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Dates coloured purple above are fully booked.

Please note that courses are often booked up several months in advance, so book early to avoid disappointment.


Individual FOCCUS sessions can usually be arranged at a time to suit you.

Additional counselling venues


The Practice Rooms
24 Regent Street, Clifton, Bristol
Avon BS8 4HG
United Kingdom

Current opportunities at the Bristol centre

Head of Centre

Would you like to lead a team of passionate volunteers in providing marriage preparation and relationship counselling services to couples/individuals in the local area?  We’re looking for people who thrive on motivating teams, have management and leadership experience and an appreciation for the traditions, structures and current developments in the Catholic Church to take on this challenging and rewarding role.

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Coordinator for Marriage Preparation Courses

Do you like coordinating events and organising people? We are looking for someone with strong administration and interpersonal skills who ideally has some experience working with the Catholic Church to ensure the smooth running of our marriage preparation service.

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Marriage Preparation Course Facilitator

Are you passionate about healthy marriages? We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals or couples who are either practicing Catholics with personal experience of marriage in the Catholic Church or married to someone who is Catholic, to present our one-day marriage preparation courses  (usually held on Saturdays) for those getting married in the Church.

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We need someone who is reliable and trustworthy to can bank the donations received, pay volunteers expenses and other costs as well as have an overview of the financial situation of the centre. If you have some financial experience and want to use your skills to help others why not consider volunteering to be a treasurer?

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Qualified Experienced Relationship Counsellor

Are you a qualified relationship counsellor with over 150 hours of relationship counselling experience?  Would you like to help us in our mission to support couples in distress with professional relationship counselling regardless of their ability to pay?

We welcome applications from people who share our passion for relationship health and who respect and are willing to engage with our values.

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Parish Liaison Officer

Would you like to help Marriage Care by building mutually supportive relationships with local clergy and the catholic community, promoting Marriage Care services and volunteering opportunities within local parishes?  We are looking for someone to deliver pulpit talks or talks at deanery meetings and taking part in events.

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