Suicide Prevention Telephone Hotline Volunteer

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Samaritans of FR/NB, Inc.

  • 33 people are interested

Seeking caring, compassionate volunteers to staff our suicide prevention hotline. Samaritans of FR/NB suicide prevention hotline is open to all callers, 15 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our hotline is available free to anyone who needs support. Kare Calls are made to seniors who might otherwise be lonely and isolated.

Each volunteer participates in a 35-hour mandatory training program which includes working with a trained volunteer. Trainings are scheduled for September 2019, November 2019 and February 2020. Volunteers are asked to cover a 5-hour shift or two 2.5 hour shifts weekly. A minimum of a 6-month commitment is expected.

Volunteers may be requested to participate in local health fairs on behalf of the agency.

Internship and work-study are offered to college students as well as community service opportunities.

Applicants must undergo a background check during to be considered.

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About Samaritans of FR/NB, Inc.

Location:

P.O. Box 1333, Westport, MA 02790, US

Mission Statement

To be available to the lonely, depressed and/or suicidal. To listen without judgement or prejudice offering total anonymity and confidentiality.

Description

Suicide Prevention Hotline

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

P.O. Box 1333Westport, MA 02790

(41.60857,-71.07355)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Data Entry
  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per week
  • 6 mo. commitment

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