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Give a Struggling Parent Hope: Be a TALK Line Telephone Counselor

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Safe & Sound (formerly San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center)

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 135 people are interested
Give a Struggling Parent Hope
Parenting is a difficult job. As a TALK Line Volunteer Counselor, you can help struggling parents gain the hope and resiliency needed to persevere

TALK LINE TELEPHONE COUNSELOR

Time Commitment: 1 full year, 4 hours per week, weekly supervision

Training Required: 26+ hours, 6-part series over 3 weeks, 1 listening shift with an experienced volunteer and 1 supervised shift

Location: Safe & Sound - 1757 Waller St. 94117

TALK (Telephone Aid in Living with Kids) Line, is a 24/7 support line for caregivers of children under the age of 18 in the Bay Area. TALK Line is staffed by volunteers who receive comprehensive training and ongoing supervision. We support approximately 10,000 calls per year, offering round-the-clock telephone counseling and support to families. We believe that no one should have to parent without support!

As a TALK Line volunteer, you will be part of a compassionate and caring community supporting Bay Area Families. Our TALK Line volunteers find personal fulfillment, deep connection, and valuable skills through their experience. You don’t need to be a parent to be a TALK Line volunteer!

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a compassionate, non-judgmental listener for parents and caregivers needing support
  • Provide weekly support to caseload of 1 - 6 clients through outgoing calls
  • Have one recurring weekly shift and one call-forwarded overnight shift per mont
  • Attend a weekly, one-on-one, meeting with a supervisor to debrief calls
  • NO SKILLS NECESSARY! WE WILL TRAIN!

Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age to participate and pass a criminal background check.

TO APPLY: email volunteer@safeandsound.org with "TALK Line" in the subject line to express interest.

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About Safe & Sound (formerly San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center)

Location:

1757 Waller Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, US

Mission Statement

To prevent child abuse and reduce its devastating impact.

Description

Safe & Sound (formerly San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center) has been working to prevent child abuse and reduce its devastating impact for over 40 years. We empower kids in classrooms across the city to protect themselves, help parents cope effectively with stress by engaging them in counseling and support services, and provide a best in class approach to children's advocacy through our strategic partnerships with city and county agencies.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities with Safe & Sound, visit http://safeandsound.org.

Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1757 Waller StreetSan Francisco, CA 94117

(37.76813,-122.45258)
 

SKILLS

  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Child Welfare
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week for 12 months
  • 26 hours of start-up training

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