Opportunities

Always Supported

Training appropriate for the role will be provided and you will be supported all of the way.

Peer Support Volunteer

Peer Support Volunteers are an integral part of our service and may work in a group setting, or when more experienced, on a one to one basis with learners. You should have your own experiences of mental illness and have found resources to live a meaningful life, even if your symptoms are still present. You will use this experience and the knowledge you have gained to engage, inspire, share skills and offer hope to others who are starting on their recovery journey.

Training and induction will be provided.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Peer Volunteer - Specifications

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Work Place Support Volunteer

The Work Place Volunteer is an integral and highly valued member of the team that contributes to the development and delivery of The Work Place. You will ensure that all members are welcomed and supported while they are with us. You will support job search activities, workshops, and provide information to promote choice, self-determination and opportunities. You will ensure that the environment is clean at all times and restock consumables as necessary. The Work Place Volunteer may also act as a mental health promotion champion with external agencies, partner organisations and employers.

Training and induction will be provided.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Work Place Support Volunteer - Specifications

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Promotion & Fundraising Volunteer

The promotion and fundraising volunteer will be part of a team, planning and taking part in events around Hull and East Riding, and raising funds for the organisation.

Promotions: You will connect with our community, external agencies, partner organisations and employers. You will act as a mental health promotion champion to reduce stigma and discrimination and share the work and philosophy of the organisation.

Fundraising: Working for Health aims to develop a range funding streams: gifts, grants, contracts and sales. Grants and contracts are ‘restricted funds’ this means that they can only be spent on the service that they fund. ‘Unrestricted funds’ from grants and sales allows the organisation to be creative, responsive and to test new ideas.

Training and induction will be provided.

Promotion & Fundraising Volunteer - Specifications

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Non-exec board Volunteer

Working for Health is building a balanced board and will be looking for complementary skill sets and experiences among new non-executive directors. We are looking to utilise the skills and knowledge of individuals who have experience in finance, funding applications, legal or marketing and are keen to develop their skills further in these areas. This could be a development role for the right candidate. All our non-executive directors will have integrity, strategic vision and excellent judgement as standard. In addition, we are looking for candidates with an independent mind-set, the ability to provide constructive external challenge and a naturally collaborative style.

Training and induction will be provided.

Non-exec board Volunteer - Specifications

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Social Media Volunteer

We want to create a vibrant social media presence so that people can find out about our services, engage in our work, and provide online information. Our Social Media Volunteers will contribute to the marketing strategy and create content for a range of platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. You will need to understand the needs of our community and our business, be creative and be highly competent with a range of social media platforms.

An induction will be provided.

Social Media Volunteer - Specifications

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These are voluntary positions. All reasonable expenses and travel costs will be reimbursed.

For more information on any role, please contact us at 01482 464921 or email: hello@workingforhealth.co.uk

We’re here to help. Call 01482 464921 to see how we can get you back to work.

or drop us a line at

hello@workingforhealth.co.uk

Other support

The following organisations we would recommend if you’re seeking further help and support.

Job Centre Plus
Your local job centre can administer claims Jobseeker's Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support.

Contact details
0800 169 0190
Job Centre Plus Hull

National Careers Service
Provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

Contact details
National Careers Service
0800 100 900

Call us (we’re open 9am - 5pm weekdays)

01482 464921

hello@workingforhealth.co.uk

We provide information and support to anyone with a mental health problem, their carers, families and friends.