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Common Ground

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Be The One!

It takes a very special kind of person to step up and help others in crisis, you could Be The One. Have you ever wanted help someone but just was not sure how? Have you been looking to make a difference in someone’s life? We are searching for someone amazing like you to volunteer on Common Ground's Resource and Crisis Helpline, assisting others move from Crisis To Hope through phone, chat and text. Come learn how you could make a difference and Be The One!

We host a volunteer information orientation the first Wed. Of every month at 6:00 pm. The next information session is December 4th. Come by to learn more about all the opportunities Common Ground has to help Move People From Crisis To Hope.
The Fall training session begins in January/February 2020 register now to start your journey in helping others.

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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
  • Crisis Counseling
  • People Skills
  • Psychology
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training

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