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EMBRACE IS RECRUITING! Can you help us grow our special blend of support?

Updated Wednesday 23 March 2022

Volunteers Needed

Do you have experience working with children and young people?

Have you had a career working in safeguarding or child protection and are looking to make a difference?

Are you looking for a change of career into counselling?

We have a fantastic opportunity to give the right people the chance to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people who are suffering trauma through crime.

We are looking for volunteers to help deliver emotional support to children and young people who have been victims of or witnesses to crime.

Volunteers would need to be available on Mondays and Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm to work from our head office in Peterborough.

All volunteers will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and will receive specialist training and ongoing supervision.

For more information and to apply email using the reference emotional support volunteer.

Click here to view our advert.


We are looking recruit up to three new Trustees to join our talented and energetic board and help set the future direction of the charity as it continues to expand its services throughout the UK.

Whether you are a seasoned Trustee or wanting to take your first step at Board level we would welcome applications from all gender groups and ethnic backgrounds.

Who are we looking for?

A Treasurer to be part of the Trustee BoardWe are seeking to appoint a suitable candidate, preferably with a financial management background, to support the financial governance of the charity and support our growth at this exciting time.

Trustees with experience, skills, knowledge and the motivation to make a difference in one or more of the following areas:

  • fundraising (with experience of income generation amongst corporates, high net-worth individuals, trusts and foundations)
  • counselling and psychotherapy
  • entrepreneurial activities
  • commercial business development


Click here to read more and find out how to apply for the above roles.


Emotional and Specialist Counselling Support

We’re looking for some special people to deliver services to children, young people and families.

Based at our main office in Peterborough, the roles will help us establish our national contact centre, creating a hub for the charity’s work.

The first roles we are looking to fill will be those to deliver our emotional and specialist counselling support.

We are looking for the following job share or part-time roles:

  • ISVA/IDVA trained individuals with up-to-date safeguarding credentials to work as Service Managers
  • Case Workers who will deliver trauma-informed support by telephone or screen (planned appointments)
  • Lead Counsellor with Supervision skills for individual and team supervision


Click here to read more and find out how to apply.


Associate Therapists

To join our National Database of qualified counsellors and who are willing to work with young victims of crime and their families. We are building a UK-wide team of counsellors who are able to work with traumatised children and/or are familiar with family-focused therapies.

Joining us as an Associate means that you are self employed, but we will match young people to you, for which we pay you a very completive and hourly rate. we also provide an induction programme, free Safeguarding and CPD training, such as ‘Working with sexual abuse’ and Trauma Focused- CBT.

We welcome expressions of interest from across the UK. We also have particular demand in Cambridgeshire and Yorkshire to support young people affected by domestic abuse or sexual violence.

To find out more or to have an informal chat, please contact: Jenny Raine (Head of Service Delivery) on Tel: 0345 60 999 60 or email: