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Crisis Line Responder

620 Leon Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 9T2 [map]
16 hours / monthly
At least 6 months
Listen to and support callers in distress. Support includes a listening, compassionate ear, crisis intervention and referrals to resources when appropriate.  
 
Training takes place 3 times a year and consists of 6 hours of at home study, approximately 32 classroom hours, and 4 shifts observing experienced volunteers. Next training will start January, 2021.
Additional Details & Skills Required
6 hours of home study, approximately 32 classroom hours, and 4 shifts observing experienced volunteers. Next training will start January, 2021.
Certification or Education Required
Good listening skills, non-judgmental, openness to learning, reliable. We prefer volunteers with some training/education/experience in communication skills/human service work/psychology/social work.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Volunteering for the Crisis Line is a rewarding experience where one can give back to the community. Not only do Crisis Line Responders change lives, they save them.
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Resume
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families