Helpline: 01392 204 174

We are looking for women volunteers with passion and commitment to represent our diverse community and join our team. This is a rewarding volunteering opportunity to be part of an organisation that provides a high quality support service.

Volunteers will be working on the telephone helpline and our email support services. Volunteers can also contribute to decision-making, activism, campaigning, publicity and fundraising for our organisation. No previous experience is needed, as training is provided. The training programme runs over 6 months and it is accredited by Ascentis Awards.

If you are interested, please download the information and return the application form, individual needs and equal opportunities form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For any further questions or a chat, please contact Mandy Barnes, Volunteer and Training Coordinator on 01392 208756 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Training Dates for Spring 2018 - Volunteer Training in Barnstaple
NB: You must be available for ALL of these dates and times

Saturday 3rd February 
Saturday 10th February 
Saturday and Sunday 24th & 25th February (Residential Weekend) **
Saturday 10th March
Saturday 24th March

Time: 9.30am to 5pm

All learning materials, accreditation, light lunches and refreshments are provided to you free of charge

Feedback from recent volunteer training groups:

'I liked that along with all the information I was given, I felt respected, appreciated and valued as an individual as well as for volunteering.'

'I appreciated the space we were given for self-reflection and the tools we were shown to help us take care of ourselves while volunteering – enabling us to support others better.'

'I found the training very professional and I felt guided through it at a manageable pace. I got a lot from it.'

'An inspiring journey, supportive and thought provoking.'

'Overall this training has been an amazing and challenging experience, which has broadened my knowledge and motivated me to make a difference.'

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"I feel like I have a much calmer outlook in how I deal with difficult emotions. It has given me space to process my experiences safely."

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"It helped me move forward. I have been able to leave my house and go out. I can now do things I never thought I would be able to do again."

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"Helped to make sense of things and re-assurance that just because he was found not guilty doesn't mean it didn't happen."

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