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Volunteering Roles

We have a number of roles available for you to join our team of Volunteers at Basildon Mind

See the details below regarding current available roles, where applicable Role Descriptions are included and a contact point for further information.

If you are interested in applying for a role with Basildon Mind please complete the application and equality and diversity monitoring forms detailed below and return them to volunteering@basmind.org

Basildon Mind Equality_and_Diversity_Monitoring_Form.docvolunteers application form.docx

Billericay Representative

Would you like to help local people with their mental health?

We’re looking for volunteer to represent Basildon Mind in the Billericay Humankind Café and Billericay Library.

You will provide a listening ear, signposting and information sharing about our services.

Skills required include good listening and communication and having a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Volunteers work one 3 hour shift per week Monday-Sunday from 11am to 2pm.

Full training, support and supervision given.

If you have any questions about this role please email volunteering@basmind.org

Events Organisation Project

We are looking for someone to: 

  • List our physical display equipment
  • Catalogue our numerous information leaflets
  • Recommend display stands for information leaflets
  • Catalogue the ‘freebies’ that we take to events

Basildon Mind attends a small number (3-6) of external events each year. We have physical equipment including a gazebo, display table and pull-up banners. We also have a number of information leaflets, which we take to events. Finally we have ‘freebies’ with our logo on, which we give out at events.

Work Hours, Start Date and Duration of Position: 1.5-2 hours per week for 10-12 weeks

Click on the link below for a role description. If you have any questions about this role, please email volunteering@basmind.org


Volunteer Events Materials Organisation Project Description 03_Feb_2024.pdf

Charity Shop

We are always looking for volunteers to work in our Charity Shop, plus we have an eBay volunteer role. Both roles are based in our shop at 37 East Walk, Basildon Town Centre.

Click on the link below for the role descriptions.

If you have any questions about the roles please contact Julie on 01268 289700 or email shop@basmind.org


eBay Volunteer_A4_06.Sep.2021.pdfCharity Shop Volunteer Job Description.pdf


Are you interested in gardening, growing fruit and vegetables, but no longer have the space to do this at your own home?

Why not join the Basildon Mind Allotment in Vange, near the library.

Click on the link below for a role description.

If you have any questions about the allotment please contact Jill on 01268 289700 or email volunteering@basmind.org

Allotment Volunteer_A4_22.07.2021.pdf


We urgently need Volunteers to help run our Counselling Services, we are looking for Helpline and Receptionist Volunteers.

Helpline Volunteer

HOURS: 4 hours per week – Monday to Thursday 10:00 to 20:00; Friday 10:00 to 16:00; Saturday 10:00-14:00
BASED AT: Counselling Office, Whitmore Way, SS14 2EZ 
GENERAL DUTIES: Answering phone calls and carrying out counselling administration (managing appointments, diary, safely welcoming clients in a secure environment, etc). Helpline calls range from straight forward enquiries to serious mental health issues. In this respect, phone calls could be intense, challenging and require managing for up to 30 minutes.

Good interpersonal skills and non-judgemental attitude towards people with lived experience of mental ill health.
Ability to communicate effectively. Good organisational, Admin and IT skills. Strong team working ethos.
Experience in working in a similar phone support-based role. Counselling training, health or social care background.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check may be required.

If you have any questions about these roles please call 01268 284130 or email infoline@basmind.org 


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