Samaritans welcomes applications from a wide range of applicants.
Anyone has it in them to be a Samaritan. You won’t need to have previous experience or qualifications, but you will need to be non-judgemental and accepting of others.
It doesn’t necessarily matter if you’ve gone through difficult times yourself, what matters is that you want to help people – all kinds of people, from all walks of life.
Check out our Volunteer Stories page to hear more from rail industry staff who already volunteer with Samaritans and an informative interview with listening volunteer Paul Johnson on the Rail and Road podcast.