We are always looking for Volunteers to help with our various projects. If you are committed and interested in the work that we do and make a commitment to volunteer at least 2 hours a week, please ring and speak to the Volunteer Co-ordinator.

In return, you will receive training, supervision, and support and, after 6 months, a reference for Future Employment.

Requirement for volunteers:

  • Awareness of cultural differences
  • Good listening skills Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to speak at least one Asian language would be desirable
  • Willingness to travel within Coventry for outreach work
  • The non-judgemental and non-directive approach
  • Ability to use supervision constructively
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to record accurate information on a Contact sheet with assistance if required
  • Commitment and honest approach to work
  • Ability to keep Sahil office staff informed of any issues and areas of concerns, which you may have with regards to Service Users, on a weekly basis
Training includes:
  • Basic counseling skills
  • Emergency first aid
  • Signs and symptoms of depression
  • Stress management/ assertiveness
  • Understanding mental health
  • Domestic violence

Application packs are available from the Sahil Project office at 449 Foleshill Road, Coventry CV6 5AQ.

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