Samaritans of New York operates the city's 24-hour suicide prevention hotline. Last year, we answered over 75,000 hotline calls. Samaritans is part of a well-established international network of 400 centers in 42 countries where over 20,000 volunteers provide crisis response and emotional support services to people who are in distress, depressed and suicidal.
Samaritans is currently accepting applicants for the May 2023 Hotline Training Class. No experience necessary!
If you are interested in becoming a Samaritans volunteer and would like more information, please go to: https://bit.ly/3IyK6HZ
All applicants are required to utilize the form on the link above to be considered for a hotline position.
Samaritans greatest need is for qualified applicants who are available to work at least one five-hour weekday morning or afternoon a week. If you are interested in becoming a Samaritans Hotline Volunteer, please go to: https://bit.ly/VolMar23
All applicants are required to utilize this form to be considered for a hotline position. For other information, go to: www.samaritansnyc.org
We look forward to hearing from you!
Must be at least 21
Of sound health
Able to read, write and speak English
Willing to work as part of a collaborative team
- Available to donate:
1 weekday morning, afternoon, evening or weekend shift a week
1 overnight shift a month
- No experience necessary!