Qualified Psychotherapy Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Are you interested in challenging and rewarding voluntary work? Life Works is an innovative therapy service that has an excellent reputation for increasing access to talking therapies for people experiencing homelessness and complex needs, for developing good practice in this specialised work, and for the positive and evaluated outcomes.

    We are currently looking for qualified psychotherapists to support our work at the following locations and times:

    • Oxford City– 4-5 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.

    How do 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 (you can also 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.

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

    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:

    • Hackney- Tuesday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm every 2 weeks

    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:

    • Hammersmith and Fulham-Between Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, 2 hours per week
    • Hounslow- Between Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, 2 hours per week 
    • Hackney- Thursday, 12:00pm – 2pm, every 2 weeks ( This can be weekly or bi-weekly depending on your availability)
    • Wandsworth– We’re sorry this position is no longer available
    • Lewisham– We’re sorry this position is no longer available
    • Islington– – We’re sorry this position is no longer available

    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.

    Outreach Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. 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. Our Outreach Volunteers work with the Outreach Worker and support with navigation, client assessments and note taking.

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

     

    • Bournemouth & Poole-Monday-Friday, 6am-10am (1-2 shifts per week)
    • Tower Hamlets-  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays 5am – 8:30am, Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays 9pm – 1am (1 shift per fortnight)
    • Westminster- Monday-Sunday, 6am – 9am and/or 8.30pm-12.00am (minimum 1 shift per month)
    • Southwark – We’re sorry, this position is no longer available. 
    • Reading– We’re sorry, this position is no longer available.

    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

    Activities Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. Activities are often someone’s first step towards thinking about their aspirations and going on to access services for employment and learning. As a volunteer supporting clients to take part in activities, you will be doing something simple that makes a really big difference! We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated volunteer to support staff at a service in North Camden by helping with activities such as a newspaper and chat group and an art group for clients.

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

    • North Camden – 4-6 hours per week between Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

    Please click on the role description to find out more about the role requirements.

    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, and follow the link here to see the dates for our mandatory interview and training processes to be sure you can attend.
    – If you have any questions get in touch: volunteer@mungos.org or 020 3856 6160.