Samaritans Listening Volunteer
Suitable for -
To provide confidential emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide. To provide such support by telephone, face to face, email, letter, minicom, SMS and whatever other means of communication may be adopted by Samaritans.
To provide confidential emotional support as above
To uphold Samaritans Mission, Vision & Values & Policies & Procedures
To provide a regular commitment to the branch, including overnight duties as required
To support fellow Samaritan volunteers during shared duties
To liaise with duty Leader at the beginning and end of each duty
To liaise with duty Leader in respect of difficult or emergency situations or when in doubt
To comply with instructions given by duty Leader or Director
To maintain caller log sheets and/or systems as required by the branch
To undertake a minimum of 5 hours on-going training each year
Volunteers are required Monday - Saturday, mornings, afternoons and evenings. Sunday mornings and afternoons.