Peer Group Network Volunteer

The Peer Group Network is made up of groups run by and for people who experience mental health issues, our groups are supported by volunteers who have experience in their field. We offer a safe and non-judgmental space where members can make friends, have fun and learn new skills. Face to face groups are currently cancelled with the befriending service taking their place.

As a remote Peer Group Network Volunteer you will be offering 1-2-1 telephone support for our members offering emotional and practical support, there’s also the option to assist with the co-facilitation of online groups such as talking groups.

Hours: Minimum of 2-3 hours but can vary depending on the number of members and online groups being supported, 3 months minimum commitment

Based at: Remote telephone and online Zoom groups

Duties can include:

  • Weekly befriending phone calls.
  • Opportunity to plan, facilitate and deliver online groups such as talking groups.
  • To use own experiences and interests whilst facilitating groups and befriending members.
  • To support administration function i.e. membership forms, registers and evaluation feedback.

You can download the role description here.

To apply please download and complete the Volunteer Application Form along with the Equality Monitoring Form.

Completed applications and any enquiries should be sent to our Volunteer Co-ordinator at [email protected]

For more information on what is involved in being a Richmond Borough Mind volunteer, please check out our Volunteering page.

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