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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.

Time Credits

All of our volunteers are signed up to Tempo Time Credits scheme which rewards people who are giving their time to the community with credits, which are valid to spend on hundreds of activities nationwide.

Apply to be a volunteer at MIH

We are always very happy to hear that people want to volunteer their time to Mind in Haringey. It gives us an invaluable advantage in providing essential mental health services to the community, ensuring that no-one in Haringey needs to face a mental health problem alone.

Below are a list of volunteer roles that we are looking for. If none of these apply to you don’t hesitate to contact us regardless, there are always ways you can help.

Men's Group Facilitator

Location: Mind in Haringey

When: Ongoing

Commitment: 1.5 hours a week, day is flexible, minimum 6-month commitment.

Role description: You will be leading the men’s group. This group aims to provide a safe space for men to come together for discussion.

BAME Peer Support Volunteer

Location: Mind in Haringey 

When: Deadline: Friday 21st May 5pm

Commitment: 4 hours Mondays – Fridays, minimum 6 month commitment. 

Role description: We are looking for a volunteer from a BAME background to act as positive role models and provide 1-2-1 support specifically for
people with moderate to severe mental health conditions and aid their
journey to recovery. 

HWN Peer Support Coach Role Description 2021

Gardening Volunteer

Location: Mind in Haringey 

When: Ongoing

Commitment: Mondays and Fridays 11am-12.30pm, minimum 6 month commitment.

Role description: Assisting the Haringey Wellbeing Network’s gardening group leader around the garden and ensuring that the group is safe, fun and productive. 

Wellbeing & Advocacy Volunteer

Location: Mind in Haringey  

When: Ongoing

Commitment: At least one day of the week (09:30 – 16:30), minimum commitment: 6 months. 

Role description: Providing a caseload of clients with advocacy and mental health support to achieve specific goals within a 3-month engagement. You will be trained in the use of different psychological tools and advocacy concepts to assist in this role. However, applicants with experience in relevant support work are preferred. Knowledge of Haringey and Haringey services is also desirable.  

Wellbeing Advocacy Volunteer (JD 2021)

Admin Volunteer

Location: Mind in Haringey 

When: ongoing 

Commitment: once or twice per week for half-day slots

Role description: Assisting the Haringey Wellbeing Network with admin duties: answering the phone, data entry and scanning. 

Walking Volunteer

Location: Mind in Haringey 

When: ongoing 

Commitment: Mondays 10.30 & 12.30

Role description: Assisting a walking group leader who will lead from the front and you will help to ensure that the walks are friendly, safe, and professionally run

Volunteer Counsellor

Location: Mind in Haringey 

When: Applications closed, please check back for updates.

Commitment: 3 hours per week plus 2 hour attendance at morning supervision. 

Role description: Trainee and qualified counsellor placements.  Those with 35 – 50+ clinical hours already accrued, prioritised for evening and Saturday services.

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