Make a career out of making a difference.

Distress Centre Calgary provides 24 hour crisis support, professional counselling, and 2-1-1 referrals to a multitude of community resources - all at no cost.  Distress Centre ensures that everyone has a place to turn to in a time of crisis, whatever that crisis may be. For over 43 years Distress Centre Calgary has valued community, volunteerism, innovation, donors and community partners, providing a critical service to every citizen in Calgary.

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Distress Centre loves to provide opportunities for work advancement to our staff and volunteers. The majority of our staff started as a volunteer on the lines and approximately 70% of our current staff are former volunteers or practicum students. Our goal is to fill the majority of our positions internally. If you are interested in a career at Distress Centre, the best way to get started is by applying to be a volunteer.

To check out our volunteer opportunities, application forms and training schedules, please see our volunteer opportunities section.