Harbour Support Services


Harbour supports families and individuals who have been affected by domestic abuse.  We believe that everyone has the right to live free from abuse and violence.

Volunteering at Harbour is a great way to gain valuable work experience, learn new skills and meet new people.  We value our volunteers because they bring invaluable experience and enthusiasm to our work, and help to strengthen our links with the communities we serve.  We have a number of volunteering opportunities available and provide a dedicated training package.

Volunteer Support Worker – provide advice and support to clients living in refuge and accessing Harbour’s outreach service.

Volunteer Children & Young People’s Worker – support families and children living in refuge and the local community, providing fun and stimulating activities.

Volunteer Peer Mentor – provide emotional and practical support to clients recovering from domestic abuse.

Volunteer Translator – will work with the staff team to minimise barriers to support.

Opportunities are available across Harbour’s services.

Information about responsibilities for individual roles can be found on Harbour’s website.


Full training will be provided.

An interest in the issues surrounding domestic abuse.

A non-judgemental approach.

Clarity on issues of confidentiality.

The ability to communicate at all levels.

The ability to work on own initiative.

Flexible approach.

Attention to detail.

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