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Nightliner (5960) (70 positions)

Listed by Teesside University Students' Union

Applying

For further information contact nightline@tees-su.org.uk

Salary

Volunteer

Hours

7pm-7am shifts

Details

Job Description

Nightline is an overnight confidential listening service for Teesside University Students. Volunteers cover overnight shifts from 7pm-7am in a secret location. As a TUSU Nightline volunteer (Nightliner) you will develop and improve your communication skills, especially listening. You will also increase your level of empathy, motivation, resilience and time management skills. You will gain knowledge through practice of ethics and confidentiality.

Personal Spec

  • Attend, complete and pass TUSU Nightline’s volunteer training course
  • Ensure anonymity of TUSU Nightline volunteers is upheld at all times
  • Complete a minimum of 3 shifts per month
  • Give as much notice as possible if unable to complete a shift
  • Read updates and information cascaded to volunteers related to TUSU Nightline
  • Keep the TUSU Nightline space clean and tidy and treat it with respect
  • Assist in the promotion of the Nightline service – you must not admit to being a TUSU Nightliner during these activities
  • To be mindful that we are a listening service and do not offer any advice
  • Ensure that you uphold the TUSU Nightline values of being non-judgmental, non-advisory and non-directive at all times
  • A strong level of spoken English is required