CONTACT of Mercer County Hotline Spring 2020 Training

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CONTACT of Mercer County, NJ, Inc.

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Contact of Mercer County, NJ

CONTACT of Mercer County announces its Spring 2019, HOTLINE Volunteer Training!

Courses are on Tuesdays every week starting February 11th for 10 weeks. There is a morning class which is at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and an evening course which is at 7 pm to 10 pm. Classes are held at 60 South Main Street, Pennington NJ, 08534. Sessions 1 to 6 will include Mental Health First Aid training, which classes are open to everyone without commitment of volunteering. After these sessions, volunteers will have met the pre-requisites for CONTACT's higher level f training which will be taught in Sessions 7-10. Following the classes, there will be apprenticeships which include talking on the CONTACT HOTLINE and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. A training donation of $35 is requested for the course.

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About CONTACT of Mercer County, NJ, Inc.

Location:

60 South Main Street, Pennington, NJ 08534, US

Mission Statement

The mission of CONTACT of Mercer County, NJ, Inc. is to provide compassionate, confidential telephone listening and referral services, giving hope and reassurance to people in crisis.

Description

CONTACT of Mercer County is a family of programs which focus volunteer action to deal with community needs. A crisis intervention HOTLINE is staffed exclusively by trained volunteers. The Telephone Reassurance Program utilizes volunteers to make daily or as scheduled "check-in" calls to seniors or shut in adults. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) helps mature volunteers - 55 plus - locate and remain in community service activities focused on a host of community needs. For more information, visit us at www.ContactOfMercer.org

WHEN

Tue Feb 11, 2020 - Tue Apr 21, 2020

WHERE

60 South Main StreetPennington, NJ 08534

(40.32638,-74.79078)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours total, 3 hours per week on Tuesdays

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