Applying to become a Helpline Volunteer

Thank you for thinking about becoming a Helpline Volunteer.  

At SRASAC we want to offer you training that is most appropriate to our needs and yours. We value life experiences as well as any employment or formal training you may have received so we ask about both. 

Before you apply:

Following a successful application and interview, you will be offered a place on the next training programme in preparation for your Helpline Volunteering  duties.  The course is an opportunity to learn and practice skills  and there will be an element of assessment before you become a fully trained Helpline Volunteer.

The training course will be delivered on the dates below.  Applicants are required to attend all 8 sessions to successfully complete the course.  Any issues affecting your ability to attend all sessions will be looked at on a case by case basis.  

The 8 week training dates are:

·        Monday 29th April       Monday 6th May        Monday 13th May        Monday 20th May

·        No session on 27th May as it is half-term.

·        Monday 3rd June        Monday 10th June        Monday 17th June       Monday 24th June

To apply:

Click on the purple button and Read carefully the Helpline Volunteer Role Description and then:

  • Click on the purple button to complete the Helpline Volunteer Application Form. Remember to click on the submit button at the end of the application form to send it back to us.

Email both the Equality and Diversity and Disclosure of Convictions forms back to us at tara@srasac.org.uk

Closing Date for applications: 5pm on Monday 1st April 2019

Interviews for this post will be held:  Week commencing Monday 8th April 2019

We have a stall at the Volunteering Fair - Tuesday 5th March, 1pm-4pm Sheffield Town Hall - Reception Rooms on first floor Pinstone Street Sheffield S1 2HH. Please come along and meet us to discuss any questions you may have about volunteering with us.

Email: tara@srasac.org.uk     Office Tel:  0114 241 2766

It is an occupational requirement that all post holders are female, in line with the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1 and paragraph 1.

 Following your application and interview

If successful, you will be offered a place on the 8-week training course.  The course is an opportunity to learn and practice skills  and there will be an element of assessment before you become a fully trained Helpline Volunteer. It is also an opportunity for you to decide whether or not this role is right for you.