Suicide Prevention Telephone Hotline Volunteer
31 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 training program which includes working with a trained volunteer. Our next training session is in February. 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.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
We'll work with your schedule.
P.O. Box 1333Westport, MA 02790
- Mental Health
- Data Entry
- Bereavement Support
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Crisis Counseling
- People 55+
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 5 hours per week
- 6 mo. commitment