The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
SPRING 2018 CRISIS LINE TRAINING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED TO BEGIN THURSDAY, MARCH 8TH 2018 AT 6:00 P.M. INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD TRY TO APPLY BY FEBRUARY 23RD. PLEASE SEE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS BELOW.
AID’s Crisis Line provides assistance to persons with a wide variety of needs and concerns:
Callers are linked to appropriate referrals in their community.
Potential volunteers need to call or email Maureen for an application at 630-966-4020 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All volunteers will be screened, interviewed, must provide two references, and must complete required criminal background checking before training.
Training is offered twice a year, in September and in March and volunteers must attend 12 consecutive Thursday evening training sessions in order to volunteer.
We also accept applications year round for Sunshine Caller volunteers. These are trained volunteers who offer phone support to people in need. Regular, scheduled phone calls provide people with:
Referral to Community Resources
Sunshine caller applications are accepted all year, and training takes place while on your volunteer shift.
Contact Maureen at 630-966-4020 for more information and an application or, email email@example.com,