Help share your experience of bipolar in the workplace, Bipolar UK have two great volunteer roles within our Employment Service!!

Volunteer as an Employment Ambassador

Telephone and Email Peer Support Volunteer

What do the roles involve?

The role of Employment Ambassador can include any or all of the following:

  • Sharing your experience in awareness talks or training events or by phone and email
  • Answering questions about your experiences of living with bipolar and managing your condition in the workplace
  • Provide reassurance and support from personal experience of working and managing bipolar at work
  • Participating in promotional events in relation to Bipolar UK and its service

The role of Employment Support Telephone / Email Volunteer based in our London Office

  • Sharing your experience in awareness by phone and email
  • Answering questions about your experiences of living with bipolar and managing your condition in the workplace
  • Provide reassurance and support from personal experience of working and managing bipolar at work
  • Participating in promotional events in relation to Bipolar UK and its service

Benefits of volunteering as an Employment Ambassador:

  • Using your skills and experience to help others affected by bipolar
  • Using your knowledge of bipolar to inform an audience of how it affects you in the workplace
  • Being part of a team
  • Developing your confidence
  • Developing your public speaking and presentation skills

We are looking for volunteers who:

  • Have experience of working whilst managing a diagnosis of bipolar.
  • Are empathetic and can understand the needs of individuals with bipolar.
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Can speak confidently in public.
  • Are reliable, personal and friendly.
  • Have good organisational skills.
  • Have the ability to reflect the values and credibility of Bipolar UK at every occasion.
  • Have experience of using Bipolar UK's services.

Next steps:

  1. Find out more and download the Employment Ambassador role description
  2. Download and complete the volunteering application form
  3. Send your completed application form to us at [email protected].