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1. Do you want to volunteer your skills at Crisis Point?

Volunteers are important and valued team members within our charity.

  1. Do you have skills or experience that could help others?
  2. Can you spare some time?
  3. Would you like to be a member of the management committee of our charity?

2. Being a volunteer can:

  1. help you gain skills and experience that can enhance your CV
  2. boost your confidence
  3. provide opportunities to meet new people
  4. help you learn more about your local community

3. What kind of help is needed at Crisis Point?

Help with answering calls from survivors and their supporters

Supporting the ISVA Service

Helping to build awareness on sexual violence

Becoming a trainer of new volunteers

Become a member of the management committee

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4. What can you expect from Crisis Point?

  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Out of pocket expenses re-imbursed
  • Individual line management and in-house clinical supervision by qualified psychotherapists
  • Quality training
  • Additional external training opportunities
  • Team environment
  • Opportunity to develop skills and experience

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5. What qualities are we looking for in a volunteer?

  1. Female over 18 years of age
  2. Can maintain confidentiality and discretion
  3. Non-judmental
  4. Good listener
  5. Caring
  6. Understanding and empathic
  7. Has some comprehension of the issues of sexual violence
  8. Responsible, reliable, professional, dependable
  9. Non-discriminatory attitude
  10. Follow Crisis Point’s professional, ethical and professional boundaries and policies

 

6. Volunteering opportunitiesvolunteer hands

Qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist/s

Placement Counsellors*

Support Worker

Social Worker placements*

Bi-lingual Support Workers **

7. Current volunteer vacancies

Crisis Point are currently looking to fill placement counsellor positions.

Please the contact us page for more information on applying for a placement.

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 Please note, DBS disclosure checks are expected for all volunteers.

* Placement counsellors and placement social workers will fund their own DBS disclosure check and seek external clinical counselling supervision where appropriate.

** Bi-lingual Support Workers that have an additional language to English are welcome