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Recruitment Cycles for Volunteers

Dorset Mind are recruiting for new volunteers to come onboard, so why not come on board with us. The below roles are open for just a few more weeks*

We now recruits in 4 recruitment cycles throughout the year- this will allow us to onboard, train and ensure our new volunteers get the time they need to understand their role and Dorset Mind.

*Please note- if services and/or the needs of the charity change certain volunteering roles may become unavailable before this time.

How to volunteer for Dorset Mind

To join our movement, just click on the vacancy you’re interested in below and you will find the full role description, an application form to complete along with a monitoring form.

Once you have completed these 2 forms, please email them to – if required, please send us your CV too.

Don’t forget, in return for us investing in you and your training, we ask for at least 6 months commitment.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to our growing team of volunteers!


What training do we offer?

  • Dorset Mind Induction
  • Safeguarding
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Boundaries and Resilience
  • Understanding Suicide
  • Manual Handling
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality, Diversity and Human Rights
  • Media Training (role specific)

And, additional ongoing training opportunities

Current Volunteering vacancies

Dorset, Remote
Posted 2 weeks ago

Become a Trustee    Whether you’re an experienced trustee or taking your first steps into governance, if you have the commitment, values and skills, we want to hear from you.      We know tha...

Dorset, Remote
Posted 3 weeks ago

Main Purpose: To let people in Dorset and further afield know about Dorset Mind’s mission and what the charity does. This includes its education and training programmes, and the wide range of suppor...

Bournemouth, Remote
Posted 3 weeks ago

Main Purpose: We are looking to recruit a volunteer to research key groups and organisations in Dorset to work with to further our mission of raising awareness, challenging stigma and promoting recove...

Group Facilitator
Posted 3 weeks ago

Main Purpose: The MindOut group is a wellbeing support group for people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Plus and want to improve their wellbeing. Your role will be based at the ...

Dorchester, Weymouth & Portland
Posted 3 weeks ago

Main Purpose: To support Eco-in-Mind in Dorchester and/or Weymouth, which provides a safe, welcoming non-judgemental wellbeing ecotherapy service. The service aims to support people to develop positiv...

Events Volunteer
Bournemouth, Dorset
Posted 4 weeks ago

Main purpose: To let people know about the work of Dorset Mind across Dorset (including: support services, training, education, partnership and volunteering opportunities). In addition, this will incl...

Events Assistant, Marketing & Social Media Assistant
Bournemouth, Remote
Posted 1 month ago

Main Purpose: We’re looking for someone with lots of enthusiasm to help run our very busy events department. You will support the events and fundraising team from within the office to help ensure th...

Adult Befriender
Posted 1 month ago

Main Purpose: To become part of a successful team of volunteers who support individuals who are experiencing mental health problems with a view to: Help to improve self-confidence and self esteem Iden...

Posted 1 month ago

Main Purpose: To provide a professional in person counselling service, blocks of 6-8 weeks, for anyone between the ages of 11-18 who need support with their emotional and mental wellbeing. You will he...

Bournemouth, Remote
Posted 1 month ago

Main Purpose: The role is to support the Administrator and Team Leader within the team of Dorset Mind with administrative tasks relating to Volunteering service at Dorset Mind. The role involves onboa...

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