At Sheffield Mind we are committed to providing a positive experience for all our volunteers. We are hoping to recruit to the following roles:

Volunteer - Dementia Tea Rooms

Sheffield Mind has received funding to run a weekly dementia tea room for 12 months at our Wellbeing Centre, 110 Sharrow Lane S11 8AL.

The tea room will be run by a paid coordinator, with the assistance of volunteers. There will be an emphasis on inter-generational conversation and reminiscence work. Volunteers will help facilitate the weekly 2 hour sessions annd duties will included setting up rooms, preparing and serving tea/coffee and light refreshments and talking to attendees and their carers.

A role description and person spec for the opportunity can be found HERE

If you have any questions about the role please call the office on 01147 258 4489 ext 117


Creative Therapist - Volunteer Placement
Sheffield Mind are now accepting applications for a creative (e.g. Art, Drama, Movement) volunteer counsellor placement.  In order to apply for the vacancy you need to be enrolled on a minimum Level 4 Course which requires a placement as part of your studies. You will be allocated to practitioners whilst remaining on your course and will be expected to complete your placement shortly after you complete your studies.
Please download the application pack by clicking here 
The closing date for applications is Midnight, 15 November 2018, interviews will be held on the 29th. 
If you have any questions about the placement or need additional information please call 0114 258 4489 ext 105


We are looking for a new Chair to provide leadership and ensure that the Board fulfils its responsibilities for providing strategic direction and efficient governance of Sheffield Mind. You will be responsible for maintaining an effective working relationship between the Board and the senior management team as well as managing the CEO, helping him/her to achieve the aims of the organisation. Ideally, but not essentially, the candidate will have clinical knowledge or experience in the treatment of mental illness.

The duties of the Chair include the following:

Provide leadership and direction to the Board of Trustees and enable the Board to fulfil their responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of the organisation.

Ensure that the organisation pursues its objects as defined in its governing document, charity law, company law and other relevant legislation/regulations.

Work in partnership with the Chief Executive / senior management team and support the employees, helping them achieve the aims of the organisation.

Facilitate the board of trustees in stimulating excellent, well-rounded and carefully considered strategic decision-making.

Contribute on an occasional basis to key HR activities such as senior appointments and grievance hearings.

Approximate time commitment.

3 days per month:

6 x Board meetings per annum, 6-8pm

2-4 special Board/planning meetings per annum

12 supervision / planning meetings per annum with CEO

Occasional briefing meetings with staff

Regular input and advice when needed, via email or phone, on a range of issues.


For further details and an application form click here 

if you have any queries call the office on 0114 258 4489 ext 110/107


Sheffield Mind has a volunteer policy. This document gives you clear guidance on what would be expected of you as a volunteer. Click here to view it.