Peer Counselors Needed - Volunteer on Samaritans 24-Hour Crisis Hotline!


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Union SquareManhattanNew York, NY 10003

About

Samaritans of New York operates the city’s 24-hour suicide prevention hotline. Last year, we answered over 82,000 hotline calls. Samaritans is part of a well-established international network of 400 centers in 42 countries where over 20,000 volunteers provide crisis response and emotional support services to people who are in distress, depressed and suicidal.

Samaritans is currently accepting applicants for the December Hotline Training Class. If you are interested in becoming a Samaritans volunteer, please contact us to attend one of the following orientations:

  • Monday, November 20
  • Wednesday, November 29

To receive a Volunteer Information packet, please email samaritansnycvol@aol.com with the following information:

-your full name

-phone number

-residential street address

Or:

-Inquire through our website: http://samaritansnyc.org/volunteer-2/

- Call 212-673-3041 to receive a Volunteer Information Packet by mail

We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteer requirements:

  • Must be at least 21
  • Good English speaking + written skills
  • Willing to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Available to donate:
    • 1 weekday morning, afternoon, evening or weekend shift a week
    • 1 overnight shift a month
  • No experience necessary!

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training

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