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Calling all Compassionate People: You Really Could Save a Life!

March 24th, 2015 · No Comments

Plain and Simple, Crisis Clinic is in Need of Volunteers

Sarah Bolton, Crisis Line Volunteer

Crisis Clinic serves as a lifeline for over 250,000 individuals and families in crisis each year.

Crisis Clinic is asking for caring, compassionate and community minded individuals to consider joining their team. By being available to answer calls on the 24-Hour Crisis Line, WA Recovery Help Line, or WA Warm line, you could be saving someone’s life!

“I look forward to coming into my shift each week knowing I will help people feel less lonely, scared, angry, or suicidal,” says Sarah Bolton, a volunteer on the 24-Hour Crisis Line. “I also love the staff and other volunteers I work with. I’m on a shift full of veteran volunteers that have been there for many, many years and each one of them comes in with a smile, a good joke, and a positive outlook. I couldn’t ask to volunteer for a better organization.”

What would you be doing, you might be wondering? Here is a snapshot of what you might be volunteering to do:

  • Answer calls on the 24-Hour Crisis Line, WA Recovery Help Line, or WA Warm Line
  • Respond online via Crisis Chat
  • Supervise youth volunteers with Teen Link
  • Make quality assurance calls for King County 2-1-1

Here’s a short video:Crisis Clinic: 50 Years Helping Lives on the Line

Crisis Clinic: 50 Years Helping Lives on the Line from Crisis Clinic on Vimeo.

Volunteer benefits include:

  • The opportunity to truly make a difference and help save lives
  • Professional training and supervision
  • Variety of schedules to meet your needs
  • Convenient Northgate location with free parking and close proximity to public transit
  • Caring community of Crisis Clinic staff and volunteers to support you!

To learn more, please call Crisis Clinic at (206) 461-3210 ext. 697 or visit their Volunteer page online at: