NiteLine Dublin has an active volunteer base, made up of 80+ volunteers from our eight affiliated colleges. These students not only participate in the core activity of NiteLine; the shifts from 21.00-2.30 every night, but also volunteer their time to additonal aspects like fundraising, publicity, research, development and training.
NiteLine's operating structure currently consists of 25 individuals, each of whom are elected yearly by the wider volunteer base. The management team meet weekly and are in charge of decision making on every level. All other volunteers are organised into relevant subcommittees, as this ensure active participation of volunteers at all levels.
NiteLine has a robust training and welfare sturcture that is supported by multiple national mental health organisations, including the Samaritans, Jigsaw, Rape Crisis Centre and LGBT.ie. Our clinical oversight is managed by a team of seven counsellors, appointed from each of our affiliated colleges.