Last Chance: 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

Last Chance this Summer!

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 August 2018 Hotline Training Class. If you are interested in becoming a Samaritans volunteer, please contact us to attend the one of the following orientations:

  • Tuesday, July 17
  • Wednesday, July 25
  • Thursday, August 2
Samaritans greatest priority at this time is to find qualified applicants who are available to work weekday mornings or afternoons. Those applicants will receive preferential treatment.

To receive a Volunteer Information packet, please email newvolunteer@samaritansnyc.org 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!

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