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  • VO30331


Description

Volunteers are given a comprehensive training, support from a mentor and the other volunteers in the branch. There will also be opportunities to be involved in other branch activities such as publicity, schools talks, prison etc.
Expectation is one 3-hour shift per week. The Branch opening hours are on our website at:
https://www.samaritans.org/branches/perth/

Organisation aims and objectives

To be available 24 hrs a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or dispair, including those which may lead to suicide. To help create a stronger less isolated society in which fewer people die by suicide, people are able to explore their feelings and to acknowledge and respect the feelings of others.

Restrictions

Confidential service/life experience
Travel details: 3 Kings Place, Perth
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses are available
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 5 months ago

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