Can you spare five hours or more a fortnight to help us provide a 24 hour confidential helpline for people with mild to moderate mental health problems and/or drug or alcohol problems in Surrey?  We have no minimum qualification requirements and our volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds.  You can operate a helpline from your own home, at no cost to you.

Full induction training is provided free to all volunteers before they take on the helpline.  Our training programme operates over five Saturdays , not consecutive and help with travel expenses and lunch is provided.  Once completing the course successfully, we have a robust system in place to support  you.

What skills do I need?

  • Substance Misuse and Addiction
  • Advice and Information


When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

24 hour rota system 7/7 working with availability of volunteer on a fortnightly basis. Shifts five hours - 8am - 11pm; 11pm - 8 am; 8am night shift

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