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Spring Part I: March 2023 Prospective Volunteer Crisis Counselor Training

Are you passionate about helping others going through difficult times?

Do you consider yourself to be a good listener? 

Response is seeking volunteer crisis counselors and will offer a free training program to those interested in becoming the caring voice on the other end of the phone or online chat. 

A 1-year commitment of 4 hours a week is required. Training for all programs include lecture, role-playing exercises, and private and group supervision. We are always looking for counselors who are bilingual in Spanish and English. You must be good with technology and dedicated to ongoing skills development. You must have access to strong wifi, a laptop or a desktop with a camera, a smartphone, the ability to focus privately for 4 hours once a week for 1 year.

The dates for our remote, online training:


Our IT staff will help attendees download and test prior to the training.

  • If selected to continue with Part II of Response's training, you are then paired with an office trainer for a weekly 4 hour shift where you receive one-to-one instruction and experience. 
  • Those interested in attending the upcoming training can register now to reserve their spot by completing the online volunteer application, which can be found here: www.responsecrisiscenter.org/v... 
  • There are several workshops and mandatory trainings included in Part II held on Tuesdays and Thursdays in April and May 
  • Registration is pending until an application is complete and verification is conducted. 

For Questions contact: 


Rachel R Koerner, M. Ed. Assistant Director of Crisis Services and Operations

rrkoerner@responsecrisiscenter.org    +1 (631) 751-7620

Response is a nationally accredited, non-profit agency providing free, confidential counseling and support 24/7/365. 

Registration is closed for Spring Training, please apply for Fall 2023 Sept, Oct, Nov dates to be announced
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 03/21, 03/23, 03/28, and 03/30 — 6:00pm-9:00pm
Complete Registration Volunteer Application

Email: rrkoerner@responsecrisiscenter.org or Call: (631) 751-7620