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Samaritans Information 2019

Samaritans Clare Branch

About Samaritans Clare Branch

The Samaritans offer emotional support for anyone experiencing feelings of despair or distress. They provide a safe space for a person to discuss their feeling and all conversations are kept private.

What's Involved

The Samaritans offer a free confidential helpline for people who are upset, troubled or feeling suicidal.

They are currenly looking for volunteers to join their Team which is based at their Centre in Ennis.
This role is for 3 hours a week on a rota basis and full training and induction is provided. Once a volunteer is trained it is hoped that they may be able to commit to 2 years.

They are holding an Information evening on the Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th of January 2019 in Ennis.

If you are interested in please contact Dolores on 065 68 45517 for further details and to be referred.

What's required for this position

Good Communication Skills.
Pleasant manner.
Interest in supporting people.
Be non judgemental.

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Hours required: 3hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Initial induction and training
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteering is sociable, a great way to meet new people and gain new skills. You will meet like-minded people and can share your ideas and thoughts with others.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Clare
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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