Volunteer Counselling Program

Cyrenian House Drug and Alcohol Counsellors’ Training Program 2019


Cyrenian House runs an annual Volunteer Drug and Alcohol Counsellors’ Training Program across all of its metropolitan based services. This program was established in 2012 using the Helping Change: The Drug and Alcohol Counsellors’ Training Package developed by Drug and Alcohol Office and the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology.

Applications for the 2019 Volunteer Counsellors’ Program are now open.

Please click on the links below to download the Information Sheet and the Volunteer Counsellor Application Form – 2019

All applicants will be advised on the outcome of their applications. Due to the large number of applications received each year, this may take up to four or five weeks before being notified. A shortlist of applicants will be invited for an interview that will be held in May 2019.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

Training for successful applicants will commence in June 2019 and will be held at Cyrenian House Non Residential Services in Perth.

If you have any enquiries about the program please contact:

Nicola Iannantuoni, Services Development Manager

Email: nicola.iannantuoni@cyrenianhouse.com or phone 0411 373 003


All applications must be received by no later than 5.00pm April the 1st, 2019. No applications will be accepted outside of this time.

PLEASE NOTE: due to the large number of applications received we are unable to provide feedback on your application.