based at our Housing Project in Ipswich. You will be a friendly face and help provide social support and activities to residents. You will assist staff in organising activities/ day trips and social outings and where appropriate, assist residents on walks and trips around the local area. Click here for more details.
In this role you will assist the Research Co-ordinator with research administration: handling spreadsheets, data analysis, data input. The role can is based in Ipswich. More details here.
Admin & Reception Volunteer – Quay Place
In this role you will assist staff with reception and admin duties at Quay Place, our Heritage and Wellbeing Centre open to members of the public, Suffolk Mind staff and various group and individual activities. You will meet and greet visitors, help with questions from members of the public, assist with basic admin duties using Microsoft Word and help with putting packs together. For more details, click here.
Volunteer Peer Mentor
This is an exciting and varied volunteer role which will include 1-2-1 and group support for people seeking advice and information, to help them understand and meet their emotional and physical needs and improve their own overall wellbeing. Volunteers for this role are asked to commit to at least 2-4 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months. Click here for 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.
This is an exciting and varied volunteer role which will include talking to groups and individuals to support and signpost people seeking advice and information about Suffolk Mind services. You will attend events, both within Suffolk Mind and externally, to promote the wide range of services and activities within Suffolk Mind and Quay Place. For more details click here.
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.
Quay Place Host
We are looking for a friendly face to welcome visitors to Quay Place, Ipswich and help with enquiries and other daily administrative tasks. Someone who is willing to help with whatever needs doing, from preparing promotional literature to setting up rooms for meetings. Days and hours for this role are flexible. We are open Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings.
Quay Place Gardener
We are looking for a gardener at our Heritage and Wellbeing Centre, Quay Place to carry out general small garden maintenance: clearing, weeding, tidying and planting. This is a very flexible role, with no specific hours. 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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
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@example.com.
Emily Burrell (1)
Event Date: 28/06/2020
Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK suffer from mental health problems each year. So I have decided to do a skydive in aid of Suffolk Mind to try and help local people in need of support.
Fire Walk (44)
Event Date: 26/02/2020
The East of England Co-op are hosting a firewalk to raise money for Suffolk Mind, on Wednesday 26 February 2020 at Ufford Park Hotel in Woodbridge.
Would you like to rise to the challenge of walking on hot coals? Click here t
John West Great East Swim (1)
Event Date: 20/06/2020Support those who are supporting Suffolk Mind by taking on the John West Great East Swim on Saturday 20th June 2020.
Kelly Porter - Harwich half marathon (1)
Event Date: 05/04/2020
Kelly Porter is taking part in the Harwich half marathon for Suffolk Mind.
Link Mortgage Services (1)
Event Date:Dress down days at Link Mortgage Services.
Natasha runs the London Marathon for Suffolk Mind (1)
Event Date: 26/04/2020
Natasha Miles is our first ever Suffolk Mind marathon runner and she's running in memory of her partner, Nick Dinsdale.
Oliver Southgate (1)
Event Date: 10/05/2020
This year, my new year resolution is to help raise awareness of mental health. So what better way than to raise money for a charity that is also personally very close to me!
Red Gables supporting Suffolk Mind (1)
Event Date: 23/11/2019On Saturday 23rd November, 12pm - 4pm, Red Gables is putting on a fantastic event including live music, a raffle and bric-a-brac all for Suffolk Mind.
RED January (6)
Event Date: 01/01/2020
Sponsor our REDers who are challenging themselves to get active every day, their way this January.
Start a smile (1)
Event Date:Jade Berry at the Purple Pumpkin Creative Studio will be hosting quarterly events for people to paint a small item like a tile, start or heart for someone who's having a hard time. All the proceeds will go to Suffolk Mind.
Suffolk County Council Chairman’s Charity (5)
We are delighted that the Chairman of the Suffolk County Council, Councillor James Finch, has chosen Suffolk Mind as his charity of the year, helping us in our aim of making Suffolk the best place in the world for talking about and taking care of mental health.
Suffolk Food Hall (1)
The team at the Suffolk Food Hall have chosen Suffolk Mind as one of their chosen charities of the year for 2019 and are supporting us with many events and activities throughout the year.
TMJ Interiors was established in 1981, and has become a leader in specialist joinery and the interior fit-out industry. We manufacture and install quality joinery for the commercial, residential and specialist sectors, and we pride ourselves on our highly skilled and dedicated team. This year, we