Volunteering at Baobab

The Baobab Centre would not be able to do the work it does without the support of our committed volunteers who give their time and their skills so generously. We will arrange to meet and interview all volunteers.  A DBS check and references will be required for all Baobab volunteers and guidance and support will be given on our child protection and vulnerable adults policies.

We currently have the following volunteer vacancies:

Volunteer clinicians: Psychotherapy/Counselling
We are looking for experienced child and adolescent psychotherapists and psychologists (at least five years post qualification) who would be interested in doing long-term work (minimum 18 months) with young asylum seekers and refugees. All volunteer clinicians are offered regular clinical supervision and are able to access fortnightly peer group supervision and clinical meetings that are held fortnightly on a Friday between 12.00pm and 1.30pm. We have some funding to support the training of our volunteers in key areas such as child safeguarding and protection, asylum issues, and on clinical professional development.

Casework Volunteers
At the present time we are particularly interested in hearing from potential volunteers who have experience in welfare benefits, housing advice, and careers advice who may be able at least one afternoon per week to assist the young people who attend the centre with a wide range of practical issues. Casework volunteers will be supervised by our Senior Social Worker who will provide guidance and support through regular supervision sessions.

Communications and Admin Volunteers
Interested in helping keep our website up to date, or helping with meeting and greeting our young people while playing a key role in our office, please contact us.

To find out more about any of these positions, please email: info@baobabsurvivors.org