Volunteer for us

We are looking for new volunteers!
This is an exciting opportunity to join Sutton Mental Health Foundation.  If you think you would be interested in taking on one of the roles below, please get in touch.
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Belmont Connect – Kitchen volunteer

Days and times: ??

SMHF is looking for a volunteer to help with food preparation for our lunches and coffee mornings.  We are looking for someone happy to deal with people, answer the telephone, take money and food orders and clear tables.  Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a busy kitchen.  You will also need to have Food Hygiene Level 2, (training will be provided if necessary).  If you think this could be you, or you would like more information, please contact ovie.oboh@smhf.org.uk to find out more or leave a message on 020 8770 0172.

Sutton Crisis Café Volunteer

Days and times: Any day, 6.30pm – 10:00pm

Sutton Crisis Café will be opening this Summer.  We are looking to recruit some volunteers help to support the café staff with welcoming visitors, making light refreshments and general tidying and cleaning.  If you think this could be you, or you would like more information, please contact lisa.lancefield@smhf.org.uk to find out more or leave a message on 020 8770 0172.

Secretary to the Board – Voluntary post

Flexible days and times (board meetings held six-weekly on a Wednesday  7:00pm – 8.30pm), remote working possible

Sutton Mental Health Foundation is looking for help with preparing agendas and general correspondence for our board meetings.  This is a flexible role that could be largely undertaken remotely at a time that is convenient.

We are hoping to find someone who has experience of minute taking, good organisational skills and an eye for detail.  You will need access to IT and be familiar with Word etc.  An understanding of mental health issues is desirable.

The responsibilities will involve preparations for six-weekly Board meetings, including preparing and circulating the agenda and papers, attending the meeting to take minutes, preparing and seeking approval for and circulating draft minutes - all in consultation with and under the direction of the Chair.

Contact lisa.lancefield@smhf.org.uk to find out more or leave a message on 020 8770 0172.

The Voyager - Desktop publishing volunteer

Flexible days and times, remote working possible

We are looking for someone to join our The Voyager magazine team and help with Desktop publishing and producing the quarterly issues.

The Voyager magazine is written, compiled, and edited by service users. It provides a comprehensive and regularly updated directory of local mental health services as well as entertaining articles, opinion pieces, recipes, quizzes, art and poetry.   It is published online and has a circulation of about 800 hard copies.

We are in need of a volunteer with excellent IT and, in particular, Microsoft Publisher skills to layout each issue of the magazine and work with the editorial team.  If you think this could be you, or you would like more information, please contact ovie.oboh@smhf.org.uk  to find out more or leave a message on 020 8770 0172.