Student Minds Volunteer Officer

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£17,500 pro rata
18 Apr 2017
26 May 2017
Start Date
6-12 months

Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. We empower students with the knowledge, confidence and skills to look after their own mental health and support others through our national network of university groups, research-driven training and campaigns.

Do you feel passionate about student activism and mental health?

Are you interested in supporting and working with our volunteer network to help them to achieve real change on their university campuses?

Applications are now open for a Volunteer Officer at Student Minds.

The successful applicant for this role will be part of the Worthwhile Graduate Scheme, a 10-month funded internship placement which runs from Mid August 2017 until the end of June 2018, based in our office in the centre of Oxford. This role is open to individuals that have graduated from University or will be graduating this year. The scheme is interspersed with monthly training sessions and seasonal training academies to help you develop your career in the third sector.

The role of Volunteer Officer will take responsibility for one of Student Minds' core charity activities, our volunteer network. This will include;

  • Assisting in the development of our volunteer network, encouraging students to engage with the national network and supporting student volunteers across the country.
  • Taking a lead on recruiting new volunteers and planning and delivering training for students.
  • Managing all volunteer communications and activity for our peer support groups, campaign groups and bloggers.

To find out further details of the application process for this role, a full job description and personal specification please click on the apply button below. 

The deadline for applications is Sunday 21st May at 5pm.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Recently applied for a job with Student Minds? 

Due to an email error a few applications to the charity's recent job roles may not have been received. Student Minds are confident that most have come through but they want to ensure they've reached the widest talent pool possible and haven't lost anyone in the internet abyss! If you (or someone you know) have applied but haven't received an email confirming the application has been received, please email as soon as possible (Please contact us by Thursday 25th May at 11.59pm)


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