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Samaritans must 'listen without making assumptions'

Charity seeks new volunteers

Listening without making assumptions and asking questions that will help those in need find answers are key skills for those volunteering with Samaritans.

Leslie Moughtin highlighted the attributes needed while discussing the work of the charity on Manx Radio.

You can email samaritans@manx.net for more information about volunteering.

The service is always seeking new listeners, who can commit to at least one three-hour session each week.

However, Leslie says it's something anyone can do:

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