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Helpline Volunteers for Teenline Ireland

Health and wellbeing

Helpline Volunteers for Teenline Ireland

TEENLINE IRELAND

Dublin

At a Glance

  • Start Date:01/11/2017
  • End Date:30/09/2018
  • Closing date:30/09/2018
  • Post Updated:13/01/2018
  • Min Hours:3HRS PER SHIFT ONE A WEEK
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:Must be over 18, must be able to listen non judge-mental, non-discriminatory

Description

The Teenline helpline provides telephone support and information to young individuals who need to talk. This is a national helpline service operating in Dublin five days a week from 8pm to 11pm. Volunteers will ensure that all calls to teeline helpline are conducted within the framework of the helpline approach.  Each volunteer will be trained to facilitate all calls to the helpline by allowing clarification, consideration of options and encouraging positive action while adhearing to Teenlines policies and proceedures

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

The helpine volunteer must be available for three hours a week from 8pm to 11pm at the Teenline offices in Old Bawn Tallaght D24, Tasks required for the helpline is to listen and to offer support,information to young people who need to talk.

Skills required for this role:

A helpline volunteer will have empathy and good communication skills, have an ability to take direction and posses enthusiasim, passsion and energy. The helpline volunteer must be respectfull of others and be willing to make a commitment to volunteering with Teenline Ireland.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Monday to Friday 8pm to 11pm

Minimum time commitment per week:
3 hour p/week

Contact

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

Name: HELENA WATT

Address: TEENLINE IRELAND, 1ST FLOOR ST DOMINICS SHOPPING CENTRE

Website: www.teenlineireland.ie

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