Volunteer

Interested in becoming a COPE Volunteer Listener?

You should know a few things:

To become a COPE Volunteer Listener, you need to:

1. Fill out an application & interview with COPE Staff.

2. Pass a criminal background check.

3. Go through our two-session mandatory Volunteer Training program.

  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Training sessions are offered three times a year – Winter/Spring, Summer & Fall.  Sessions include 10 hours of classroom work and 6 to 8 hours of listening on the Hotline with an experienced volunteer.
  • Basic computer skills are desired, but will train if needed.
  • Volunteers have flexible 2-hour shifts anytime between 9 am and 9 pm Mon-Thurs and 9 am-5 pm on Fridays.

Dates for 2018 COPE Volunteer Training

Next Session TBA
If you are interested, please complete and send an application below to Miriam Stern.

If you would like to join a terrific group of volunteers and can commit to 2-4 hours a week for one year, please call Miriam Stern at the COPE Administrative Office at 262-377-1477 or email mstern@copeservices.org to schedule an interview.

In addition, download and fill out the application below: