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How to Volunteer

People volunteer for different reasons and come from all walks of life. Whether it's greeting at an event, providing a compassionate presence for a Helpline caller or answering a rape crisis call - Lifelines has a volunteer job that will fit your schedule and interests!

In the average year, our volunteers donate hundreds of hours of service to help people in their community to build better lives. Volunteering not only makes you feel like you're making a difference, you really are making a difference!

Interested volunteers must complete an application and confidentiality statement found below: (.pdf file)

Become a Lifelines Volunteer

  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Learn more about yourself
  • Explore your interests
  • Enhance your resume
  • Empower people to make a difference in the community
  • Gain work experience
  • Have fun!

Volunteer Requirements

  • Must be 18 yrs or older
  • Contact our staff
  • Complete an application
  • Complete a background check
  • Attend Volunteer Orientation

To find out more information, call: (251) 602-0909

Services for Youth

Provide youth in our programs with mentoring/academic tutoring and assist them in preparing for a self-sufficient life in our community.

Rape Crisis Center

Render personal support to traumatized families and individuals through services ranging from responding to calls for help, to providing a compassionate presence at local hospitals after the rape, to assisting with the court adjudication of cases. Intensive training is required and regularly offered in direct care volunteer positions.

Community Resource Line

Whether community members experience a personal or community disaster, provide a compassionate presence, support and community resources to callers in need. Training is required.

Internships

Opportunities for service as a volunteer are not limited to the areas highlighted above. Students and interns may arrange a variety of fieldwork experiences to satisfy academic requirements in areas such as counseling, court advocacy, case management, or business administration. Whatever your age, available time, or interests, Lifelines will work hard to find a place for you to contribute as volunteer to the services we offer in the community.

Special Events & Special Areas

Do you like volunteering for special events? Lifelines has several events throughout the year that welcome volunteer involvement. Whether you are interested in planning and organizing, or set-up and clean-up, your volunteer assistance is needed.

Opportunities for service as a volunteer are not limited to the areas highlighted above. Whatever your age, available time, or interests, Lifelines will work hard to find a place for you to contribute as volunteer to the services we offer in the community.

Helping people find real solutions to real problems.

Lifelines Counseling Services of Mobile, Inc. is the agency of choice to help people find real solutions to real problems. Our goal is to facilitate positive changes in individuals, families and communities by providing comprehensive education, referral and counseling services for social, emergency and financial problems.

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