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Volunteering and Job Vacancies

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.

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Current Volunteering Opportunities

Chair of the Board of Trustees

We are looking for an inspired, experienced and diligent person to provide leadership to the board of Trustees of this exciting and progressive mental health charity.

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Provide leadership to the board and to ensure that Trustees fulfil their duties and responsibilities for the proper governance of the charity
  • Support, and where appropriate, to challenge the chief executive
  • Ensure that the board as a whole works in partnership with executive staff
  • Oversee the further development of the Board of Trustees

Ideally, the candidate will have:

  • Experience of chairing charitable boards
  • A good understanding of the mental health sector and/or the 3rd Sector
  • Enough ‘spare’ time to conduct the role effectively
  • Will be approachable, supportive and diplomatic

If you would like an informal discussion, please email the Vice Chair Demelza Todd in the first instance on todd.nampara@googlemail.com

A full job description is available from 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.

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.

Current Job Vacancies

No current vacancies.