Volunteer Events Assistant

What You'll Do: 

Job Description: 

As a Volunteer Events Assistant with Mind Axis C.I.C., you will have the opportunity to contribute to our mission by supporting in-person sessions for The Teashop service. Each session brings together groups of up to 15 adults experiencing mild-to-moderate mental health symptoms, providing them with an enjoyable activity and an opportunity for connection in a supportive environment. We’ve offered dog therapy, art-making, yoga, and wellness discussions in the past.  

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Create Eventbrite/Facebook/Instagram ads to draw new participants to future sessions. 
  • Assist with the setup and logistics of sessions for The Teashop service 
  • Travel to and support Teashop sessions by helping with materials, taking photos, and managing sign-in procedures, typically two sessions per month during weekends. 
  • Create engaging social media content to promote The Teashop sessions and build community awareness. 
  • If required, provide mental health first aid support by signposting and offering assistance to attendees in need. 
  • Collect feedback at the end of each session and input it into Excel spreadsheets. 

 

Benefits: 

In recognition of your valuable contribution, Volunteer Events Assistants with Mind Axis C.I.C. will receive: 

  • Travel Stipend: Compensation for travel expenses incurred going to sessions. 
  • Training: Opportunity to receive Mental Health First Aid training 
  • Professional Development: Gain valuable experience in event management and community engagement within the mental health sector. 
What We're Looking For: 

Essential Criteria: 

  • Must possess a valid DBS check or be willing to have it done. 
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage time effectively during sessions. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a passion for engaging with diverse communities. 
  • Availability to volunteer two weekend days per month for in-person sessions. 
  • Ability to travel to session locations within the designated area. 
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills for data entry and social media management. 

 

Desirable criteria:

  • An undergraduate degree (BSc/BA). 
  • A valid driver's license and licensed vehicle to help transport materials.  
  • Experience in customer service/administrative role.  
  • Experience with working with people with mental health conditions.  
  • Experience in social media and/or graphic design skills. 
Summary
Volunteering
Assistant
Arts
Culture
Mental Health
Hackney
Hounslow
Redbridge
Location of opportunity: 
Various locations around London (including Redbridge, Hackney and Hounslow)
24 Weeks Minimum
4 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Adaptability
Cultural Awareness
Empathy
These documents must be completed: 

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