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Joanne Mind in Bexley Volunteer

Joanne Mind in Bexley Volunteer for Revival Cafe and Mentoring Project I have been a volunteer in the Revival Cafe since July 2019.  I really enjoy working in the cafe as it is a bright, friendly, welcoming and happy space.  We always have the vinyl spinning and customers are encouraged to choose some music so

Volunteer Story – Jackie

I have been volunteering since last year and I assist Pauline Fisher who is the volunteer lead at Mind in Bexley and East Kent Mind with administration duties once a week.  I wanted to volunteer to gain some experience and confidence working in an office as I hadn’t done so for 13 years. I have

Volunteer Story – Pat

I wanted to become a Volunteer for MIND shortly after passing Level 2 Award in introduction to Listening and Counselling. I used the services personally to which I found to be extremely helpful. MIND are a superb charity having lots of support areas and the Recovery College is lead superbly. I received excellent training which I

The Magic of Christmas

Thank you to The Belvedere Concert band who organised 'The Magic of Christmas' in aid of Mind in Bexley and North Kent Mind. It was a fantastic event and we now have the final fundraising total of £2,257.09 !! Thank you to the Belvedere Orchard Band and The Orchard Theatre for a great event!

Carers Service Volunteer

Our carers volunteer summary of her experiences volunteering for the Carers service and what volunteering means to her "It is my pleasure to help and support wherever I can for all these wonderful people because I have been a carer myself and fully understand that that they so often get overlooked and forgotten by so

Harry’s Blog

Harry White – Mind Volunteer Hey everyone reading this, my name is Harry White and I am a Volunteer with Mind Open Spaces. I’ve been a Volunteer for around 2 years, going on 3 now, if my memory serves me right. I tend to the allotment as an Open Spaces Volunteer, which is wonderful

Volunteer story – Viv

“I joined the volunteering team at Mind in Bexley 3 months ago, my aim was to help, support and assist in any way I can. Previously I worked in the childcare sector and therefore the free training and support offered by Mind was a great asset in giving me an insight into mental health while

Mentees Support – Ola

My name is Ola, I am a volunteer with Mind in Bexley as a Mentor I have been supporting Mentees during this lock down by offering  weekly phone calls, listening and providing practice support. When speaking to Mentees I go through their recovery star with them which really empowers a person and supports individual recovery,

Thank You For Volunteering

Mind in Bexley Volunteers generously give their time and dedication which supports our organisation to run smoothly. I wanted to let you all know that you are doing an outstanding job and I am extremely grateful with what you are doing to help others . I would like to thank every Mind in Bexley volunteer for


THE WAR I SURVIVED It must have been a particularly close and loud explosion that caused my eyes to open. Staring blankly around I somehow knew I’d been curled up like this for quite some time. The surroundings were at once familiar yet completely alien and unrecognisable, more like a foxhole or an old bomb