Embrace National Lifeline Operator - VOLUNTEER
Interested candidates should submit their application through the following link https://embracelebanon.org/WhatWeDo/BecomeOperator by December 24, 2023, at the latest. Please upload all the required documents, copy of your CV, Statement of Motivation, copy of your ID/Passport, copy of your Criminal/ Judiciary Police Record (valid for aperiod of 3 months from issue date), and a Photo of yourself that clearly shows your face. Otherwise, your application will be declined. Only applications through the website link shared above will be considered; any application submitted by email will be dismissed.
Embrace welcomes applications from individuals with various backgrounds. Helpline operators work hard at answering crisis calls, de-escalating crises, and providing the caller with emotional support. With the aim of sustaining the Embrace Lifeline availability 24/7, the need to have more volunteer helpline operators is significant.
To become a Lifeline operator, volunteers are required to submit their profiles, after which they are interviewed and accordingly invited to attend a full 4-days training. After completing the training, volunteers are enrolled in the volunteering program for an observational period before they take on their role as Embrace Lifeline Operators.
Requirements to become a lifeline operator:
-Age 21 years or above
-Ability to volunteer
-Ability to commit to serving as a volunteer helpline operator for a minimum of one year
-Ability to cover 8 hours of volunteering per week
-Ability to commit to covering shifts round the clock, including shifts running between 10 pm and 10 am - early and overnight shifts
-Ability to cover the overnight shift falls between 2 am and 6 am at least once per month
-Ability to commute to the center located in Beirut
*All the above requirements must be fulfilled to apply for this position.
All applications will be screened for eligibility criteria; Please attach all the required documents. Any incomplete application will not be considered.