Derbyshire Mind is a local independent charity within the national Mind federation, with over 50 years’ experience of supporting people in Derby and Derbyshire to maintain good mental health. We provide a range of advocacy and mental health and wellbeing services designed to support people with mental health problems as well as the wider population. Derbyshire Mind (formerly Derby Mind) was established as a local mental health group in 1967 and is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. Our Vision is: “For everyone in Derbyshire to have good mental wellbeing and to live their best Life? Our Purpose is: “To work with people in Derbyshire to deliver services and support, build awareness of mental health and promote mental wellbeing Our Organisational Values are: Working Together Learning Together Empowering Respectful Positive We work alongside others for the greater good. We always aim to do things better. We support people to fulfil their potential. We do not judge, we treat others as equals. We are progressive and focus on solutions. At Derbyshire Mind, we believe in empowering people to understand their rights and to fulfil their potential. Everyone in Derbyshire can have good mental wellbeing with the right support. But there’s so much to be done, and that’s why we’re here

Are you welcoming, non-judgemental, and a great listener?

Do you live in or near Buxton?

Are you interested in volunteering with a really supportive organisation such as Derbyshire Mind?

Are you available on Friday evenings, Saturday evenings, and Sunday afternoons?

Derbyshire Mind and Zink have opened a new out-of-hours Crisis Support Drop-in Service in Buxton. It provides support to adults who are experiencing or nearing a mental health crisis in a safe, non-clinical environment.

We are looking for reliable and supportive people who feel passionate about helping people in need to help us.

If that sounds like you then we would really love to hear from you!

We are looking for welcoming, non-judgemental, and a great listener.

Shifts are in evening /weekend – require ability to safely travel to Crisis Support Drop in Service safely ie car or to be dropped off/collected.

Travel expenses paid at 45p per mile to a maximum of £15 per day

Meal expenses paid up to £4.50per day for shifts 6 hours or longer