'One World' LGBTQIA+ Group Volunteer

St Mungo's
Volunteer role
Closing Date: 
Friday, 7 June, 2024 - 23:00
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Bristol- First and third Thursday of every month, 3 hours per day, 2:30pm-5:30pm
Contract Details: 
3 Thomas More Square, Tower Hill, London E1W 1YW | 020 3856 6000
Details of Role: 

What will I be doing?

As a “One World Group” volunteer you will be volunteering with St Mungo’s Assertive Contact & Engagement (ACE) Service to facilitate group sessions with clients who identify as LGBTQIA+ and who are experiencing Mental Health issues. In this role, you will be supporting us with all or some of the following tasks: 

  •  Setting up / preparation in the kitchen. 
  •  Providing hot food and drinks to group members.
  •  Ensuring the group is a safe and calm space for everyone 
  •  Promoting community ties and friendly relationships for group attendees. 
  • Helping staff to clear away after the group finishes. 
  •  Participating in weekly pre-brief and de-brief check ins with staff before and after group time.
  • Signposting group attendees to appropriate support services. 

Where/ When will I be volunteering? 

You will be volunteering the first and third Thursday of every month, in the afternoons, 2:30pm – 5:30pm in Redcliffe, Bristol.


Do I need to have any specific skills? 

  • A desire to help people who are going through a very challenging time and need some respite from the demands of everyday life, in a supportive environment. 
  •  An understanding and awareness of mental health issues and their impact. 
  •  Identify as part of, or be an ally to, the LGBTQIA+ community. 
  •  Being reliable, resilient and respectful. 
  • Good communication skills and an empowering attitude towards our clients. 
  •  An understanding of the causes of homelessness and its impact. 
  •  Genuine interest in and commitment to St Mungo’s work and client group. 


 An understanding of and commitment to diversity & equality. We particularly welcome applications from people living locally or working within the local community. Lived experience of mental health or addiction issues, as well as homelessness are welcome.


Things to remember:

– Please look at the time commitments and locations required for this role and be sure you are able to commit. This role requires a 6 month commitment.

– A DBS check will be carried out for this role as it is a client-facing role.

– Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants

– A level 2 food hygiene certificate is required for this role. This can be completed  online which St Mungo’s will organise and fund.

How to Apply: 

Please apply online: ‘One World’ LGBTQIA+ Group Volunteer | St Mungo's (mungos.org)