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Volunteer At Crisis Line
Our volunteers are truly a lifeline for those who call the Crisis Line. With compassion, with
concern, and with the highest level of integrity and confidentiality, our volunteers listen,
affirm, encourage, and offer hope by connecting our callers to resources that can truly help

Crisis Line volunteers are ordinary people with extraordinary compassion for others. They
listen, they affirm, they offer hope to people who are experiencing some of life’s most
Difficult challenges.

Crisis Line and Referral Service needs your help to insure someone who cares is just a phone call away.

The purpose of the Crisis Line and Referral Service is to assist the caller and empower them to get the help they need and to give support and encouragement.
We provide community education services (speakers available) and training of volunteers.

As a volunteer, you will:
• Be able to work from your home.
• Receive a minimum of 6 hours of free orientation and training, and a minimum of 10
hours of continuing education, per year.
• Set your own schedule. We ask volunteers to commit to volunteering 10 hours per
• Know that the work you do truly makes a difference in the lives of others.

To qualify for the volunteer program, you must be:
• 18 years of age, or older.
• Agree to a thorough background check.
• Agree to participate in trainings and continuing education programs.

If you would like to become a volunteer, please submit the following form. Thank You.
First Name:   Last Name:
Address:   City:   State:   Zip:

For additional security type in the numbers you see below.


As a Board and staff, we extend to our volunteers our deepest gratitude for your skill and
compassion; our admiration for your steadfast commitment to helping others; and our awe at
your capacity for understanding.
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Crisis Line and Referral Service
P.O. Box 192 · Brainerd, Minnesota 56401
Help Line 218-828-HELP (4357) · 800-462-5525 · Admin. Office 218-828-4515
"I am only one,
but still I am one.
I cannot do everything
but still can do something;
and because
I cannot do everything,
I will not refuse
to do something
that I can do."
Edmund Everett Hall