Hotspot Outreach Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. As a Hotspot Outreach Volunteer, you’ll be working in pairs as two volunteers or with a member of staff to travel to a rough sleeping hotspot (a place where people typically gather to rough sleep), and gather information such as descriptions of the people sleeping rough, so that the outreach team can follow up and offer support. You will be providing important information to our staff and teams so that we can ensure that people are offered support efficiently and proactively. Depending on the shift, you will also do regular outreach work with a member of staff.

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

    • Islington- Three shift options available- Monday 9:30pm-12am, Wednesday 6am-9am, Thursday 6am-9am

    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

    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

    Streetlink Phone Line Volunteer

    It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. StreetLink is a website, mobile app and telephone line that acts as a way of a connecting people who are rough sleeping to local services for support. As a Streetlink Phone Line Volunteer you will be taking calls from members of the public, including people who are sleeping rough themselves.  Through volunteering, you will learn about resources and provision available to those sleeping rough, and also play a vital role in helping to end people’s homelessness.

    I find the experience volunteering with StreetLink really rewarding, working with a really friendly and supportive team to help people in the toughest situations connect to services. – Stuart, StreetLink volunteer

    You can read a blog from a Streetlink Volunteer about their experience here

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

    • Tower Hamlets – 2 hours per week, for a minimum of six months. You can volunteer with us Monday to Sunday, between 10am and 10pm.

    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.


    Things to remember:

    – 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.

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

    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.