Re-Advertised Positions – 300 Voices Mentoring Volunteers Wanted
Are you interested in supporting men and women with mental health support needs to develop their skills and build confidence? If so then we need you!
Mentor roles are open to both males and females and do not need to be of African Caribbean origin.
Peer Mentor / Advocates
Min Hours – 8 Hrs per month
Out-of-pocket expenses are covered
The Peer Support Programme was originally developed as part of the Time to Change 300 Voices Project and supports African / Caribbean men and women with lived experience of mental health problems in Birmingham to build resilience and confidence to aid recovery.
How To Apply:
1. New applicants should complete and return the Expression of Interest
2. If you applied previously (and submitted an Expression of Interest) just call to confirm your willingness to attend an informal interview
* All our advocates and mentors are subject to a DBS background check. This is because they will be working with vulnerable young people and adults.
- Closing date for applications : Extended to 2 September 2016
- Informal Interviews will take place on 7 September 2016
- Volunteer Mentor training sessions are arranged for 17 and 24 September 2016
For further information contact:
Tippa Naphtali (Project Co-ordinator): Tel: 07876 501 413 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Caroline Mitcham: Project Support Officer, Community Engagement, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust: Tel: 0121 301 1060 | Email: Caroline.Mitcham@bsmhft.nhs.uk
The project is funded by the Police and Crime Commissioners Office
The 300 Voices Programme is working collaboratively with Mind, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust, West Midlands Police and other community organisations.