Childline Volunteer Counselor

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Our Childline Volunteer Counsellors are integral to offering counselling support to children and young people, through calls and online chats. We use our Childline Counselling Model to guide our practice, you receive in depth training in our counselling model and are supported throughout your development, with regular supervision, on shift supervision as well as developmental workshops.

As a Childline Counsellor you are required to attend 1 shift a week (4.5 hours) to average 40 shifts a year. We are flexible around when you can be available, with shifts across the week to support the demand for our 24/7 service.

Not only is this role incredibly rewarding, but the skills learned at Childline can be hugely beneficial for future employment, and you'll gain experience in counselling, safeguarding and working with Children and Young People.

Childline Volunteers will receive additional voluntary training opportunities, both face to face and online.

Are volunteer expenses available? Yes

Duration of role: Ongoing / Long term

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Required Role

Childline Volunteer Counselor

Key responsibilities

Skills / qualities associated with the role: IT Skills, Oral Communication Skills, Practical Skills, Team Working, Written Communication Skills

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  • Verbal Communication
  • Confidence
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Listening
  • Counselling
  • Non-judgemental
  • Time Management

Desirable Skills

  • Team Work

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Listening
  • Counselling
  • Being Adaptable
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Problem solving
  • Reviewing and evaluation
  • Team Work
  • Giving Feedback Sensitively
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Opportunity and Recognition
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 16-03-2023

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Carolina Way, Salford M50 2ZY, UK

To one-click apply for this opportunity you need to have completed the following:

  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up