Crisis Hotline Telephone Worker

Published

06/18/2018

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Toms River
New Jersey
United States

Description

CONTACT is a 24/7 Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Hotline seeking volunteers to answer the phones. Fall CONTACT training is 6 weeks of classroom instruction, two nights a week (Tuesdays & Thursdays). This program emphasizes active listening skills while taking time out to identify the special needs of our callers. Group discussions address topics such as loneliness, depression, suicide, grief, marriage/family, substance abuse and domestic violence. We require our volunteers to work three, four-hour shifts per month. NEXT TRAINING BEGINS ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018, IN THE TOMS RIVER AREA, 6:30 - 9:30pm TWICE a week for 6 weeks (TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS). For information, call 732-240-6104 or email contactofoceanco@aol.com.

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

contactofoceanco@aol.com
http://www.contactoceanmonmouth.org

Anyone dedicated to helping those in distress. We welcome all volunteers 18 yrs. of age or older.


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