Volunteer at Lifeline

Every Lifeline volunteer, from the crisis line to the retail shops, not only makes a tangible difference to people who need it, but also experiences a sense of connection, belonging and shared purpose. There’s also the reward of giving back through using your skills and life experience. Volunteering at Lifeline changes lives, yours included!

Most volunteering roles are flexible and hours can be arranged to suit your lifestyle, fitting around your studies, family and social life.

When you volunteer with Lifeline you will:

  • Make a difference in your local community.
  • Contribute without overcommitting.
  • Grow your skills.
  • Help elevate your CV to the top of the pile when applying for future roles.

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Lifeline Shops volunteer roles available

Our retail volunteers are often the public face of Lifeline, offering warm and friendly service. We offer a range of days and times, with many of our shops open seven days a week.

Available activities are as diverse as the people who fill them including:

  • Customer Service team members.
  • Warehouse Team members.
  • Truck drivers.
  • Sorting and categorising.
  • Pricing.
  • Preparing donations for the shop floor.

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Lifeline Crisis Line volunteer roles

Sometimes people just need to be heard. Crisis Supporters offer a non-judgmental ear, giving hope to those who need it most. This volunteer opportunity might be the right fit for you if you:

  • Are a good listener.
  • Can demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Show empathy and have a non-judgmental attitude.
  • Are compassionate and committed to helping others.
  • Have a desire to make a positive difference.
  • Can pass comprehensive selection criteria.
  • Complete the nationally recognised Lifeline Crisis Support Training program.
  • You must also be able to dedicate six hours per fortnight to volunteering as a Crisis Supporter.

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