Expiration Date: 26/10/2022
As an Online Peer Support Volunteer, you will provide email support on a one to one basis to young people with an eating disorder, aged between 12-25 years old. You will be trained in how to offer support and guidance, as well as how to manage boundaries. All contact will be moderated by Beat staff as everyone’s safety is our priority.
To apply, you must:
The service will require you to commit to 1-2 hours per week, comprising of sending 1-3 emails within this time frame. The maximum length of time someone can receive this support is six months however we would ask you to commit to 12 months of volunteering supporting multiple people over this duration
To apply, complete the application pack and volunteering form upload to the site via the form on this page. To attach both documents, hold down "Ctrl" when selecting the files. If you do not hear back from us 7 days after applying, please notify us at Shared@beateatingdisorders.org.uk.
Thank you for applying to become a SharED volunteer. The demand for new volunteers fluctuates throughout the year, so please be aware that there may be a delay with progressing with your application. We will be in touch as soon as we are in a position to progress your application and discuss the next steps.