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Volunteering for Hubb

If you would like to volunteer for Hubb and have/had or cared for someone with mental ill health we would like to meet you.

We are totally self supporting and need more volunteers to help us. We want all of our volunteers to be members of Hubb and the membership form is below. However, if you want to volunteer but would not like to become a member contact us and we will see if we can fit you in.

To be a volunteer, we would like all our volunteers to have access to a computer with Microsoft Office and an email program installed. Communication is largely done via email and telephone apart from the monthly meetings and any trustee/committee meetings if you become a member of the committee.

Our roles

Photographer/and or Video maker

Duties - To promote Hubb with photographs at meetings, you must be able to blur faces for members who are very shy. Also we would like a video promoting Hubb and what we do. Any other promotion related projects.

Publishing materials designer

To create for Hubb marketing literature, logo, leaflets, business cards, etc. Good design skills sought must have their own software and be able to work from home.

Researcher

Duties - To research people suitable for presenting talks to members, research for fundraising, other researching as required.

Newsletter Editor

Duties - To write a newsletter giving the monthly news of Hubb, to research mental health in the news, and to create a fun easy to read newsletter with your own ideas.

Admin assistant

Duties - To help the secretary, skills needed: email, word, powerpoint, excel, communication skills

Trainer/Support worker

We are looking for a trainer who could care for our members too, and provide life skill lessons as well as help with the internet/email/facebook etc.

Membership co-ordinator

Duties - Ensure volunteers have their set tasks. Generally organise and coordinate, by ensuring there is a montly speaker, transport for food, someone to take in the money for meetings. Update yourself on volunteer activities, ensure the smooth running of the organisation.

Liase with the secretary on Agendas, minutes and any other duties as required.

Support workers/befrienders

Support workers who have qualifications or have some experience of mental ill health. Limited training is available. Also we need befrienders for our more isolated clients. DBS check would be an advantage.

Drivers with own transport

Duties - To help Hubb with fundraising and escorting more frail members to meetings, 45p per mile expenses met. And to attend events we may go to helping out with the equipment.

Catering assistant

Duties - Shopping and cooking of food for the monthly meetings, serving members refreshments on the night, clearing the tables etc.

Any other duties

We are committed to helping people with their experiences and if there are any other roles you would like to do. Contact us and we will see if we can fit you in. For instance, we are always looking for leaflet and poster distributors.

Express an interest here

Volunteer membership form here (print and send)

Volunteer application form here (print and send)

Download Hubb volunteer policy

You can post or email membership and volunteer form to the Hubb secretary or bring it along to the next meeting.