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Trauma Intervention Program of Orange County recruiting volunteers

Trauma Intervention Program of Orange County is looking for caring people who want to be part of a team of volunteers who provide emotional first aid and practical support to survivors of traumatic events. TIP Volunteers are called to emergency scenes by police officers, firefighters, and paramedics to:

  • Comfort family members after a sudden death.
  • Provide caring support after a suicide.
  • Help witnesses after a traumatic event.
  • Be there for those emotionally shaken after traffic accidents.

TIP Volunteer Training Academy Schedule: January 2022

No experience is necessary, but completion of all TIP Training Academy dates is required.

Thursday, January 6 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 11 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday, January 7 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Thursday, January 11 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 8 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 14 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 9 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 15 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

First monthly Mandatory CE Meeting Wednesday, February 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Graduation will be held Monday, April 4, at 7:00 p.m.

The mandatory continuing education meetings are always on the second Wednesday of every month. Mark your calendar!

For information, call 949-354-3355 or email: tipvolunteeroc@gmail.com. Register online at www.tiporangecounty.org/become_volunteer.php.

This article was released by the Trauma Intervention Program of Orange County.