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Get involved with projects in Australia and overseas to help create a better future for others.
Join our team of volunteers and help people in need. While working online, you can make a difference by helping those struggling with mental illness and physical conditions. Our volunteers all come from different backgrounds and industries. We couldn’t do this work without them!
Why Volunteer With Us?
- Gain valuable work experience.
- Work with a supportive team in a wide variety of roles.
- Experience the rewarding feeling of contributing to an important cause.
- Receive a Certificate of Completion after six months of service. (Conditions Apply)
- Have the option to obtain a reference.
- The opportunity to be involved in our annual fundraising event! (Sydney Only)
All volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
What Our Volunteers Say
“Volunteering for Mind for Life has been such a rewarding experience. The people are lovely to work with and I’m really enjoying the flexibility of working my own hours from home. I have gained experience from participating in projects I’ve not worked on before in my career. I’m learning so much but using my own skills too.”
“Being a part of Mind for Life has been such an amazing experience for me. The thing I admire the most is the encouragement and support from the team members that makes me confident in my work. I have upgraded by skills and experience working with Mind for Life while maintaining a work-life balance.”
Our Current Projects
In addition to providing free education and services to our community, Mind for Life is involved in many projects here in Australia as well as overseas. We are working on a community project with the Peruvian NGO organisation Paz Peru which is located in Arequipa, Peru. We are providing counselling and mental health services to vulnerable women and children who have been suffering from mental and physical abuse.
Available Volunteer Positions
Counsellor (Spanish Speaking)
We are currently seeking Spanish speaking Counsellors Practitioners to hold online group sessions. This position will see you working with vulnerable children and women who have suffered from physical and mental abuse. You will need to deliver between 1-5 hours of online sessions per week at your convenience between 6AM-12PM AEST (Sydney).
- Professional counselling experience
- Excellent verbal and written Spanish communication skills
- Desire to assist sensitive cases related to abused women and children
What You Get:
Mind for Life will provide you with an opportunity to empower yourself to grow in your field and enhance your capabilities and strength by giving you the opportunity to serve the community.
- Flexibility in doing your tasks
- Opportunity to work with a collaborative team
- Service certificate and reference after the completion of 6 months volunteering period
Please apply if you believe that you will be able to handle sensitive cases of children and adults who suffered from mental or physical abuse and commit for a period of six months. If you feel you would be suitable for this role please send a CV and cover letter to this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Placement Program
This Leadership Program has been made possible through our partnership with the Australian Catholic University (ACU) . It is a completely online training program where you will work closely with carers from Paz Perú. The aim is to introduce key theories relating to leadership traits, behaviours and approaches to influencing organisational culture and outcomes.
This rewarding student placement will have you creating and delivering a training program that will aim to develop the carers’ ability to lead effectively by introducing key leadership theories. If you are currently studying with ACU and are interested in undertaking this program, please let us know by filling out the form below and we will send you a PDF document with more information.
Interested in Volunteering with Mind for Life?
If what you want to do is not listed above but you are still interested in volunteering with us, fill out the form below!
“Being a part of Mind for Life has been an enriching, rewarding experience. I am immensely grateful for the opportunity to join this organisation and contribute to such an important cause. It has also allowed me to gain valuable experience in tech, a booming industry. I cannot recommend it highly enough to anyone thinking about volunteering with MFL, not only for the things you learn but the connections you make along the way.”