Volunteer Counsellor 

Organisation: Young Devon

Location: Plymouth

Salary: N/A  

Hours: 5 hours week 

Young Devon operates a face to face counselling service for young people aged 11-19, that focusses on early intervention and enabling young people to cope with their feelings or difficulties. Our counselling approach is client centred, solution focussed and goal orientated. We are members of the BACP and uphold its ethical framework in all of our therapy.

We provide session by session support, monthly clinical supervision and regular training.

The successful applicant will be either a qualified counsellor, a counsellor working towards accreditation or a student on their second year of Level 4 Counselling Diploma course in need of a placement. They will be enthusiastic, creative, imaginative, positive and a team player, able to adapt to working with a range of individuals and their needs.

We are asking for a weekly commitment of 5 hours per week client hours, approx. 2 hours admin, plus monthly supervision.

Young Devon is a youth work charity (1057949) committed to being an equal opportunities employer.


Young Devon is committed to Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable groups and all applicants who will or could have unsupervised access to these groups will complete the required checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service.