I’d like to get involved

There are several ways you can get involved from sharing our social media posts, joining in with campaigns, getting to some of our activities or becoming a Wellbeing Ambassador.

Wellbeing Ambassadors help us to shape the direction of Mental Health Services for young people.  

Wellbeing Ambassadors help us to interview staff, help us to develop new policies and services and, if they want to, represent the views of young people in meetings.

Your voice matters.  Becoming a Wellbeing Ambassador can build up your confidence and make things better for other young people.   

You can make a real difference and make some new friends along the way.  We are always looking for new Wellbeing Ambassadors.  So why not reach out to find out a bit more? 


Becoming a Wellbeing Ambassador 

If you’d like to improve the mental health of young people in Herefordshire, wny not become a Wellbeing Ambassador?  

What is a Wellbeing Ambassador?

Wellbeing Ambassadors are young people aged 14-26 who help us to promote good mental health and wellbeing in schools, colleges and communities.

  • Helping us to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and emotional wellbeing.
  • Helping us to reduce the stigma that sometimes comes with asking for help.
  • Offering support to other young people and children, under careful guidance from Strong Young Minds colleagues.
  • Contributing to consultation exercises within Strong Young Minds, the CLD Trust and other organisations.
  • Supporting the Participation Plan of Strong Young Minds and the CLD Trust. This may include helping us to recruit staff or supporting our development of new policies and services.
strong young minds get involved
strong young minds get involved

To become a Wellbeing Ambassador you will be: 

  • Aged between 14 and 26.
  • Willing to attend regular meetings with the Participation Lead within Strong Young Minds.
  • Willing to support Strong Young Minds in our work.
  • Able to maintain appropriate boundaries with vulnerable children and young people.
  • Willing to work within the Safeguarding Policies and Procedures of Strong Young Minds.
  • Willing to work within the requirements set out in any risk assessments needed to keep everyone safe, e.g. in relation to activities or groups.

In return, you can expect: 

  • The chance to make a real difference to mental health services in Herefordshire.
  • The opportunity to learn and develop new skills which we can then evidence for your CV.
  • The chance to build up a supportive network of young people who share your commitment to making a difference.
  • The chance to attend training and other learning and development events.