When Tragedy Strikes 

Become a Volunteer

Volunteer Training Academy Schedule

Thursday, April 30th.....................6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday, May 1st.............................7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, May 2nd.........................9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 3rd............................8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tuesday, May 5th........................6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, May 6th...................6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday, May 8th............................6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, May 9th..........................8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Graduation: Saturday, May 9th 3:00 pm - 4 pm
First CE Meeting May 13th 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mandatory continuing education meetings are held on the second Wed of every month from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Becoming a TIP volunteer is a way of making a hands on difference in someone’s life when they really need someone. TIP volunteers are often called upon to support someone at the very worse time in their lives.

What you can expect

Volunteer Requirements:

  1. Provide a $45.00 registration fee.
  2. Driver’s license with working vehicle and cell phone.
  3. Must live in Long Beach or the surrounding area.
  4. Maintain a working cell phone, internet access and an email account
    (you must have frequent access to internet and email to be a Volunteer).
  5. Personal GPS Navigation System for routing to calls.
  6. Attend mandatory monthly CE Meetings which are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
  7. Complete fingerprinting and criminal background investigation.
  8. Provide a DMV driving record printout (available online through each state’s website).
  9. Provide a copy of auto insurance declarations page reflecting current coverage.
  10. TIP volunteers will be scheduled for 3 "on call" shifts per month for 12 hours each shift, 7am-7pm OR 7pm-7am. You provide your availability for the month and 3 of those dates are scheduled for your shifts.

If you would like more information about TIP or the Training Academy, please contact us by phone at 562-270-1246, by  email, or with our contact form.

Do you want to become a volunteer? We want to hear from you! Fill out the application form below and we will contact you.

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