All our volunteers are Durham students, coming from a variety of backgrounds. No previous experience is necessary to become a volunteer with us.
Prospective volunteers must first attend one of our training weekends, after which there will be an interview process.
Fluent and clear spoken English is a required skill. Volunteering commitment is flexible above our minimum commitment of two duty shifts per term.
All Durham students are invited to attend our training weekends.
Regardless of whether you’re considering volunteering for Nightline, training for welfare, or simply just interested in improving your listening skills, we encourage you to attend the weekend.
We run a training weekend once a term, in October, February, and June.
The weekends consist of a series of talks given by field experts on topics such as depression, anxiety, suicide, loss and bereavement, and identity. These talks are accompanied by group workshops where we use role-plays to practice listening skills.
We publicise every training weekend across our social media channels, so keep a look out on those if you are interested in volunteering.
Register your interest for our next training weekend in January
By filling in this form, you agree to receive an email invitation to sign-up for the next training weekend when registration opens. Your details will be removed after the invitation has been sent.