Volunteer with us

Volunteering at North East Lincolnshire can be a really rewarding and useful experience – and there’s probably more ways of doing it than you might think.

From helping facilitate our groups to supporting individuals, to helping at our events and fundraising stands, there are many ways that you can give your time, and we would love it if you was to join us!

Here at North East Lincolnshire Mind, we rely on our fantastic volunteers to help us deliver our services and support our day-to-day work. We are very proud of the work that our volunteers do and we couldn’t do our work without them.

We offer a variety of roles and in return for your time and effort, we offer a supportive working environment, valuable work experience, involvement in social activities, the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge, access to training and supervisions.

If you are interested in the below volunteering opportunities, please complete the contact form below and a member of the team will be in touch.

Please note that all posts advertised below are subject to a DBS disclosure at the appropriate level.


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 and marathons.
  • Being part of a friendly and enthusiastic events team
  • Cash handling
  • Roles vary for each event- you might be greeting guests, selling tickets, updating our social media, serving refreshments or cheering on runners. The possibilities are endless!
  • Helping to raise awareness and reduce stigma!

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
  • Relevant training provided to gain knowledge of North East Lincolnshire Mind and mental health
  • 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

Employer Supported Volunteering

Employer Supported Volunteering is where organisations provide opportunities for employees to volunteer during their working hours.

There are a number of potential benefits for the employer, employees and community;

  • Positively impacts the local community and environment
  • Increases employee motivation
  • Enhances employee skills and self-confidence
  • Improves team building and communication skills
  • Supports and delivers Environment, Social, and Governance objectives

If you would like to have a discussion about how an ESV programme could fit in with your corporate responsibility strategy and have a positive impact in our community, please get in touch!

Suicide Bereavement Support

North East Lincolnshire Mind’s Together service provides support to people bereaved by suicide across Hull, East Yorkshire, North East & North Lincolnshire. This service provides individuals with emotional and practical support on a 1:1 basis either face to face in their home/out in the community or through telephone/video calls.  We are looking for volunteers to support this service.

What does it involve

  • Helping provide support for individuals who have been bereaved by suicide
  • Helping people use our services to cope with their grief and move forward in their life. Onward signposting where relevant.
  • Working through telephone, video call or face to face support
  • Offering coping strategies such as Low level Cognitive Behaviour Techniques (CBT), mindfulness
  • Provide practical support such as creating memory boxes, funeral planning, attending the inquest and guidance with finances
  • Reporting any safeguarding concerns

What skills and experience do I need?

Personal experience of bereavement by suicide
Understanding of the organisation
Some understanding of mental health, bereavement and strategies to support individuals
The ability to build trusting and supportive relationships with the individuals who use our service
Good timekeeping and reliability

What will I gain from volunteering in this role

The satisfaction of being part of a new and essential service
Relevant training provided to gain knowledge of bereavement, theories, recovery based support and short term interventions
A better understanding of bereavement and how this can affect individuals
Organisational & communication skills
Experience of working in the mental health sector
The reward of supporting those bereaved by suicide
The potential to become part of our workforce in the future

By Volunteering at North East Lincolnshire Mind, you’re helping us to move closer to a world where nobody faces a mental health problem alone.

To get started with your volunteering journey, complete the form below and we will be in touch.

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