Advocacy Counselling Helpline


We share information about opportunities at SARSVL here - including volunteering positions as well as paid posts.

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Counsellors

Support After Rape and Sexual Violence Leeds (SARSVL) is delighted to be recruiting volunteer counsellors again!

Applications are invited from any/all of the following:

  • Qualified counsellors/psychotherapists, who have a minimum of 100 hours supervised counselling sessions with a minimum of 4 different clients.
  • Qualified counsellors/psychotherapists who are working towards accreditation.
  • Individuals who have recently completed, or are close to completing, recognised group psychotherapy training.
  • In addition, we would particularly welcome applications from any of the above who could also offer counselling/psychotherapy in another language.

We are a committed, skilled and friendly team of professionals who deliver counselling to women over the age of 18 in Leeds, who have experienced sexual violence or abuse at any time in their lives.

Please note: applications for this volunteer position will only be accepted from women (genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010).

To find out more and apply, please see our Service Delivery Volunteers page.

If you’d like any further information about the role, contact info@sarsvl.org.uk. We look forward to hearing from you!


Call our helpline free on
0808 802 3344

Your call should be answered immediately during our helpline opening times, unless we’re on another call. If we’re closed or on another call you can leave us a message and we’ll call you back.