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Samaritans - Cambridge

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Every day, Samaritans volunteers respond to around 10,000 calls for help. We’re here, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

Samaritans Volunteering Roles

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

Samaritans are looking for students who are open-minded, non-judgmental and interested in helping those going through tough times and struggling to cope. The role is based Anglia Ruskin University on the Cambridge Campus, please note this role will be an office based role and will be taking part in the evenings. Samaritans do require you to commit to this role for one year, and who are an enrolled student for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Volunteering role includes: 

  • Listening Volunteer (Online Chat Service)

Upcoming Training Dates:


  • 29/07/2021
  • 05/08/2021
  • 12/08/2021
  • 19/08/2021
  • 26/08/2021
  • 02/09/2021

Once you have finished your training we would like you to be able to volunteer for three hours every fortnight as a minimum contribution

Become part of a rewarding opportunity, please note that there are limited opportunities- so be quick to apply! You will need to attend an interview and the training dates for this cohort but you can still express your interest for a later date.

For more information about this volunteering role and the application process, please click the ‘Send me application details’ button.

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  • Your CampusCambridge
  • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Disability, Elderly, Family, Health, Homelessness, LGBT+, Race and Religion
  • FrequencyOn-Going