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Peer Support Helpline Volunteer

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Virtual Volunteering Opportunity

SQSH Wants to Train YOU to be a Queer-Affirming Peer Counselor!

  • Early bird applications close Mar 27, 2021.
  • All applications close April 24, 2021.
  • Apply ASAP as we accept applications on a rolling basis.

Do your peers come to you when they need support? Are you passionate about honing your listening skills? Are you dedicated to strengthening the LGBTQIA+ community in St. Louis and beyond? Join the St. Louis Queer+ Support Helpline as a helpline volunteer at !

Joining a grassroots network of LGBTQIA-affirming peer counselors is a radical form of mutual aid amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. At SQSH, we offer training in anti-oppressive peer counseling skills and assistance with career development. You will gain valuable helpline work experience and peer support tools, and join a supportive, LGBTQIA-centered community!

Our Helpline provides free, confidential, and identity-affirming emotional support and resource referrals, operating from Fridays - Mondays, 1.00 - 7.00pm. Our work strengthens the LGBTQIA+ community in St. Louis and beyond, meets the community's emotional health needs, and connects callers to LGBTQIA-affirming resources. A LGBTQIA-specific helpline is such a needed resource for St. Louis, and you can be a part of it!

7 More opportunities with ST LOUIS QUEER+ SUPPORT HELPLINE



561 Kingsland Ave, PO Box 184, SAINT LOUIS, MO 63130, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve and strengthen the St. Louis LGBTQIA+ community--by providing an empathetic listening ear, by connecting callers safely and reliably to LGBTQIA-affirming resources, and by advocating for LGBTQIA+ concerns, needs, and resources in the St. Louis MO-IL Metro Area.


We are a community-based non-profit organization focused on creating opportunities and spaces for LGBTQIA+ individuals in the St. Louis MO-IL Metro Area to lead fulfilling lives. Our Peer Support Helpline provides free, confidential, and identity-affirming emotional support and resource referrals, by and for the St. Louis LGBTQIA+ community.

Advocacy & Human Rights


Sat May 22, 2021 - Fri Aug 20, 2021
12:30 PM - 05:30 PM  


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Social Work


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1. Able to attend the 42-hour peer counseling training on Saturdays 5.30-12.30pm from May 22 to Aug 21. 2. Able to serve weekly 3.5 hour shifts for at least 1 year on the Helpline (Sep. 2021 - Sep. 2022).
  • - Willingness to learn about intersectionality and how it is important to SQSH’s work - Openness to learning, growth and self-improvement - Humility, ability to respond receptively to feedback - Dedication, willingness to put in effort

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