Support Mental Health Needs of New Yorkers in Crisis-- Volunteer
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Samaritans of New York operates the city’s 24-hour suicide prevention hotline. Last year, we answered over 75,000 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 February 2020 Hotline Training Class. If you are interested in becoming a Samaritans volunteer, please contact us to attend the next orientation for this class on:
Tuesday, January 28
Tuesday, February 4
Wednesday, February 12
To receive a Volunteer Information packet, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
-your full name
-residential street address
-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!
- 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!
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Samaritans of New York
P.O. Box 1259, Madison Square Station, New York, NY 10159, US
The Samaritans of New York is the local branch of the world's oldest and largest volunteer crisis response network with 400 centers in 40 countries. Samaritans is devoted to helping people who feel depressed, in crisis or suicidal as well as those who provide care and support to people in crisis and those who have lost a loved one to suicide.
Samaritans is a non-religious, non-profit organization that runs NYC's confidential, 24-hour crisis response hotline staffed entirely by trained volunteers who provide emotional support to people who are depressed, overwhelmed or in crisis; as well as support groups for those who have lost a loved one to suicide and public education programs that raise awareness around suicide and the keys to its prevention.
We'll work with your schedule.
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