Bodywhys is currently recruiting face to face support group volunteers in the Sligo area.
Commitment: Volunteers are required to commit to the service for 2 - 4 hours per month, and a minimum of one year.
Requirements: To be considered for a voluntary position within Bodywhys you must be:
* Over 20 years of age
* A good listener
* Have an ability to empathise with others
* Undergo Garda vetting procedure to gain Garda clearance
Full training and supervision will be provided.
Application: Application forms and all queries should be addressed to Harriet via firstname.lastname@example.org
Bodywhys are looking for volunteers to facilitate the 'Be Body Positive' Schools Programme in the Dublin area.
The aim of the programme is to encourage discussion in the area of body image and self esteem, to provide relevant information on eating disorders and to help to explore and challenge media stereotypes around beauty.
We are ideally looking for people who are lively and enthusiastic with excellent communication and presentation skills.
Experience of working with young people is an advantage.
For more information and an application form see the below file:
As part of the range of support services, Bodywhys offers a LoCall national helpline; local support groups, currently in Carlow, Dublin; an email support service and weekly online support meetings.
All Bodywhys support services are delivered by trained volunteers. On average we have we have opportunities for 30 volunteers annually.
If you are interested in volunteering with Bodywhys please download the application form below.
Please note that Bodywhys does not offer counselling to those who contact our services, and volunteering with support services does not account for counselling credits. Applicants must be over 20 years of age to apply.