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We recruit over 1,000 Volunteer Counsellors who are qualified or trainee counsellors to help us to deliver our services in schools.


  • Counselling Placements

    Place2Be offers volunteer counselling placements for counsellors or therapists across the UK.

  • Volunteer Counsellor stories

    Find out more about volunteering for Place2Be from Sharon, Chris, Steve, Nikki and Faz. 

  • Apply now

    We recruit all year round for Volunteer Counsellors, so you are able to start a placement at any point during the academic year.

  • Not a mental health professional?

    Place2Be is supporting Mental Health Innovations – a new charity developing digital innovations to provide mental health support. 

Find out more


Small change makes a big difference

  • £7Could support a child's
    drop-in session
  • £20Could support a
    parent with one-to-one
  • £95Could provide our
    whole school
    to a child for a year

Craig's story

Craig's teacher referred him to Place2Be because he was always involved in fights in the playground