Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Distress Centre Halton. The application below can take up to 30 minutes to complete.  Please take some time to review the questions and Reference Requirements before you begin.

All applications will be reviewed, however not all applicants will be invited to take the next step in the selection process.

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
1. Age *
Are you 19 years of age or older?
2. Are you able to commit to volunteering a minimum of 12 hours per month for at least 1 year following training? *
3. Are you currently in counselling or therapy? *
References
Requirements: You must know the reference for at least 1 year. A reference cannot be a relative, in-law, family member, current or past spouse, partner, or fiancé. We never select or reject an applicant on the basis of one positive or negative reference. Our goal is to develop a better understanding of the applicant in order to better assess his/her suitability for this type of volunteer work. By providing the reference information, you authorize Distress Centre Halton to contact the people named below for the purposes of providing you with a reference and to complete a reference questionnaire.
Personal Reference 1
Current or past supervisor, teacher, professor, or volunteer supervisor: *
Current or past supervisor, teacher, professor, or volunteer supervisor:
Work Phone *
Work Phone
Professional Reference 2
Current or past supervisor, teacher, professor, or volunteer supervisor: *
Current or past supervisor, teacher, professor, or volunteer supervisor:
Work Phone: *
Work Phone:
Personal Reference
Co-worker, or a Friend *
Co-worker, or a Friend
Phone: *
Phone: