Internship Qualifications

  • Completed core classes in social sciences or addiction
  • Obtained or currently working towards CDPT
  • Basic interviewing & counseling skills
  • Ability to give/accept feedback & support to peers
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent MS Office & computer skills
  • Experience using database software
  • Attention to detail

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Educational background in social sciences or addiction
  • Experience working in a call center or conducting telephone assessments
  • Ability to work with team of clinical staff & volunteers in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills preferred
  • Experience using a database software a plus

Under 21 and want to get involved?

If you’re a teen between the ages 13-20 years old and are looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity to help connect with your peers, check out what Teen Link has to offer! Teen Link is a program of Crisis Clinic for teens, by teens.

Hear what our Volunteers have to say!

  • “I was very impressed with the volunteer training experience, and I continue to be impressed by the staff and volunteers I interact with.”


  • “Volunteering on the Recovery Help Line has made me a better human being. My interactions with callers has taught me a new level of compassion and has given me the confidence to push forward with my counseling career.”


  • “Everyone I have met and interacted with has been exceptionally easy to work with, cooperative, and helpful.”



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