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Parenting is a difficult job. As a TALK Line Volunteer Counselor, you can help struggling parents gain the hope and resiliency needed to persevere
Telephone Aid in Living with Kids, TALK Line, is a 24-hour parent helpline hosted by Safe & Sound, staffed primarily by volunteers. TALK Line handles over 3,800 calls per year, offering round-the-clock telephone counseling to anyone seeking support on topics related to caring for children.
Spend 4-hours per week answering calls at the TALK Line Family Support Center in Haight-Ashbury for a minimum of 1 full year.
Serve as a compassionate, objective listener for parents and caregivers in need of support
Complete 30+ hours of initial and ongoing training led by professional psychologists
No previous counseling experience necessary!
TO APPLY: email email@example.com, call 415-668-0494, or visit www.safeandsound.org
Do you need parenting support yourself? Call the line: 415-441-KIDS (5437)
Counseling / Mental Health
Case Work / Management
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Orientation or Training
4 hours per week for 6 months
27 hours of start-up training; one 10-hour overnight shift per month