Domestic Abuse Support Volunteer

Location
Southwark
Closing date

Our busy Southwark team is seeking a reliable and organised domestic abuse support volunteers to assist the advocacy team. The volunteer with be working closely with IDVAs (Independent Domestic Violence Advisors) and Domestic Abuse Case Workers to understand their role in supporting service users to be safe and start their journey to recovery. The ideal volunteer will have a good telephone manner, excellent communication and computer skills, and be able to show empathy to service users. Volunteers will be given a good grounding in issues that service users face and will learn a lot about how best to support survivors of domestic abuse and/or sexual violence.

 

 

How to apply

Please read the Volunteer Role Description before you attempt to fill out the application form.

Please complete the Volunteer Application Form and ensure you clearly state the role you are applying for.

Please complete the Volunteer Equality Monitoring Form.

Send the completed Application Form & Monitoring Form along with your current CV to [email protected].

Please note that our volunteer opportunities are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1), and that these volunteer roles are exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 and subject to enhanced DBS checks where applicable.

Applications which are incomplete will not be reviewed. All our roles are during office hours only unless stated otherwise.