Training HOTLINE Volunteers answer phone calls from people in the community who are experiencing personal distress, feeling along, needing help, looking for resources, and needing a "listening ear." A 40 hour course for one week in the summer teaches volunteers skills which are helpful over the phone, via chat and text. Training topics include: Active Listening Skills, Addiction Awareness, Mental Health, Suicide Prevention, and Community Resources. HOTLINE Calls are free, confidential and anonymous. To register for HOTLINE training, go to www.contactofmercer.org or call 609-883-2880.
Classes are held for one week in the summer from June 25th to June 29th from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.
There is a one time training fee of $35 which included the training book and other materials.
For further information, please go to www.contactofmercer.org.Mental Health First Aid Training with National Certificate included Join the class and invite friends. Register at www.contactofmercer.org or Call 609-883-2880
- People Skills
- Crisis Intervention
- Mental Health
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Relationship Building
- Crisis Counseling
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Training Course is 40 hours for one week.
- Following training, HOTLINE volunteers serve 8-12 hours/month.