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Lifeline

For people who are experiencing distress or despair.

0808 808 8000

Childline

Helps anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night.

0800 1111

Samaritans

24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You don't have to be suicidal to call us

Yoga Volunteers

We're looking for volunteers to plan, organise and run yoga sessions to service-users within MindWise. 

 Main Duties

  • Organiseplan and carry out yoga session service-users within MindWise. 
  • To ensure health and safety is maintained at all times. 
  • Report back to Supervisor on issues and updates. 
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality as per MindWise policy. 

Abilities and Experience 


Essential 

  • Be suitably qualified to deliver yoga to individuals and groups 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Good organisational skills. 
  • Own liability insurance   
  • Interest in supporting those affected by severe mental illness. 

Desirable 

Previous experience within the Voluntary sector, or previous knowledge of those affected by severe mental illness. 

MindWise volunteers are encouraged to live the MindWise values when they are carrying out a volunteer role, in all interactions with staff, service-users and other volunteers.

Additional information

All appropriate and agreed expenses will be covered as per MindWise expenses policy.   

Enhanced Access NI checks will be carried out on all regulated positions and successfully returned prior to placement. To assist in the role volunteers will be expected to attend and fully engage in guidance and support meetings with an allocated volunteer supervisor and will have access to regular training. 

Selection

Volunteer applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview with the volunteer manager and service manager and will be inducted via the Active 8 volunteer programme. 

Apply now

Click here to apply.