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Volunteer Relationship Counsellor

Type: Emotional / social support

Location: All of Plymouth

Marriage Care Plymouth are looking for qualified relationship counsellors to join our friendly local centres and provide just 2 hours of counselling per week to couples in your local area. Marriage Care is a faith-based national charity providing nearly 6,500 relationship counselling sessions each year from 100 locations in England, Wales and Gibraltar. All our centres and services are run by volunteers and this means that we can provide counselling sessions on a donation basis, ensuring that everyone can access the support they need. Our volunteer counsellors benefit from ongoing CPD, supervision as well as local/regional support groups, travel expenses and insurance and the knowledge that you are supporting couples in their toughest times.

Marriage Care counsellors come from a wide range of backgrounds, but all share a genuine desire to help people in distress. We welcome applications from people who share our passion for relationship health and who respect and are willing to engage with our values.

Whilst applicants may be single or in a relationship, what is important is that they:

  • Are qualified relationship counsellor
  • Show insight into how they are within relationships and are able to make use of this effectively,
  • Have experience of healthy close personal relationships during their lives,
  • Are able to commit to long term volunteering.

Due to all of the above our applicants are usually over the age of 30.

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