Placements with the Olive Trust

The Olive Trust recruitment drive is active for online and telephone placements. We do intend to extend this to include face-to-face placements in the near future. Placements are accepted from anyone studying Level 4 or above.

If you’re seeking a placement, please complete the form to express your interest and we’ll send you an application pack via email.

In the meantime, here are a few things to consider:

What does volunteering look like?

  • Telephone & Online Counselling
  • Flexible to suit your schedule
  • Remote working

What do you need?

  • You have a Level 4 Diploma or equivalent in Counselling or Psychotherapy. 
  • You are registered with the BACP. 
  • Have experience in working with clients using the Integrative and or the Person Centred Model.  
  • You are someone who is organised, dedicated, reliable, and communicates well in a professional setting.
  • Confident using Google Workspace.

Benefits for you

  • Experience working with individuals with compounded and complex trauma.
  • Robust development of counselling skills.
  • You can become a paid associate after successful qualification and completion of your placement.

What you get from us

  • Specialist in-house training  
  • Free Trauma informed CPD training and workshops to further add to your skill set  
  • The opportunity to work with and learn from experienced, passionate counsellors. 
  • On-going support and case management from the Clinical Lead