Volunteer & Jobs


To make a MONETARY or CASH donation to Community Mental Health please send an email to donations@mentalhealth.org.za and we will forward you the necessary information.

For GIFTS IN KIND please contact:
Elizma Keuler (Development Officer)
Tel: +27 083 412 9541
Fax: +27 086 661 2766
Email: elizma@mentalhealth.org.za

Please contact us at donations@mentalhealth.org.za for any further enquiries or voluntary work.

Voluntary workers desiring to work in Cape Town as health professionals, general workers, caregivers, aides or administrative staff in mental health group homes and facilities are invited to apply for a 6-12 month position. No previous experience is required and no remuneration is offered.
Please click on the link below to download our Employment Application form:
Community Mental Health & Psychiatry (CMHP) provides all inclusive services to more than 300 long-term service users in the mental health field. These include adults with a psychiatric diagnosis like Schizophrenia and children with severe and profound intellectual disabilities. No formal training is required to work in any position up to care giving, but a passion to serve people and assist clients to develop their full potential, is paramount. Social workers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nursing and other health related compliments will have to provide proof of registration. Students, who are not yet qualified, should provide proof from their Academic Institution.

Although the worker enters into an agreement with CMHP, (s) he must be self-supported as voluntary workers are not remunerated, and should be willing to work and be treated as employees. Accommodation and some meals may be provided by CMHP. We have 8 facilities in Cape Town and surrounding areas with our Head Office in Brackenfell, Cape Town.

Some of these facilities are situated on hospital grounds while others are within communities. Interested persons may apply by emailing their CV together with a covering letter to:

or fax to +27 086 605 7383
Director, Training and Occupational Therapy.
© Community Mental Health and Psychiatry Foundation (CMHP) Cape Town.
Phone: +27 (021) 981 9850 Fax: +27 (086) 981 6058489