Events Manager

Counselling and Support Services Southend

Come and join our team and help organise a mental health week in May 2024 in the centre of Southend. This will be a great opportunity for you to develop skills and contacts in this arena.

Published On: 06/12/2023
About this opportunity from Counselling and Support Services Southend

CASSS helps to coordinate and develop counselling and community therapy services, in and around Southend. The Events Manager will be responsible for liaising and helping to organise a mental health event in the Victoria Shopping Centre, as part of Mental Health Awareness week in May. This event is one of our main events of the year, helping various therapy agencies to connect to the public and offer advise and support on various mental health matters. As such this is a key role in helping to make a big difference, to the mental health of the community. It is also a great opportunity to develop skills and contacts in the mental health sector.

The volunteer will be responsible for working with the Nominated Therapeutic Coordinator in preparing for the event, by communicating with agencies and the venue, prior to the event. They will also be responsible for helping to organise and run the event on the day. They will communicate with attending agencies, the venue and the service manager, in advance of and on the day, to help coordinate attendance at the event. Answer enquiries and forward on problems, as they arise.

This role offers the chance to help develop organisation skills, confidence, being responsible and proactive, develop problem solving skills and communication skills. It is also a fantastic chance to develop excellent links with community therapy and mental health services, if this is of interest. This role is especially useful, for those who would be interested in working in this sector.

Organisational skills, communication, IT, reliable, independence, proactive, problem solving.
Possibly qualifications in therapy/business, but not essential.

Role Description is available on request.

Activity Types

General helping | Local events | Supporting charities

Interests

Civic responsibility and communities | Health and Social Care | Mental Health

Commitment

Normally 1-2 hours a week., however will need additional time on Saturdays during the daytime, when an event is happening

Find out more

For more information about Counselling and Support Services Southend and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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