Crisis Line Volunteers Needed - Association for Individual Development in Aurora
Association For Individual Development
Applications can be submitted at the following link: https://www.aidcares.org/volunteer/
AID’s Crisis Line provides assistance to persons with a wide variety of needs and concerns:
§ Substance Abuse
Callers are linked to appropriate referrals in their community. Volunteers must be able to be available for extensive training. Applications are accepted all year for two training programs, one in March and one in September. Applicants will volunteer through training and will set up a regular shift following the completion of training. Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of one, 4 hour shift a week and it can take place (any day of the week) between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.
AID Operates the Crisis Line of Fox Valley in Aurora, Illinois, where this position is located.
Spring, summer and fall starting student internships available, for those interested. Students interested in internships much complete Crisis Line training as a volunteer first, and will convert to an intern at the successful completion of training. Student interns are asked to commit to a minimum of one year combined volunteering/internship.
The March Crisis Line training class is currently full. The next class will begin in September, 2021, and will run for 10 consecutive Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Those interested in volunteering must be available for, and complete the training.
Applications for September can be submitted through August 2021. Currently accepting applications for the Crisis Sunshine Program, for which there is an immediate need.
About Association For Individual Development
309 W NEW INDIAN TRAIL CT, AURORA, IL 60506, US
The mission of the Association for Individual Development is to empower people with physical, developmental, intellectual and mental health challenges to enjoy lives of dignity and purpose. Our Vision is to be a recognized leader providing best quality outcomes for individuals served in areas of housing, employment, community integration, health promotion, recovery and crisis prevention.
For over 50 years, the Association for Individual Development (AID) has provided services to individuals who have developmental, physical, and/or mental disabilities, those who have suffered trauma or those at risk.
All clients have access to vital, life enriching services including: early intervention; developmental therapy; autism programs; audiology; respite care; permanent affordable housing; developmental and vocational training; job placement and on-the-job coaching services; crisis intervention; community education and advocacy.