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Volunteer with Us

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at White Bird! Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting new volunteer applications due to our limited capacity. As soon as we have more positions become available, we will open our application process once again!

Volunteers and interns play an important role in creating and delivering White Bird’s services. For over five decades, we have trained thousands of community workers. Courses and experiential training are offered in various areas of human services. We ask that current and former clients respect a waiting period prior to volunteering.

All volunteers and interns new to the agency must complete New Volunteer Training.   This training is the entry point for all those interested in volunteering at White Bird and is a prerequisite for other trainings offered by the Clinic. The training includes: general history of White Bird, presentations from each of the programs that make up the Clinic, a communication workshop, how to access other community resources, developing skills that are helpful for human services providers, and integration into the collective.  This class, which occurs in the evenings for 8 consecutive weeks, will parallel on-the-job volunteer work in a participant’s respective area of interest.  After completing NVT (New Volunteer Training) and getting desk trained, you have many options if you want to continue or deepen your training at White Bird.  All participation in these trainings is available in exchange for volunteer hours. Some classes & training require additional interviews.

  1. Basic Crisis Intervention
  2. Advanced Crisis Intervention
  3. Mental Health 1st Aid
  4. De-escalation Training
  5. Drug Treatment Internship
  6. CPR/BLS/1st Aid

Board of Directors

White Bird Clinic is always looking for motivated individuals to join their Board of Directors. Learn more…


Those with a desire to work with people struggling with substance abuse issues can apply to be a Chrysalis Drug Counselor Intern. Learn more…

Community Education Opportunities

White Bird Clinic provides a range of trainings for the local community. Community trainings are often a source of fundraising for White Bird but costs are adjustable based on group size, amount of time, and ability to pay. We only ask that a group pay what they can with the proceeds going to support our agency’s continuing efforts locally.

Crisis De-escalation Training

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Protecting One Another: When to Engage Public Safety

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