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Opportunities for Volunteers

We love our volunteers! Our volunteers play a key role in delivering our message that suicide is preventable and help and hope is available. By choosing to volunteer with The Center for Suicide Awareness, you will be doing your part in making a difference by helping in educating the community about suicide prevention and reducing the stigma of mental health and suicide. Our current volunteer opportunities are listed below:

If you have other ideas or ways you think you can help The Center for Suicide Awareness accomplish our mission, please contact us.

  • Helping with an event in your area or being at our exhibit booth.
  • Helping with an educational event
  • Helping with light office duties
  • Spreading the word through social media and other outlets
  • Being part of our creative group and coming up with positive messages

Get Involved & Suggested Activities

If you are looking for a way to support The Center for Suicide Awareness and our mission, please look at the suggested opportunities.

Create a Mental Health Awareness Day

Work with your school, organization, or faith-based organization to offer a resource fair. The Center for Suicide Awareness can provide materials for your event.

Organize a Poster Campaign

Do you know the warning signs of suicide? Create materials that share the signs and also with writing messages of encouragement to those who might be struggling.

 

Host a Fundraiser

Whatever event will work to raise both awareness around mental health and suicide prevention and raise funds.

We have had meat raffles, to jean days, and are open to your creative ideas!

Organize a Social Media Campaign

Everyone uses social media!! Create an engaging campaign in how to have conversations about mental health and suicide prevention. Breaking the stigma!

 

Purchase Mental Health Resources or Donate Them to Another

We have a wide variety of suicide prevention materials that include wallet cards, brochures, posters, booklets, and more.

Design a T-Shirt, Sticker, or Button Campaign

We love creative people and their ideas! Design a t-shirt, sticker, or button that supports mental well being and suicide prevention.

Organize a charity stream

Video games are not just a one-person thing anymore. They are used for social gatherings, competition, and talking to likeminded people all over the world! In fact, The Center for Suicide Awareness has been going to PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) to be featured in their Diversity Lounge! Gaming is inclusive, and so are we.

Create a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day

Dedicate a day to knowing the warning signs of suicide and what to do to prevent suicide. Host a training or workshop.

To Volunteer, Please Fill Out The Form Below

Contact Information

Work Experience

Volunteer Task Interest

References

To complete your application, you must provide two references (personal or employment related – if using a relative, please also list a person who is not a relative). Please send the link below to your references and have them fill out the online reference form. If any or both of your references do not have Internet access, please use the link at the bottom of this page to Contact US and we will make other arrangements. Before we can approve your application, both references must complete and return their form to the Center for Suicide Awareness.

Confirmation

I affirm that the information I have provided in this application form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that misrepresentation, omission or falsification of facts in connection with this information may be sufficient cause for cancellation of consideration for volunteer service or termination whenever discovered. Volunteers may work with legally vulnerable adults and/or children. The following questions are required to comply with Minnesota law. Your answers will be handled in a confidential manner.

I understand that as a condition of participation in this program that I will be required to provide the following: reference check information. Failure to cooperate or unsatisfactory results may result in withdrawal of an offer to participate in this volunteer program. As a condition of participation in this volunteer program, I hereby authorize the Center for Suicide Awareness to conduct an inquiry into any service-related information contained in this application.