Role and Opportunity Details
Reception and admin support.
We are a not for profit counselling organisation with a counselling hub on Bishopgate, Wigan. This centre offers free and low cost counselling support to members of our community. We have counsellors working in 3 counselling rooms across Monday to Thursday and on Saturdays.
We are looking for someone to support our centre by offering reception cover with some elements of admin. This role will involve sitting in our reception/waiting room and greeting clients while they attend their counselling appointments. Volunteers will also answer the phones, take any payments and lock up the building at the end of the day. If volunteers would like to take on more duties over time we are happy to look at this or offer training.
You will be the warm and welcoming face of the hub while you are here, supporting counsellors and members of the community.
Specific Skills Required
Be friendly and inviting with a polite manner.
To pass a DBS check
Able to respect the privacy and abide the confidentiality of clients attending counselling at the centre.
Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation
We are a small organisation with a passion that mental health support should be available to everyone in our community. You will have the positive feeling that you are playing your part in supporting individuals who need support while also being part of a friendly and connected team.
Level of commitment required
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Date(s) / Time(s) Required
Tuesday and Wednesday evenings 5pm to 7:30pm
Saturdays 10am to 1:30pm – every other week.
Volunteer Opportunity Number
VO10169 (please make a note of this ‘VO’ number if applying for this role).