Volunteer Counsellors

Job Title: Volunteer Counsellors

Location: Brighton and Hove

Hours: Minimum commitment 3 hours

Contract Type: Permanent term-time only

Closing date: 1st September 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic and professional volunteer counsellors who wish to gain more experience working with 11-25 year olds in the local community. You will be BACP registered or equivalent, have a Level 4 qualification or above and be committed to working with young people in a community or school setting.

We currently are have three positions at BHASVIC Sixth Form College and two positions at Dorothy Stringer High School available. For more details on these positions, please see the Person Specification below in the How to Apply section.

Full fortnightly supervision and ongoing training is provided, with an expectation that you will provide at least 3 client sessions per week and stay for a minimum of 12 months.

About us
YMCA Dialogue is a BACP Accredited service in Surrey, East and West Sussex. We work with over 7000 children and young people each year, and provide free counselling in a variety of settings, from schools to community centres. We work with over 130 therapeutic staff and hold regular training events for our Volunteer Counsellors.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


How to apply

Download a person specification and start your online application below. To access an application form in another format please email recruitment@ymcadlg.org

For questions regarding paid opportunities: please email recruitment@ymcadlg.org

For questions regarding volunteering opportunities: please email volunteering@ymcadlg.org

Download a Person Specification

Download an Application Form

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