Trans Survivors Drop-In Volunteer Application

Please use this form to apply to be a Peer Facilitator at our Trans Survivors Drop-In.

The Trans Survivors Drop-In is a monthly drop in for trans and/or non-binary survivors of violence, crime and/or abuse. It is a peer support program which offers a safe space for trans and/or non-binary survivors to draw on each other's strengths and form meaningful connections.

Peer facilitators will work together and with group participants to ensure the smooth running of the group, provide support for participants and seek to create a safe space.

Clinical supervision with a counsellor will be offered every two months.

We are accepting applications until Monday 12th November 2018. Interviews will be held 14th-15th of November, with two training days held between 17th and 25th November, exact training dates TBC. (Likely to be Saturdays 17th and 14th, 10am - 4pm).

For more information about the role, you can view the role description here or email Orla at orla.white@switchboard.org.uk.

  • (He/She/They etc.)
  • Why the Trans Survivors Drop-In?

  • This may include:
    • - Any skills you want to gain or develop.
    • - What kinds of support you want to be able to offer others.
    • - How you see the group developing.
  • Please describe any relevant experience that would make you an excellent Peer Facilitator at our Trans Survivors Drop-In.This can include examples from your professional, personal or volunteering life. They do not have to come from paid work.

  • Please describe the skills and personal qualities you have which would make you an excellent Peer Facilitator at our Trans Survivors Drop-In.

    Please include examples. These can be from your personal, professional or volunteering life, and do not have to come from paid work.

  • Criminal Convictions including spent convictions

  • Please provide the details of two referees who are able to comment on your suitability for the role of volunteer help-line operator. At least one of these referees must be someone who knows you professionally as opposed to personally.