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Common Ground

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Have you ever wanted to help others in crisis? Looking to make a difference in people's lives? We are looking for amazing people like you to help people in crisis through our, phone, chat and text lines. Common Ground helps people move from Crisis to Hope, come be apart of our life changing team. Learn how to be a TRUE HERO! Information/orientation nights are held the 1st Wednesday of every month at 6:00. No need to register, just show up to learn about what it is to be a true hero. Bring a friend or three! Training begins January/February 2020 so register now. Email now for more information on how you can help people in crisis! Interested volunteers may also find out more information at www.commongroundhelps.org.

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About Common Ground

Location:

1200 N. Telegraph Rd, Building 32E, Pontiac, MI 48341, US

Mission Statement

Common Ground's mission is to help people to move from Crisis to Hope. The agency's 24 - hour crisis hotline, youth and family services, emergency psychiatric services and other programs throughout Oakland County, MI are a lifeline for runaway and homeless youth, families in crisis, victims of crime, people with mental illness and others in critical situations. Common Ground serves over 30,000 individuals a year. Most of our services are provided free of charge.

Description

Our 24-hour crisis line (1.800.231.1127) receives more than 45,000 calls annually representing a variety of crisis situations including: suicide, victimization, relationship problems, substance abuse, domestic violence, financial problems, and mental illness. Crisis line volunteers, 16-years or older, connect, asist and listen to callers and provide information and referrals from a database of more than 4,500 sources. Our Crisis Chat and Text programs provide an outlet for people in crisis to talk anonymously and confidentially about any issues they are facing. The phone and text line (1.800.231.1127) is available seven days per week, 24 hours per day. The Crisis Chat is available through Common Ground's website at www.commongroundhelps.org

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1200 N. TelegraphBuilding 32EPontiac, MI 48341

(42.6303,-83.3051)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Psychology

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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