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Young Black Men’s Peer Leader

Location: Hackney, London

Young Black Men’s Peer Leadership Project
JOB TITLE:  Peer Leader
Job Type: Voluntary (travel expenses paid)




IRIE Mind are looking for candidates to become YBM Peer Leaders for the Young Black Men’s Peer Leadership program which will involve them co-designing and delivering the program to Young Black Men in the Borough of Hackney.


We are now recruiting young black men between the ages of 16-29 with lived mental health experiences. You will use your own experiences of recovery to develop and deliver courses that enable people to develop skills and confidence to manage their own recovery journey.


We would expect you to:


  • complete 4 weeks of training (now delivered online)
  • co-produce and deliver monthly workshops for the young black men over the following 18 months.
  • provide references and complete a DBS check


This great opportunity will allow you to obtain new skills and a greater understanding to support others and your own mental wellbeing.



We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis. To apply, please email your CV alongside the application form to If you have any questions please feel to give me a call on 020 8985-4239.


Candidates will need to be available for a virtual interview ASAP and would need to be available for immediate start.


Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please email us the attached equal opportunities form to the HR Team.

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