Listening vounteer- supporting people on the phone, by email or text or face to face

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You can make an amazing difference to people's lives as a Samaritan volunteer. Our volunteers are changing lives every day and developing valuable skills and friendships along the way.

Our vision is that fewer people die by suicide. We work to achieve this vision by making it our mission to alleviate emotional distress and reduce the incidence of suicide feelings and suicidal behaviour.

What skills do I need?

An interest in people

Ability to accept people without judgement

Characteristics of caring and empathy

Our vision is that fewer people die by suicide. We work to achieve this vision by making it our mission to alleviate emotional distress and reduce the incidence of suicide feelings and suicidal behaviour.

Details

  • Accessibility
    Some disabled access - please ring for full details
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 29/11/2016

End Date: 29/11/2017

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Availability Details

A weekly shift of approx 3 hours. We give full details at the information session.

Location

1 Cross Street
Ware
Ware
Herts
SG12 7AH

Posted for
Samaritans - Herts and Essex Branch

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Interests

  • Health and Social Care

Activities

  • Supporting People and Befriending

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