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CONTACT Line

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Launched in 2021 in Durham, NC following one of the loneliest years for millions around the world, CONTACT Line provides free, comprehensive support for loneliness through face-to-face online conversations with volunteer counselors. We are currently piloting our one-on-one video service, and we're onboarding new Listeners!

Become a Listener trained in active listening, loneliness support, and strength identification from wherever you are. Trained Listeners help people overcome their loneliness through 30-minute, one-on-one conversations via video call.

The training to become a Listener involves a didactic portion on the platform Canvas (~ 3-5 hours) and a workshop portion on Zoom where you get to put the skills you’ve learned into practice in practice conversations with our workshop leaders. Once you’ve attended enough workshops to feel comfortable taking on a real conversation, you can start adding your weekly schedules to our scheduling service. Scheduling is flexible.


If you're looking to receive support, click here: https://www.contactline.org/schedule

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About CONTACT Line

Location:

215 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701, US

Mission Statement

CONTACT Line strives to empower people struggling with loneliness to verbalize distress and connect with counselors in their area through genuine face-to-face conversation built on human understanding and empathy.

Description

CONTACT Line, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Durham, NC provides free, comprehensive support for loneliness through online, face-to-face conversations with volunteer counselors in both one-on-one and group settings, 24/7 online support group chats, and an extensive list of resources for loneliness and related mental health topics.

DISCLAIMER: CONTACT Line seeks to support people facing loneliness and other mental health related struggles, and is not a substitute for mental health treatment, professional health care, psychiatric care, or therapy of any kind. All information presented through the Services is for informational purposes only and is not intended as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. CONTACT Line disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible

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