Our Information & Signposting Service provides a free and confidential first port of call for those who would like to know more about mental health resources in the Bristol area. Our volunteers work from home once a week, answering calls and emails from members of the public.
We are looking for volunteers who have:
A passion for contributing to mental wellbeing in the Bristol area
Good listening, verbal communication, and written communication skills,
A commitment to diversity and equality
A few hours a week to spare
Basic computer skills
As a member of our friendly team, you will:
Receive full, comprehensive training, covering everything you need to do the role – no previous experience required
Work from the comfort of your own home, with 3.5 hour shifts once a week
Contribute to the wellbeing of your local community in a rewarding role, speaking directly with members of the public
Gain experience in working with mental health
Receive monthly supervision as well as ongoing support from the team
Be invited to Bristol Mind social events
Training will take place between the 14th and 28th September 2020, with a view for new volunteers to start working from October 5th. You will need to be available to attend all training sessions.
If you’d like to find out more about the role and training schedule, please download the Information pack below, and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange your place on an information session. Please make sure you read the information pack in full!