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Crisis Team Volunteer

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Trauma Intervention Program (TIP)

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Crisis Team Volunteers are called to scenes, where a traumatic event has occurred, by Emergency Responders to comfort and support victims of crime and tragedy. Volunteers assist victims of crime, anxious citizens, survivors of a fire/flood and family members after the death of a loved one. Volunteers assist victims until their support system arrives by providing emotional support and resources specific to the clients needs.

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About Trauma Intervention Program (TIP)

Location:

1420 Phillips St., Vista, CA 92083, US

Mission Statement

Our citizen volunteers will provide emotional first aid to survivors of tragedy in order to ease their immediate suffering and facilitate their healing and long term recovery.

Description

The Trauma Intervention Program of the Treasure Valley is seeking citizen volunteers for its crisis intervention program.

Volunteers will be trained to help fellow residents who haveexperienced a tragedy in their lives. Volunteers are called to emergency scenes by deputy sheriffs,firefighters, and paramedics to assist family members after a sudden death, disoriented older persons, and victims of other crisis situations.

Community
Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Buncombe County & HendersonvilleAsheville, NC 28732

(35.43936,-82.45361)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Law Enforcement
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are scheduled to be on call three 12 hour shifts per month. This is predetermined monthly based on your availability.
  • Volunteers must complete a Training Academy and attend a monthly 3 hr Continuing Education Meeting. The meeting falls on the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30PM.

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