Cruse Devon have now finalised the dates for their volunteer training and are accepting applications. The following information is now being uploaded onto the main Cruse website, to request course information and an application form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know whether you would like to attend on Mondays or Thursdays, dates listed below (these are not interchangeable). Also, which day you would be available to attend a pre-course interview. We are looking for candidates who are interested in supporting clients face to face, over the telephone, online and are also planning to start support groups and new friendship groups in some areas in the near future. In some areas we support clients in our counselling rooms, and in other areas we see clients in their own homes. We do accept a small number of placement students in each of our four Devon branches (Exeter area, North Devon, South Devon and Plymouth area).
We are running 2 courses simultaneously, and are now inviting applications for both: Monday course 2019 Monday 28th January, 4th February, 11th February, 25th February, 4th March, 11th March, 18th March 2019 Pre-course interviews: 7th and 14th January 2019 Thursday course 2019 Thursday 31st January, 7th February, 14th February, 28th February, 7th March, 14th March 21st March 2019 Pre-course interviews: 3rd and 10th January 2019 The cost of the course is £250. Subsidies may be available in some areas, please ask when applying if financial support is needed. We can also arrange for payment to be made in instalments, last instalment date. A telephone support training day and separate groupwork elective will be run at later dates for those who become Cruse Devon volunteers and wish to attend. These training days will be free of charge.