YMCA DownsLink Group
YMCA Dialogue is a BACP Accredited service in Surrey, East and West Sussex. We work with over 7000 children and young people each year, and provide free counselling in a variety of settings, from schools to community centres. We work with over 130 therapeutic staff and hold regular training events for our Volunteer Counsellors.
We are looking for enthusiastic and professional volunteer counsellors who wish to gain more experience working with 11-25 year olds in the local community.
Full fortnightly supervision and ongoing training is provided, with an expectation that you will provide at least 3 client sessions per week and stay for a minimum of 12 months.
We currently have four locations available: BHASVIC, Brighton, Longhill School Brighton, Steyning Grammer School (Steyning) and Collyers College (Horsham).
Unfortunately, we are unable to offer placement / trainee volunteer positions. Please only apply if you are a qualified counsellor (N.B: Must be qualified to level 4) who would like to volunteer.
- Experience of working with 11-25 year olds in the community.
- The chance to make a difference to young lives.
- Ongoing training.
Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
When do I need to be available?
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- Supporting People and Befriending
Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
Health and Safety
Insurance Cover for Volunteers
Suitable for 13 - 16 years
Suitable for 16 - 18 years
Suitable for a group of volunteers
Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
Support on Offer
This role is adaptable for different abilities