Deadline: 21 July 2019
Location: Training held in Glasgow but volunteering will be across the Central Belt

The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health. It aims to find and address the sources of mental health problems.

The Foundation's vision is for a world with good mental health for all. Its mission is to help people to thrive through understanding, protecting and sustaining their mental health. 

They are currently seeking volunteers for a project that seeks to map out the history of the mental health movement and its relationship with the arts in Scotland.

Using oral history testimonies, they will create a timeline which spans over 50 years, creating a digital and physical resource which can be shared and used to educate and inspire others.

The role:

Volunteers will conduct one-to-one interviews with individuals who will be sharing their memories and involvement with the mental health and arts movement. As a volunteer you will conduct, record and send testimonies to the Development Officer.

All training will be provided, and no previous experience is necessary. They are looking for volunteers who: 

•           Have a passion for people and their stories

•           Can communicate well with others

•           Have good time keeping

•           Have good IT skills – including ability to upload files to email

•           Have an interest in heritage and the arts

•           Have an ability to relate well to others

•           Intermediate level of English

This is a voluntary position but travel and food expenses will be paid.

For more information, please email Eilidh Hollow at [email protected] for an application pack or tel: 0141 406 8813.