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CHS is looking for volunteers for its Helpline team

Jun 23, 2021
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The free Community Help Service (CHS) 24/7 Helpline (02 648 40 14) provides a listening ear in English to callers of any nationality.

Whatever their problem, callers are provided with emotional support and/or general information on an anonymous and confidential basis.

We are happy that you are considering becoming a helpline Volunteer! Volunteers are recruited on a regular basis. The following are some of the more important attributes we are looking for in our volunteers:

  • Good listener
  • Non-judgmental & empathetic
  • Easy access to Brussels
  • Fluent in English
  • Expect to remain in Brussels for at least 18 months
  • Have day and evening availability with occasional night duties (approx. 8 hours per week in total)

No previous experience is necessary as following the interview process, comprehensive training and regular professional supervision are provided. For more information call the us on 02 647 67 80, or email directly and tell us more about yourself office@chsbelgium.org. Address your letter to Helpline Supervisors and mark the subject line “Helpline Volunteer”.

Should you decide to apply to become a Helpline volunteer, please do not mention your application to anyone but those closest to you, as confidentiality and anonymity are essential. We will explain more when we meet you!

 

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