Counselling and group work for depression, stress and anxiety in Sussex

Volunteer Receptionists

As You Are counselling are looking for volunteers to run their busy reception at their base in Southwick, just outside of Worthing. As first point of contact for our clients you will play an integral role in the organisation. You will work alongside our professional team to provide a warm, welcoming and safe environment. We are looking for friendly individuals who are able to offer empathic understanding and able to use active listening skills. This is great opportunity for trainee counsellors to experience a busy therapeutic practice.

Some useful skills would be:

  • Confident on telephone
  • Computer literate (not necessarily a whizz, but helps to have some computer knowledge) – that comes with any possible office based skills
  • Numerate
  • Eye for detail
  • Methodical
  • Common sense

Please contact Nicky Hitchcock,  click here to email us or call 07952 754 859



We are seeking fundraisers to help secure income from all sources. Involvement in all aspects of fundraising would be welcome including new activities such as sponsored events and fundraising on the Internet to researching funding databases and helping with grant applications.

Click here to email us or call 07952 754 859 or 07507 706478 regarding any of these vacancies.


Volunteer Counsellors

Our next recruitment day will be published here as soon as it is finalised. If you are interested in being considered for a 2020 round of recruitment complete our application form (links below).

Due to funding limitations we currently ask all counsellors to cover the cost of supervision. This is £17 per individual attending fortnightly group supervision. We do not currently ask for counsellors to pay any placement fees and As You Are will cover the cost of insurance whilst on placement.

All successful candidates will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure.

Download our volunteer counsellor application form in PDF or Word format.

Download our Online Sessions client letter;
AYA Online sessions (Word format)

Download our Online Sessions client contract;
AYA Online client contract (Word format)