MindLine Trans+ volunteering

MindLine Trans+ is a national service, delivered by Bristol Mind and Mind in Taunton & West Somerset.

We are keen to recruit Transgender, Agender, Gender Fluid & Non-Binary volunteers to support the line.

Volunteers receive comprehensive training for the helpline and information service and then work on a rota basis answering calls on Mondays and Wednesdays, 8pm to Midnight (volunteers based in Taunton are recruited through Taunton Mind will cover the Friday evening service).

Volunteers also have the opportunity to work on our general MindLine helpline service which operates 7 days a week 7-11pm.

What we offer you:

  • extensive and high quality training
  • be part of a friendly 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

Information on training to be a volunteer

We are currently recruiting with information sessions running in May and the next training taking place in June/July 2021.

Training will take place over 3 weeks, during which time there is 6 all day sessions (9:30-4:30) and two, 30 minute 1-2-1 review sessions’. 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 Trans+ please email volunteering@bristolmind.org.uk with your name, email address and the name of the service you wish to volunteer for (MindLine Trans+).