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Charity No. 1003061     0300 111 6000 [email protected]


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 us 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.  

Research Communications Assistant

In this role you will assist the Research Team in communicating our research and evaluation results to internal and external organisations. You will create infographics based on evaluation data and input data collected from our services. Click here for more details. 

Events & Research Assistant

This role includes supporting the Research Team in public engagement with Suffolk Mind’s research – by promoting research findings and supporting data collection. You will be putting up posters locally which encourage research participation and attend Suffolk Mind events with a ‘research hat’ on to talk about our research findings and how people can get involved and take part. Click here for more details. 

Dementia Champion

This role involves helping promote awareness and encourage people to make a positive difference to people living with dementia. Click here for more details. 

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. 

Fundraising Administration Assistant

In this role you will assist the Fundraising Administrator with the organisation and administration of correspondence and communication with our donors and fundraisers. This role is based in Felixstowe, ideally one day a week. 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 us by calling 0300 111 6000 or email [email protected].


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