Walking Group Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Do you enjoy getting out in the great outdoors? Are you energetic and motivated? If so, this role may be a good fit for you! As a Walking Group volunteer, you will facilitate regular walking group sessions for our residents, guided by St Mungo’s values. This will involve engaging with our clients, discovering what places they would like to visit, leading the walk alongside staff, planning the itinerary (map reading skills are a bonus!), making posters, and using your natural enthusiasm to encourage clients to join you.
    We are looking for someone who can help our residents open up at their own pace, focusing on their strengths and using a creative approach to meet our client’s needs. Apply now to support our client’s in their recovery journey!

    Please see all locations and the time commitments we are currently recruiting for in this role:

    • Lewisham- Mondays, 1.5-2 hours, 1 shift per fortnight (Ideally Monday afternoon, but can be flexible)

    The attached role description will give you more information on the type of tasks you’ll be undertaking in this role as well as the support you’ll get from us in return.

    Recruitment for this role may be closed earlier depending on the volume of applications we receive.

    Things to remember:

    – Please look at the time commitments and locations required for this role and be sure you are able to commit. All of our roles require a 6 month commitment.
    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.
    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    Creative Activities Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Can you help inspire our clients to get creative? We are looking for a crafty person who can facilitate creative sessions with our clients. We’re seeking someone who can support and empower clients through providing them with a regular creative outlet, and enable them to pick up some skills and tips on the way!

    We believe that everyone has strengths, and you will need to be able to facilitate sessions in a way that is inclusive of all abilities. Working with the clients, you can design the creative sessions to meet the needs of the participants and take an innovative approach to how these are facilitated.

    Please see all locations and the time commitments we are currently recruiting for in this role:

    • Lewisham, 1-2 hours per week (Mon-Sun)

    The attached role description will give you more information on the type of tasks you’ll be undertaking in this role as well as the support you’ll get from us in return.

    Recruitment for this role may be closed earlier depending on the volume of applications we receive.

    Things to remember:

    – Please look at the time commitments and locations required for this role and be sure you are able to commit. All of our roles require a 6 month commitment.
    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.
    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    Art Group Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Can you help inspire our clients through art? We are looking for an experienced Art Group Volunteer who can facilitate art sessions with groups of clients. We’re seeking someone who can support and empower clients through providing them with a regular creative outlet, and enable them to pick up some skills and tips on the way! We believe that everyone has strengths, and you will need to be able to facilitate sessions in a way that is inclusive of all abilities. Working with the clients, you can design the art sessions to meet the needs of the participants and take a creative approach to how these are facilitated.

    Please see all locations and the time commitments we are currently recruiting for in this role:

    • Lewisham – 2 hours per week on Mondays (anytime between 12pm – 6pm)
    • Reading- Wednesday afternoon’s, 3pm-4:30pm

    The attached role description will give you more information on the type of tasks you’ll be undertaking in this role as well as the support you’ll get from us in return.

    Recruitment for this role may be closed earlier depending on the volume of applications we receive.

    Things to remember:

    – Please look at the time commitments and locations required for this role and be sure you are able to commit. All of our roles require a 6 month commitment.
    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.
    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    Gardening Group Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. We are looking for volunteers to facilitate regular gardening sessions for our clients, guided by St Mungo’s values. This will be a great opportunity to share your talent for and interest in gardening. We’re seeking someone who is open to helping clients learn at their own pace, and take pride in their achievements. You will also support in planning the gardening sessions to meet the needs of the participants and take a creative approach to how these are facilitated.

    Please see all locations and the time commitments we are currently recruiting for in this role:

    • Reading-Monday-Sunday, 2-4 hours, 1 day a fortnight.
    • Lewisham – Ideally Fridays, 2 hours (between 12-6pm), once a week (other days/times also available) 
    • Islington- Monday- Friday, 2 hours (between 9am-5pm), once a week * The service in Islington is based at a care home and therefore you will be working with older clients.

    The attached role description will give you more information on the type of tasks you’ll be undertaking in this role as well as the support you’ll get from us in return.

    Recruitment for this role may be closed earlier depending on the volume of applications we receive.

    Things to remember:

    – Please look at the time commitments and locations required for this role and be sure you are able to commit. This role requires a 6 month commitment.
    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role as it is a client-facing role.
    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants