Become a Crisis Helpline Volunteer!
More than just a voice…
Our volunteers are students, retired individuals, homemakers, business and professional people. A volunteer must be 18 and a high school graduate at time of application. To volunteer on our 24/7 Helplines, you must complete our training where you learn and practice special techniques for responding to people in crisis. Training sessions include information on listening skills, depression, suicide, referral assistance, community resources and data. CONTACT training is registered with the New Jersey Department of Education as Professional Development for New Jersey Educators.
For further information, call CONTACT’s Crisis Helpline Training Coordinator