Crisis Line Volunteer

(KCR Community Resources, Crisis Line)

Position ID: V-KNA0003 Last Modified: 14 Dec 2018 Last Full Update: 14 Dec 2018
Opportunity Details
For More InformationMichelle, Coordinator, KCR Community Resources; Phone: 250.763.8008 ext 112; Email: crisisline@kcr.ca
Websitewww.kcr.ca
DescriptionTo listen 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 home study, approximately 21 classroom hours, and 4 shifts auditing with experienced volunteers. Next training will start May, 2019.
Benefits- Being able to help those in need 
- Receive crisis intervention training 
- Learn about community resources
Skills/ExperienceGood listening skills, non-judgemental, openness to learning, reliable. Prefer volunteers with some training/education/experience in communication skills/human service work/psychology/social work.
Minimum Age of Volunteer19 year(s) - 90 year(s)
Police CheckRequired
Areas of InterestCall Center ; Counselling ; Crisis Intervention ; Helpline
Agency Details
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Organization NameKCR Community Resources, Crisis Line
Mailing Addressc/o Administration Office: 
620 Leon Ave 
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9T2
Office Phone1.888.353.2273 (1.888.353.CARE)
E-Mailcrisisline@kcr.ca
Websitewww.kcr.ca