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Childline Volunteers

Health and wellbeing

Childline Volunteers

ISPCC Childline


At a Glance

  • Start Date:08/09/2019
  • End Date:31/05/2020
  • Closing date:29/06/2020
  • Post Updated:22/08/2019
  • Min Hours:4
  • Role Type:Listening

Requirements:Belief in the child centred ethos, Non judgemental, Flexible and committed, Communication skills, Patience


ISPCC Childline Cork is currently recruiting volunteers for its Childline Phone and Online Service. Childline is a listening support service for children and young people under 18 years of age. 

Are you a good listener?

Are you interested in childrens' rights and believe that their voice should be heard?

If so, then volunteering with Childline could be for you!

Full training and regular support is provided.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

•4 hours per week post training (one shift/session/meeting per week)


•2 year honorary commitment


•Attendance of training course


•Adhere to selection criteria and ISPCC ethos


•Desire to be there to support/listen to children

Skills required for this role:

•Belief in the child centred ethos
•Non judgemental
•Flexible and committed
•Communication skills
•Open and honest

Details of time commitment needed for role:
4Hours a week, particularly looking for people who can cover weekend and early shifts.

Minimum time commitment per week:
4 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Garda Vetting, Reference check, group & individual interview


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Ciara O' Brien

Address: ISPCC Childline, Cork


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