Putting Down Roots Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Are you keen on supporting our clients in their recovery through gardening? Putting Down Roots is a horticultural therapy and training project, using gardening as a tool to help people in their recovery. The Putting Down Roots team recently scooped a Silver Medal for its innovative garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. In this role, you will be supporting clients to learn how to plant and grow flowers, herbs, vegetables, how to maintain green spaces and to learn other gardening skills. Whilst gardening experience would be an advantage, we are looking for people who can work well with our clients and are keen to get stuck in and learn alongside them in the garden!

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

    • Haringey- Tuesday, 10am-2pm
    • Southwark-Thursday, 10am-2pm
    • Kensington & Chelsea -Wednesday, 10am-2pm 
    • Lambeth : Monday and Wednesday, 10am – 2pm 

    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.

    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.

    Outreach Volunteer (Language Support Needed)

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s.  Can you speak: Romanian; Italian; Spanish; Polish; Slovakian; Romani; French or Arabic and want to support our team on the front line making first contact with people who are rough sleeping? As an Outreach Volunteer you will be assisting Outreach Workers to carry out shifts, adding vital capacity to the team, and enabling us to engage with more rough sleepers who have been referred both via StreetLink and those already known to the team.

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

    • Bristol – 1 shift per week between 6am – 11am, any weekday, or 1 shift per weekend between 7am-11am. You can  also make a fortnightly commitment to this if you can’t commit to weekly session (Involves a lot of walking, must be able to speak: Romanian; Italian; Spanish; Polish; Slovakian; Romani; French or Arabic)

    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

    Psychotherapy Student Placements (Oxford)

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Life Works, St Mungo’s innovative therapy service, is offering a valuable opportunity for experienced trainee and qualified psychotherapists to take up a voluntary placement providing psychotherapy for people experiencing chronic homelessness and social exclusion.

    Given the complex nature of this work, we require applicants to already have 100 hours experience of providing individual psychotherapy and be in their second year or above of training, and to commit to a one year placement.

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

    • Oxford City– 3-5 hours per week for client counselling, between Tuesday and Wednesday 9am-5pm and a further 1.5 hours to attend fortnightly clinical supervision sessions on Wednesdays at 9.30am

    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.

    Trainee applicants: Please be aware that successful applications post 01/06/2022 will be guaranteed a January 2023 start date. Applicants are able to start earlier than this, however it may not coincide with term dates if part of a placement.

    How can I apply?
    Complete our online application form by clicking Apply Now
    • In the first question box please paste in your CV (if it is too long please email your CV to volunteer@mungos.org)
    • In the second question box please write a narrative [no more than 750 words] detailing the interest you have in this work and what you could helpfully bring to it. You should indicate whether you are interested in a face to face placement or remote working placement.

    Things to remember:

    – Please look at the time commitments and locations required for this role and be sure you are able to commit. 

    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.

    If you have any further questions please contact lifeworks@mungos.org

    *We do make some exceptions to this, please see the role description for further information.

    Psychotherapy Student Placements (Bristol)

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Life Works, St Mungo’s innovative therapy service, is offering a valuable opportunity for experienced trainee and qualified psychotherapists to take up a voluntary placement providing psychotherapy for people experiencing chronic homelessness and social exclusion.

    Given the complex nature of this work, we require applicants to already have 100 hours experience of providing individual psychotherapy and be in their second year or above of training, and to commit to a one year placement. We would welcome applications from those who are working in creative therapies.

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

    • Bristol – 3-5 hours per week for client counselling, between Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm  and a further 1.5 hours to attend fortnightly clinical supervision sessions on Wednesday or Friday morning.

    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.

    Trainee applicants: Please be aware that successful applications post 01/06/2022 will be guaranteed a January 2023 start date. Applicants are able to start earlier than this, however it may not coincide with term dates if part of a placement.

    How can I apply?
    Complete our online application form by clicking Apply Now’
    • In availability please put the region(s) you are applying for, as well as the clinical supervision times to confirm you can make these timings.
    • In the first question box please paste in your CV (if it is too long please email your CV to volunteer@mungos.org)
    • In the second question box please write a narrative [no more than 750 words] detailing the interest you have in this work and what you could helpfully bring to it. You should indicate whether you are interested in a face to face placement or remote working placement.

    Things to remember:

    – Please look at the time commitments and locations required for this role and be sure you are able to commit. 

    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.

    If you have any further questions please contact lifeworks@mungos.org

    *We do make some exceptions to this, please see the role description for further information.

    Psychotherapy Student Placements (London)

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Life Works, St Mungo’s innovative therapy service, is offering a valuable opportunity for experienced trainee and qualified psychotherapists to take up a voluntary placement providing psychotherapy for people experiencing chronic homelessness and social exclusion.

    Given the complex nature of this work, we require applicants to already have 100 hours experience of providing individual psychotherapy and be in their second year or above of training* , and to commit to a one year placement.

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

    • South London – 3-5 hours per week for client counselling, between Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm  and a further 1.5 hours to attend fortnightly clinical supervision sessions (time/date tbc)
    • North London – 3-5 hours per week for client counselling, between Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm  and a further 1.5 hours to attend fortnightly clinical supervision sessions on Wednesday, 4pm-5.30pm
    • Westminster – 3-5 hours per week for client counselling, between Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm  and a further 1.5 hours to attend fortnightly clinical supervision sessions (time/date tbc)
    • West London – 3-5 hours per week for client counselling, between Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm  and a further 1.5 hours to attend  fortnightly clinical supervision sessions on Wednesday, 4pm-5.30pm
    • East London – 3-5 hours per week for client counselling, between Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm  and a further 1.5 hours to attend  fortnightly clinical supervision sessions on Thursday, 1pm-2.30pm

    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.

    Trainee applicants: Please be aware that successful applications post 01/06/2022 will be guaranteed a January 2023 start date. Applicants are able to start earlier than this, however it may not coincide with term dates if part of a placement.

    How can I apply?
    Complete our online application form by clicking Apply Now’
    • In availability please put the region(s) you are applying for, as well as the clinical supervision times to confirm you can make these timings.
    • In the first question box please paste in your CV (if it is too long please email your CV to volunteer@mungos.org)
    • In the second question box please write a narrative [no more than 750 words] detailing the interest you have in this work and what you could helpfully bring to it. You should indicate whether you are interested in a face to face placement or remote working placement.

    We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students and those that speak East European languages and/or Arabic

    Things to remember:

    – Please look at the time commitments and locations required for this role and be sure you are able to commit. 

    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.

    If you have any further questions please contact lifeworks@mungos.org

    *We do make some exceptions to this, please see the role description for further information.

    Client Support Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Are you empathetic kind and non-judgemental? We are looking for volunteers to provide 3 hours of phone or video call support to our clients under the Mental Health Floating Support Team, providing regular weekly check ins for someone in need of support, helping them to achieve their goals and preventing social isolation. Please note that although you will be supporting clients over the phone and via video calls, this role does not involve in-person contact.

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

    • Bristol – 3 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 9.30-17.00

    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.

    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.

    Client Support Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Are you empathetic kind and non-judgemental? We are looking for volunteers to provide 3 hours of phone or video call support to our clients under the Mental Health Floating Support Team. Providing a regular weekly check in for someone in need of support, helping them to achieve their goals and preventing social isolation.

    Please be aware that whilst you will be supporting clients over the phone and via video call, you will not work in-person with clients.

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

    • Bristol – 3 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 9.30-17.00.

    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.

    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.

    Cooking Group Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Are you keen on cooking? If so then we may have the role for you! You will be encouraging clients to socialise as they cook, as well as collaborating with staff and clients to decide on recipes, and buy ingredients. Working in a kitchen, you will give nutritional and healthy eating information whilst running the cooking classes. Volunteers may also do meal planning with clients and budgeting for cooking.

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

    • Lewisham – 1 hour per week between Monday-Sunday, 2pm-6pm
    • Hackney- Tuesday 12pm-2pm every two weeks
    • Camden-Monday-Sunday between 12pm-6pm (minimum once a fortnight) * A minimum commitment of 3 month’s for Camden

    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 as it is a client-facing 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. With Spring here, 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 with our clients. We’re seeking someone who is open to helping clients learn at their own pace, and take pride in their achievements. Working with our clients, you can plan 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:

    • Haringey – 7 hours per week over Tuesday and Thursday afternoons

    • South Camden – 7 hours per week over 2 afternoons, between Monday to Friday

    • Camden – 6 hours per week, Monday – Friday between 9am – 5pm

    • Islington – 1 day per week, Monday – Friday between 9am-5pm

    • Hackney – Thursday 11am-1pm. * Please note we can be flexible with the time and day for Hackney but it must be on a weekday

     

    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 as it is a client-facing 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 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:

    • Camden – Between Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, 2 hours per week/bi-weekly 
    • Wandsworth- Between Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, 2 hours per week

    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.

    – Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

    – A DBS check will be carried out for this role.