Volunteering Opportunity: Support Volunteer with H'arts in Mind

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H’arts in Mind has been in existence for six years. It is a registered charity no 118882. It is a mental health arts charity that supports people’s well being through art and friendship. It is entirely voluntary run and is a CIO. Trustees have lived experience. It offers online well being art sessions, well being drop ins, art workshops, friendship days out and opportunities.

Opportunity Type: Long-term Commitment

District: Welwyn/Hatfield

Location: Indoor

Time of day: Weekday Mornings, Weekday Afternoons, Weekend Half Days

Practical Considerations: Working a three hour shift 11-2pm or 2pm-5pm on one of the days we are open which

are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays.

Requirements: Will require a criminal record check (DBS)

Suitable for: 18 – 25 year olds, Aged 26 and over, University students, Older People

Suitable for volunteers interested in: Arts & Crafts, Retail, Voluntary & Community Action

Does this opportunity provide wheelchair access?: No

Full Description:
Duties Serving customers on the till area, keeping an eye on art in store, advising them about our well being drop in art sessions and weekly classes that are available for the community and is constantly growing.

Volunteers would need to be especially reliable, polite, discreet, empathetic and tolerant as people attending our well being sessions, including existing members, may have mental or physical health challenges. Everyone works together as part of a team.

We offer free parking, petrol/bus fares expenses, free refreshments, a free space on one of our Art workshops and an inspiring Art gallery environment to work in.

If you have a love of art it is useful but not essential. It is more essential to have a cheerful disposition and empathy. Good eye contact, addressing the public when they enter the space.