Mind in Kingston

Vacancies & Volunteering Opportunities

We're hiring!

Current Vacancies:

As part of our strategy work, we are striving to advance mental health equality in Kingston and surrounding areas. 

The Magpie Project will benefit any adult of Korean heritage who is living, working or studying in the borough of Kingston, who is experiencing mental ill health or difficulties with their sense of wellbeing. The project will be open for referrals for wellbeing support in the form of culturally-sensitive 1:1 advice and guidance, group wellbeing sessions and mental health awareness training. 

Applicants must be biligual in Korean and English.

About the roles

Korean Outreach Coordinator (4 days per week)

Magpie Project - Korean Outreach Coordinator Application Pack_1.pdf


Korean Administrative Assistant (1 day per week) 

Magpie Project - Administrative Assistant Application Pack.pdf


How to apply

Please send the completed application form to our Community Inclusion Manager, Rachel Dykins. E: racheldykins@mindinkingston.org.uk 

Closing Date: by midnight on Sunday 10th October 2021

These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Volunteering Opportunities:

Allotment Lead Volunteer

Join our allotment team as Lead Volunteer and support people in our community to improve their mental wellbeing by growing food, maintaining our plot and learning about gardening. 

For details click here.

Fundraising Volunteers

We have a new, exciting strategy for our fundraising. We want to increase our income from donations and funding, and get our name out there more so Mind in Kingston is a recognised local charity. 

Do you have any experience of fundraising? Are you good at 'rallying the troops' and getting people on board? Are you good at organising events?

Then this is the role for you! We are looking for people who can help us realise our fundraising strategy, help promote our charity to potential funders and support us with events. This is an unpaid volunteering role; reasonable expenses will be paid.

For a full role description and details, please click here to download.

We ask everyone to fill in a volunteering application form, which gives you the opportunity to tell us about your skills, experience, knowledge and interests. You can download the form by clicking here.

Trustee with Clinical Experience

The Board of Trustees currently has one vacancy for someone with clinical experience of mental health in social care or the NHS such as a mental health social worker or a psychiatrist. 

Trustees have overall responsibility for the charity, its governance and the strategic direction of Mind in Kingston.

While training and support will be provided, experience of management, finance, HR and working in a charity setting will be helpful.

We are particularly interested in recruiting trustees with lived experience of mental health.

For further details, please download the role description here.

To apply, please download the application form here.

To find out more, please contact Rianne Eimers at rianne@mindinkingston.org.uk.

Physical Activity for Mental Health - Peer Volunteers & Session Leaders

We are currently recruiting activity and peer volunteers for our physical activity project! 

We believe that mental health issues shouldn't be a barrier to physical activity for anyone. Our programme supports individuals to increase their physical activity with the focus on improving their mental health and wellbeing.  

We are looking to connect with local people who are keen to use their own skill or experience of physical activity to support our project. 

You may have experience of mental health issues and want to join us as a regular peer volunteer, using your own experiences to motivate, support and benefit others in your local community. 

You may be a local physical activity provider or sporting coach and want to volunteer your time to support those who struggle to access mainstream physical activity sessions. 

For further details please contact Rachel at the details below.

Get Set to Go Coordinator: Rachel Dykins 
Email: racheldykins@mindinkingston.org.uk 
Phone: 020 8255 3939

Please go to our Linked In, Facebook or Twitter pages to see if we have any paid vacancies:

Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/9170443/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mind.kingston

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MindinKingston

We sometimes advertise vacancies on Charity Job as well - their website is: https://www.charityjob.co.uk/. We will usually post a link to any posts advertised there on our own sites as well.

Volunteering Opportunities will be advertised on the sites above, and also on the following sites:

Team London: https://volunteerteam.london.gov.uk/#s

Go Kingston Volunteering: https://gokingstonvolunteering.org.uk/

To download our volunteer application form, please click here.

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