Volunteer as a Media/Awareness Ambassador and help share your experiences of bipolar.

We are currently looking for volunteers who are within travel distance of our London office.

What does the role involve?

As a Media/Awareness Ambassador, you'll be sharing your experience of bipolar through approved media or events. This could include:

  • National and regional newspapers
  • National and regional television
  • National and regional radio
  • Social media
  • Websites, including the Bipolar UK website
  • Raising awareness events/activities

The Media/Awareness Ambassador role is open to anybody affected by bipolar, whether you have a diagnosis or are a family member or loved one.

Bipolar UK receives many media requests and we agree involvement as appropriate. Our aim is to work collaboratively to ensure bipolar is reported in an informed and sensitive manner. We provide our Ambassadors with support and guidance every step of the way.

Benefits of volunteering as a Media/Awareness Ambassador:

  • Raising awareness and understanding bipolar
  • Using your skills and experience to support others affected by bipolar
  • Being part of a team
  • Developing your confidence
  • Increasing your knowledge of living with and managing bipolar

We are looking for volunteers who are:

  • Good communicators and are confident speaking with media or at events.
  • Knowledgable about Bipolar UK's services.
  • Diagnosed with bipolar or are a family member/carer of someone with bipolar.
  • Passionate about breaking down stigma around bipolar and mental health in general.
  • Reliable, personable and friendly.

Find out more and download the Media/Awareness Ambassador role description.

Download and complete the volunteering application form. When completed, send your application form to us at communications@bipolaruk.org.