Volunteering is a valuable opportunity to find your way back into the workplace or change your career entirely. We welcome committed and enthusiastic volunteers to help us deliver flexible, innovative and exciting projects and services. Plus it’s a great opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge.

Many of our volunteers work with us for long periods of time and often develop into full-time employees at MIH. Hear about Marcia’s story below, who is now completing her third year in the organisation and continues to be a valued and important member of the team…


I started volunteering for the Emotional Support Project at Mind in Haringey in 2017 as an Administrator…Early 2019 I became a part of the Haringey Wellbeing Network as an Administrator, two days a week… I have been offered and completed a wide range of training that has enabled me to work at Mind in Haringey and its community. To be able to assist people along the mental health journey, being part of the team at Mind in Haringey, as well as becoming a paid member of staff has been a privilege.

Join us at the Reading Festival

Join the Mind in Haringey team for an unforgettable volunteering experience at this year’s Reading Festival! From August 21st to 25th, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere while contributing to a cause that matters. Apply below:

Reading Festival Volunteer Application Form

Administration & Communications Volunteer

Administration & Communications Volunteer

Location: Mind in Haringey 

When: Deadline for applications – ongoing

Role Description:  

Working with Mind in Haringey will give you the opportunity to join a small, creative team with many opportunities for learning and progression. We are a diverse and passionate team, that welcome experiences and perspectives from all backgrounds. 

We particularly encourage applications from those with lived experience of mental health, from racialised communities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and residents of Haringey who are passionate about changing things for the better in the borough. 

Our charity has an ambitious agenda and is committed to reducing the racial and health inequalities that exist in Haringey. We support all people across the borough with mental health issues, providing a range of services to meet the diverse needs of our community. 


  • General administrative tasks & duties
  • Answering door entry 
  • Scope to take on social media and communication tasks if interested 

In return, you will receive: 

  • A comprehensive induction 
  • Monthly Supervision 
  • Gain new skills 
  • Mental Health First Aid Training 

Requirements:A commitment of a minimum of 6 hours a week which can be flexible. 


Please fill out the application form found above, specifying the role that you’re applying for. 

Volunteer Counsellor

Join our team at Mind in Haringey as a Volunteer Counsellor!

We welcome all availabilities, but we’re especially seeking individuals with evening and Saturday availability. Make a meaningful difference in your community by supporting mental health and well-being. Apply now!

Experience: 35+ clinical hours (1-2-1 client work) and any relevant experience to support the application

  • Must commit to 3 clients per week.
  • Must attend fortnightly supervision.
  • Able to start in at least 3 months.
  • While we welcome applications from anyone who is seeking to gain experience and make a difference in the community; we particularly encourage those from Black, Asian and Ethnic communities to apply. 

If you’re interested in applying, please email [email protected] with a statement of interest. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Safe Haven Crisis Hub Peer Support Worker Volunteer

Safe Haven Crisis Café – Volunteer Peer Support Worker


Responsible to:  Safe Haven Senior Shift Lead 

Based at: Mind in Haringey and Mulberry Junction

Hours: Evenings and weekends 

August 2024 cohort: Application Deadline is the end of June.
Further inductions every 3 months.


The Safe Haven Crisis Café is an out-of-hours community crisis service, the Café provides a safe space for individuals who may feel that they are at risk of a mental health crisis. The Safe Haven provides short-term support and social prescribing to individuals who are vulnerable and isolated into relevant support service pathways. 

This service is primarily for adults aged 18 and over, who are residents of the London Borough of Haringey and/or have a Haringey GP. As this is an out-of-hours service, the service operates between the hours of 5-10pm Mon-Fri and 12-5pm Sat-Sun, inclusive of public holidays. This service is delivered both online and face-to-face. 

In the Peer Support Worker role, you will provide mental health support to those experiencing mental health crises both over the phone and in person at Mind in Haringey and Mulberry Junction. Using the principles of peer support, our team members use their lived experience of mental health to provide care through non-judgemental listening, finding ways of managing a crisis, and suggesting long-term support.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please feel free to contact: [email protected]

To apply, please fill out the application form found above, specifying the role that you’re applying for.

Wellbeing Activities Volunteer at Haringey Wellbeing Network

We are looking for Volunteers to support the weekly Haringey Wellbeing Activities that are delivered at Mind in Haringey.

We are looking for a volunteer to support the coffee mornings on Tuesdays from 10:45 for (2hrs).

We are looking for a volunteer to help with the Breakfast Club on Wednesdays from 9:30am (2 and half hours) a week and for the Lunch Club on Fridays from 12pm (2 and a half hours) a week.

We are also looking for a volunteer who can help with the Administrative duties involved with the Wellbeing activities. This role can also be combined with the roles mentioned above.

Please fill in a volunteer application via our website or send your interest with CV for these roles only to yinka[email protected]

Support the weekly Reach and Connect Over 50s Groups

Haringey Reach and Connect is looking for Volunteers to support the weekly Reach and Connect Over 50s Groups:

  • Bereavement Peer Support Group that are delivered at the Chestnuts Community Centre in Tottenham. We are looking for a volunteer to support the group on Tuesdays from 11-1pm (2hrs).
  • We are looking for a volunteer to help with the Over 50s English Conversation Cafe on Thursdays from 2-4pm (2 hours) a week in the communal lounge at the Bracknell Close in Wood Green.

Please send your interest with CV for these roles to [email protected]

Apply to Volunteer with our Partners

Community Cook Up 

Location: Neighbourhood Resource, Northumberland Park 

When: Ongoing 

Hours : 3 hours a month minimum 

Role description 

Based in North East Tottenham, Northumberland Park Community Cook Up brings residents of all cultures, generations and walks of life together, to cook and eat healthy food. CCU promotes a sense of belonging, social inclusion and well-being with a free nutritious meal, a warm welcome, a listening ear, lively conversation, and  

Volunteers will need to have some skills in one or more of the following: support work, advice and signposting, form filling, group work, arts and crafts for groups. You should feel positive about working in a person-centred way with people of diverse backgrounds and needs.   

To apply, please email Alison Davy at [email protected] 



Location: Wood Green Library 

When: Ongoing 

Hours : 3 hours  

House of Polish & European community provides a warm welcome to people from Poland and other European countries. Get in touch for a chat over tea or to get help with a specific query. They provide support in various languages, namely Polish, French & English. With advance booking, interpreters can be arranged for other languages.  
Coffee Mornings Mondays 10 to 12 at Wood Green Library 
If you are interested in the work Hopec do please email [email protected] to apply  



Location : The Trampery,  639 High Road, London, N17 8AA 

When : Ongoing 

Hours : 3 hour 

You vs You is a positive approach to support the development of all young people. Youvsyou aims to support people to have bright futures, enjoy fulfilling lives and realise their potential through positive relationships and exciting opportunities. it Plans to create communities that enable young people to thrive and flourish to be hopeful, focused and successful.  
Wednesdays: Social Football for adults and youth 4pm to 6pm and 7pm to 9pm  
One Day a month: Ice skating with the youth   
One day a month: Swimming with the youth  
One day a month: Visiting London landmarks  

If you’re interested in volunteering please contact [email protected]    


4U2, Sewn Together 

Location: Chestnut community centre 

When: Ongoing 

Hours: 3hrs 

4U2 a multi-themed quarterly Newsmag with a real human interest.  Aims to provide honest, fun practical, content for the community to share informative news and views in print and online. Sewn Together offers a range of activities at Chestnuts Community center, targeted to improve Mental health in the community and to reduce Social isolation. 

Monday: Slow Stitch Meditation 6pm to 7pm  
Tuesday: Art Creativity for Adults, 4pm to 6pm  
Wednesday: Mapping of the Mind Group, 6pm to 7pm  
Thursday: Garment construction Group   
Friday: Night Cap, Music, Songs, Dance and Movies  

To apply to volunteer please email [email protected]    



Location : 628-630 Green Lanes London N8 OSD  

When : Ongoing 

Hours : 3 hours 

TCCA, provides culturally, linguistically, and religiously sensitive services to Turkish Cypriot and Turkish people residing in the UK. As an organisation it bridges gaps in inequality and poverty, via the development of needs led projects.  

TCCA facilitate workshops on themes such as stress, loneliness, bereavement, wellbeing, relationship breakdown, domestic violence, abuse, mental health caused by debt, long term physical health conditions, unemployment leading to mental health issues. 

To apply to volunteer with TCCA please email [email protected]    


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