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Crisis Sunshine Volunteers with The Association for Individual Development in Aurora

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Association For Individual Development

  • 13 people are interested

AID’s Crisis Line provides assistance to persons with a wide variety of needs and concerns:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Loneliness

  • Substance Abuse

    We accept applications year round for Sunshine Caller volunteers. These are trained volunteers who offer phone support to people in need. Regular, scheduled phone calls made to our clients provide people with:

  • Social Interaction

  • Medication Reminders

  • Crisis Counseling

  • Referral to Community Resources

  • Sunshine caller applications are accepted all year, and training takes place while on your volunteer shift. Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of one, 4 hours volunteer shift a week. Volunteer shifts are available 7 days a week, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.

Go to the AID website to complete a volunteer application, click on the "Volunteer" button at the top of the page.

Scroll to the bottom and click on the Crisis Line/Sunshine Program Application button.

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About Association For Individual Development

Location:

309 W NEW INDIAN TRAIL CT, AURORA, IL 60506, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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.

Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

309 New Indian Trail CourtAurora, IL 60506

(41.78327,-88.32225)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of one four hour volunteer shift a week
  • Apply on AID's website: https://www.aidcares.org/volunteer/

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