Volunteer with us

North East Lincolnshire Mind prides itself on the quality of the services it provides to the community and believes that this is rooted in the quality and skill of its staff and volunteers.

At North East Lincolnshire Mind we have many volunteers supporting with every aspect of the work we do. From office admin volunteers, events and fundraising volunteers, through to our trustees and front line volunteers. Our front line workers lead and support our group services, support those who have lost from suicide, and support our local homeless community.

As an organisation, the support we offer is constantly growing and adapting, therefore so does our need for volunteers. Below you will see what current opportunities we’re advertising for, keep checking back if what you’re looking for isn’t currently there as it could be soon

If you are interested in the below volunteering opportunities, please email volunteering@heymind.org.uk telling us a little about yourself and what you can offer to the people who use these services. Please note that all posts advertised below are subject to a DBS disclosure at the appropriate level.

VOLUNTEER – SafeSpace - Virtual Support

North East Lincs Mind are look for new volunteers for our SafeSpace project. The SafeSpace is somewhere people can go virtually on an evening between 6pm and 11pm if they are feeling vulnerable, approaching crisis or feeling suicidal.

The volunteer, with guidance from our Workers, will support the service users over zoom and ensure clients feel supported and participate in the programmed activities.

What does it involve?

  • Welcoming people; giving them one to-one time or encouraging group interaction,
  • Supervising and supporting the session, reporting any issues to the Worker,
  • Maintaining confidentiality and appropriate boundaries
  • To participate in training
  • To participate in monthly supervision sessions

What skills and experience do I need?

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to motivate self and a group
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to be flexible, resilient and reliable
  • Ability to remain calm in highly emotional situations

What will I gain from volunteering in this role?

  • Direct experience working with individuals over the age of 18 with mental health and additional needs
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on the individuals accessing the organisation
  • A better understanding of mental health and how this can effect individuals in society
  • Organisational & communication skills
  • The opportunity to be part of a team and meet new people
  • Full training and on-going supervision and support from team

VOLUNTEER - Community and Networking Lead

North East Lincolnshire Mind organises and takes part in a full range of events across the year and our event support volunteers play a vital part in their success. The money and awareness they raise makes a vital difference to people with mental health problems in our area. We are looking for volunteers to lead these events.

What does it involve?

  • Leading a team of fundraising volunteers at an exciting range of North East Lincolnshire Mind events, including comedy nights, national mental health campaign days and sporting events.
  • Being part of a friendly and enthusiastic events team
  • Managing and reporting any safeguarding concerns
  • Signposting people who may need more information on mental health
  • Cash handling
  • Roles vary for each event- you might be greeting guests, selling tickets, serving refreshments or cheering on runners. The possibilities are endless!

What skills and experience do I need?

  • Previous experience of leading events is preferable
  • Experience of taking part in fundraising
  • Enthusiasm
  • A positive and friendly manner
  • The ability to communicate with members of the public
  • Reliability
  • A willingness to get involved

What will I gain from volunteering in this role?

  • The opportunity to develop experience in fundraising, events management and working in the voluntary sector
  • Opportunity to further knowledge of safeguarding and signposting
  • Fantastic experience of working with the general public
  • Meet new people and be part of a dedicated and enthusiastic team of events volunteers
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to give vital support to people with mental health problems in our area

Download the application form here.

VOLUNTEER - Fundraising and Event Support

North East Lincolnshire Mind organises and takes part in a full range of events across the year and our event support volunteers play a vital part in their success. The money and awareness they raise makes a vital difference to people with mental health problems in our area.

What does it involve?

  • Supporting the fundraising team at an exciting range of North east Lincolnshire Mind events, including comedy nights & national mental health campaign days.
  • Cash handling
  • Being part of a friendly and enthusiastic events team
  • Roles vary for each event- you might be greeting guests, selling tickets, serving refreshments or cheering on runners. The possibilities are endless!

What skills and experience do I need?

  • Previous events experience is not necessary but of course welcome!
  • Enthusiasm
  • A positive and friendly manner
  • The ability to communicate with members of the public
  • Reliability
  • A willingness to get involved

What will I gain from volunteering in this role?

  • The opportunity to develop experience in fundraising, events and the voluntary sector
  • Fantastic experience of working with the general public
  • The opportunity to develop a role as a lead events support volunteer
  • Meet new people and be part of a dedicated and enthusiastic team of events volunteers
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to give vital support to people with mental health problems in our area

Download the application form here.