You’ll then need to complete an application form, attend an interview and provide references. If you are accepted as a volunteer, specialist induction and training will be provided.
Use your counselling skills (all counselling volunteers have to be fully qualified, minimum Diploma level, have completed 250 hours of supervised counselling sessions and have experience in working with trauma) to counsel women affected by abuse, face to face and by telephone.
They have to get up to speed on their individual neuroses.
It can take years and situations we have had no experience of.
Prior to marriage, we’re rarely involved in dynamics that properly hold up a mirror to our disturbances.
Jewish Women’s Aid thanks its dedicated, committed volunteer base of more than 150 volunteers, who are the lifeblood of our charity.
It is only because of our volunteers that we can continue the vital work we do supporting Jewish women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse.
With such a poor level of understanding of our characters, no wonder we aren’t in any position to know who we should be looking out for.
We believe we seek happiness in love, but it’s not quite that simple.
Asked to sum up what all philosophical commandments could be reduced to, he replied: ‘Know yourself.’ This sounds, when one hears it, highly plausible, yet so plausible it’s worth pausing to ask a few more questions.
Just why is self-knowledge such a prestigious good?
We are specifically looking for Manchester-based counsellors to volunteer for face to face work with our clients.