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1301 North High StreetColumbus, OH 43201


Compassionate, caring volunteers are needed to answer a 24-Hour Suicide Prevention Hotline. Each new volunteer receives approximately 50 hours of training and then makes a commitment to work on the hotline one shift each week for six months. , 2016 through May, 2017. Many volunteers choose to keep working on the hotlinThe next class begins on March 29, and the "graduates" will work on the hotline from June through November. Many volunteers sign up to volunteer for additional time after their first six months, but this is not required. The hotline is operated by North Central Mental Health Services.


  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 50 hrs. of training. Six months on the hotline
  • Dependability, dedication and maturity

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