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Child Welfare
Other

Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:18+

Volunteer Counselor

About the organization: 
Dribble Academy Foundation (DAF) was started in 2014 with just two bamboo sticks and a basketball hoop. Today we are operational in three states reaching out to over 1500 children.

Our model is to create sports programs towards the holistic development of children. We envision to achieve this development through coaching, lifeskill training and nutritional support for children belonging to low resource backgrounds in various rural and urban slum communities.

Responsiblities:
• To work actively with children, assisting them to explore their circumstances, their feelings and the options open model of counselling. 
• To assess which resources are appropriate in response to the needs of children.
• Listen to students concern about academic, emotional and social problem
• Help students process their problems and plan goals and action
Improve parent/teacher relationships

Qualification:
You will be a fully qualified Counsellor, Therapist or Educational/Clinical Psychologist or studying towards one of these professions at the following levels:
  Diploma in Counselling (Level 4 or above). If you are in your first year you will have completed a full academic year Certificate Course in Counselling or the equivalent of 9 - 12 months.
  Degree, MSc or MA in Counselling, Counselling Psychology or Psychotherapy - if you are in your first year you will have relevant experience of direct work with children.

Experience:
Preferably will have experience of working with children aged 4 - 14. This experience could be gained through volunteering, caring for children as a parent or carer or through a background in a caring profession such as nursing, social work or as a health visitor. 
 Understanding of the characteristics of a therapeutic relationship with a child, ideally with experience or knowledge of humanistic or psychodynamic approaches.
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