Opportunities at AYA

Make an impact by choosing to volunteer with a small, local charity like AYA!
You’ll be part of a friendly, supporting team and will have access to training and CPD to support your development too.

Volunteer as a Counsellor

As a community-based organisation volunteers are an essential part of As You Are, without whom we would not be able to provide the service.  You can find out details of how to apply to volunteer with us, and the deadlines for submitting an application by clicking below

AYA Team in Southwick
The Corner House garden view

Volunteer as a Trustee

We are looking for trustees to join our board. Successful candidates must care deeply about our mission and purpose and be willing to share their relevant skills and experience to provide guidance, support and governance to As You Are. 

Please download a role description and application form here. You can contact Toni and Charlotte on info@asyouarecentre.co.uk for an informal chat.

Volunteer at the AYA Reception

We are currently looking for volunteers to run our 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
  • Eye for detail
  • Methodical
  • Common sense
AYA Southwick The Corner House Side