To find out more about the latest volunteering opportunities available with Support in Mind Scotland, please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator Alexis Cumming at: [email protected]

You can also call Alexis on 0131 662 4359

She will be happy to provide you with a Volunteering Form so we can process your application and try and find you a suitable opportunity.

Many thanks.

Current opportunities:

Walking Group Volunteer - Edinburgh

Can you help? Are you welcoming and friendly with an interest in walking and wellbeing?

The Stafford Centre, on Broughton Street, is a community resource for people experiencing mental health difficulties living in the Edinburgh area. Our aim is to help people to manage their mental health, gain greater self-confidence and become more integrated within the community. The Stafford Centre is managed by Support in Mind Scotland.

We are looking for a volunteer with good people skills who likes sharing walks with others. This role involves supporting the walking group (of up to 16 people) alongside a staff member and another volunteer. The group focuses on gentle and scenic walks within the Edinburgh area starting at the Stafford Centre. The Volunteering would take place on Mondays between 10am-1.30pm.

Volunteers complete an application and induction process which includes a PVG police check and reference checks.

Volunteer Mindfulness Group Leader - Edinburgh

Can you help? Are you passionate about Wellbeing / mindfulness and keen to share your skills? The Stafford Centre, on Broughton Street, is a community resource for people experiencing mental health difficulties living in the Edinburgh area. Our aim is to help people to manage their mental health, gain greater self-confidence and become more integrated within the community. The Stafford Centre is managed by Support in Mind Scotland. We are looking for an experienced volunteer who could facilitate weekly sessions on Wellbeing / mindfulness on a Tuesday or Thursday afternoon. This could also include supporting service users with gentle exercises / meditation they can practice in their day-to-day life. The group would be supported by a member of staff.

Community Fundraising Volunteer - Edinburgh

Support in Mind Scotland are looking for an enthusiastic, imaginative volunteer to support our Fundraising Team in their efforts to raise funds and mental health awareness in the community. We are a national mental health charity with a proud history stretching back to 1972, and we provide vital services and support to more than 1,300 people across Scotland each week. We believe people affected by mental ill health should get the expert, compassionate support they need when they need it, regardless of where they live. It is crucial that we continue to raise funds and grow our profile to underpin our work and ensure a sustainable future. We want to place volunteers at the heart of our efforts to empower and support people affected by mental illness. If you would like to play your part in making a difference to the lives of the people we support, then please get in touch. 

This volunteer role would be supported by our Fundraising Team, based at our National Office in Edinburgh.

Information Management and Admin Support Volunteer - Perth

Do you have a couple of hours a week to help us keep our information up to date and ensure we reach those who need us? We are looking for help to refresh notice in Perth and to track our online presence. We also require support with basic admin tasks such as mailings and making up information packs. Perth & Kinross Carers Support Project provides support to individuals who care for or support people experiencing mental ill health. Our services include individual, peer and group support groups and signposting services. The project is managed by Support in Mind Scotland.

Book Group Volunteer - Perth

The Carers Book Group takes place on the last Wednesday of each month at 10:30am at the Salutation Hotel. We are looking for a volunteer to collect the books from the library. We are also interested in hearing in someone with a passion for literature who might be interested in helping to develop the book group. Perth & Kinross Carers Support Project provides support to individuals who care for or support people experiencing mental ill health. Our services include individual, peer and group support groups and signposting services. The project is managed by Support in Mind Scotland.

To find out more or to arrange an informal chat please contact:

Alexis Robertson Cumming (Volunteer Coordinator)

0131 652 4359

[email protected]

Volunteers complete an application and induction process which includes a PVG police check and reference checks.