getting involved by volunteering

Do something positive with your spare time and become a Mind volunteer

Would you like to support our work by becoming directly involved? Volunteering can be extremely rewarding for you personally as well as valuable to Mind and local people facing mental health issues. 

We have specific roles at our community projects and events for which we require volunteers as well as positions in areas including marketing, fundraising and adminstration. 

What would I do as a volunteer?

A volunteer in one of our community projects might support individuals who need a bit more help with an activity. If you feel you would be good at spending time with people and talking to them, setting out and putting away equipment and suggesting or leading activities appropriate to the group, this could be for you.

Other roles, such as in fundraising or marketing, could include raising awareness of Mind, networking with local businesses, being active in the community, administrative tasks and helping to run events. 

What skills do I need?

If you have good communication skills, are practical, caring, considerate of others and patient, helping at one of our community projects could be the right volunteer opportunity for you. Of course we also want you to be committed to being part of the service on a regular basis.

If you are a confident communicator, passionate about mental health and have good organisational skills, an adminstrative, fundraising or marketing role could be the option for you.

We welcome applications from people with lived experience of mental health issues.

Community fundraising volunteers

We are looking for two community fundraising volunteers to assist at events and to engage with people in our community. This is an opportunity for those who like talking to people and being out in the community.

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I want to suggest something new...

If you have a particular skill you could offer that would add something to our service, we would love to hear from you. Please call us on 01903 277001.


Volunteering with West Sussex Mind

Read Rhiannon's experience of volunteering with us.

Rhiannon's Story

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"I've discovered that I love spending time with older people and this role suits me down to the ground."

Joe Riley, retired social worker

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