Free and confidential - information, support and counselling for young people aged 11 - 25
Client line: 023 9247 4724
Admin line: 023 9278 5999
Volunteers are central to the services Off The Record offers and at any one time 70-80 people volunteer with us. While the majority are volunteers on the weekly rota, some also support the service in other ways - as committee members, trustee/directors, supervisors, group workers or by helping with promotions and other activities.
All volunteers on the rota, regardless of previous qualifications or experience must complete Off The Record's in-house 4 day selection/training programme 'Being a Volunteer' (BAV). All new volunteers also join the rota for several months in a support worker role. Those seeking to develop and use their counselling skills then have an opportunity to attend Skills Assessment Training to prepare for working in a counselling role.
Volunteers on the rota fall into 4 main groups:
-and all are required to:
Off The Record offers volunteers a good opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence in working with young people. Volunteering with us also enables you to network with a wide variety of like-minded people.