Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau
Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau
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About the Position
Position: 58 - Crisis Line Responder
Organization: Age Friendly Communities Brockville
Position Address: 400 Elliott Ave, Unit 1
Location: Brockville, Gananoque, Westport, North Grenville, South Grenville, North Leeds, South Leeds
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual
Description
Provide empathetic support and practical crisis intervention to survivors of sexual violence over our 24/7/365 crisis line. The best part? You can complete volunteering from your own home! Empower survivors to use coping skills, relaxation skills, and grounding techniques to reclaim their power. Sexual violence takes the power away from the survivors - with your help, you can re-instill it.

Goal
Working on the crisis line is really one of the most rewarding things I have done in my life. I consider it a privilege that the women who call allow me to share in a piece of their story and help them, in whatever small way, towards recovery. Ive learned SO much from working on the crisis line.

Position Qualifications
Connect remotely to the crisis line using an online forwarding portal. Answer questions and support survivors in crisis in a comfortable, safe, and familiar environment.
Min Age: 18    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Due Date:2020-05-01
Anytime
2-3 shifts per month. Shifts are daily during the following time: 8a-12p, 12p-5p, 5p-10p, 10p-8a.

Training
After completing screening, you will be asked to complete an online module about Responding to Disclosures. Once you have received your online certificate, attending our one day in person training. After that, you are good to go! Throughout the year, there will be additional educational opportunities to expand your knowledge and improve your skills.

Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Counselling/Conflict, Health Care/Emergency
How to Contact
Samantha Galati
6135450762 Ext. 103
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https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/health-promotion/aging-seniors/friendly-communities.html
400 Elliott Ave, Unit 1 Kingston, K7K6M9


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