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Volunteer Recruitment

03.05.18 | News


Following a number of high profile cases, including the Football Abuse scandal and with increasing public awareness of male sexual violence thanks to programmes such as Coronation Street and Hollyoaks, Survivors Manchester has seen a huge increase in demand for our much needed therapeutic support services and so we are seeking to appoint a number of new colleagues to our team.
Peer Support Volunteer (x4) – The Safe Room
Hours:
4 hours per week
Expenses: Travel Expenses Reimbursed
Benefits: Opportunity to access training; Volunteer Clinical Support

  • To support the ongoing shared hosting of our peer-support group, The Safe Room.
  • To provide the organistion with The Safe Room basic administration.
  • To challenge the myths and stereotypes that keep many male identified victims/survivors of sexual violence silent.
  • To break the silence of the sexual violence committed against male identified people.

Peer Support Volunteer (x2) – Drop In
Hours:
5 hours per week
Expenses: Travel Expenses Reimbursed
Benefits: Opportunity to access training; Volunteer Clinical Support

  • To support the facilitation of our Drop In service.
  • To provide the Client Services Lead with support of basic Drop In administration duties.
  • To challenge the myths and stereotypes that keep many male identified victims/survivors of sexual violence silent.
  • To break the silence of the sexual violence committed against male identified people.

We are actively encouraging applications from male survivors of sexual abuse, rape and sexual exploitation who feel able to work with peers to deliver an important part of our service, actively promoting a healing process.
These posts will include working evenings and some weekends, when required.
The successful applicants will benefit from working with a warm, friendly and supportive team and will undertake challenging and incredibly rewarding therapeutic work with our brave and inspiring service users. We work hard to ensure that all survivors engaged in supporting service delivery have the right training and ongoing support.
Please submit applications and a covering letter telling us why you would like this role to admin@survivorsmanchester.org.uk by 12.00pm on 31.05.2018.
Interviews will take place w/c 11.06.2018
For an informal chat about the role, please give Chris Whitehead-Baines a call on 0161 236 2182

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