Action In Mind - Clacks

Charity registered in Scotland SC016267

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.


Current opportunities

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. Our hub volunteers will build relationships with group service users and facilitate engagement. This role also requires the hub volunteer to propose group activities with the intention of building upon, or developing new, service user interests. These activities may include: cinema trips, gardening, walks or day trips (i.e. Falkirk canal). The hub volunteers will also play an active role in helping to improve the service users' self-confidence and motivation. Volunteers are required to commit to 2-4 hours per week for a period of 12 months. * This opportunity is available in Stirling only.

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. * This opportunity is available in Stirling only.

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. Our befrienders will work 1-to-1 with their befriendee to develop and maintain a reliable, open, honest and trusting relationship. Befrienders will also plan and manage (with the befriendee), befriending activities that aim to improve wellbeing and help them to achieve their goals. This role requires the befriender to work unsupervised, using their initiative to reflect on individual befriending practice, recognise limitations and seek additional support/advice when required. Volunteers are expected to commit to roughly 2-3 hours per week for a period of 12 months. * This opportunity is available in Stirling only.