• At least 18 years old
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to distinguish one’s own beliefs and values from those of the caller
  • Accept supervision and develop appropriate working relationships
  • Successfully complete 68-hour agency training program
Responsibilities:
  • The Crisis Worker provides immediate telephonic response to help callers that are in a crisis and refers persons with a need to appropriate community resources.
  • LCS crisis workers (as a group) answer over 80 calls a day from people who are struggling with suicide, grief, depression, work, children, parents, alcohol, drugs, sexual issues, gambling, anger, abuse, health, money, other life challenges.
  • Minimum of one 3-hour shift per week
Hotline Training:
  • 68-hour commitment
  • Certified by the American Association of Suicidology
  • Mandatory
  • Offered a variety of times and dates throughout the year 
  • Training will prepare you for the most difficult of hotline calls
Supervision:

The staff at LCS wants to ensure you are confident and prepared when working the crisis hotline.  Because we value your dedication and success, a qualified Life Crisis staff  member will provide support and supervision throughout your work on the hotline.

Location:

Provident’s Life Crisis Services
2650 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103