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UCLA VOLUNTEER CENTER: Crisis Counselo...
Looking for an opportunity to help people in pain struggling with depression, addiction, suicidal th...

Crisis Counselor

August 27th, 2018

Duration: Ongoing
First Day : Aug 27, 2018



Looking for an opportunity to help people in pain struggling with depression, addiction, suicidal thoughts, bullying, anxiety, sexual assault, LGBTQ, eating disorders, abuse, isolation, and other issues that affect mental health?

Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, nationwide support via text message to people in crisis, powered by over 4,200 Crisis Counselors around the country.

After completing 30 hours of online training, Crisis Counselors are prepared to support texters in going from a hot moment to a cool calm. The training and work that Crisis Counselors do in supporting texters provides an opportunity to engage in hands-on, impactful work, which will support students in developing empathy and skills in active listening and crisis management – important skills regardless of career path!

An added bonus: the structure of Crisis Text Line’s volunteer program allows for Crisis Counselors to volunteer when it’s convenient for them. Crisis Counselors set their own schedule, and volunteer from anywhere with stable internet connection.

Interested in learning more? Visit crisistextline.org/volunteer

Crisis Text Line is an equal opportunity organization. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and Crisis Counselors.

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Time Details

Our online training is about 30 hours, and you can choose a 15-day cohort or a 6-week cohort, whichever fits better in your schedule. Once you complete training, you set your own hours and complete all your volunteer work from the comfort of your home.


Tags: at-risk youth, disabilities, disaster relief, education, health, hunger, military, poverty, youth, veterans, seniors, special needs, mental health, depression, suicide, crisis, crisis counseling, counseling, community, online, remote, lgbtq, anxiety, eating disorders, bullying, isolation, abuse, sexual assault, rape, harassment, addiction, family, neglect

Contact Person: Liz Sweezey Morrell

Contact Email: sweezey@crisistextline.org

Contact Phone Number: 202-341-1101

Organization: Crisis Text Line

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