Telephone Crisis Support Volunteers
Do you have the time to learn how to save lives? Become a Telephone Crisis Supporter.
It takes a lot of dedicated people to provide our 13 11 14 crisis support service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Volunteers have enabled Lifeline to provide essential crisis support services to the Western Australian community for 30 years.
Lifeline WA runs a number of Crisis Supporter Training Courses throughout the year. There are full time and part time training options available. A Lifeline Training Course is the first step on the Crisis Supporter Worker Training Pathway. Over the course of 12 months, you will be supported through your initial training, your student placement and internship to become a fully accredited Lifeline Crisis Supporter.
Upcoming Crisis Supporter Trainings January 2023.
Full Time Training - for Edith Cowan University Students Only.
Part Time Training
Option A: Daytime 9am - 4pm, Induction: Tuesday 24 January, Start Date: 31 January, End Date: Tuesday 7 March.
Option B: Daytimes 9am - 4pm, Induction: Tuesday 24 January, Start Date: Friday 3 February, End Date: Friday: 10 March.
Option C: Nighttime Wednesdays (6pm - 9pm) and some weekend training, Induction: Wednesday 11 January, Start Date: 18 January, End Date: 10 March.
Crisis Supporter Training Dates for 2023
Further trainings are planned for February, May, July and September. Please email us at email@example.com for more information.
Personal and professional growth
Potential career opportunities
Giving back to your community - the sense of achievement and pride that comes with that
Learning new skills and experiencing new things
Meeting new people and making new friends
Belonging to the Lifeline community
Training and development opportunities
Volunteering locally in your community, but have an impact both locally and nationally
Knowing that by volunteering you really are making a difference.
By volunteering for Lifeline WA not only will you be making a difference in the lives of other Western Australians who use our services, but you’ll also be enriching your own life.
Hear from some of our volunteers as they share their Lifeline journey and what they value most about the role they fulfil.