Pre-Application Self-Assessment
The goal of this brief quiz is to determine whether volunteering with Crisis Text Line is the right fit for you before you apply.

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Before we begin, what's your name? *

The following requirements exist to complete training and volunteer:
*a personal computer
*reliable internet
*be 18 years of age or older
*a United States Social Security Number (If accepted, you will be asked to share your Social Security Number with a secure third-party for a background check. Crisis Text Line will not access your SSN.)

Do you meet all four of these requirements? *

Hold up! Those requirements are, well, required, and we won't be able to review your application if you don't meet them. Are you sure? *

Our expectation is that volunteers will provide 4 hours a week volunteering on the platform. When do you think you’ll be most able to commit your time? Check all that apply. *

How many hours per week were you regularly able to dedicate in past volunteer experiences? *

Training is completed on your own schedule within a six-week timeframe. We set weekly deadlines for assignments to keep you on track. Can you devote 5 hours a week for every week of the six-week training? *

To be successful in training, organization and time management are key. What role does time management play in your life? *

If you’re accepted into training, what role will Crisis Text Line training and volunteering play in your life? *

Because of the emotional nature of this work, we expect that Crisis Counselors will be mindful of their own mental health. When it comes to triggers, or things that “set you off,” which of the following best fits you? *

If anything changes, we'd love to have you apply in the future! Feel free to reach out to with any questions about our application requirements.
Thanks for answering those questions. Looks like you've got the right combination of self-awareness, balance, commitment, and time to make this work! We'd love to have you apply so we can ask you a few more questions before making a decision.
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Thanks for answering our questions. Our best Crisis Counselors have a certain combination of self awareness, free time, emotional preparedness, commitment, and balance.

Your answers indicate that this opportunity might not be the best fit for you at this moment in your life. This is not a rejection - it's still up to you whether you want to apply!
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