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Volunteer with Youthline

Volunteers play an essential role in making sure Youthline is able to help the thousands of young people that contact us each year. We are always looking for passionate people to join our teams of generous, enthusiastic and awesome volunteers across the country.

There are a number of ways you can volunteer with Youthline Otago.


Volunteer Supporters

Everyone has different skills and interests and we love hearing from anyone interested in helping us out!


Helpline Counsellors

We are looking for compassionate, reliable and enthusiastic volunteers of all ages 18 and over to join us. We offer a high-quality training programme, with good clinical supervision and support for those who volunteer. We run three Induction Training Courses per year, with a maximum of 12 people in each programme.

Youthline Otago's nine- day Induction Training is a pre-requisite to becoming a Helpline volunteer. Our next training programmes are;

Jun/Jul 2015:

4 & 5 July, 11 & 12 July, 25 & 26 July, 2 August, 9 August and  16 August

Nov 2015:

Dates to be confirmed - please contact the office


To find out more about the Key Tasks and Responsibilities of our helpline counsellors, click here.