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Become an Emotional Support Counselor and change people's lives! COVID-19 safe remote

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ORGANIZATION: BuddyHelp, by Mind Well Foundation

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 136 people are interested

BuddyHelp is a free mental health resource that provides emotional support to the millions of people who are struggling and who just need someone to talk to. It is chat-based and anonymous. The service is led by compassionate volunteers, who work remotely from the comfort and convenience of their smartphones. They connect with people who need someone to talk to, providing a safe space, free of judgment or bias.
Volunteer listeners are trained in active listening and psychological first aid, providing them the tools needed to make a difference in people's lives. It is COVID-19 safe, as it is fully remote and can be done from anywhere.
Are you ready to become a volunteer?

What is the process to become an Emotional Support Counselor?

  1. Fill out your application at www.buddyhelp.org/volunteer
  2. Complete a 6-hour online training that is lead by the Johns Hopkins University
  3. Take your first chat request and begin supporting people around the world!

What you get out of this experience:
This is a wonderful opportunity to gain excellent skills in active listening, crisis intervention, compassionate leadership, and collaborative problem solving, all from the comfort of your favorite sanctuary. These skills are helpful for your professional and personal relationships too. Many of our volunteers also highlight training and their volunteer experience on their resumes and Linkedin profiles.

Ready to apply?
Learn more about this opportunity and apply at www.buddyhelp.org/volunteer
If you have any questions, please email contact@buddyhelp.org

BuddyHelp and the Mind Well Foundation is an equal opportunity organization. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and Emotional Support Counselors.

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About BuddyHelp, by Mind Well Foundation


Zionskirchstr., 7, Berlin, Berlin 10119, DE

Mission Statement

Democratizing access to mental health care, through creating and supporting solutions that address the mental health crisis. We believe that everyone deserves to feel their best.


BuddyHelp is a free mental health resource. Built as a result of being deeply moved by the incredible amounts of pain and suffering throughout the world during the height of the coronavirus lockdown.

We’re addressing the mental health crisis with a 3-pronged approach:

  1. Providing free volunteer-led emotional support,
  2. Providing professional counseling for those that need more, and
  3. Providing a free educational platform via our University of Compassion, where people can learn psychological first aid and counseling skills and even earn life coaching certifications. We’ve flipped the tuition model on this, and are providing it completely free, as there is a growing compassion gap and traditional institutes cannot keep up with demand.
We are working hand-in-hand with leading organizations, to provide an outlet and resources to their user bases, as well as raise awareness.

Are you keen on an opportunity to truly make a difference in people's lives? Are you eager to expand on your active listening, crisis intervention, and compassionate leadership skills?
Then join our growing team, and apply now for a volunteer opportunity!


Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Community, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Family Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Psychology


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week for 6 months
  • Smartphone with an internet connection

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