The Chat Room is a space where delegates can talk about anything that’s on their mind. Some of the topics looked at in the main meetings and seminars during the events can raise important questions in young people and because of this we want to provide a safe space where they can talk about how they feel, ask questions about things they don’t understand, and receive prayer.
To be on this team you’ll need to be a good listener as that will be your main role! You’ll be providing a listening ear and chatting and praying with delegates, but you’re not there to solve all of their problems or counsel them. You should be friendly, good at interacting with young people, and good at working in a team as you’ll usually meet with each person in a pair. You will hear all sorts of topics being discussed – anything from sexuality to family problems, mental health issues to bullying – and should be comfortable with praying one-on one with people. The Chat Room team will work closely with the Connect team who handle any welfare issues that arise. After each session, you’ll need to complete a short form so that we can keep track of the age and gender split of the Chat Room users and to have an overview of the kind of issues that are being discussed.
The Chat Room is open 9.30pm – 11pm on Day 1 and then 1-5pm and 9.30-11pm on Days 2-5, plus you’ll have a short meeting with your team each day too.
You will need to arrange your own accommodation but in return for your hard work we will provide you with an event pass and all your meals (dinner of Day 1 until breakfast of Day 6) – winning!
You’ll be required to apply for a DBS certificate before we can confirm your place on this team. Information will be sent to you when we process your initial application but if you already have a DBS with Soul Survivor that is less than three years old or you’re subscribed to the update service, then you won’t have to complete a new one – winner! Just drop us an email with the details and we can take it from there.