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East London Out Project (elop)
To provide dedicated, high-quality, user-centred, responsive and professional services to lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans (LGBT+) communities, that aim to preserve, promote & improve mental, emotional, psychological and social health, wellbeing, safety and empowerment, whilst working to challenge and eradicate discrimination and inequalities faced by LGBT+ people, and others questioning…

Developed to be delivered over six structured sessions on a one-to-one basis, a mental health plan helps clients recognise their own resources, identify early signs of distress, share new structured tools that support them staying on the side of wellness and prevent them from spiralling into crisis. As a mental health volunteer, you will be making a positive difference by helping vulnerable people to improve their quality of life and empower them to prevent deterioration, facilitate improvement and better manage their mental health experience.


This role includes:

  • Supporting people to create a personalised mental health plan
  • Delivering 6 sessions of 60 minutes
  • Preparing session notes and final mental health plans from template resources
  • De-brief and planning sessions
  • Signposting
  • Participating in training and reflective practice sessions

Time commitment

Minimum commitment of 6 months for 1.5 hours+ a week

UCL Departments

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working to keep you safe and supported whilst you volunteer.

You’ll never be out of pocket for volunteering through us – with in-London travel expenses to and from your volunteering guaranteed.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch with us at any time.