Join our supportive community and help us help people across the UK.

Become a Mental Health Mates Walk Leader and help create a safe environment for people to walk, talk and share without fear of judgement.

Setting up a walk in your local community will help us establish a nationwide network of peer-to-peer support for everyone, everywhere.

MHM volunteers
Having fun while volunteering

Apply here

Why volunteer?

As a MHM Walk Leader, you will be organising and leading walks in your local area that support those in the community who need a safe space to walk, talk and connect without fear or judgment.

Volunteer commitments

  •  Commit to completing 4-6 hours of free training
  • Commit to leading at least one walk a month for three months


Check out our walk leader guide here – it has everything from how to set up your walk, running your walk on the day, participating in our Walk Leader training and our MHM walk guidelines.

What do you get from volunteering?  

Free specialised training

Opportunity to support those struggling

Connecting with community and building friendships

Becoming a part of a supportive and encouraging community

Join a walk

Let us know that you’re interested in joining a walk and we’ll see how we can help.