Raft Hotline Volunteer Training Opporunity

The Raft Crisis Hotline is seeking community members to join our volunteer team!


Raft Hotline volunteers provide over-the-phone suicide and crisis intervention, empathy and support, mental health and substance abuse information, and referrals to people in the New River Valley. Training includes lectures, discussions, role plays, Mental Health First Aid certification, listening shifts, and supervised shifts


Contact hotline manager Sheree Shirley at sshirley@nrvcs.org for more information or a copy of the application!


Summer Training Dates:

June 19th & 20TH– 6:00pm-9:00pm

June 26th & 27th– 5:00pm-9:00pm

July 2nd & 3rd– 6:00pm-9:00pm

July 10th & 11th– 6:00pm-9:00pm

*must be present for all training dates*

Training will take place at the NRVCS building located at 700 University City Blvd, Blacksburg.

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