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Mind BLMK has lots of different volunteering roles that are essential for us to help as many people as we do – everything from helping with admin at HQ, to being a mentor and supporting someone in their community. We provide training and support, pay travel and expenses and we see our volunteers as an essential part of our workforce. Without our volunteers, we would really struggle. 

Want to get involved?

Take a look at the options we have. If you see something you think would work for you, fill in the form and let’s get started! 

Once we receive your application, we’ll arrange an informal meeting and discuss the role. If successful, you will receive a full induction, we’ll check your references and make sure that you have all you need to start the role. 

Why volunteer with Mind BLMK?

  • Training, support and access to ongoing development
  • Volunteering is really good for your health, helps maintain wellbeing and makes you feel good
  • By working with Mind BLMK, you can gain valuable experience, skills and knowledge
  • To make a real change to people’s lives.

Current opportunities:

Finance Trustee 

We are looking for a Trustee to join our board who has an interest in improving mental health provision in the local communities of Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes. 

The current vacancy which we require experience and strategic understanding is in Finance. We are ideally looking for some with the following expertise:

  • *  Ideally a qualified accountant, with some previous experience in charities
    *  Executive or non-executive experience
    *  Financial management experience including budgets and forecasts, cash flow, investments and liquidity and financial systems 
    *  Strategy development and implementation
    *  Performance review against objectives and budgets
    *  Risk management and controls
    *  A good understanding of corporate governance ideally in the context of registered charities
    *  AGM and Independent Examination process
    *  Ability to critically analyse business proposals against business objectives and make recommendations.
  • To apply please complete the application form below and return to [email protected]

Trustee Application Form Apr22

Trustee Job Description Apr22

Group Volunteers

We have a number of volunteering positions across Bedfordshire. Please complete and return the application form to find out about getting involved, at this exciting time, to help support people across the BLMK area. 

Group Volunteer – Application Pack

Drop in session Volunteer, Luton Wellbeing Centre

We are looking for a volunteer to support the Luton Wellbeing Centre team in the running of the regular drop in service. Please see the pack below for more information.

LWC-session-volunteers Application Pack

Crisis Cafe Volunteer

We are currently looking for a team of volunteers to join our Crisis Cafe Service in 3 locations: Milton Keynes (living within a 3 mile radius), Luton and Bedford.  Our crisis service runs 7 days a week 5pm – 11pm and is a great opportunity to learn the intricate process of deescalating crisis and promoting recovery pathways for individuals. 

If you think you’d be a good addition to our Crisis Cafe service, we’d really love to hear from you!

Crisis Cafe Volunteer Role And Application Apr22

Central Advisory Group Member Opportunity
Volunteer Peer Support Worker MK

Support staff to facilitate peer support sessions and provide encouragement to service users to participate in the group that is taking place.

Peer Support Group Volunteer Application Pack

Volunteer Mentors

We are looking for volunteer mentors in  in the following areas: Leighton Buzzard, Dunstable, Bedford, Biggleswade and Mid-Beds.

Volunteer-Mentor-Vacancy-Application-Pack

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