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Volunteering with SANE

SANE recruits volunteers from diverse backgrounds and with different life experiences for a range of roles within our office in London E1.

Volunteering opportunities

Please see below the volunteer roles available. Click on each for more information.

SANE Services Volunteers

Providing emotional support and information on one or more of the following services:

  • Helpline (telephone)
  • Textcare

We have a rolling programme of recruitment and training for this role.  You may also find it helpful to look at these frequently asked questions about volunteering.


Office Volunteers: Providing general administrative support and assisting with projects and events.

Database Volunteers: Checking and updating information on the SANE Information Database (SID) which contains valuable information about mental health support services throughout the country.

Volunteer Service Users/Carers: Using your own experience either as a mental health service user or a carer, you can support our training of SANE Services volunteers by sharing your vital lived experience.

* Recruited as needed

Who volunteers for SANE?


Richard, Jack, Sue, Victoria and Hannah are all SANE Services volunteers. They combine volunteering with working and/or studying.

You might also like to read some of our volunteer stories: Hyun-ho, Abi, Steve and Paul share their experiences of being SANE Services volunteers.




More information about all volunteer roles from Rohima Begum.

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