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Befriender Volunteer

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Would you like to make a difference in a vulnerable person’s life, if yes, you are welcome to volunteer with One Support. We offer a number of volunteering roles for you and if you have an expertise creative, music, sports you are welcome to volunteer, you will really help our people access the community and achieve their goals.

Mentor

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WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Betknowmore UK have implemented the first and only outreach programme in the country with betting shops in Islington and offers you the opportunity to grow together with this innovative field of work.

From working with addicts, to event management and social media, we want interns, mentors and trainee counsellors and anyone who wants to learn and develop within the voluntary sector. Our doors are open.

Phone Outreach Volunteer

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Body & Soul is a charity dedicated to transforming the life-threatening effects of adverse childhood experiences. We have developed a ‘whole person’ model of care which brings cohesion back to lives that have been fragmented by the traumas of abuse, neglect, illness, or family breakdown. Our community provides people of all ages with a wide range of innovative and creative programmes that support physical, mental and emotional health and well-being.

Community Navigator

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We need Volunteer Navigators to support local people into making connections with their local community to improve their mental health. If you are passionate about supporting people who are struggling with their mental health, then this is a great opportunity for you. You will develop your own skills whilst helping someone else to become a part of their community.

Opportunity: Frontline Adult Support Volunteer

You will be supporting in our weekly Adult Service (30+) which is a resource for support, information, encouragement and change. Our members can benefit from services including counselling, legal advice and complementary therapies to workshops on the latest HIV treatment, nutrition advice, managing stress, relationships and wider health issues.


Opportunity: Befriender

Help us with befriending and enable the guest/s to feel understood and valued, offering talking time and a listening ear.


Opportunity: Volunteer befriender

Sant* supports refugees and asylum seekers who have social care/ health issues. Befrienders will help people to link to services, rebuild confidence, overcome practical problems such as language barriers, and better understand UK culture.Training & support will be provided.


Day-Centre Volunteer

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The Holy Cross Centre Trusts (HCCT) is an independent, secular organisation founded in 1988. We work with marginalised and vulnerable adults across London, and we pride ourselves in doing things differently.

We are looking for general volunteers to work at a Mental Health Wellbeing centre in Swiss Cottage where people who suffer from mental health issues attend.

The role is to provide emotional and practical support to clients, as well as to support the logistics through cooking, cleaning and offering administrative support if required.

Volunteer befriender

Santé supports refugees and asylum seekers who have social care/ health issues. Befrienders will help people to link to services, rebuild confidence, overcome practical problems such as language barriers, and better understand UK culture.

No qualifications are needed although we require a DBS check to ensure you are eligible to work with vulnerable adults. Befrienders need to be accepting, caring, good listeners and assertive.

Ability to speak a refugee language is useful but not essential. Training and support will be provided.

Social Prescribing Link Worker

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A great opportunity to volunteer as a link worker for Mind in Camden’s Social Prescribing service. This service is embedded in an NHS team and works in partnership with community providers in Camden to deliver one-to-one support to Camden residents with mental health issues. We help them to identify and access community facilities and activities to aid their recovery.

Mental Health service user/ carer representative

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Would you like to shape mental health services in London?

The Advocacy Project is looking for passionate people with lived experience of mental health difficulties to take part in exciting engagement activities that will help influence London mental health services.

Service users/ carers will work alongside NHS professionals to feed into six areas of work that make up the Adult Mental Health Transformation Programme.

This is a flexible opportunity with a range of roles:

- Sharing your views

- Attending events

Opportunity: Psychology / Mental Health Placement Student

A placement with us is an opportunity to work directly with a diverse client group, make a significant impact, and learn about the changing landscape of mental health and social care, and voluntary and community services.


Opportunity: Senior Shop Volunteer

The shop is run by a team of volunteers supported by a Shop Manager. We are looking for reliable senior volunteers to help run the shop and take responsibility when the Manager is absent. Ideally, you would be available for twice a week anytime between 10 am and 6 pm for a minimum of six months and be available to open and close the shop when the manager is not there. Tuesdays and/or Thursdays would be most desirable. It would also help if you are familiar with retail work.


Opportunity: Trusts Officer

To assist the Trusts Manager in raising income for Stoll’s support services


Senior Shop Volunteer

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Looking for experience in a retail environment?

Our busy and successful shop on Camden Road sells entirely donated goods whose profits provide important income for Mind in Camden. It is not part of a national chain and all the income goes to Mind in Camden.

We are looking for a Senior Volunteer to help run the shop and to take responsibility when the manager is absent.

Wellbeing Volunteer

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Take a central role in our prevention strategy. As a Wellbeing 360 volunteer, you’ll make phone contact with people who have previously been clients of Age UK Islington - checking in to see how they are and entering details of the call into a specially designed computer app. The service plays an invaluable role in identifying people who might be lonely or living in difficult circumstances, and providing appropriate support as a result. With volunteers and clients saying how much they enjoy making and receiving these phone calls, this is a popular and growing team.

Dementia Wellbeing Assistant

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Do you like the idea of spending time with and supporting older people?

Age UK Camden provides services and support to older people in Camden borough.

Dementia Wellbeing Assistants engage with people in their homes and in the community providing invaluable practical and emotional support, that helps keep them engaged with the community and their interests.

This role will suit someone who has 1-2 hours a week (excluding travel) during the day, and can commit for up to 12 months.

Opportunity: Dementia Wellbeing Assistant

The aim of the service is to help improve the lives of people affected by dementia. It does this by providing practical and emotional support to people with a diagnosis of dementia (or who are experiencing memory problems) and their carers.


Opportunity: Assistant Wellbeing Co-ordinator

* To assist the Wellbeing Service co-ordinator to provide assessments and targeted short term interventions, action and support planning, advocacy and pathways to other services, activities programmes, and wellness groups.


Opportunity: Social Prescribing Link Worker

The Social Prescribing Service works in partnership with community providers in Camden to deliver easily and accessible one-to-one support to Camden residents with mental health issues, who are referred by GPs in order to identify and access community facilities/activities to aid their recovery.

Using the Motivational Interviewing approach we engage people over 8 sessions (including 2 initial assessments) to identify their needs, goals and community resources to assist with meeting and achieving these. This approach enables people to set their goals and own their process on what is meaningful to them. This new service will have MIND in Camden embedded within the Assessment Team offering a direct route to Social Prescribing in the community. The aim is to work with people who have social needs which are best supported through linking with community resources rather than statutory services.


Opportunity: Peer Mentor

To use your own personal lived experience of mental health to support someone in a similar situation to achieve positive change in their lives.


Helpline Volunteer

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Calling all good listeners interested in mental health!

OCD Action relies on the dedication of volunteers to make sure that we are there to help people in need and that our message can get out. Our team of Helpline volunteers respond to calls on our helpline and the emails we receive asking for support. Helpline volunteers need to be able to travel to Central London (Islington) for their initial training and for their on-going work on the Helpline.

Wellbeing Mentor Volunteer

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Body & Soul is a charity dedicated to transforming the life-threatening effects of adverse childhood experiences. We have developed a ‘whole person’ model of care which brings cohesion back to lives that have been fragmented by the traumas of abuse, neglect, illness, or family breakdown. Our community provides people of all ages with a wide range of innovative and creative programmes that support physical, mental and emotional health and well-being.

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