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RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, is the UK's leading sight loss charity. We offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers ...

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Volunteer Counsellor

Volunteer Counsellor

Organisation role · 3–4 hrs/Week
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Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB
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Summary

RNIB's Sight Loss Counselling Team is an established team of telephone counsellors. Accredited by the BACP

Detailed description

RNIB's Sight Loss Counselling Team is an established team of telephone counsellors. Accredited by the BACP, we offer free and confidential counselling and emotional support to people affected by sight loss. Volunteers will either be qualified counsellors/psychotherapists; having completed a BACP accredited training or equivalent OR be students in the final stages of counselling or psychotherapy.



  • Our service is completely remote and therefore home based. You will be able to gain clinical hours towards your counselling qualification
  • This role requires 2 references and a criminal record check: DBS Enhanced
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Approachable & empathetic nature
  • Effective listening skills
  • Friendliness, enthusiasm and reliability
  • Work with wide range of people




What volunteers need

🗣️ Native language skills

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB

RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, is the UK's leading sight loss charity. We offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers. We raise awareness of the experiences of blind and partially sighted people and campaign for change to make our society more accessible for all. We want to change our world so there are no barriers to people with sight loss.