Jim Thompson – Volunteer Counsellor
I feel appreciated and part of a team working towards a common goal of helping others…
I started volunteering at GCA back in 2011, I was studying towards my Diploma in Counselling after completing my COSCA Certificate in Counselling and I was looking to gain experience as a Counsellor. It was also an opportunity to give something back to the community.
As a counsellor it can be very humbling and rewarding. I have met some wonderful people and gained so much knowledge and experience from working with GCA and also the client group I work with.
I have grown as a person and a counsellor due to the appreciation, respect and encouragement from everyone at GCA. I have been fortunate to gain paid work within GCA and I also remain a volunteer working in the community helping others move forward with their lives.