Open Minds Vacancies

If we have any positions vacant they will be displayed below. 


We are currently looking to expand our board of trustees. Being a trustee with Open Minds would mean attending a meeting every 2 months and contributing to the discussions and decisions that are made regarding the running of the charity. Prior experience is not necessary as full support and mentoring would be given. Open Minds welcomes applications from anyone who is willing to give up some of their free time in a voluntary capacity and feels they may have something to contribute e.g. life experiences, skills or knowledge.

Open minds and equal opportunity organisation. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, marital/ relationship status or medical conditions.

In line with charity commission guidelines reasonable expenses such as travel will be reimbursed. Please note this is a voluntary role and not a paid position. Successful applicants will be subject to a DBS check which will be paid for by the charity.

To apply for this role please send an email to, including a personal statement and basic details; your name, telephone number and address.The personal statement should be no more than 400 words detailing your reason for applying for this role. In addition to any relevant experience you may have (voluntary, work or life experience). Feel free to also include a bit about yourself i.e. your hobbies, interests, previous/ current jobs you have held.

There is no set deadline for this role. We will keep the opportunity open until we have received sufficient applications. In person interviews will be held at a location within Nottingham City Centre. Dates and times will be arranged on an individual basis with each candidate.


Open Minds is currently looking for new volunteers to join our team and assist us with the running of our clubs and services. We welcome anyone to apply to be a volunteer with our organisation. What we look for in volunteers is an enthusiastic attitude towards helping other people. Prior experience working with learning disabilities is ideal but not essential to this role.

Our main sessions are held on Saturdays, we are looking for volunteers who would have some availability to do a Saturday, ideally one Saturday per month/ every 2 months. Open Minds runs two Saturday sessions per month. Our ‘out and about’ sessions in the community occur mid-month on a Saturday afternoon. These sessions are normally held in Nottingham City Centre or a site that is in close proximity to the centre e.g. Victoria Embankment or Wollaton Park. The craft sessions are at the end of the month also on a Saturday afternoon. The craft sessions are based at Arkwright Meadows in NG2.

Our volunteers all must complete a DBS check to work with us, Open Minds will cover the cost pending a successful interview.

If you are interested please email with your name and phone number along with a brief personal statement introducing who you are, please include current occupation, any hobbies or interests, prior voluntary experience and why you are applying for this role. This statement should be no longer than 200-300 words.
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