Volunteer application

Tel-Aide requires the following from all its volunteer listeners:

  • To attend a selection interview (estimated duration of 60 minutes).
  • To receive 21 hours of classroom training followed by 24 hours of practical training (3 supported listening shifts of 4 hours each and 3 solo listening shifts of 4 hours each).
  • To perform at least 96 hours of active listening in the 12 months following the graduation date as a listener at Tel-Aide, which corresponds to a minimum of 8 hours of listening per month.
  • To pursue ongoing training and development as a listener by participating in the continuing education sessions offered by Tel-Aide.
  • To accept to participate in supported listening shifts when deemed necessary by trainers, supporters or the Manager of Volunteer Services, in order to improve active listening skills.

  • Yes
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