Volunteer Counsellor

Action for Family Carers makes a positive difference to the lives of all Carers by providing valued, high quality support services in times of need.

The volunteer will be required to provide counselling sessions to unpaid Carers.

Action for Family Carers will provide and arrange clients with an initial contact session to be held followed by 6 further sessions. Sessions can be held online or face to face or a mixture of both.


A recognised counselling qualification is required with at least 50 hours of counselling experience.

The volunteer should be a BACP member or a member of another recognised Professional Body, for example the National Counselling Society (NCS).



  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/06/2021

End Date: 01/06/2022

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Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Times are flexible. Counsellors should be able to provide counselling for at least 2 clients for 50 minutes per week for each client.


This opportunity is available Countywide.

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