Welcome to Colchester and Tendring Youth Enquiry Service
y.e.s. provides a confidential, non-judgemental and informal service for young people between the ages of 11 and 25 within Colchester and Tendring, who are facing difficulties in their lives.
If you are facing homelessness and need housing advice, if you are having family problems, if you are feeling low, depressed or suicidal, if you need advice about debts or would like to check you are claiming all the benefits you are entitled to, if you are teenager and are pregnant, if you are a young family who needs support, or if you need a CV, training or work advice, then y.e.s. can help you.
y.e.s. can provide help and support with many problems that you may be experiencing – and if we can’t help you ourselves then we will find someone who can, and will support you in getting that help.
For a friendly chat, or further information, call us on 01206 710771, use the ‘Contact Us’ option, or pop in to see us at 9 Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JN
Vacancy – Volunteer Counsellors working in Colchester and Clacton
YES currently provide counselling and crisis intervention counselling to approximately 80 young people per week in Colchester and Clacton. We work closely with local schools, colleges, GP’s and many of the statutory bodies trying to ensure that no young person ‘falls through the net’.
WE NEED: Flexible, Volunteer Counsellors who can offer at least 3 hours a week and who are prepared to work in Colchester and Clacton.
WE OFFER: Daytime and/or evening slots, regular free training sessions, free monthly supervision, travel expenses paid if travelling from Colchester to Clacton and parking expenses.
• Evidence of Counselling Qualifications.
• To complete a DBS Check.
• Individual Membership of BACP or other Professional Body
• Have own Indemnity Insurance.
If you think you would like to join our team, please contact Maria Hales for further information and/or telephone 01207 710771 or 07436805270 for a full job description and application form. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
“If you need help, the answer is y.e.s. – supporting young people.”