Crisis Hotline Telephone Worker

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: CONTACT of Ocean & Monmouth Counties

CONTACT is a 24/7 Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Hotline seeking volunteers to answer the phones. SPRING CONTACT training is 12 weeks of classroom instruction, ONE night a week, and 6 weeks of classroom instruction for the FALL TRAINING, TWO NIGHTS A WEEK. This program emphasizes active listening skills while taking time out to identify the special needs of our callers. Group discussions address topics such as loneliness, depression, suicide, grief, marriage/family, substance abuse and domestic violence. We require our volunteers to work three, four-hour shifts per month.

NEXT TRAINING BEGINS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2024, (DATE MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE) 6:30 - 9:30 pm at St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church, 1674 Old Freehold Road, Toms River, NJ 08755, TWICE a week, every TUESDAY & THURSDAY, for 6 weeks, followed by an on-site apprenticeship. For information, call 732-240-6104 or email contact@contactoceanmonmouth.org

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Crisis Support, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Mon Sep 16, 2024 - Thu Oct 24, 2024
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

Toms River, NJ 08754

(39.95293,-74.20086)
 

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GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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