Texas Youth Hotline Volunteers Needed!
17 people are interested
Are you a good listener? Do you enjoy talking to people? Are you ready to make a difference? If so, sign up today to be a Volunteer Hotline Advocate. You can answer texts and chats from the comfort of your own home!
Within the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, the Texas Youth & Runaway Hotline provides crisis intervention, advocacy, and information and referrals to at risk youth and concerned adults via phone, chat, and text. The Texas Youth & Runaway Hotline operates 24/7, responding to the needs of Texas youth and families. We depend on volunteers like you to help us answer the call!
This is a great opportunity for students interested in a career in counseling or social work, for retired social service professionals, or for someone looking to make a difference.
All volunteers are required to complete a background check and attend orientation. Eight hours of training is provided.For more information, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at YFHHOT@dfps.state.tx.us.
We'll work with your schedule.
2401 Ridgepoint DriveAustin, TX 78754
- Basic Computer Skills
- Crisis Intervention
- Youth Services
- Social Work
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training