LGBTIQ+ Volunteer Peer Support Telephone Counsellor

ID: 128078
  • Community Services
  • Regular - more than 6 months
  • Fortitude Valley, QLD

About this opportunity

Do you want to make a difference to the LGBTIQ+ Brotherboy & Sistergirl community?
Connect with like-minded people?
Learn some basic counselling skills?

Then Diverse Voices could be just what you're looking for.

We are seeking people whom have a strong sense of self and self awareness, and have the capacity to understand and help others proactively whilst maintaining clear boundaries of responsibility. As this is a peer support service we do not require any previous experience of counselling.Full training will be provided.

Additional requirements

  • Working with Children Check*
Be able to complete a working with Children's check (Blue Card)
Identify as either LGBTIQ+ Brotherboy or Sistergirl
Undertake a minimum of 3 hours per fortnight on the helpline.
Undertake Diverse Voices volunteer Peer support counselling training (5 full Saturdays run over 3 months)

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

3hrs per fortnight, plus at least 2 professional development sessions per year to maintain their registration.

Interested in
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Education & Training
Training

Consists of 5 full Saturdays spread over 3 months

Fortitude Valley, QLD