In return for your time and effort, we offer a supportive working environment, valuable work experience, involvement in social activities, the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge, access to training, supervision and travel expenses.
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Young Black Minds Peer Support Group Facilitator
This volunteer role is to co-facilitate skills courses and support groups online the city to ensure the successful delivery of a new citywide peer support service for young black men. The Peer Support Service is a community of people who have experienced difficulties with our mental health. We believe that through sharing our experiences, we can support each other to identify our strengths, gain insight into our mental health difficulties, and develop effective coping strategies. Our fully trained staff and volunteers provide a welcoming and safe environment in which to do this.
Young Black Minds Peer Support Group Facilitator – Role Description
This volunteering opportunity is open to Black male applicants only (this role is under exemption from the Equality Act, as an occupational requirement)
Contact: Roz Doherty 07734 767931
Please note volunteer applications for counsellors are currently closed.
Due to high demand we only consider volunteers who are either fully qualified counsellors or are in the final year of study to become qualified. As a minimum, you will be in a BACP or UKCP accredited training to diploma or degree level and have reached the point where your training requires that you undertake a placement.
Contact: Counselling Coordinator – 0113 305 5800
Peer Support Group Facilitator
Please note volunteer applications for Peer Support are currently closed.
Peer Support is a community of people who have experienced difficulties with our mental health. We believe that through sharing our experiences, we can support each other to identify our strengths, gain insight into our mental health difficulties, develop effective coping strategies, and maintain wellbeing. Volunteers are fully trained to facilitate courses, workshops and support groups which provide a safe and supportive environment. This is done alongside experienced members of staff. Peer Support volunteers are required to attend group work before applying to volunteer.
Contact: Roz Doherty 07734 767931
Would you like to be part of “Team Leeds Mind”? Could you spare a few hours to volunteer at one of our 2021 events?
Volunteering at one of our running events really is a fantastic & rewarding experience, be prepared to loose your voice!!
Team Leeds Mind 2021 Volunteering Opportunities
Sunday 17th October 2021
Course Marshalls (full training will be given)
If you would like to support Leeds Mind at one of these events please contact email@example.com for more information.
Inkwell Arts Volunteer
Please note volunteer applications for Inkwell are currently closed.
Inkwell is a safe, creative and accessible space which seeks to support individuals in developing creative skills whatever their background or ability, as an integral part of the journey towards recovery from mental health issues. Inkwell offer a variety of volunteering opportunities and roles such as barista work, admin assistants, craft facilitators, and catering staff. They also have roles within the marketing and exhibitions teams and with three big annual events additional help at these busy times is always appreciated.
Mind Charity Shops
The Mind shops at Rothwell, Headingley, Moortown and Otley, Bramley and Garforth are always on the lookout for volunteers to help with till work, stock sorting, stock replenishment, window display, and so on.
Or contact the Shop Managers directly:
- Headingley: 0113 230 6050
- Moortown: 0113 318 8563
- Otley: 01943 468 129
- Garforth: 0113 318 0562
- Bramley: 0113 3452870
- Rothwell: 0113 3451260