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Group Support Volunteer - Stevenage

Group Support Volunteer - Stevenage

Long term role · 2 hrs/Week · Starting from 1 Dec 2023
13 Town Square, Stevenage SG1 1BP, UK
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Summary

We have fantastic opportunities in Stevenage to support people who attend our support groups.

Detailed description

Mind in Mid Herts is looking for enthusiastic, friendly and reliable volunteers to support groups in Stevenage. These groups provide opportunities for people experiencing mental health difficulties to meet and share experiences in a safe space. The groups looking for volunteers to support take place on Tuesday afternoon (Men's Group) and Wednesday afternoon (Social Group - Living Well topics).

Tasks include:

  • Preparing the room for the group
  • Welcoming service users to the group and ensuring they are comfortable.
  • Working with a group of services users.
  • Supporting the facilitator in arranging weekly activities.
  • Engaging with the group.
  • Debriefing with the Facilitator after each session.


We are particularly looking for volunteers who have the following attributes:

Enthusiasm; motivation; a desire to learn; experience working with people with mental ill health (desirable not essential); active listening skills; reliability and punctuality; a non-judgmental outlook.


This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference and give back to the local community.

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs

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The organiser has marked this opportunity as filled. Applications are closed. You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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About Mind in Mid Herts

We are a local, innovative and experienced mental health provider for people aged 16 years and over. We support positive mental health working across three themes; prevention, social support and recovery. We understand everyone’s needs are different and work in a person-centred way to ensure the people of Hertfordshire’s mental health is supported and respected so that nobody has to face a mental health problem alone.