SW14, London

Voluntary

About the organisation

Missing People offer a lifeline to the 250,000 people who run away and go missing each year in the UK.

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Job Description

What you’d be doing

You would be offering emotional and practical support over the phone to children,

young people and adults who are affected by ‘missing’. This could include the

loved ones of a missing person, someone thinking of leaving home, or someone

who is missing.

Qualities/Experience/Skills needed

 No prior helpline experience required

 Good communication, empathetic and non-judgemental

 Interest in learning more about the issue of ‘missing’ and passionate about supporting vulnerable people

 Comfortable using computers

 This role is available for volunteers aged 18+

What this role can offer you

 A rewarding, humbling and unique volunteering experience where you can make a real difference

 Utilise your existing skills, or learn new ones, in communication and supporting vulnerable people

 Training, support and travel expenses will be provided throughout you role

Location and availability

 Central Office in south west London – SW14 7JE

 This would be a weekly commitment of one shift per week at either 10:00 – 14:00, 14:00 – 18:00 or 18:00 – 22:00, Monday – Sunday, depending on your availability

 We ideally need volunteers to commit to this role for at least 12 months