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988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Volunteer and Job Opportunities

988 centers are looking for empathetic volunteers, employees, and interns to serve as crisis counselors answering phone, chats and texts, as well as managers with advanced degrees.

Need Support Now?

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org

Answer the call.

The 988 network is made up of over 200 centers answering calls, chats, and texts from people in crisis. These centers are looking to bring on new volunteers and paid employees. You will receive training, so if you are a caring person who wants to help those in crisis, apply today.

To facilitate this, below is a list of the centers with links to their career or volunteer websites where you can find open opportunities to become a crisis counselor or a manager.

Note: Centers with an asterisk (*) have remote opportunities.

Select a state or territory:

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

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Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

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Georgia

Guam

Hawaii

  • Hawaii CARES (Honolulu, HI)

Idaho

Illinois

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Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

  • Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling (Bossier City, LA)
  • VIA LINK Call Center (New Orleans, LA)*

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Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

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Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

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New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

  • REAL Crisis Intervention (Greenville, NC)*

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North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

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Puerto Rico

  • Programa Integrado de Intervención en Crisis: Línea PAS (Primera Ayuda Psicosocial) (San Juan, PR)

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

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Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

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West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

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For more information about careers with the Lifeline Administrator, contact Vibrant Emotional Health (New York, NY)

Last Updated

Last Updated: 09/27/2022