Volunteer as a counsellor

Volunteer As A Counsellor2018-04-25T13:03:19+00:00

Bereavement, training

Volunteer Counsellors wanted for 2018 and beyond

  • Are you a counselling student looking for a placement working with children? Or qualified and looking to build your experience?
  • Do you run a Counselling Programme with a child or young person element, and are looking for potential placements?

We are actively seeking volunteer counsellors to work with bereaved children and young people within Cambridgeshire.

STARS delivers a comprehensive specialist counselling service to children and young people who have been affected by bereavement. We also offer pre-bereavement counselling to clients who have a terminally ill family member.

We work in accordance with the Ethical Framework for Good Practice, as defined by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. All our volunteer counsellors undergo appropriate training and supervision and are managed and supported by our qualified counsellors. However, supervision can be negotiated to be provided in situ, if appropriate. All our volunteers are subject to a satisfactory interview, references and enhanced DBS checks before training begins.

We have a great track record over ten years in helping students achieve their qualifications and in building new skills and confidence. If you are interested in developing counselling skills specific to bereaved children please contact Lead Counsellor Ann-Marie McKiernan to discuss your options:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07826 852193

If you would like to formally apply to be a Volunteer Counsellor, please complete the form below and return to Ann-Marie McKiernan.

Application Form for Volunteer Counsellor


Support for young people in Cambridgeshire facing grief and dealing with loss

About Stars

Stars is an independent charity that relies on charitable donations to continue its work with children and young people in Cambridgeshire.

Contact Stars

Stars Children’s Bereavement Support Services
c/o CPDC Foster Road
Cambridge CB2 9NL

Talk to Stars for support 01223 863511

Email for support at [email protected]