As a highly-valued KASP volunteer counsellor (already a trainee or qualified) you would be trained and supported to work with their clients; they support anyone over 16 who is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
What KASP asks from you:
- 3 hours per week of counselling to clients.
- Commit to a minimum of one year of volunteering.
- Hold strict confidentiality and maintain client records and evaluations systems.
- Attend mandatory supervision.
- Adhere to KASP's policies and procedures.
What KASP offers in return:
- Monthly individual support supervision; clinical supervision provided for qualified counsellors.
- Regular group supervision with other volunteer counsellors.
- A thorough and welcoming induction process.
- A specialised four-day training programme, which includes tops 'What is Childhood Sexual Abuse', 'What do Survivors Value', 'Symptoms of Trauma', 'How your Brain Works', 'Guild, Shame and Blame', 'Family Dynamics', 'Love', and 'Self-care for Counsellors'.
- Provision of further professional development training.
- Allocation of clients that feel suitable for your experience level.
- Being part of a friendly and experienced counselling team.
"Volunteering at KASP is special because of the support around you from everyone and the encouragement to just be a real person with clients." - one of our volunteer counsellors.
KASP encourages volunteer counsellors of all backgrounds, genders, and ethnicities to apply.