Switchboard are Looking for those with Counselling Experience

Switchboard need people with counseling qualifications/experience to volunteer at Switchboard now. Switchboard is running a fast track course for qualified counselors this weekend (26/27 August) in order to respond to demand.

If you know someone who is LGBTQI identifying and has counseling experience and fits the below criteria please get them to contact Switchboard today at gm@switchboard.org.au

Please read the points below:

1. As a peer-based counseling service, we require our volunteer telephone counselors to identify as a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community;

2. You must be able to meet with Switchboard representatives to attend an information and selection night* at Switchboard on this Wednesday 23 August from 6:30pm – 8:30pm

3. You must be able to attend the fast track training session for Switchboard phone volunteers on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August ( 10am-4pm)

4. You must be willing to undertake a 2 hour phone counseling shift once a fortnight for the next 4-5 months.

5. You must be willing to undertake a Criminal Records Check and a Working With Children’s Check.

* Attending this night is not a guarantee you will become a volunteer as this is a selection process.

Contact Switchboard HERE

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