Crisis and Suicide Line Volunteer
Training is onsite at Families First. Calls and/or texts are answered in the comfort of your home.
Provide a critical need to our Central Indiana community! Volunteer to take calls and/or texts from the convenience and comfort of your own home, from individuals in crisis. No prior training is necessary to volunteer!
Next training begins in November!
NO EXPERIENCE FOR THIS POSITION IS REQUIRED. We ask that all potential volunteers are ready to learn, listen and practice empathy. The content of the workshops will cover active listening, how to guide callers to local resources, and basic skills for working a crisis hotline.
About Families First
2240 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208, US
Families First's mission is to create healthier communities by strengthening families and individuals during life challenges and changes.
Services include individual, marital and family counseling; domestic violence treatment groups for victims, batterers and children; chemical dependency treatment programs; counseling and homemaker services for elderly; protective care services for Marion County residents with mental illness, disability or age-related challenges; family, parent and community education; counseling and support for relative caregivers; and a family strengthening program for school-aged children and their families.