Awareness and perceptions of mental health are changing.  We are in an exciting period of change and growth with an expanding team.

Just starting your career in mental health?  We’re proud to offer opportunities including award winning placements.

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and communities.  We believe we can best serve our community when our team has varied skills, experiences and backgrounds.  We value experience that comes from having lived with mental health issues and that of being a user of mental health services.

Everyone benefits from;

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays per year, increasing by 1 day per full year of service (up to a maximum of 30 days) [pro rata].
  • Contributory pension
  • Bonus 1 day of annual leave per year over the festive period [pro rata]
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which includes free counselling sessions and access to a wellbeing app.
  • Training and personal development opportunities
  • Paid time off for medical appointments
  • Staff away days and socials

We are a living wage employer.

Current Vacancies

Volunteering & Recruitment Co-ordinator

Salary: £29,400 per annum full-time equivalent (£23,520 per annum for 30 hours per week) 
Hours: 30 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, subject to satisfactory completion of 6 months’ probation

The Volunteering & Recruitment Co-ordinator will be a valuable member of the HR & Operations Team at Richmond Borough Mind. We are a diverse and well-established charity with a workforce of approximately 60 staff and 140 volunteers, and our team deliver a broad range of mental health support services for the community including Counselling, Peer Group Activities, Mental Health Training and Crisis Support. We are looking for a motivated and experienced co-ordinator to help us nurture our growing base of talented staff and volunteers.

A natural people-person, you’ll be a confident communicator with a proven instinct for matching candidates to careers, vocational pathways and volunteer placements. Experience working in the non-profit sector and knowledge of volunteering is an asset.

A background in volunteer co-ordination and administration within a charity, HR or equivalent experience is essential. A knowledge of employment law, equality, diversity and inclusion, and best practice in HR will also be beneficial.

The ideal candidate will have strong organisational and time management abilities, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You’ll also be confident working with a range of IT platforms including SharePoint, online meeting platforms, cloud-based database systems, online advertising portals and desktop publishing software.

Richmond Borough Mind values diversity and difference.  We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly individuals with lived experience of mental health problems.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS.

You can apply online via Charity Job by clicking the button below:

Apply Online

Your covering letter must address how you meet the below person specification for the role:

Volunteering & Recruitment Coordinator Person Specification

Closing date: 5.30pm, Thursday 18th July
Interview date: Interviews may take place before the closing date if any suitable applications are received.

You can take a look at our Volunteer vacancies here: Volunteer Vacancies

Please contact our recruitment team with any questions: [email protected]