SANE Services Volunteer
SANE is a mental health charity. SANE Services Volunteers provide emotional support and information for people affected by mental health problems, including families, friends and carers.
SANE Services include helpline, e-mail and textcare services, as well as our online support community. Our helpline, e-mail and textcare services are delivered by trained volunteers with the support of professional staff.
- QualificationsWe provide an initial 6-day training course for all Services volunteers and ongoing support from professional staff. The training encompasses learning about types of mental illness, mental health law, medication and side effects, therapies and the mental health system.
It also works to develop qualities such as empathy, acceptance, respect and a non-judgemental approach to those with mental health problems.
- SkillsAre empathic, understanding, accepting and warm. Have a good standard of English - with confidence in both your written and verbal skills.
Posted 23 days ago