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Parental Stress Line Volunteer Sunday 11:30-3

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ORGANIZATION: Parents Helping Parents

Virtual volunteer opportunity. Answer calls for a parental stress line. Valuable counseling skills gained. Excellent experience for anyone going into or already in the mental health or social work fields. Must have excellent listening skills and be able to empathize without judgment. Visit our website at parentshelpingparents.org and fill out the application to volunteer. We will be in touch with your next steps!

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About Parents Helping Parents

Location:

108 Water Street, Watertown, MA 02472, US

Mission Statement

Parents Helping Parents empowers parents to nurture their children and build stronger families.

Description

Parents Helping Parents (PHP)'s prevention philosophy is grounded in a self-help model based on the belief that parents are capable of developing their own solutions when given the space, encouragement, and community resources that they need. Thus, it is the parents themselves who decide the direction a conversation will take during a Parent Support Group meeting or Parental Stress Line.

Through a combination of trust, mutual support, honesty, and collective wisdom, involvement with PHP can become the foundation for a parent's own personal growth and change.

Parents Helping Parents runs 2 services:

1. Parental Stress Line: a 24/7, free and anonymous helpline that provides telephone counseling and information and referral to parents (call: 1-800-632-8188). Once training is complete, volunteers generally take calls at home.

2. Parent Support Groups: network of free and anonymous support groups that meet in many locations throughout Massachusetts. (see a list of current groups on our website at www.parentshelpingparents.org)

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Women
Children & Youth, Crisis Support, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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