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CONTACT Helpline Volunteer Training – Fall 2016 (Session 1)
September 13, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Provide anonymous, confidential telephone assistance and respond to calls on local helpline and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Most callers are local residents who are struggling with a range of challenges including relationship and mental health issues, financial instability, thoughts or plans for suicide, or simply the need for someone to listen. Following training, volunteers are responsible for answering phones in one of our call center locations (Richboro, Langhorne or Wynnewood, PA) for 8 to 16 hours per month (two to four 4-hour shifts) for at least 1 year.
This CONTACT training consists of six classes. Volunteers must attend all six classes in order to complete the training. Contact Ellen Vinson, Director of Volunteer Services, for more information or to register.
Fall 2016 Training Dates (Session 1)
- Tuesday, September 13, 2016
- Tuesday, September 20, 2016
- Tuesday, September 27, 2016
- Tuesday, October 4, 2016
- Tuesday, October 11, 2016
- Tuesday, October 18, 2016
All classes of the Fall 2016 (Session 1) volunteer training will be held from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the Community Room at our office in Langhorne, PA.