Help Line Advocates provide crisis intervention, phone counseling, support, safety planning, information and referrals via the 24-hour Help Line. Help Line services are available to victims and survivors of domestic abuse, their family, friends, other service providers, and the general public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Must be able to work at least 6 hours per week for a minimum of 1.5 years. 3-4 hour shifts are available every day from 8am - 12am. An 8-hour overnight shift is available every day from 12am - 8am. A 26-hour New Advocate Training is required prior to starting this position with an additional 9-hour Help Line-specific training. Ongoing training and support provided through mandatory in-services and volunteer meetings, which are held every other month.
Training dates for next session are as follows:
- Saturday, February 4 th - 9:00am-5:00pm
- Tuesday, February 7 th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
- Wednesday, February 8 th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
- Thursday, February 9 th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
- Tuesday, February 14 th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
- Wednesday, February 15 th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
- Thursday, February 16 th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
- Saturday, February February 18th - 9am-1pm
- Tuesday, February 21st - 6:00-9:00pm
- Wednesday, February 22nd - 6:00-9:00pm
- Crisis Intervention
- Crisis Counseling
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
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