Listening Volunteer

Are there any requirements?

  • Commitment to attending our initial training process.
  • Commitment to completing a minimum of three 12-hour overnight shifts from 8pm to 2am each semester on the phones.
  • Volunteers cannot be in their final year of study
  • A good level of spoken English


Training takes place twice a year, starting in the first few weeks of each semester. It is a 4 week process that takes place over 3 weekends (10am-5pm) and a following Friday evening (5pm-9pm). It is usually conducted on UoM campus, however during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is conducted virtually.

Training is provided by experienced volunteers as well as external speakers. We cover a huge range of topics, including; student-specific issues; mental health; LGBTQ+; alcohol and substance abuse.

Register your interest now by filling in the form below and we will send you more information closer to the time:

Click for the registration form here

If you have any questions email us at [email protected]