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At Agora, we welcome anyone who is interested in becoming a volunteer. You must be at least 18 years old, though. If you would like to volunteer, please read the "Volunteer Committment Agreement " below before filling out an application .

If you agree to the Volunteer Committment Agreement, then fill out the online application and click "submit". Once we receive your application, someone will email and/or call you to set up an interview. Please be aware that all applications are subject to the approval of our Professional Director and Staff, and that we can only accept a limited number of applications per training.

Spring 2014 training Session ONE will be held on the
following dates and times:

February 8, 15, 22 and March 1st. All Saturday sessions from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

and April 2nd from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Attendance at all sessions is mandatory.

    We will also have an alternate training session this semester!
    Our Spring 2014 training Session TWO will be held on the following dates and times:

    Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 9:00
    March 27, April 3 (Th, 5:30 - 9:00)
    April 5 (Saturday, 12:00- 4:00)
    April 10, April 17, April 24 (Th, 5:30 - 9:00)
    April 26 (Saturday, 12:00 - 4:00)
    May 1 (Th, 5:30 - 9:00)
    May 3 (Saturday, 12:00 - 4:00)
    and June 5th (Th, 5:30 - 9:00)

    Session two is a new training schedule for us and will be conducted based on demand. When you come in for your interview, please let us know which session you are interested in.

   
   
 

Volunteer Committment Agreement

Training:

  • I will attend four (4) consecutive Saturday trainings and four (4) consecutive training shifts (one during each week following the Saturday trainings)
  • I will attend additional training and role-play sessions as required by the Agora staff
  • I will attend supplementary training programs and/or view recommended videotapes as long as I am an active volunteer.

Regular Participation:

  • After completing training, I will maintain a weekly, four (4)-hour shift for at least 220 hours
  • I will participate in an Agora support activity as a committee member, board member or other mutually agreed activity
  • When I leave Agora, I will formally notify staff or the professional director in writing

Confidentiality:

  • I will keep all caller information, treatment, sessions and any other private information regarding callers confidential
  • I will not disclose any of this information to anyone outside of Agora and will only discuss pertinent information as required with Agora staff

If you agree with the above, please proceed to the Volunteer Application.