Work for us


All of our current vacancies are listed below. If you would like to be kept informed of vacancies as they arise, please email Amanda Hood at

Current vacancies:

Fundraising Manager (3 days per week) – click for details

Please email us or follow @Mentortweets on Twitter for updates.


Do you want to learn new skills or strengthen those you already have? Do you want to meet a passionate, dedicated team of people who support and encourage each other and truly believe in their work? Do you want to try something different or explore new career options?

Why not volunteer with Mentor?

I highly recommend volunteering with this amazing team who are friendly and adamant in their research and projects to teach, help and create awareness in young people.

Chloe King, work experience student

Volunteering can add a great deal to your life and the lives of those for whom you volunteer. Mentor offers a range of different volunteering options to suit your skills and needs:

Become a member of Mentor’s Youth Panel

We are recruiting passionate young people aged 16-24 to form a panel of youth advisors to inform and develop our work by putting young people’s voices at the heart of what we do.

Get in touch with us if you:

  • care about preventing substance misuse among children and young people;
  • have a passion for improving the physical and mental wellbeing of children;
  • are determined to make an impact.

Download the flyer here.

Other volunteering opportunities with Mentor

Youth volunteering / Work Experience

Are you a student looking for a Work Experience placement or a way to learn new skills while helping a good cause? Our offices in London and Edinburgh are always looking for more volunteers. Check for current opportunities by sending us an email at

Postgraduate volunteering

Are you a recent graduate looking for the opportunity to develop your skills? Do you want give back to the community while you do something different to your ‘everyday’ job?

We are always looking for volunteers with any of the following special skills or expertise:

  • alcohol and/or drugs research
  • policy analysis, research and development
  • education (formal or informal)
  • working within local authorities
  • fundraising
  • graphic design
  • film and media

Contact us on 020 7553 9920 or email if you feel you can contribute to Mentor in any of the above areas.

Testimonials from our volunteers

Working at Mentor has been an amazing experience! I have met and worked with so many different people who are dedicated to improving the social skills and wellbeing of young people.

Chloe King, work experience student

I started volunteering for Mentor because I felt it's something I would get a great deal from and I've enjoyed every minute.

Alistair, Edinburgh

I have learnt far more about alcohol than I ever anticipated and I have become much more confident about talking to large groups of people.

Bottle Project volunteer, Edinburgh