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  • Volunteer Trainee Counsellor
    with Fife Alcohol Support Service

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO60634 - Created/last updated: 06/06/2018


    About this opportunity:Fife alcohol Support Service is looking for Volunteer Trainee Counsellors to join our Counselling service. One-to-one confidential counselling is provided for individuals over the age of 16 years who are affected by their own or someone else's alcohol-related problem.
    The volunteers provide 3 hours per week to facilitate change using solution focused interventions with clients in a self-reflective practice.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:The volunteers will be introduced to the agency and the services provided as well as a full induction of our Admin Processes, Agency Policies,and Procedures including Volunteer Counsellors Handbook. Training will be provided in accordance with the require
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Mileage will be paid at 45p per mile and public transport rates will be fully reimbursed on a monthly basis.

    Experience required:Previous Counselling Training to COSCA Certificate/Diploma or equivalent is desirable. The ability to work within supervised self-reflective practice. To have a non-judgemental, genuine open and honest approach with the ability to demonstrate unconditiona

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; Other; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe service has volunteering opportunities throughout Fife (Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes & St Andrews) in our Outreach Centres on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
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Type of volunteering: Counselling
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