You could make a real difference and help change someone's life.
You will meet new people and hopefully have fun.
It's a great way to learn new skills, get experience and to give something back to the community.
Volunteers can offer their help in a variety of ways
collecting and sorting through donations
We are currently looking for fundraising volunteers to organise and hold fundraising events i.e quiz nights, fun days, raffles etc, to raise much needed funds for Basildon Women's Aid.
If you think you can help in any of these areas and are willing to offer your time we would like to hear from you.
Thank you for your interest in becoming involved with Basildon Women’s Aid, for more information or to apply to be a volunteer please call Elaine: 01268 581591
All volunteers will need to complete a criminal records bureau check.
To provide a one to one person centred counselling service to residents and outreach clients of Basildon Women's Aid. All counsellors must have attained a BACP accredited counselling qualification of at least Advanced Certificate level, and should be studying at 'Diploma' level or above. Qualified counsellors are required to have worked with clients within two years of working as a volunteer counsellor.
Counselling with clients will usually be on an hourly basis, once a week, on a time-scale to be agreed between client and counsellor.
It is a requirement of Basildon Women's Aid that volunteer counsellors arrange their own independent supervision. Supervisors are required to be a member of the BACP and hold a professional supervision qualification. Volunteer counsellors will also be allocated their own in-house casework supervisor.
NB: Volunteer counsellors must ensure that they have enough supervision for their caseload in order to meet the requirements of the BACP.
Thank you for your interest in becoming involved with Basildon Women’s Aid as a potential volunteer counsellor. Please click on the link below for an application form:
Volunteer counsellor application form.doc