Expected Volunteer Commitment

Volunteer Commitment to Face to Face

The commitment that Face to Face requires from its volunteers is as follows: (see also Face to Face Counsellor Agreement).

  • A voluntary commitment of at least 2 years
  • To counsel at least one morning/ afternoon or evening per week for a 3 hour session (i.e. 2 appointments, plus administration and cleaning)
  • To arrange appointments to see a minimum 2 clients and maximum 5 clients per week
  • To arrange a minimum of 88 counselling sessions a year (i.e. max 8 weeks holiday)
  • To attend at least 5 monthly Face to Face Community Group Meetings per year, and not miss more than 2 consecutive ones
  • When provided, to attend at least 1 session per year for in-service training – evenings or weekends
  • To take an area of responsibility within the organisation
  • To comply efficiently with our administrative procedures and the need for good communication
  • To take responsibility for personal and client safety
  • To become familiar with policies and procedures and adhere to them
  • To work within the BACP Ethical Framework which includes having monthly Caseload Supervision.

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Counselling sessions are by appointment only. Appointments are available 7 days a week and also in the evenings. Book an appointment via telephone.


Face to Face Counselling
St. Clement's Church
St. Clement's Road
M21 9AE

Tel: 0161 881 1535

Email: [email protected]

Registered Charity No. 1141342