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Location: Southampton City, New Forest and Surrounding Areas
When: Ongoing
Commitment Required: Flexible; Between 1 Session to 4 Sessions per Month
Role Description:  Heads Up Volunteer role description updated May17 amended v1_0

Join our team and make a difference to young people!

As a Heads UP volunteer, you will be based in and around the Southampton city and New Forest areas, supporting the Heads UP Co-Ordinator.

Alongside the Co-Ordinator and other volunteers, you will be delivering a variety of workshops to young people of all ages in schools, colleges, youth groups etc. As such, we invite young people who are confident public speakers to apply.

In this role you will gain experience of working for a busy project in a mental health charity, contributing to its future progression, aiding to its success.

You will be building and learning new skills, whilst also helping teach young people about mental health, challenging negative perceptions of it through your work.

Skills required include:

Personal lived experience of mental health conditions, or by association desirable

Good written & verball communication

Good Presentation Skills

  • Good Time Management
  • Driving Licence/Own transport desirable but not essential

For further information about the role please contact: Abby Oakley, Project Co-Ordinator 023 8202 7816, aoakley@solentmind.org.uk.

Volunteer Application Forms:

Click on the link to download a volunteer application form (word 97-2003 version) - Application Form

Click on the link to download a volunteer application form (pdf version)  - Application Form


Application forms can be returned by:

Email: volunteering@solentmind.org.uk
Post: Recruitment, Solent Mind, 15-16 The Avenue, Southampton SO17 1XF

Or of course you can deliver it by hand to the address stated above.


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