Become a Volunteer
We currently have volunteering opportunities available. No matter how much time you have to spare, there will be something to suit you.
Our volunteers are valued members of the Conwy Mind team, and we would not be able to run our full range of services and support our great team of volunteers!
- It doesn’t matter how long you’re with us, it will be worth it. The time you give as a volunteer can make a direct & meaningful difference for people affected by mental health issues.
- You’ll meet like-minded people, passionate about ending the stigma.
- There will be the opportunity to both utilise your existing skills and to learn and develop new ones.
What we’re looking for in a volunteer:
- Attitudes sympathetic to the aims and philosophy of Conwy Mind
- Ability to treat people with respect
- Ability to listen
- Ability to accept the views and opinions of others in a non-judgemental way
- Willingness to work as a member of a team
What we offer:
- Basic training on the work of Mind, mental health issues, listening skills and other topics of interest.
- One to one support
- Volunteers support group
- The opportunity to become more involved in the work of Conwy Mind and develop skills
- Travel expenses
As part of our current WCVA Volunteering grant, we will be focusing on recruitment of 30 volunteers over the next 10 months.
We have a number of volunteer roles available currently:
- Befriending volunteers
- Welsh language volunteers
Please complete the contact form here to register interest in volunteering opportunities, and we will send you a volunteer pack.
Keep checking back here for further volunteering opportunities such as
- Student counsellors
- Community Hub volunteers
- Training volunteers
- Young volunteers
- Fundraising volunteers
Conwy Mind will ensure that its recruitment and selection procedures will take account of the need to protect vulnerable adults. All prospective volunteers will have to agree to an appropriate DBS check.
Induction for the new volunteers will include information on all relevant policies and procedure, including the protection of vulnerable adults, and on-going training will be provided if necessary.