Samaritans Vision is that fewer people die by suicide.
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]Children and Families, Community Work, Education and Literacy, Teaching and Training, Campaigning and Lobbying, Marketing / PR and Media, Youth Work, Mental Health
We want to engage with young people to help them understand the benefit of looking after their emotional health. Could you help us to engage with organisations such as schools, colleges, training providers and youth clubs? Would you like to deliver talks directly to young people and children? Full support given with a team approach to our work. • Opportunity to positively affect the work of Samaritans • Be part of a service that make a difference to young people • Opportunity to develop/use skills • Personal development and training
/ Working with children and/or vulnerable adults
/ May have opportunity to use Welsh language whilst volunteering
/ Group activity
/ Required to use own vehicle insurance
Premises type: community based
Public transport: Volunteering will take place across various locations, all out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with our policy.
Is this role flexible? Yes, as flexible as the people we are working with.
Min hours expected per week: 0 hours
Min period of commitment:
Requirements: Enthusiasm for working with young people Able to communicate effectively with young people Confident in presenting to an audience
/ Induction/ Peer support/ Mentoring/buddying/ Social events/meetings
Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:
/ With paid staff/ With other volunteers
Additional support needs: All efforts will be taken to support you to do as much as you feel able to do.
Training provided: All Samaritans volunteers have induction training followed by training specific to their role.
Age requirements: 18+
/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ Formal interview/ References/ Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check
"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following: