We’d love to hear from you and there are so many ways to get involved. Support DA your way and do something today that will really make a difference.
Volunteer as a penfriend
We’re always looking for volunteers to join our penfriend scheme, so if you have experience of depression and feel that you could support one of our members with regular letters we want to hear from you. To download an application form please click on the link below and email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Depression Alliance, 20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX.
Depression Alliance occassionally requires the skills of an accountant, solicitor, GP and many other professionals. If you feel that you have some set time which you could devote to a particular task to help Depression Alliance please contact us with your CV. If you think you could help on a more regular basis then please see below about Trustees and Advisors.
Depression Alliance is looking to appoint two more Directors to its Board. Trustees, are responsible for the running of the charity under Charity and Company Law.
It is a challenging role - DA is a small but vital charity that faces many hurdles every day. These encompass everything from tackling the discrimination against depression and mental illness through to raising necessary funds in a very competitive environment.
If you believe you have the drive and energy to make a difference to the tens of thousands of people who come to DA looking for support and information then we would love to hear from you.
Are you able:
- To attend monthly meetings in London on weekday evenings
- To be a team person willing to work with four or five other directors
- To represent DA at events and be an advocate for its work
And do you:
- Have specialist skills that will enable you to guide the others in specific fields while being guided in others
- Have access to e-mail so that you can keep in constant touch with the staff and other directors.
We would be particularly interested to hear from you if you have skills or experience in HR, finance and law.
If you feel you have skills you would like to contribute to the Executive Committee then please contact email@example.com.
If are not able to committ to monthly meetings by becoming a trustee but would still like to offer your skills you may like to consider becoming an Advisor. Unlike a trustee you will not be not be responsible for the running of the charity by law but will instead support our work on a consultancy basis.
If you think you would like to suport Depression Alliance by becoming a Advisor please contact us. We are particularly keen to hear from people with legal, accountancy, gardening, medical and HR expertise.