Tameside Wellbeing Sessions Volunteer

TOG Mind's Wellbeing Hub offers a variety of activities every day of the week to adults (18+) living in the Tameside area. These can include Arts and Crafts, Mindfulness, Face to Face group courses, Yoga, Walk & Talks, and Social Sessions, which are delivered face to face, online, and outdoors in the local community. We're looking for individuals who can give a minimum of two hours a week to help in the preparation, planning and running of these wellbeing activities.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Your role can include assisting staff and other volunteers in setting up sessions, delivering activities, answering enquiries, and most importantly supporting session attendees to help increase or maintain their wellbeing through social connections.
Volunteers should have an interest or passion in their chosen activity, or willing to learn and gain knowledge, be comfortable in social situations and happy to lead in a group. As these activities are always subject to change due to demand or opportunities, we are open to consider other wellbeing activities if volunteers have specific skills they would like to share.

Requirements: Willing to travel by public transport or find own way to volunteering location
Areas of Interest: Community, Community centre, Craft, Health and wellbeing, LGBT, Mental Health, Older people, Public events, Recreation, Wildlife
What activities will the volunteer do? Coaching, Lending a helping hand, Mentoring, Providing advice, Support Work
DBS Check Required: Yes

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind
Organisation Profile: Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind is an innovative and dynamic organisation that provides helpful services promoting the well-being and improvement of the mental health of our clients. We have been around for over 30 years and our mission in life is to simply offer a service that’s best-in-class. We do this by providing a regularly refreshed and diverse range of activities and services that promote psychological and physical well-being, stimulating recovery and leading to people returning to a positive and active life in society and generally feeling much better. 1 in 4 of us will need help and support with our mental health at some point in our lives, so if you feel like you might be one of them, or know someone who’s struggling, you’ve come to the right place.