How do you become a volunteer shout?

How long does it take to become a shout volunteer?

Once trained-up, they ask you to complete at least 200 hours of volunteer work in order to justify the cost of your training. You have a dedicated Coach who oversees your training, marks your assignments and is there to respond to any questions you might have.

What is a shout volunteer?

Shout 85258 is a 24/7 UK text messaging service for times when people feel they need immediate support. … Anyone of any age, who is a resident in the UK, can text the service for support.

How do you join shouts?

There’s a three step process which starts after someone texts ‘SHOUT’ to the dedicated phone number. After three automated responses, they will then be connected with a trained volunteer who receives the text on their PC.

Why do I want to volunteer for shout?

The reason I volunteer at Shout is because I love helping people so whoever you are, no matter what position in life you’re in, I am going to be there on the other side, or any of the other volunteers will be there, and we all want to listen, and just be there for you and be able to provide support in any way possible.

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Is texting shout free?

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. We launched publicly in May 2019 and we’ve had more than 750000 conversations with people who are anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate support.

What happens when I text shout?

By texting the word ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 you will start a conversation with a trained Shout Volunteer, who will text you back and forth, sharing only what you feel comfortable with. Our volunteers will work with you to take your next steps towards feeling better.

What is give me a shout?

informal. : to tell (someone) about something when it happens or is ready to be done I’ll give you a shout when it’s time to leave.

What does a shout mean?

1 : to utter a sudden loud cry. 2 : to command attention as if by shouting a quality that shouts from good novels— John Gardner. transitive verb. 1 : to utter in a loud voice. 2 : to cause to be, come, or stop by or as if by shouting shouted himself hoarse the proponents shouted down the opposition.

Is shout safe?

SHOUT is safe for all colorfast washables (fabrics which do not bleed or fade). Not recommended for use on silk or wool. Stains like rust, bleach damage, dried paint, ink or dyes may be impossible for any stain treater to remove. Do not mix with other household products.

What is it like to be a shout volunteer?

Shout Volunteers have the chance to:

‘Meet’ new people – our volunteers are a sociable bunch who offer each other plenty of support on the platform. Volunteer the way you want – from home, in the office or with a group of friends or family. Access ongoing professional development with a dedicated Coach.

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Does shout show up on phone bill?

It won’t appear on your phone bill. To start a conversation, text the word ‘SHOUT’ to 85258. If your life is at imminent risk, call the emergency services on 999.

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