Crisis phone line coverage
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
WhereAntigo, WIAntigo, WI 54409
Our domestic violence and sexual assault emergency shelter provides immediate and ongoing support to survivors. Along with shelter and other resources, the agency offers a 24 hour crisis hotline. Callers on this line may call for a number of reasons: seeking shelter, help with safety planning, looking for community resources or some other form of support and advocacy.
What you can expect as a crisis line volunteer:
-Volunteers assist with overnight coverage and typical shifts run from 5:30pm to 7:30am but can be flexible with your schedule
-Each month you choose dates you are available to cover the crisis line
-Dates you are scheduled a staff member will contact you to hook your phone up to the AVAIL crisis line. You are then unhooked the following morning at the end of your scheduled shift.
-Volunteering on the crisis line requires a background check and specialized crisis line training.
-Fill out an AVAIL volunteer application
-Complete crisis line training at AVAIL agency (Antigo, WI)
- Crisis Intervention
- Crisis Counseling
- Community Outreach
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Typically a 12-14 hour overnight shift
- Crisis line training, effective communication, safety planning, crisis intervention