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We are looking for a qualified volunteer counsellor to provide regular (usually weekly), confidential counselling to clients within Harbour premises.
- Work within your professional body's codes of Ethics and Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP, COSCA, UKCP, ACC etc.)
- Adhere to Harbour's policies and procedures for good practice
- Meet your professional body's supervision requirements
- Ensure all client files accurately kept
- Participate in quarterly team meetings and occasional fundraising efforts
Rape Crisis Grampian is a fully inclusive service which provides free, confidential support to survivors of rape and sexual violence aged of 13 years and over.
To enable us to provide a consistent service, Survivors are supported by Volunteer Support Workers. We currently have a pool of eleven Volunteers who offer face to face, email or telephone support.
Support Volunteers undertake a comprehensive selection and training process and will be registered with the PVG – Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme.
We are looking for individuals who are:
*Empathetic, non-judgemental and good listeners
*Able to commit to volunteering for at least 12 months and a minimum of three hours per week
*Able to maintain confidentiality and anonymity
*Open to gaining an understanding about rape and sexual violence and its impacts on individuals.
Excellent training and support is provided to all volunteers. Including sixty hours of training. The training is comprehensive and ensures all Volunteers are equipped with the skills necessary to support Survivors. Debriefing is provided after each support session and volunteers are further supported via quarterly group Supervision as an additional means of support.
If you would like more information or to apply please contact our Volunteer Coordinator on: 01224 590932 or email: email@example.com
We are looking for Online Volunteers who will respond to our members in either a live chat (booked in advance) or via email messaging style.
We use `Facebook.com` to have live online conversations and phone mentoring for people suffering mental health struggles by offering friendship and support in a non-formal, non professional format.
There are volunteers on duty almost 24-7 and phone numbers provided for one-on-one peer support. Outreach volunteers are here to listen, talk and empathise.
The volunteer will join about 150 other Samaritans in the Branch which operates round the clock - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The volunteer will support people in crisis, either on the phone, in person at the Samaritan Centre, or by email or SMS (phone) Text. Each year we expect to receive about 25,000 phone calls, 300 personal visits, and over 2,000 emails from all over the world. There are also opportunities to take part in running the Branch and in our growing outreach programme.
NHS Western isles and the Breastfeeding Network are setting up a new project to offer breastfeeding peer support to families. We are looking for local mums who would like to train to become Breastfeeding Peer Supporters. We would love to hear from local mums who have personal experience of breastfeeding.
*Help with soup making and/or serving, supporting and socializing at our fantastic Y Knot Drop- in Lunch Club*
You would be joining a team of volunteers, helping to provide a safe, welcoming space where visitors can relax and enjoy a friendly chat and a variety of activities, such as cards, dominoes and occasionaly crafts. Our visitors are people from all walks of life who need support to deal with challenges to their mental health.
Volunteers can choose from a variety of options:
>9.30am to 2.30pm Making soup, serving, joining in activities
>12noon to 2.30pm Serving, helping to clear up, joining in activities. (Everyone has lunch together)
A monthly rota ensures that volunteers can tailor their volunteering times to fit in with other commitments. Some work once a month, others every week or once a fortnight. We would be happy to discuss details with you should you decide to apply-and we're hoping that you will. Preliminary visits would be very welcome.
Training and support is also provided and all volunteers are greatly appreciated.
Contact us by phone or e-mail at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 01224 635694 to arrange to “drop in” one Thursday.
Fledgling Arts Collective Central provide a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction or who feel like they don't quite 'fit',or feel estranged to this world : to express themselves through art as catharsis. We encourage being CathARTic!
We are currently recruiting new volunteers to a range of exciting roles to help us in our vital work. Volunteering opportunities include:
*Fledgling Wings Moderator *General Senior Manager *Online Co-manager of Outreach *Outreach Manager *Outreach online volunteer position *Treasurer *Volunteer social media promoter *Volunteer website designer.
These are fantastic opportunities to help volunteering-all help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated. For further details please contact: Jewels Johnson at email: email@example.com
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland are currently recruiting Volunteer Counsellors to work within our Dumfries and Galloway Team (face to face and telephone). Ideally you should have a qualification in counselling.
Listening volunteers are always needed to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide. We ask you to give us a minimum of a 4 hour duty per week, as well as a 4 hour night duty at monthly intervals. There are no qualifications required but an open mind is essential. You can also apply to help with administration or other non-listening support. Let us know how you would like to help. Full training provided.
Saheliya is a specialist mental health and well-being support organisation for black, minority ethnic, asylum seeker, refugee and migrant women and girls (12+) in the Edinburgh and Glasgow area. Our mission is to promote mental well-being by combating the effects of discrimination and abuse, reducing the stigma of mental health, and improving access to mainstream services. We are looking for 2 Volunteer Counsellors to provide individual counselling.