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At Agora, we welcome anyone who is interested in becoming a volunteer. You must be at least 18 years old, though. If you would like to volunteer, please read the "Volunteer Committment Agreement " below before filling out an application .

If you agree to the Volunteer Committment Agreement, then fill out the online application and click "submit". Once we receive your application, someone will email and/or call you to set up an interview. Please be aware that all applications are subject to the approval of our Professional Director and Staff, and that we can only accept a limited number of applications per training.

Fall 2015 Training Schedule:
(all sessions are on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 6:30 pm)

September 12
September 19
September 26
October 3


    Attendance at all sessions is mandatory.


Volunteer Committment Agreement


  • I will attend four (4) consecutive Saturday trainings and four (4) consecutive training shifts (one during each week following the Saturday trainings)
  • I will attend additional training and role-play sessions as required by the Agora staff
  • I will attend supplementary training programs and/or view recommended videotapes as long as I am an active volunteer.

Regular Participation:

  • After completing training, I will maintain a weekly, four (4)-hour shift for at least 220 hours
  • I will participate in an Agora support activity as a committee member, board member or other mutually agreed activity
  • When I leave Agora, I will formally notify staff or the professional director in writing


  • I will keep all caller information, treatment, sessions and any other private information regarding callers confidential
  • I will not disclose any of this information to anyone outside of Agora and will only discuss pertinent information as required with Agora staff

If you agree with the above, please proceed to the Volunteer Application.