MindLine volunteering

Volunteers get full training on the telephone helpline and then work on a rota basis answering calls 7 nights a week, from 7pm to 11pm.

What we offer you

  • extensive, high quality training
  • be part of a lively team
  • regular supervision and support
  • travel expenses
  • the opportunity to develop your skills and build your knowledge

 What we expect from you

  • agree to work with us for at least a year
  • attend all the training sessions
  • work a four-hour shift each fortnight
  • receive supervision after you have worked on the helpline
  • attend volunteer meetings

A volunteer’s experience of MindLine

Read about Tom’s experience of volunteering with MindLine.

Information on training to be a volunteer

We are not currently recruiting for MindLine Volunteers.

Training to become a MindLine volunteer takes place over 6 weeks, during which time there are 6 all-day sessions (9:30am-5pm) and 4 evening sessions (6:30pm-9pm). Prospective volunteers MUST be able to attend all of the training days and evening in order to be accepted onto the training.

How to volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering for MindLine and would like to be informed when opportunities arise, please email volunteering@bristolmind.org.uk with your name, email address and the name of the service you wish to volunteer for (MindLine).