“Nobody can do everything but everyone can do something”
Max Lucado

Volunteering is an opportunity to use your existing talents, learn new skills and support a good cause. At Futures in Mind we support a range of people affected by substance/alcohol misuse and mental ill health in their recovery. You too could be a part of this, whether you have experience or not we will offer training to best equip you to support and empower our service users.

We have the following volunteer vacancies available:

 

Volunteer Administrator

As a volunteer administrator, you’ll carry out the secretarial and administrative tasks and  provide administrative support to activities promoting the service and supporting utilisation. 

For more information on this role, please download the full description here.

 

Recovery through Nature volunteer

The purpose of this role is to support Futures in Mind across Essex ensuring the effective and successful delivery of increasing physical activity through conservation initiatives. You’ll also help to increase awareness of conservation in the community, and manage a group of service users, volunteers and the wider community to access conservation projects.

For more information on this role please download the full description here.

 

Activity and Groups volunteer

As an Activity and Groups volunteer, you’ll be expected to create safe, comfortable and welcoming environments for new and existing service users to meet together for social contact and activities. Support other volunteers and service users to achieve better wellbeing.

For more information on this role please download the full description here.

 

Volunteer Driver

As a volunteer driver, you’ll liaise with Futures in Mind staff regarding the daily/weekly driving requirements. You will also assist in keeping accurate records of attendance and significant interactions with service users.

For more information on this role, please download the full description here.

 

Student volunteer

This is a new role for Futures in Mind. As a student volunteer, you’ll complement the professional services offered by Futures in Mind, working towards becoming a volunteer befriender/activity volunteer to support service users.

For more information on this role, please download the full description here.

 

Befriender

The purpose of this role is to provide one to one companionship and support to adults feeling isolated and lonely. You’ll provide company, support and encouragement to people accessing community services and activities.

For more information on this role, please download the full description here.

 

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