Thank you for your interest in becoming a Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region volunteer Crisis Line Responder!
This section of our website is designed to give prospective volunteers all the information necessary to become a volunteer and to assist in determining if becoming a Crisis Line Responder is right for you.
The people who get the most out of volunteering with the Distress Centre and who give the most to our callers, are emotionally mature, stable, calm, empathic and, above all else, extremely good listeners.
Please read through all information prior to applying. For your convenience, you may submit your application online through our website and all the information you provide is confidential.