Action in Mind is a local mental health charity supporting people living with low to moderate, and severe and enduring mental health conditions across Forth Valley. Our services are focused on supporting people towards improved wellbeing and recovery, and for people with chronic and enduring mental illness, we support them in self-managing their symptoms and mental health to live safely and independently.
The aim of this role is to work within the AiM fundraising committee to plan, promote and coordinate the running of charity fundraisers to raise funds for Action in Mind. Events could include: charity runs, bake sales, fayres etc. Responsibilities may include:
Prior to Event:
• Help to identify & obtain event space
• Event promotion (distribute leaflets, flyers etc)
• Obtain prizes and/or stall holders where applicable
On the Day:
• Sell entry tickets, raffles tickets etc.
• Make hot beverages & collect associated monies for these
• Assist with set-up/tidy up of event
• Lead a stall (where applicable)
• Be a go-to person to assist with any guest queries, help stallholders etc.
Volunteers are expected to commit to 2-3 hours per fortnight for a period of 12 months.
Action in Mind is a community mental health charity supporting people experiencing low to moderate symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression and people living with different chronic mental health conditions such as bipolar, borderline personality or obsessive compulsive disorders. We work across the Forth Valley, central Scotland, which includes urban areas around the cities and towns of Stirling, Falkirk and Alloa. We help people towards better mental health and well-being, and to lead lives without fear of mental health stigma and discrimination.
Experience required: Volunteers don't require any formal qualifications or experience. Attributes we look for include: good communication and organisational skills, empathy, professionalism, and the ability to establish positive relationships.
Travel details: This opportunity is available in Stirling only but the organisation welcome volunteers from across the Forth Valley area.
Minimum age: 16
Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Mandatory volunteer training will be provided prior to commencement.
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