Trauma Intervention Volunteers Needed


Cause Areas


Thu Nov 03, 2016 06:00 PM - Mon Nov 14, 2016


Regional Public Safety Training Center5190 Spectrum Blvd.Reno, NV 89512

Are you ready to become a TIP volunteer?


The Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Northern Nevada is holding a training academy for interested citizens. Pre-registration is required online at . Volunteers are needed to respond with emergency first responders and provide emotional aid and practical support to citizens immediately following tragic/traumatic events. SPANISH speaking volunteers are NEEDED! TIP volunteers are dispatched to help victims and/or family members after a traumatic incident has occurred. Such traumas may include suicide, attempted suicide, home fires, non-criminal traumatic incidents, SIDS infant deaths, auto accidents, accidental drowning, death of a loved one due to illness or sudden trauma, and to support children left alone after a family tragedy. TIP volunteer basic commitment consists of being 'on call' for three 12-hour shifts each month. Shifts are from 7a.m. - 7p.m. and 7p.m. to 7a.m. Additionally, volunteers must attend a 3-hour Continuing Education Meeting each month. Volunteers choose the shifts they cover.


  • Disaster Response
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mental Health
  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Three 12-hour shifts per month (you choose shifts)
  • One 3-hour continuing education meeting each month
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