Placements at CLS

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in completing your placement at CLS. We offer placement students the opportunity to gain a wide variety of skills and experiences from different roles in the organization. Our organization is comprised of students from different schools and programs from all over Canada!

Note: If you are a post-secondary student, but not looking for a placement, please apply through the regular Certified Listener volunteer application process here.

Emotional Support Chat Responder
If you want a client-facing role where you're actively engaging with individuals who need help. You'll provide emotional support to people around the world through chat with the support of a trained supervisor.

Programs That Our Students Have Been Enrolled In:

  • Community Social Services
  • Child and Youth Care
  • Graphic Design
  • Community Policing
  • Social Science and Criminal Justice
  • Emergency and Call Centre Community
  • Psychology
  • Community and Justice Services
  • Gerontology
  • Addictions and Mental Health
  • Justice Studies
  • Rehabilitation Services

Some of the schools we've collaborated with:

  • Centennial College
  • Durham College
  • Humber College
  • Mohawk College
  • Seneca College
  • Toronto District School Board
  • Trillium College
  • University of Guelph-Humber
  • University of Ottawa

To apply, please follow the links below.

Admin Opportunities

If you're interested in gaining hands-on experience working in a 100% virtual office, our administrative opportunities might be what you're looking for. To learn more, please email your resume and post-secondary program information to (please do not use the form linked above).

Social Media & Marketing

If you are creative, social media savvy, and passionate about mental health awareness, our outreach opportunities might appeal to you. Please email with your resume and program information (please do not use the form linked above).

If you aren't sure how you'd like to contribute, or if you're looking for a role that isn't currently listed, send us a message! We'd love to chat!