Listening Ear Service


Coming in 2024 as part of our new Community Hub.

As a Listening Ear Service Volunteer, you will provide a compassionate and empathetic presence for individuals seeking someone to talk to, share concerns, or navigate challenging situations. Your commitment to active listening and support will contribute to creating a caring and understanding environment within the church community.


– Offer a non-judgmental and empathetic listening ear to individuals facing challenges or seeking support.

– Create a safe and confidential space for open conversations and sharing.

– Respond with compassion and understanding, providing emotional support to those in need.

– Offer gentle guidance and resources when appropriate, directing individuals to professional help if necessary.

– Attend training sessions to enhance active listening skills and deepen understanding of various challenges.

– Collaborate with church leadership and pastoral care teams to coordinate support efforts.

– Maintain strict confidentiality and uphold ethical standards in all interactions.

– Foster a culture of empathy, compassion, and care within the church community.

– Attend volunteer meetings to share experiences, receive support, and stay informed about community needs.


– Excellent listening and communication skills.

– Empathy, compassion, and a non-judgmental attitude.

– Respect for confidentiality and ethical standards in providing support.

– Reliability and punctuality in attending listening ear service hours.

– Willingness to undergo training to enhance active listening skills.

– Team-oriented mindset and a commitment to collaborative support efforts.

– Understanding and adherence to the church’s values and mission.

– Prior experience in counselling , pastoral care, or volunteer support roles is beneficial but not mandatory.

Joining the Listening Ear Service offers an opportunity to make a meaningful impact by providing emotional support to individuals in the church community. Your role will contribute to creating an atmosphere of care, understanding, and support for those who may be facing challenges or seeking a compassionate listening presence.