Crisis and Suicide Line Volunteer

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Families First

  • 37 people are interested

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 on September 11, 2019

It will be approximately 40 hours. This will be executed with six (6) workshops spread out over an 11-day period. 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.

September Crisis Line Training

Wednesday, 9/11, 5:30-9:30pm

Friday, 9/13, 8:30-4:30pm

Saturday, 9/14, 8:30-4:30pm

Tuesday, 9/17, 5:30-9:30pm

Thursday, 9/19, 5:30-9:30pm

Saturday, 9/21, 8:30-4:30pm


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About Families First

Location:

2240 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208, US

Mission Statement

Families First's mission is to create healthier communities by strengthening families and individuals during life challenges and changes.

Description

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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2240 North Meridian StreetIndianapolis, IN 46208

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two 3-hour sessions a week
  • access to cell phone or computer with wifi

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