Trainings and Opportunities

Become a Crisis Text Line Volunteer

"Volunteering with the Crisis Text Line was one of the best decisions I've made... You really feel like you're part of a larger community and are able to make an impact by helping others." 

Interested in volunteering? Contact Emilia Aguirre at eaaguirre@ucdavis.edu to get more information on what it entails and learn more about how it works. 

Volunteer with NAMI-Yolo

NAMI Yolo offers many volunteers opportunities to those who are diagnosed with a mental illness. To find out more, please email friends@namiyolo.org 

Volunteer with Suicide Prevention Yolo County 

Become a local Crisis Line Volunteer

Play a role in saving the lives of Yolo County residents.  Join the dedicated volunteers who answer our phones – the first point of human contact in the steps toward mental health.  Volunteers undergo a 40+-hour training program in which they develop the skills needed to manage issues of depression, suicide, family relationship conflicts and mental illness.

Interested in volunteering? Visit this link to check out all the requirements and training dates.