Being a Helpline Volunteer at SARSVL gives you the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of women and girls affected by sexual violence and rape. It’s also a good opportunity to meet new people, learn about the Rape Crisis movement and develop within a feminist organisation.
The SARSVL Helpline is made up of volunteers who provide free, anonymous and confidential, non-judgemental, listening and emotional support to all women and girls of any age affected by sexual violence of any kind, and at any time.
I’m interested, what do I do next?
- Download the Helpline Volunteer Application Pack. It contains all the information you need to know including what the role entails, what training and support you will receive and dates of the training programme
- Download, complete and send us the Helpline Volunteer Application Form by midnight on 12th October. To request a paper copy of the application form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Download, complete and return the Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form by midnight on 12th October.
When will I hear back?
All applicants will be contacted by Thursday 15th October, either by email or phone. Depending on the suitability for the role, applicants will be invited to a Selection Evening on Tuesday 20th October or be advised to re-apply at a later date.
Following the Selection Evening, applicants will be informed over the phone or email whether they been offered a place on the Helpline Volunteer Training which commences on 24th October. (Please see the application pack for all training dates.)
Please note: The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 12th of October. Incomplete applications or applications received after this time will not be accepted.
SARSVL aims to reflect the community we serve and therefore we especially welcome applications from women from underrepresented communities.