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.
Applications are now open for our current intake.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are now open:
Why do people volunteer to be a crisis supporter?
Personal and professional growth and development
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.