Volunteer Promoter / Admin
Rethink Mental Illness
About the role
We are looking for Volunteer Promoters who would like to assist with promoting our SOS & MENDOS services in Brighton and Hove.
As a Volunteer Promoter you will provide support at various times throughout the year, but particularly during September and October, by helping to promote the services we offer. Your role could include assisting at information stalls during events or distributing leaflets.
About the service
SOS service provides short term emotional support, information and advocacy to people aged 18+ who have thoughts of suicide or have made previous suicide attempts or those who have been bereaved by suicide.
MENDOS service provides support to people with historic or current mental health which is linked to criminal justice system.
Visit our website for the full advert and details.
What will make you a great fit for this role?
- You will be aged 18+
- You will have a willingness to support and promote the local community resources that Rethink Mental Illness offer
- You will be flexible and able to attend events and assist at key times throughout the year
- You will have the energy to promote the SOS and MENTOS via leaflet drops and poster delivery.
- Have a positive impact on your own mental health as well as on others
- Meet new people and increase your self-confidence
- Training and development opportunities
- Find a passion.
When do I need to be available?
|Details||There will be seasonal opportunities for you to get involved with which are likely not to be at regular set times as we don’t always know when future events will be happening, but we will keep you updated monthly. However, there will be opportunities for you to meet other volunteers and the team, and to keep in touch even when there aren’t any planned events taking place. We would also like 1 of the Volunteer Promoters to complete fortnightly admin tasks. Ideally, this would take place on a Wednesday 11am – 1pm. Admin tasks would include inputting information onto our data base.|
- Mental Health
Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this.
Health and Safety
Insurance Cover for Volunteers
Suitable for 13 - 16 years
Suitable for 16 - 18 years
Suitable for a group of volunteers
Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
Support on Offer
This role is adaptable for different abilities