Opportunity: Volunteer Time Out

Organisation Name: Healthy Minds, Calderdale

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Organisation Name: Healthy Minds, Calderdale
timeout@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk
Phone: 01422 345 154
Cause/Interest: Mental health, Youth
Listing End Date:
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Listening and communication, Mentoring and counselling, Teaching and training, Teamwork
Type Of Activity: Advice information and support, Teaching, training and leading, Youth work
Additional/Specific Suitability: Young People (16-25), Doing with a friend, University students, Groups - Small (2-10), Those looking for work
Age/Gender Restrictions: 18-40
Directions:
Geographical Area(s): Halifax and Calderdale
Opportunity Type: Location
Requirements And Benefits: We have some exciting new volunteering opportunities at Time Out, an emotional wellbeing project for 10-19 year olds in Calderdale, run by charity Healthy Minds.
We are looking for people who:
Are aged 18-40 (or 40+ with a youthful outlook!)
Have personal experience of mental health challenges
Have explored ways to maintain your own wellbeing
Are willing to share your own experiences as part of workshops in schools
Care about young people's mental health and wellbeing

Can:
Co-produce the content of workshops alongside a Time Out project worker
Be a voice for other young people
Be given full support and training
Be part of a great team of volunteers supporting young people
Gain life skills and build your confidence
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Listening and communication, Mentoring and counselling, Teaching and training, Teamwork
Skills To Gain: Leadership, Mentoring and counselling
Times For The Opportunity: Any
Volunteer Commitment: Long term (Commitment of at least 6 months expected), Part time (18 hours per week)
What Could Someone Gain From This Role?: Time Out is for all 10-19 year olds in Calderdale,
connecting young people with activities,
opportunities, learning and support.
The project has been co-designed by young
people, who told us that ‘finding your thing’ -
finding something you love to do or connect
with helps them with feeling good and
staying well.
We provide a platform for young people’s
voices and experiences, empowering young
people through social action and
co-production.

Training will be provided and reasonable expenses paid.