Volunteer Telephone/Webchat Counsellor

Company: The Mix

Website: www.themix.org.uk

Location : National - all regions

Salary: £0

Working Hours: Part time

Job Type: Volunteer Telephone/Webchat Counsellor

Ad Reference: NVQZ0J

Closing Date: 08 February 2019

Description

We want you to come and join a committed team of counsellors, and learn a new and effective way of counselling, using technology as a powerful tool to positively connect with children and young people.
As part of the team you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop new ways to engage children, and young people in counselling.

Whilst volunteering at the mix you will be required to:

  • Provide online counselling to young people across the UK for at least 1 year 
  • Volunteer for 3-4-hours per week
  • Keep accurate records of work and use monitoring evaluation tools

Benefit & Perks:

  • Develop empathetic listening and non-directive support to each individual
  • Flexible volunteering which work around you, and your schedule
  • Experience working with young people, and knowledge of the key issues affecting them
  • Free online monthly group supervision
  • Robust development of counselling skills, and expertise in counselling young people
  • Training and continual development plan from the onset of your volunteering journey
  • References can be provided after successful volunteering with The Mix
  • Reimbursement of travel to London office
  • Community of volunteer counselling support
  • Invitations to volunteer community events at The Mix and inform you of fundraising opportunities
  • Free DBS

Skills and education required:

  • Computer literate 
  • Demonstrable interest in counselling
  • Good communication skills
  • Awareness of professional boundaries
  • Willingness to develop risk assessment skill
  • Have a non-judgemental and non-discriminatory attitude 
  • To be a student/registered member of the BACP, BPS, UKCP or equivalent
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