Term Helpline Volunteer Opportunities
Code PX-1800.1500-150
Definition Hotlines, talklines, warmlines and other similar programs that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing to work on a voluntary basis without remuneration talking to people who are troubled and need an empathetic listener. If a peer assistance line, the program may be seeking youth, older adults or people having personal experience with substance abuse, gang affiliation or other specific problems.
Created 1/24/02
Changed 1/26/10
Use References Phone Counseling Volunteer Opportunities
Telephone Counseling Volunteer Opportunities
See Also References Talklines/Warmlines (RF-8380)
External Classification Terms Promotion of Volunteerism (UW 8.1.03.05)
Voluntarism Promotion (NPC T05)
Voluntarism Promotion (NTE T40)
Volunteers/Donations (CAN VO-900)
Volunteers/Donations (USA VO-900)
Related Concepts Philanthropy and Volunteerism
Facet Service
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