Volunteer Recruitment

Volunteer Recruitment

Volunteer Recruitment

We believed that everyone's life is like riding on a roller coaster which is full of ups and downs, and hope others could understand ourselves when we feel difficult in different topics.

Your power of accompanying and walking together youths could lead them feel not alone. 

We sincerely invite you to join and become one of our Open Up volunteer team members, you are not spending your time but also a process of learning and showing commitment. 

Walk with us, we can achieve more




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Volunteer Recruitment

Recruiting time

  • Recruitment is not regular, so keep an eye on our social media platforms for updates on the status of recruitment.

Volunteer qualifications

  • Age 18 or older
  • Want to listen to others
  • Apply Period Periodic Value
  • Learn about the Chinese keyboard input method
  • Volunteer for training provided by the service
  • Agree with the service concept
  • Responsible for services and service objects

Procedures to be a volunteer

  • Interview

    Those who intend to apply to become volunteers will have to attend an individual interview session which lasts about 30 minutes, to facilitate our understanding of the applicant's personality, applicant’s understanding towards Open Up’s service, as well as applicant’s knowledge towards youth mental wellness,etc.

  • Training

    Volunteer who is admitted after interview, are required to complete the whole volunteer training session, which includes:

    1. 8 hour face-to-face training session

    2. 16 hour online training session

    3. 9 hour simulated case drilling session

    The training aims at enhancing volunteer’s understanding towards youngster’s nature, learning the skills of online counselling as well as crisis assessment and intervention.

  • Service

    Upon completion of all training sessions, volunteers are required to complete 36-duty-hours within half a year.

Volunteer welfare

  • Free professional training and continuous learning

    33 hours of professional training is rendered before service provision, in order to grasp the skills of online counselling 

    Volunteers are free to join workshops which are organized regularly, facilitating their understanding towards counselling

  • Volunteer leisure gathering

    Leisure gathering among volunteers are organized regularly, allowing volunteers to get to know each other

  • Ideal volunteer appreciation system

    Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony are organized regularly, awarding certificates of different levels in recognition of volunteer contributions

    Volunteers with outstanding performance will also receive letters of recommendation and letters of appreciation

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Volunteer Recruitment

Mission of the Project:OpenUp is a 24/7 online counseling platform that listening to the needs of youths through text messages and providing immediate emotional support.

Target group:Age 18 or older.

Service plan:To provide online counseling/emotional support to youths, some specific trainings and further workshops would be open to volunteers.

Training content:16 hours of online trainings, 8 hours of face-to-face trainings and 9 hours of practicums.

Recruitment status:Recruitment has not yet begun, please pay attention to our website or social media updates for more details.