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Make a Difference in 2013 - Volunteer with the Long Island Crisis Center and Save a Life

Community, Charity & Cause, Press Releases

2013 can be the year you make a difference in someone’s life by becoming a volunteer at Long Island Crisis Center.

January 21, 2013 Bellmore, NY – 2013 can be the year you make a difference in someone’s life by becoming a volunteer at Long Island Crisis Center.  The Crisis Center, the 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week suicide prevention and crisis intervention hotline, is currently recruiting volunteers to participate in its upcoming Counselor Assistant Training Program.  No experience is necessary and the hours are flexible (around-the-clock) to accommodate the individual needs of volunteers. 

The free, comprehensive orientation training program takes place over 3 three-hour sessions at the Crisis Center’s office in Bellmore.  February’s training will be held on 3 successive Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on February 6th, 13th and 20th.  March’s training will be held on 3 successive Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on March 7th, 14th and 21st.  For more information, check out the website, www.longislandcrisiscenter.org and click on “Volunteer;” then call 516-826-0244 to schedule an interview.

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For More Information, Please Contact:

Fran Karliner
516-826-0244
www.longislandcrisiscenter.org

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2 comments

Gale King Jan 24th, 2013 12:23 PM

thank you soooo much for making this info available! id love to help but im going to have to work my volunteering around my work schedule!

Jesse Jan 28th, 2013 11:56 AM

i called and no one answered. ill call back, but is the staff a bit limited right now?>

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