SLaM Msaada Volunteer Programme

SLaM Msaada Volunteer Programme

Are you of Black or Minority Ethnic (BME) origin? Do you want to support BME people who are living with mental illness? Then why not think about volunteering for the Msaada  (a Swahili word meaning “giving back”) project with South London and Maudsley Hospital.

Looking for a chance to give back, make a difference and gain experience? 

Msaada is looking for local BME volunteers to befriend BME service users in wards for a couple of hours on a weekly basis. 

The programme is an opportunity to improve self confidence, meet new people and change lives. Many volunteers have gone on to pursue a career in Health & Social Care, nursing, medicine or social work.

What they are looking for?

No previous experience is necessary, but you must be willing to commit to volunteering for a minimum of two hours per week for nine months. Volunteers have to provide two references and pass DBS clearance and Occupational Health checks.

Find out more/ apply:

Read the full role description

For more information and application packs, please email Joseph Kiguwa on:


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