PLEASE NOTE: Our opportunities are for a minimum of a 6-month commitment, 1 hour minimum per week. We also require volunteers to have lived experience of mental health issues or having known and helped someone with theirs, as sharing our experiences is a key aspect of this role. Our Peer Support Volunteers provide one-to-one support to clients all around Leeds who are currently undergoing or waiting for treatment with
Live Well Leeds is a mental health support service who work with adults aged 18+ who have mild to moderate mental health support needs. They deliver a range of services that include one to one support, group support, peer support, befriending and volunteering opportunities. All services are based around recovery, maintaining wellbeing and social inclusion. Live Well Leeds is formed by 16 organisations, including Touchstone as a key partner.
PLEASE NOTE: Our opportunities are for a minimum of a 6 month commitment. Our Befrienders provide one-to-one support to members of the local community who are feeling isolated and struggling to leave their homes. You will empower community members over the phone and in person to gradually get back out and connect with other people through a flexible approach. What do Befrienders do? Engage with your ‘matched’ service user
PLEASE NOTE: Our opportunities are for a minimum of 6 months and we do not provide student placements. Anti-Stigma Champions are people with lived experience of mental health conditions who campaign to change the way people think and act about mental health. Research shows that the best way to change attitudes is through conversation. When we share our experiences, we can change attitudes and behaviours. What do Champions do?
Sikh Elders Service provides opportunities to benefit the social, physical and mental well being of Punjabi speaking elders in Leeds. Sikh Elders Service has a valued team of committed volunteers who spend some of their spare time furthering the work of the service. You can volunteer from home or in person, Sikh Elders Service Users attend Cha Da Cup on a Monday for a cup of tea, lunch, physical