Be Free Campaign Volunteer

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We are looking for volunteers who:

- Adopt a friendly, happy, welcoming approach

- Have an ability to engage with people of all ages and abilities

- Are outgoing, personable and a good conversationalist

- Have good listening skills

- Have good basic admin and IT skills

- Display honesty and integrity

- Show compassion and empathy as the situation requires

- Have the ability to make people feel at ease

- Present with a smart, neat appearance and professional demeanour

- Are polite and courteous at all times, regardless of the situation

- Are able to deal calmly with difficult situations

- Are willing to go the extra mile, even at busy times

Expected time commitment

- The Be Free Campaign works with volunteers to ensure that they understand the

expected commitment

- We expect volunteers to understand the roles and tasks required and therefore

apply only if they feel they can offer their time.

What can you gain from this opportunity?

- Be part of team dedicated to improving mental health, wellbeing and access to

health services

- Mental Health and Wellbeing awareness training

- Volunteering within a team of professionals, enthusiasts and those wanting to

improve people’s mental health

- Meeting and working with new people

- The opportunity to develop your administrative, customer service and IT skills

- Build skills / experience for your CV

- Travel expenses will be reimbursed according to guidelines

 

Events:

Work on events such as street campaigns, coffee mornings, awareness projects. Led by Monic

and Sundus, you will work in a team to organise, take part and help run these events and many

more. If you have a great idea, they would love to listen and maybe you can carry out your plan!

Outreach:

Help organise talks, workshops and presentations on wellbeing and mental health awareness.

These will take place in schools, hospitals, universities, youth centres and business locations. Join

the team! A selected number of volunteers will be chosen to speak at events and will take place

through an interview process. Everyone will be trained by our mental health nurses and

psychiatrists.

Social Media:

If you would like to help run our social media advertisements and promotion, join our social

media team. It involves promoting mental health on social media and promoting our events too!

Content:

If you are interested in creating newsletters, videos, leaflets and PowerPoints, join our content

team. All of our content that is released is made here and then reviewed by our clinical lead. This

means it is all monitored by the relevant professionals.

Graphics and Media:

If you would like to work on our graphics, infographics and promotional video content, join this

team. You will get to work in a team and create catching projects that make our aims clear.

Fundraising:

To do the great stuff we do, we need to raise funds. If you would like to help run fundraisers to

fund all of our projects, then join the fundraising team. You will work in a team and raise funds

which cover all of our expenses.

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Required Role

Be Free Campaign Volunteer

Key responsibilities

These are some roles that you may be involved with. - Volunteers aid in delivering our charitable objectives - They are responsible for planning and aiding in the running of events for fundraising and raising awareness of mental health - Administration aid. Volunteers will help organise activities - Help deliver workshops in community organisations - Help design educational material e.g informative bookmarks - Help with fundraising activities outlined in the fundraising strategy - Help run social media pages

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Event Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Mentoring and counselling
  • Negotiation and influencing
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Research
  • Teaching and training
  • Time Management
  • Opportunity and Recognition
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Event Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Marketing
  • Mentoring and counselling
  • Negotiation and influencing
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Presentation
  • Problem solving
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Research
  • Reviewing and evaluation
  • Teaching and training
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Opportunity and Recognition
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a month

Start Date: 18-01-2021

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