Trustees sought by Colin Community Counselling

Colin Community Counselling Project are recruiting new Trustees! We are keen to fill two vacancies within the charity.

Who are we?

We are based in the Colin Area, providing individual counselling to enable people to manage their emotional health and well being needs. Our service is available for people living in Poleglass, Twinbrook, Lagmore, the greater Colin area and Old Warren, Lisburn.  Colin Community Counselling is a BACP Accredited Counselling Service and we are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.  

Our vision is that the people of the Colin Area will have access to a Counselling Service that supports their emotional health and well being and contributes to enabling them to develop their full potential.

Colin Community Counselling offers a Counselling Service that enables clients to explore issues impacting on their lives and to discover ways of living more effectively.

The service will strive to be accessible and sensitive to the needs of the clients.

It is delivered by professionally qualified counsellors supported and managed in accordance with recognised codes of practice and working in partnership with other service providers.

What do we do?

Counselling. That’s it. Nothing fancy. Counselling.

Our work reaches around 700 individuals per annum from the Colin and Old Warren Electoral wards.  We have a turnover of £250,000 with service provision growing annually.

We have a team of 4 PT staff and 16 self employed counsellors.

Why volunteer with us?

  • Expenses are reimbursed
  • Opportunity to complete current and ongoing mental health training
  • Chance to give something back to one of the most deprived wards in N. Ireland

Criteria

We want someone who is passionate about mental health service provision, but a full induction will be given and ongoing training will be offered. There are no pre-requisite qualifications. Prior experience on a board is not necessary.

Want to help?

Call 02890604347 and speak to Kate

Email kate@colincounselling.org