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Mental Health Motivational Speaker

Change lives + gain skills. Good Grief puts you at the centre of the mental health revolution, giving you the chance to educate and inspire young people in your community and make change across the country. When it comes to mental health, young people are most likely to listen to someone of a similar age - that's you! As a Good Grief Speaker, you’ll travel to schools and youth-centric communities to deliver engaging mental health presentations that young people will actually listen to. You'll have the opportunity - and the ability - to help lead the mental health movement by teaching young people that we all have mental health and how they can support each other and themselves.

What are you going to do

Change lives + gain skills. Good Grief puts you at the centre of the mental health revolution, giving you the chance to educate and inspire young people in your community and make change across the country.

When it comes to mental health, young people are most likely to listen to someone of a similar age - that's you! As a Good Grief Speaker, you'll travel to schools and youth-centric communities to deliver engaging mental health presentations that young people will actually listen to. You'll have the opportunity - and the ability - to help lead the mental health movement by teaching young people that we all have mental health and how they can support each other and themselves.

Good Grief's staff developed the talk in collaboration with young leaders, and it's always delivered by two certified speakers. We'll train you to safely share personal stories, captivate an audience, and spark a revolution.

In the past year alone we have delivered talks 200 talks across the UK and we want to do more!

What do you gain as a Good Grief speaker?

  • Mental health knowledge
  • Public speaking and communication skills
  • The ability to captivate and motivate an audience
  • The coaching, marketing, coordinating, and logistical support of the Good Grief Team
  • The opportunity to travel to other communities
  • The platform to spark and lead the mental health movement

Who can apply to become a Good Grief Speaker?

Speakers must be 16 or older. And although the upper age limit is somewhere around 30, as long as you're able to relate to young people on a peer-to-peer level, we encourage you to apply.

What do young people get out of Good Grief Talks?

  • An understanding of what mental health is and why it's so important
  • Ways to identify if they or someone they know may be struggling
  • Tools to use in being there for someone who is struggling
  • Knowledge of how to connect to a variety of local and national mental health supports
  • Methods of practicing self awareness and self care to build mental health resilience
  • Inspiring calls to get involved and take action

Your Responsibilities: Speaking and Facilitating

  • Develop and deliver inspirational speeches, making use of storytelling and multimedia resources, to engage young people of all ages – as well as teachers and other adults

Modify speech and workshop content to suit a variety of age groups, learning and behavioural needs and special requests from schools

What we offer

  • Travel expenses
  • Mental health knowledge
  • Public speaking and communication training
  • The opportunity to captivate and motivate young people
  • Coaching, marketing, coordinating, and logistical support
  • Social media platform for your own personal brand

What we ask:

  • No minimum education required Interest in mental health
  • Interest in mental health
  • Public speaking
  • Passionate about helping others

Extra information

Education Level
Secondary School, College, University, Other
Location
South East
Working hours per week
1 - 5
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs, Summer / Holiday Jobs, Graduate Internship
Salary indication
Between £25.00 and £100.00 Per Hour
Responsible for
Leading talks and workshoops
Type of Job
Teaching / Instructors / Guides, Counselling and Social Services
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Yes
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

South East | Teaching Jobs | Counselling Jobs | Casual / Part Time Jobs | Summer / Holiday Jobs | Graduate Internship | Secondary School | College | University | Other

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