Volunteer for us

You can volunteer to work on our MindLine telephone helpline, or on our MindLine Trans+, or as an advocate helping people get their views heard, or in our office dealing with enquiries. We could not provide our services without the continued commitment of volunteers.

MindLine telephone helpline

Volunteers get full training and then work on a rota basis answering calls Wednesday to Sunday, 8pm to midnight.

How to volunteer

Read the volunteering with MindLine page

MindLine Trans+ telephone helpline

Volunteers get full training and then work on a rota basis answering calls on Mondays, 8pm to midnight.

How to volunteer

Read the volunteering with MindLine Trans+ page

Reach @ MindLine / Mothers for Mothers
peri-natal support helpline

Volunteers get full training and then work on a rota basis answering calls on Saturdays and Sundays, 8pm to midnight.

How to volunteer

Read the volunteering with Reach @ MindLine / Mothers for Mothers page

Advocacy – speaking up for people

Advocates help people speak up for what they want and need, complain about services and have their views heard. It is a much required service to individuals in the community.

Advocates need to be confident enough to work with a wide range of people.

How to volunteer

Read the volunteering for Outreach Advocacy page

Information and Office Volunteers

Information and Office volunteers provide invaluable support dealing with telephone enquiries, responding to requests for information and listening and supporting callers. Volunteers work at least one 3 1/2 hour shift a week, between 9:30 am-1pm  and undertake a 3 day course of training prior to commencement of work.

How to volunteer

Read the volunteer Information and Office support role page

LGBTQ+ Volunteer Counsellors

Volunteers counsellors support our low-cost counselling service, Meeting Minds.

How to volunteer

Read the LGBTQ+ volunteer counsellor page

Volunteer Counselling Supervisor

We are looking for a Volunteer Counselling Supervisor.

Qualifications required

  • To be an accredited and registered counsellor (BACP or UKCP or other accredited body member) for a of minimum of 5 years.
  • Integrative approach
  • Trainee supervisors on accredited diploma courses are welcome to apply.

How to volunteer

For more information about the role and to apply, please email counselling@bristolmind.org.uk