Fantastic opportunity to help deliver support service for people with mental health difficulties

ox-mindWhat is the role: Wellbeing Service Volunteer

Who for: Oxfordshire Mind

When: MIND ask for a commitment of 1 session a week (4 – 8 hours) and that you remain with the project for at least 3 months

Where: Wellbeing groups are run in locations throughout Oxford

What is involved: This role involves supporting the MIND staff to deliver support sessions to individuals with mental health needs. The roles available in running these sessions are varied but include:

  • Helping to promote the service by displaying promotional material
  • Setting up the materials needed for each session and helping with clearing away
  • Welcoming people to the service and helping to create a relaxed and friendly atmosphere
  • Spending time talking to people in distress
  • Assisting with activities e.g. cooking, music, reading etc. depending on your interests

Why you should sign up:

  • You will be provided with full training
  • You will gain a unique insight into support services for mental health
  • You will be providing valuable support to vulnerable individuals
  • There are a variety of different roles giving you lots of different experiences

Support provided: All volunteers will attend 2 training days – one as an induction to Mind and the other specific to this role. You will be required to provide 2 references and complete a DBS check

How to get involved: Email volunteering@oxfordshiremind.org.uk