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Volunteer Counsellor


Volunteer Counsellor

SOSAD Ireland


At a Glance

  • Start Date:06/02/2017
  • Closing date:28/02/2019
  • Post Updated:05/03/2017
  • Min Hours:2
  • Role Type:Listening

Requirements:Potential candidates are required to have completed a minimum two year diploma course in Counselling & Psychotherapy, and be able to volunteer.


Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

Counselling clients that are depressed and maybe having thoughts of suicide

Counselling clients bereaved by suicide

Skills required for this role:

Excellent listening skills

Thourough knowledge and some experience of counselling skills

Ability to deal with people

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Any day or evening Monday to Friday and Saturday morning

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Application form, references, Garda vetting, photo identification, personal supervision and insurance


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

Name: Peter Moroney

Address: SOSAD Ireland, 30 Magdalene St. Drogheda. (Head Office)


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