Richmond Borough Mind

RB Mind greatly values the contribution which our volunteers make to all areas of our work.  Please check out the Volunteering page of our website to see what's involved in being a RB Mind volunteer.

All our volunteers receive one-to-one support and can reclaim their travel and lunch expenses as part of our volunteering practices. 

Current Volunteer Roles

Peer Volunteers

We are looking for individuals who wish to join our community of volunteers within the Peer Group Network at Richmond Borough Mind. The Peer Group Network is made up of support groups to help people who may be experience mental health issues within the borough. We offer a safe and non-judgemental space where members can make friends, have fun and learn new skills. The groups can be key to supporting members in their journey to recovery. 

We are looking to add a small number of volunteers to help co-facilitate peer support groups for adults (aged 18+) at venues throughout the Richmond Borough. The role requires someone who is a dependable and reliable individual who can use their own experience to help support Richmond Upon Thames residents through potentially difficult periods of their life. The role requires you to have a good level of communication, and you must be confident is raising any queries or issues you may have with the Peer Group Network Manager.

Deadline for applications is Monday 2nd July 2018.

Training will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays for 3 weeks starting the  11th July 2018.

More information about the role is here with frequently asked questions here

The role description is here and person specification is here

The application form is here, and the equalities form is here

Volunteer Youth Wellbeing Trainers

We are recruiting for new Youth Wellbeing Volunteers to join our exciting, award-winning youth wellbeing projects.

RB Mind’s youth services provide innovative workshops to young people aged 8-14 and 14-25, designed to increase understanding of emotional wellbeing and build resilience through practical tools such as Mindfulness and the 5 Ways to Wellbeing. 

We’re seeking new recruits to join our wonderful team of workshop facilitators. We offer full training in presentation skills and knowledge of wellbeing and resilience in young people, along with ongoing coaching and support.

If you are aged 18-30*, and have personal experience of mental health difficulties which you’d like to use to positively impact the wellbeing of young people across Richmond Borough, we’d LOVE to hear from you!

Please see the job description and person specification below, and get in touch to discuss this fantastic opportunity. Contact: Georgie Williams, Youth Wellbeing Service Lead on or 07827 491325. 

*As a peer-led project, there is ideally limited detachment in age between volunteers and session participants. However, please do get in touch as we’re very happy to discuss flexibility. 

Deadline for applications is 29 June 2018.

You can download the full role description and person specification here.

You can download the application form here.

You can download the equal opportunities form here.

Please email your application to:

Admin Volunteer

This role involves providing valuable administrative support to RB Mind’s senior management team.

HOURS: Times as per availability

BASED AT:  one of RB Mind’s sites which include: 

32 Hampton Road, Twickenham TW2 5QB 

Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College, TW9 2RE  

The Maddison Centre, 140 Church Road, Teddington, TW11 8QL

Duties can include typing up and formatting documents, using Excel spreadsheets, entering monitoring data into online databases and sending correspondence via post and email.

You can download the full role description here.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Yvonne Lentge, Volunteer Co-ordinator, on 07545 933 156 or

Volunteer Film Maker

This role involves creating and producing promotional videos of our services for use on our website, YouTube channel and other social media.

HOURS: As and when required. 

BASED AT: 32 Hampton Road, Twickenham TW2 5QB and around the borough as required.

Duties can include travelling throughout the borough to film events and activities; filming interviews of our service users, volunteers and staff; editing and producing filmed footage; and filming day-to-day activities within our services.

You can download the full role description here.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Yvonne Lentge, Volunteer Co-ordinator, on 07545 933 156 or

Counselling and Psychotherapy Volunteers

If you are currently training in Counselling, Psychotherapy or Clinical Psychology and are looking for a clinical placement as a Volunteer Counsellor or Psychotherapist, please see our Counselling and Psychotherapy webpage for details of how to apply.   

Other Volunteer Roles

A range of other volunteer roles come up from time to time at Richmond Borough Mind. Below is a list of examples of these roles:

  • Carers Activities Volunteer
  • Evening Counselling Receptionist Volunteer
  • Women's Group Complementary Therapist Volunteer
  • Art Group Support Volunteer
  • Baking Group Support Volunteer

If you would like to find out more about volunteering with RB Mind including whether a particular role is currently available and how to apply please contact RB Mind’s Volunteer Co-ordinator at

Volunteer Connect

Search below for volunteer vacancies that we are advertising on the Volunteer Connect website. After clicking the Search button, simply type Richmond Borough Mind into the box labelled Keyword and any live roles that we are recruiting to will be listed at the bottom of the page. 

Click on Details to see the full role description. To express your interest in the role select Confirm Interest and follow instructions to log in to Volunteer Connect or to register your details for the first time. 

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