Family Paths Hotline Volunteer application form
Applications are accepted year-round. The next informational Open House for prospective hotline volunteers will be on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 12:00-1:30pm OR 5:00-6:30pm. Attendance is HIGHLY encouraged. Fill out the application below and you will be contacted with more details as the Open House date is announced.

If you cannot attend the Open House, fill out this application and contact Kim San Gabriel to discuss (see contact info below).

Questions can be directed to or by calling Kim San Gabriel, Family Support Program Coordinator. at 510-893-9230 x 238.
Today's Date: *
Name *
First and last name
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Email *
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Phone number *
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Home address: (include city, state, zip) *
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How did you hear about Family Paths and this volunteer opportunity? *
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Have you, your children or an immediate family member been a client of Family Paths within the past 2 years?
Availability: Please mark your preference for days and times you are available to work on the hotline (min. one 4-hour shift per week).
Morning (9am-1pm)
Afternoon (1pm-5pm)
Evening (5pm-9pm)
Do you speak languages other than English?
If yes, please mark the languages you speak and your fluency.
Native Speaker
Basic working knowledge
If you marked "Other", which other language(s) do you speak?
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Why are you interested in volunteering as a hotline counselor?
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This work requires both effective relational and organizational abilities. How would you describe your skills and experience in these areas?
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What do you think harms a child?
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What do you think makes a parent effective?
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Think about this example: A single mother has three children under the age of seven. She is new to the area with no immediate family support. She loses her job. She is expressing anger and is very anxious about how she will provide for her children. What ideas might you have in responding to this parent and her situation?
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This volunteer position involves being able to use a computer to do basic data entry and search for resources on a data base system while talking with callers on the phone. What is your experience with and comfort level using computers in this way?
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For those collecting hours toward licensure we MAY be able to offer supervision and sign off on telemental health hours. The Program Manager who oversees the Parent Support Line is an LMFT. Please indicate here if you would be interested in this and we will discuss the possibility with you.
Please attend our informational Open House for Prospective Hotline Volunteers at our Oakland office on Monday, January 13, 2020. Attend either 12:00-1:30pm OR 5:00-6:30pm. *
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