We could not provide our services without the generous commitment of so many in our community.
What We Do
We have a variety of volunteer opportunities to match your interest and availability for both youth and adults. When you volunteer with Crisis Connections you can expect to receive professional training and caring supervision from our outstanding team. Our goal is to assure you have the knowledge and skill to make a difference in the lives of our callers.
“My outlook has changed since volunteering here. The stories I hear and the experiences I've shared with others have opened me up to a wider spectrum of understanding and empathy.”
WA Warm Line Volunteer
Crisis Connections is state licensed by DSHS/DBHR as a crisis telephone service provider and as a certified chemical dependency treatment service—crisis intervention. We are also nationally accredited by CONTACT USA and the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems. As one of the oldest crisis lines in the nation, we continue to be committed to providing excellent service to all who contact us.
4 out of our 5 lines are answered by volunteers. They come from all walks of life and educational backgrounds. When you volunteer with Crisis Connections you can expect to receive professional training and caring supervision from our outstanding team.
Crisis Connections Cares is a program for suicide loss survivors by suicide loss survivors. Join our diverse group of more than 20 loss survivors who provide telephone mentoring to newly bereaved suicide loss survivors in their first year.
It is important that Crisis Connections's Board of Trustees reflect the diversity of the community we serve, and we welcome applications. Each candidate is considered based on his or her unique skills and experiences, how they will strengthen Crisis Connections and help the Board fulfill its objectives.
We welcome individuals with the skills and talents to help us improve our operations or to help in our community relations eﬀorts. We also welcome those with an interest in suicide prevention or recovery issues.
Crisis Connections is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage diversity in our workplace. EOE/ADA