Common Good

 
 

Nightline Volunteers

Nightline volunteers provide a confidential, non-judgemental listening and information service to support fellow students.

Opportunity to develop the following Common Good Attributes
Active and global citizenship
Confidence
Responsible leadership
What’s involved?
Students attend 20 hours of training to become a Nightline volunteer. They then provide a confidential, non-judgemental listening and information service to support their peers. This involves completing a 12 hour shift every fortnight as well as attending various meetings and ongoing training sessions.
How will participating in this activity/opportunity allow students to make a positive difference to the communities that we serve?
Student communities from Strathclyde University, City of Glasgow College and GCU all benefit from the work that Nightline does. Volunteers are able to use the transferable skills they gain, such as active listening, and they often go on to take part in further voluntary work.
What are the benefits of taking part in this activity/opportunity for participating students?
Nightline volunteers can develop a range of new skills, including valuable active listening skills. They gain practical experience and have the opportunity to meet new friends.
Which School or department delivers/ supports this activity?
Students’ Association
Which students can participate in this activity?
All students. Get involved by visiting the Students’ Association building or looking at their website.
Contact
Role: Student Adviser
Department/School: Students’ Association
Telephone: 0141 273 1609