We are currently seeking dedicated and qualified candidates who have a passion for helping America’s youth for the following positions:

Crisis Services Supervisor and Volunteer Services Liaison

The Crisis Services Supervisor/Volunteer Services Liaison (CSS/VSL) is a full time position and reports to the Director of Crisis Services.   The CSS/VSL spends approximately 70% of their time providing crisis intervention services and support for incoming hotline and online crisis contacts. The additional 30% of the CSS/VSL’s time is dedicated to volunteer recruitment, retention and data entry supporting NRS’ volunteer, education and outreach efforts. The CSS/VSL will work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers and the general public. Click here for the full job description.


The National Runaway Safeline (NRS) offers internships for undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a career in a variety of fields such as psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, and human development, non-profit management, marketing and prevention. Interns will gain experience in delivering direct crisis services and with working on projects related to training, outreach, social media and prevention programs. Click here to learn more about our internship program.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Lee Osipchak, Director of Training, Education and Prevention, losipchak@1800RUNAWAY.org for consideration.  Please include in the cover letter the following information; current school/program, school’s internship requirements, indicate interest in summer or academic year internship, and your internship availability (days and time).

Work Study

NRS can be excellent training or learning environment for those interested in pursuing a career in social service. Depending on the requirements of your school for work-study programs, you could qualify to be a part of our crisis services team. Participants must possess and demonstrate empathy, self-regulation, and good social skills.  Although the schedule is flexible, must be able to work some evenings and weekends.  $13 per hour.  Submit resume and school-authorized work-study award amount to volunteer coordinator at volunteer@1800RUNAWAY.org. No phone calls, please.

The National Runaway Safeline is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants for positions without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, veteran/reserve/national guard status, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religious creed, or medical condition or any other similarly protected status. We also comply with all applicable laws governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of unlawful criteria.


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