Mental Health Ambassador Programme – FAQs

Our Mental Health Ambassador Programme is part of an innovative new partnership, the Mental Wealth Academy. Here are some commonly asked questions about taking part in this programme:

Can people still claim benefits and take part?

Yes, you can still claim benefits.

What’s the time commitment?

The time commitment is around 4-5 hours a month. The time dedicated to this can be flexible to fit around your schedule. However, there will be specifics dates set in for training.

Will I have to travel?

It’s likely we’ll meet as a group. As the ambassadors will be from around the county we will meet in central Oxford, COVID depending. These meetings will take place around once a month. If you deliver a session or workshop you will also need to travel to this destination.

Will there be any reimbursement for travel expenses?

Yes, you will be able to claim reimbursement for travel.

Can I fit this in around full or part time work or study?

You will be able to fit this around full time/part time study and work. The schedule will be decided around the group of ambassadors.

How has does COVID affected the project?

As a result of COVID-19, we will follow the official guidelines. It’s likely that some training and group meetings may be online.

Any other queries can be sent via email to our Mental Health Ambassador Coordinator Rachel Wood: [email protected]