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The Helen Bamber Foundation would not be able to provide our vital services to survivors without our dedicated volunteers. We are extremely fortunate to have approximately £234,000 of pro bono services donated by volunteers each year. The Foundation is enormously grateful for the generosity and dedication of our volunteers.

Current volunteer opportunities include:

Legal Support Volunteer

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to support and assist with this part of the Foundation’s work on a voluntary part-time basis.  This role will include supporting the team in liaising with legal representatives, booking appointments for clients to see clinicians, assisting with housing and welfare casework queries including liaising with clients, local authorities and other agencies, and providing general administrative support to the team.

Please send your CV and short Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience (please refer to the role and person specification) to by 5pm on 21 July 2017. Please head your email “Legal Support Volunteer Application [Your name]”.

Job description here. 



Welfare and Housing Casework Volunteer

This is a great opportunity to join the Welfare & Housing Casework Service, a service aimed at preventing social deprivation and increasing the socio-economic well-being of our client group.

Please send your CV and short Cover Letter (please refer to the role and person specification) outlining your relevant skills and experience to Applications are assessed on a rolling basis.

Job description here.


Volunteer Therapist

As a Volunteer Therapist within the Helen Bamber Foundation, you will be responsible for providing evidence-based and evidence-informed therapeutic interventions to clients of the Helen Bamber Foundation.

This role will include delivery of highly specialised psychological assessments for clinical purposes, provision of appropriate therapies. The role can involve additional duties as required by the service and according to the professional development interests and skills of the volunteer.

We look for a minimum of a 6 month commitment of at least half a day a week (or two ongoing treatment clients), plus attendance at a supervision group at least monthly.

In return we will provide specialist supervision on evidence-based therapies for psychological problems experienced by our client group, including Narrative Exposure Therapy and trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy for PTSD, and CBT for depression.

If interested please contact Dr Eileen Walsh. Job description here.