Rape and Sexual Abuse Helpline Volunteers
RASASC (Guildford Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre) needs Helpline Volunteers to keep the line open for national survivors and survivors in Surrey.
We are next running a helpline training beginning on 7th October 2018, this training will run for 2 and a half months, with a combination of 2 full Sundays and 2 evening classroom sessions.
After the initial training, the commitment RASASC ask for is for 1 shift every 2 weeks, the shift will be 2 and a half hours and we also ask the volunteer to commit the 2nd Tuesday evening of every month for supervision.
The helpline is currently open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings 7:30-9:30pm.
The Helpline offers listening support for women and men who have experienced rape and/or sexual abuse, whether that is recent or historic.
We offer our volunteers a friendly and supportive environment, with supervision and the opportunities for ongoing training.
Skills and qualifications needed: to be friendly, helpful, flexible, committed, reliable and non-judgmental.
Full training given, no experience necessary
If you might be interested please complete the online application form & our Community Engagement Officer, Rachel, will be in contact with you.
Registered Charity 1145816 Est. 1992
This does qualify as an informal placement. We need a commitment from you of at least 18 months
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