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Crisis Advocate

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ORGANIZATION: The Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties

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Are you interested in an internshipor volunteering to help make a difference in your community?

The Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties is currently recruiting individuals to answer our phone lines. As a Volunteer Crisis Advocate, you will be trained and prepared to provide confidential, anonymous, and immediate services to Thurston and Mason County residents.

We need your help to maintain coverage of our crisis lines 24 hours a day so if you are interested in a position that is available around the clock, send us your application today! Over 11,000 calls are received annually, so we are constantly seeking out compassionate, empathetic individuals to join our team.

We have other volunteer positions available that do not include answering crisis calls. Give us a call and find out more about spending your time with us.

Application is on our website, www. crisis-clinic.org/volunteer

*All participants must be at least 15 years of age and commit to one 4-hour shift per week upon completion of our training program for a total of 200 hours.

Please reach out if you have any questions.

More opportunities with The Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties

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About The Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties

Location:

1910 East 4th Avenue PMB #87, OLYMPIA, WA 98506, US

Mission Statement

We provide compassionate support and resources to empower those in crisis every hour of every day.

Description

The Crisis Clinic provides a 24-hour centralized service to anyone who calls, offering crisis intervention and emotional support, as well as information and referral to appropriate resources using our database of community referrals. Since 1972, the Crisis Clinic has been there for people in need. Seven days a week, 365 days a year, there's always someone who cares. That person could be you.

What can we help with?

  • Emotional support
  • Assistance in identifying problems
  • Making decisions
  • Locating resources
  • Identifying steps to resolve problems

What do people talk about on the line?

  • Stress
  • Job loss
  • Loneliness
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence
  • Relationships
  • Child abuse/neglect
  • Anger
  • Suicide issues
  • Illness
  • Single parenting
  • And much more

What community resources can we refer to?

  • Emergency material needs
  • Support groups
  • Financial assistance
  • Counselors and Therapists
  • Safety
  • Employment assistance
  • And many more

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1910 4th Avenue EastPMB 87Olympia, WA 98506

(47.04646,-122.87502)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week AFTER training. We ask that you volunteer a minimum of 200 hours after completing the training.
  • Must be willing to do overnight shifts roughly once a month (12AM-8AM)

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