“Volunteers will be the absolute lifeblood of this project… It’s a chance to make a concrete difference to people’s lives, get yourself fit, and most importantly have fun!”
The Walking for Wellbeing project helps people with long-term mental health conditions to get active. Wellbeing Walk Leaders facilitate short walks from a variety of existing mental health locations and support participants to improve their mental and physical health.
Training required: Oxfordshire Mind Volunteer Induction Training one day course. Walking for Wellbeing Induction half-day course. Walk Leader Training half-day course. Ongoing support will also be provided in placement.
Time commitment: 1 hour per week (weekdays morning or aft), for a minimum of 3 months, plus group supervisions every 2 months.