Listeners

  • VO30795


Description

We try to help those who have already overdosed and encourage them to seek help.

Organisation aims and objectives

To befriend the suicidal and despairing. Listening without judement so people can find a way through their feelings. Usually we work by phone but increasingly by email and text. Also face to face.

Availability

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

Sun

Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Normally 1 session per week.

Restrictions

Experience required: Empathy. Patience. Save Life experience is useful. willingness to listen
Travel details: Sun - Wed 7.30 pm to 11.30 pm Thurs - Sat 9 pm to 2 am
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: mileage paid.
Training details: Training takes 8 weeks, after training volunteer is mentored on a one x one basis.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 2 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.