To provide confidential emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide. To provide such support by telephone, face to face, email, letter, SMS and whatever other means of communication may be adopted by Samaritans.
Volunteers from all age groups are welcomed, however the minimum age for this role is 18. Ramp available for disabled access to the building.
What are they looking for?
Full training will be provided but you must come prepared to/or with the ability to
This role is not suitable for volunteers looking for shorter-termed placements due to the training needed to be a Listening Volunteer.
When: Any day/time
Age requirements: Over 18
Victoria House, Back Albert Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2HN
About Cheltenham Samaritans
24 hour cover by telephone.
Drop in centre from 8am to 10pm.
Allow people to talk about their problems and support them emotionally.
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