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Volunteer Profiles

Love our VolunteersHere at TIP Southwest Riverside County, we have an excellent team of volunteers. Below are a few questions that we have asked some of our volunteers to which they have responded in their own words.

Volunteer Questionnaire


​Florence R:

When did you start as a volunteer?
TIP Volunteer for five years

Who do you currently want listed as your current employment?
School District Business Offfice Accountant

What is your current position at your job?
Travel Consultant

Tell a little about yourself and why you became a volunteer; and what it means to be a TIP volunteer.
Met a TIP volunteer and was intrigued with the TIP philosophy and especially the traing. I can happily say that becoming a TIP volunteer has been the "next step" in my life's journey


​Yvonne A.:

When did you start as a volunteer?
September 2015

Who do you currently want listed as your current employment?
Self Employed

Tell a little about yourself and why you became a volunteer; and what it means to be a TIP volunteer.
I am a mother of two and a grandmother. I became a TIP volunteer because I like doing things for other people and TIP makes this possible.I am now able to comfort people in need and help make first responders and nurses jobs a little easier. I have learned so much and feel that I am benefiting a lot from this experience.​


Trey E.:

When did you start as a volunteer?
June 2013

Tell a little about yourself and why you became a volunteer; and what it means to be a TIP volunteer.
In June of 2013 an unfortunate situation happened with my neighbor down the street from my residence. I went over to see if I could help in any way because I knew them and wanted to be there for the family. I met another TIP Volunteer and talked to her about what she did and why she was called to the scene. After a few minutes I asked how someone could get involved in the TIP environment. It just so happened that the next week a new TIP Class was starting up and she gave me the information to call and sign up. By the end of the next week I was graduating from the TIP class and within a month I went on my first call.

What it means to me to be a TIP Volunteer? I have always been the friend in the group or family that wants to be there for the unfortunate. I have the natural ability to be sincere, compassionate, and loving. Going into calls you never know what the situation will be. Leaving the call you find solace in knowing that you made a difference, in some way, whether small or immense. I walk into a call a complete stranger to the families and I leave feeling as though they have invited me into their family. It can be an extremely touching experience.


Sybille L.:

When did you start as a volunteer?
I have been a volunteer for 9 years.

Who do you currently want listed as your current employment?
I work full-time for the USPS and part time for a catering company. I raised 6 kids and 4 of them are still in college.

Tell a little about yourself and why you became a volunteer; and what it means to be a TIP volunteer.
I volunteer because I had tragedy young in life and don't want others to have the same experience as I did. I wish I would have more time to volunteer than I currently have, but once I do I will spend even more time doing it.


​Dani M.:

When did you start as a volunteer?
Since 2009

Who do you currently want listed as your current employment?
Insights Foundation Inc. (501c3), Non-Profit Motivational Support Org. Out Reach Program Director; C.F.O.

Tell a little about yourself and why you became a volunteer; and what it means to be a TIP volunteer.
I am an Emotional Trauma recovery coach, assisting people to take action towards emotional mastery. As the creator of 'Stress Buster Bootcamp' I have developed programs that provide simple, basic processes toward finding emotional balance. 

Working with T.I.P. Since 2009, I have been provided meaningful opportunities to contribute to our community assisting those facing traumatic emergency situations. Providing resources, information, direction, and calm emotional support. 

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