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Opportunity Overview

Lifeline

Thank you for your interest in volunteering. Our volunteers give their time, energy and expertise generously to achieve our Vision of an ‘Australia free of suicide’, so that no person has to face their darkest moments alone. Lifeline is truly grateful for the support of our volunteers.

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There are two different ways you can volunteer as a Crisis Supporter

Purpose

Volunteers provide one-off crisis support over the phone to people who could benefit from immediate and short-term assistance to cope with crisis or distress.

Training

170 hours including approximately 80 hours of placement and internship over a 12-month period delivered by a local Lifeline centre as a Lifeline Australia delivery partner

Requirements

Be over the age of 18 and an Australian/New Zealand citizen or have a valid visa with no study restrictions

Police Check and Working with Children or Working with Vulnerable People Check relevant to your State/Territory

A student contribution towards the cost of the nationally accredited Crisis Support Workplace Training course. Lifeline centres subsidise the cost of training. To find out more, please contact your local Centre.

Accreditation

Accredited CHCSS00113 – Crisis Support Skill Set Training which includes a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment of 3 Units of Competency. The accredited crisis support training is delivered on behalf of Lifeline Australia RTO 88036 by the local Lifeline Centres

Location

Travel to your local centre

Time investment

Minimum 4 hrs per fortnight

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