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Volunteering and Job Vacancies

Work with us

We’re Cornwall Mind, your local mental health charity.

We won’t stop until everyone with a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve. Will you join us?

We know how important the benefits of a mentally healthy workplace are. Staff wellbeing is a high priority for us.

We’re dedicated, friendly and open, working together to improve the lives of people in Cornwall that are experiencing mental health problems.

Current job vacancies

Operations Manager

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Based at Bodmin

Salary: £32k pro rata

We are looking for an inspired, experienced and diligent person to provide operational management for this exciting and progressive mental health charity.

Key responsibilities are:

  1. Oversight of and day to day responsibility for all support and wellbeing services
  2. To promote the wellbeing of all staff
  3. To ensure the high quality of services
  4. To provide timely and accurate reporting to funders and Trustees as required
  5. Line management of staff
  6. Adult Safeguarding Lead
  7. To oversee the development and training of staff
  8. Operational development of new projects

Ideally, the candidate will have:

  • Significant experience of line management
  • At least 5 years’ experience of supporting people experiencing mental ill-health
  • At least 3 years’ experience of managing projects
  • Mental health or social work higher education qualification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn and retain technical operational detail

A full job description is available from paul@cornwallmind.org

Closing date 20th August 2021   

Cornwall Mind is committed to working towards a fairer world and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

 

Finance Officer

Hours: 7.5 hours per week

Based at Bodmin

Salary: £3,900.00  

We are looking for an experienced Finance Officer for this exciting and progressive mental health charity.

Key responsibilities are:

  • To be responsible for Gift Aid claims
  • To prepare financial information required for Treasurer and CEO
  • Process all staff expense claims
  • Pay all authorised invoices
  • Code all income and expenditure vouchers
  • Agree vouchers to the bank statements
  • Post vouchers to Sage
  • Analyse monthly payroll and input into Sage
  • Do basic journal entries for accruals and prepayments, to transfer project income to core and income/expenditure to restricted funds
  • Prepare project budget spreadsheets
  • Work closely with the Treasurer to help prepare management accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Prepare financial reports for funders as required

The successful candidate will have:

  • Substantial experience as a finance officer or book keeper
  • A good working knowledge of Sage
  • Ideally, an understanding of Gift Aid
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn and retain technical detail

A full job description and application form is available from paul@cornwallmind.org

Closing date 20th August 2021   

Cornwall Mind is committed to working towards a fairer world and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Volunteering for Cornwall Mind

Volunteering can be a really rewarding and useful experience – and there’s probably more ways of doing it than you might think. From helping support our wellbeing groups, becoming a Trustee or helping organise our events. there are many ways you can give your time.

Here at Cornwall Mind we rely on our fantastic volunteers to help us deliver our services and support our day-to-day work. We are very proud of the work that our volunteers do.

We offer a variety of roles and in return for your time and effort, we offer a supportive working environment, valuable work experience, involvement in social activities, the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge, access to training, supervision and travel expenses.

Interested in Volunteering?

Please complete the form below and a member of our team will be in touch.
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Current Volunteering Opportunities

Gift Aid Coordinator

Do you want to support people in Cornwall experiencing mental health difficulties? Do you have experience of claiming Gift Aid? 

Hours: To suit

Location: Remote

Aim

To ensure that Cornwall Mind claims all available Gift Aid income.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide advice to Fundraising Officer and other staff/volunteers on the advantages and requirements of Gift Aid
  • Liaise with donors re completion of necessary paperwork
  • Submit Gift Aid Claims to HMRC
  • Maintain accurate record keeping and full audit trail
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Gift Aid legislation

Other responsibilities

Develop an understanding of mental health issues and the work of Cornwall Mind.

Skills and attributes

  • An organised individual
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good IT and numeracy skills
  • Ability to liaise, advise and communicate with staff, volunteers, donors and the HMRC
  • Able to work without close supervision

If you are interested in this role, please email  paul@cornwallmind.org

Out of pocket expenses are payable.

Cornwall Mind is committed to working towards a fairer world and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Wellbeing group volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help at our wellbeing groups in St Austell, Newquay and Falmouth.

Are you –

  • Passionate about better mental health
  • A good communicator with excellent listening skills
  • Reliable and committed 
  • Able to spare a couple of hours a week

Admin and fundraising volunteers

To support our Community fundraiser and office team with administration duties.

Are you –

  • An organised individual with strong attention to detail
  • Confident with IT 
  • A good communicator with excellent listening skills
  • Passionate about better mental health

For more details please email us at:info@cornwallmind.org