Volunteer Opportunities
with KASP

KASP is now welcoming applications for student placements to start in September 2024. Also open to qualified counsellors who are interested in volunteering.

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th April 2024 @ 12noon
Interview commence week beginning: Monday 29th April 2024
Training dates: Sat 25th & Sun 26th May, Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd June, Sat 6th July 2024
**Applicants MUST be available to attend all of these training sessions**

Counselling Placements

Being on placement with KASP as part of your counselling diploma, will provide a rich learning in a specialised service. Working with CSA can be very challenging where the complexities of trauma are presented. However, can also be extremely rewarding.

Counselling Volunteering

Join KASP as a qualified counsellor volunteer to work through your accreditation. You will be provided with comprehensive KASP training, that will give context to CSA. Working with KASP clients will give a real depth of understanding and knowledge to CSA and enhance your professional development.

What KASP has to offer?

KASP has an experienced team of counsellors who will be on hand to provide support, encouragement and to promote the values of KASP.

Support & supervision: is provided 1 hr every 4 weeks (additional time can be arranged where required).

Group supervision: 2hr sessions, offered twice monthly, one in the evenings and one during the day (attending what best suit you)

Volunteers Team meeting: scheduled every 6 weeks on zoom platform, meeting others in our team and to share ideas, reading, training and connecting with our counselling community.

Information, training & development days: Are arranged throughout the year. Free training is also available and promoted as part of Fife Violence Against Woman partnership.

Qualified counsellors volunteers benefits:

  • KASP will pay for 1hr monthly supervision
  • Travel cost


To adhere to KASP values: to value, respect, believe, support and listen to others in and out of the counselling sessions. To uphold COSCA/ BACP Ethical Standards and principles of counselling & psychotherapy.    

How to apply?

Please download the three documents provided here. These documents will give you the information and guidance about KASP and the induction process. The Criminal Conviction/ Equal Opportunity declaration form will be required to be completed and brought along on the day of your interview (in a sealed envelope).

If you have any concerns or queries about the application form please do not hesitate to contact either Mandy Kirkland or Joy Patrick.

Please download the three documents provided below.

The Application form will need to be completed and returned for the closing date Friday 19th April 12noon. You can send by post or email, both addresses are provided on the form.

Welcome, Entry & Requirements, Job Description & Person Specification formCriminal Conviction & Equal Opportunities formApplication form