This questionnaire is best completed using Google Chrome. It will assist Copline facilitators in getting to know you and assess your readiness to be a volunteer. The information requested will allow us to provide realistic role playing and prepare you for the role of active listener with Copline. Some of the questions contained in this form center around issues related to volunteering on the hotline and may appear to be personal in nature. We require honest answers to allow for the best assessment and training opportunities.
Please note: ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE AT LEAST 10 YEARS OF FULL TIME SERVICE AS A SWORN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER (INCLUDING PATROL OPERATIONS) AND HAVE RETIRED IN GOOD STANDING WITH RETIREMENT IDENTIFICATION TO APPLY.
*IF YOU CURRENTLY HOLD A POSITION THAT WOULD REQUIRE YOU TO REPORT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES OR SUICIDAL CALLERS, YOU DO NOT QUALIFY TO VOLUNTEER AND SO PLEASE DO NOT FILL OUT THIS FORM*
*IF YOU HAVE EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, SERVED TIME IN ANY JAIL, BEEN ON PROBATION OR PAROLE, YOU DO NOT QUALIFY TO VOLUNTEER AND SO PLEASE DO NOT FILL OUT THIS FORM* *
ALTHOUGH A SECOND LANGUAGE MAY BE AN ASSET, VOLUNTEERS MUST HAVE GOOD HEARING AND BE ABLE TO SPEAK, READ AND WRITE ENGLISH FLUENTLY AND CLEARLY. VOLUNTEERS MUST ALSO BE COMFORTABLE USING THEIR SMART PHONE AND HAVE ACCESS TO A RELIABLE WIRELESS NETWORK.
Stephanie Samuels, Director