Support Mental Health Needs of New Yorkers in Crisis -- Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

ManhattanNew York, NY 10003


About

The Samaritans of New York, which has operated the NYC’s 24-hour suicide hotline for over 30 years, is seeking candidates for our next training class. The work is challenging, the training intensive and the experience extremely rewarding! And though you cannot solve everyone's problems, it's satisfying to know that when someone reaches out for help--You’re There!

Samaritans is currently accepting applicants for the March Hotline Training Class. If you are interested in becoming a Samaritans volunteer, please contact us to attend one of the following orientations:

  • Monday, May 1
  • Tuesday, May 9
  • Wednesday, May 17

To receive a Volunteer Information packet, please email samaritansnycvol@aol.com with the following information:

-your full name

-phone number

-residential street address

Or:

-Inquire through our website: http://samaritansnyc.org/volunteer-2/

- Call 212-673-3041 to receive a Volunteer Information Packet by mail

We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteer requirements:

  • Must be at least 21
  • Good English speaking + written skills
  • Willing to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Available to donate:
    • 1 weekday morning, afternoon, evening or weekend shift a week
    • 1 overnight shift a month
  • No experience necessary!

Skills

  • Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Public Relations
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 Hours per week

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