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.
EARLY Minds Volunteer
In this role you will be responsible for assisting our Suffolk Mind Trainer 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.
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.
Campaigns Administration Assistant
In this new role you will be responsible for assisting our Community Fundraising Coordinator with the administration and delivery of campaigns on a local level, such as RED January. This role is based in Felixstowe or Ipswich and the hours are flexible. Click here for more details.
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.
In this role you will assist the Research Co-ordinator with research administration; handling spreadsheets, data input and filing. This role is available in Ipswich or Felixstowe. Timings are flexible, however we do ask for a minimum commitment of 3 hours a week. For more details click here.
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 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 Steward
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 the role will be a regular 4 hour shift on an afternoon (1pm-5pm) or evening (5pm-9pm) Monday – Friday.
Garden Co-ordinator/Lead Gardener
To guide and lead in all aspects of running the garden and running a two hour monthly group at Quay Place, Ipswich. Encourage and motivate others in the team, helping to assign tasks on different levels. Ongoing maintenance of the garden, planting, design and ongoing ground support. Click here for more information.
Gardener/Caretaker – Ipswich
To help with the upkeep of the garden at Quay Place, Ipswich and ongoing maintenance, weeding and tidying. To provide general support to the Quay Place team to help keep the building tidy up so that it looks its best for our visitors.
If you are interested in any volunteering roles at Quay Place, Ipswich, visit the website.
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.
Bury St Edmunds Round Table Three Peaks Challenge 2019 (1)
Event Date: 29/06/2019
Bury St Edmunds Round Table Three Peaks Challenge 2019
Grace goes Sky diving for Suffolk Mind! (1)
Event Date:Mental illness can be a difficult conversation to start with someone. But did you know 1 in 4 people will experience some sort of mental health illness during their life time? Although there is a lot more awareness of mental illness, there is still a lot of stigma attached. This means a lot of suffe
Orwell Challenge (1)
Event Date: 23/06/2019If you love the Suffolk Countryside and would like to support Suffolk Mind, then why not take on the Orwell Challenge and fundraise for Suffolk Mind at the same time?
Peter is running 3 marathons in the Great Barrow Challenge! (1)
Event Date: 29/06/2019
Peter is planning to run 3 of the 10 marathons that form part of the “10 in 10” Great Barrow Challenge marathon series and also raise funds and awareness for Suffolk Mind at the same time.
"I am running for those who have a bad day and need someone to say "Hi", I am running for those
RED January 2019 (24)
Event Date: 01/01/2019
RED January is a fun initiative that encourages you to support your own mental health by doing something active every single day. Some people are also raising money for Suffolk Mind whilst they do it. If you can't find your friend on here, they may be fundraising on Just Giving.
Suffolk County Council Chairman’s Charity (3)
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.
The 24 hour Suffolk Mind walk (1)
Event Date: 22/06/2019
I am currently training in respiratory medicine and general medicine at Ipswich hospital. I wanted to do something challenging both physically and mentally to raise awareness of mental health at the hospital. I have teamed up with Suffolk Mind who I feel do a fantastic job in the community.
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
Walk This Way (1)
Support this new initiative that raises awareness and funding for local mental health agencies in our area, including Suffolk Mind.