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Volunteer Mentor

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Sova supports more than 8,000 people and is currently recruiting motivated and open-minded individuals across London and Greater London to provide a range of services including:

· Mentoring offenders

· Drug and alcohol support

· Helping people back into training and work

· Supporting children, young people and families

· Helping people improve their skills

· Reducing the risk of homelessness

· Independent visitor support for children in care

Phoenix Wellbeing & Recovery Volunteers

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Interested in supporting people who are experiencing mental distress’ Do you have an open mind and a keen interest in mental health and wellbeing? This could be the role for you.

The Phoenix Recovery Volunteers provide various forms of support to members of our Phoenix Service to assist and promote their recovery. They work alongside paid Senior Recovery Workers, Specialist Sessional Contractors and other volunteers. The Phoenix service is based in the heart of Camden Town.

Volunteer Mentor

The Chinese National Healthy Living Centre is a registered charity that promotes healthy living and facilitates access to health services for the Chinese community in the UK.

We are looking for volunteers to assist in the delivery of our Chinese Mentoring and Befriending Service.

Volunteers will be trained to provide emotional support and practical help to Westminster Chinese residents who are going through a difficult time in their lives but who are not mental health service users.

Community Advocate (Mental Health)

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Do you want to give your time to help to empower mental health service users to get their voice heard with issues regarding their care & treatment?

Would you like to learn about how to work with difficult to engage service users and brush up on skills such as active listening, empathy and building a rapport?

To volunteer as a community mental health advocate for Rethink Mental Illness contact Kat Moore for more information and an application form.

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.

Volunteer/Placement Student

We are looking for people with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experiences who are enthusiastic about improving the wellbeing of the community as a whole. You’ll gain valuable, hands-on, front-line experience, learn our way of working and have the opportunity to make a real difference in your community and the health and social care sector more broadly.

Trusts Officer

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Stoll is both a housing association and a charity and for almost 100 years, we have provided homes and support services for vulnerable Veterans (ex-Armed Forces personnel). We have four housing schemes in London and our office is based at our largest scheme, Sir Oswald Stoll Mansions, in the Fulham Road Apart from providing housing, we also provide support services, to ensure that Veterans are equipped to live independently.

Healthy Minds Academy Volunteer

The Camden Hub is launching the Healthy Minds Academy to help us build a network of volunteering opportunities aimed at increasing wellbeing through creating events and activities accessible to the whole community. This is a unique learning opportunity in which you can be part of real meaningful change for the community and health and social care sector more broadly. We are looking for people with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experiences who are enthusiastic about improving wellbeing of the community.

Befriending Visitor

The Chinese National Healthy Living Centre is located in Soho (near Chinatown) and is a charity providing health-related services to London’s Chinese community. We have various projects currently e.g., Mental health counselling, Gambling Addiction counselling, Hep B clinic, Sunday doctors, Tai-Chi class, Walk-to-Health, Dementia Awareness & Support and so on. We hold workshops, Reminiscence Tea Houses, training for carers, and we carry out befriending home visits.

Dementia Befriending Volunteer

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Visiting someone living with dementia or memory loss is very rewarding. We are looking for people who can commit to making a weekly visit to someone for a year, to help alleviate isolation and keep these older people engaged with their communities. People live all over Camden, so a willingness to travel is necessary.

Completion of on-line training in Dementia Awareness is a prerequisite to becoming a befriender.

Other training is provided and out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

Befriending Volunteer

Help your local community by Befriending older people in their homes. These people are often housebound and because of this have become lonely and isolated from society. This will involve telephoning and visiting someone in their home or supporting them to get out of the house. The person you visit may have a physical impairment; dementia; or mental health difficulties. This is something you can do weekdays, weekends, or evenings.

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.

Befriender

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Our volunteer Befrienders play an incredibly important role, offering those in need the opportunity to talk and be ‘befriended’ without pressure or judgement. They enable the guests to feel understood and valued. Besides befriending guests, we ask our volunteers to help with admin and some light cooking and food preparation. You also have the opportunity to help out with publicity, although this is optional.

Admin Support Volunteer

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If you would enjoy using office skills to help us to run an excellent support service for our lively mental health charity please contact us to find out more. You’ll need an interest in people and an interest in computer based activities. It is an opportunity to find out how a charity runs and how to deal with many interesting challenges.

Outreach Volunteer

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Betknowmore UK have developed an innovative outreach model and we are looking for motivated individuals to develop their skills and support the outreach team. We are working in conjunction with the industry in a landmark pilot project which promises to expand and touch the lives of people affected by gambling related harm. We are the first accredited outreach programme for gamblers in the UK and we hope to have gambling harm recognised by the government and department of health this year. Individuals who work with us can expect plenty of scope for growth, development and fun!

CALM HQ Help

Do you want to make a difference to people affected by suicide? Come into CALM HQ to help us support our supporters to raise money for and awareness of CALM. We’ve had a massive increase in orders and can’t fulfil them without the help of excellent people like you!

CALM works to prevent male suicide, the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. We provide a helpline and webchat services and campaign to change the conversation about masculinity and suicide.

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.

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.

Healthy Minds Volunteer Navigator

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Interested in supporting people in mental distress’ Looking for a career in mental health? If you are open minded and have a keen interest in mental health and wellbeing, this role is for you.

Befriender

The Chinese National Healthy Living Centre (CNHLC) is offering volunteers the opportunity to befriend an elderly person in their local community. This is part of a campaign to raise support and awareness for Chinese people with Dementia. Volunteers will need to be able to set aside at least 2 hours per month for 10 months minimum. Travel costs will be reimbursed. Chinese speaking skills would be preferable.

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.

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.

Get Set to Go Volunteer Sports Navigator

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Interested in supporting people in mental distress and helping them to improve their fitness and wellbeing? Looking for a career in mental health? If you are open minded and have a keen interest in mental health and sport, this role is for you.

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