Volunteer with us

Volunteers are the backbone of Lifeline. They are unified in their purpose to make connections, bring hope and save lives. We need passionate and committed volunteers who value the opportunity to connect with others and believe that every life is worth saving. Please join us to help ensure that no call for help goes unanswered.

Lifeline Albury Wodonga is seeking VOLUNTEERS who are able to express empathy, listen respectfully to others and willing to commit to supported ongoing training. Attend our FREE information session to learn about what is involved:

Volunteer to be a Crisis Supporter

Volunteering as a Crisis Supporter can be challenging but extremely rewarding. Working on the front line of suicide prevention, you could make a significant difference to people experiencing personal crisis.


What’s involved?

Our training course for Telephone Crisis Supporters is commencing in July. The majority of course modules are held on a Saturday morning from 9am – 1pm, some full day session and weeknight sessions. Please review the documents below and attend the information session before applying.

Training & Information Session dates

Our training course is commencing in July. The majority of course modules are held on a 
Saturday morning from 9am – 1pm, some full day session and weeknight sessions. Please 
review the dates below.


Information Sessions:
Sat 26 June (10am – 11:30am)

Sat 31 Jul (9am-1pm): Foundational Knowledge


Sat 7 Aug (9am-1pm): Micro Skills & Self-Awareness


Sat 14 Aug (9am-1pm): Micro Skills & Supervision


Sat 21 Aug (9am – 4pm): Lifeline Practice Framework 

Sat 28 Aug (9am-4pm): Introduction to Suicide


Sat 4 Sep (9am-1pm): Suicide Crisis Support


Sat 11 Sep (9am-1pm): Safety Issues


Sat 18 Sep (9am-1pm): Understanding Differences


Sat 25 Sep (9am-1pm): Putting it all together

Sat 2 Oct (9am-1pm): Practice Clinic

Monday 4 Oct till Wed 6 Oct, Assessments by appointment.

For information: Call (02) 60 211 077 or email trainingaw@lifeline.org.au

Applications are now open. Register for the free information session Saturday 26th June

Why do people volunteer to be a crisis supporter?

Personal and professional growth and development

Enhanced self-awareness.

Giving back to the community.

Learn new skills in a supportive environment

Meet new people and make new friends

Belong to the Lifeline community

Receive ongoing training and professional development

Have an impact nationally on crisis support and suicide intervention.

Who can volunteer?

Lifeline is looking for people with:

  • The ability to express empathy and respect for others and
  • a strong sense of self and self-awareness
  • The capacity to understand and help others
  • The willingness to learn
  • An openness to diversity



‘volunteering is so rewarding particularly when you’ve helped someone to stay safe’

Crisis Support Volunteer

Acknowledgement – The training of new crisis supporters is proudly sponsored by the employees of Zauner Construction.

Register for the free information session Saturday 26th June