Crisis Line Volunteer

(Durham Rape Crisis Centre)

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Position ID: V-OSH1338
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2022
Last Full Update: 18 Aug 2022

Opportunity Details: Crisis Line Volunteer

Contact Emma Conner, Community and Crisis Services Manager, Durham Rape Crisis Centre; Email: emma@drcc.ca
Duties

Provide grounding, check-ins, community resources and appropriate information to clients * connect with Volunteer Coordinator for support or debriefing * attend monthly volunteer meetings * complete a 6 session volunteer training 
 
Calls will be made from your personal phone (cell phone or home phone) while blocking your number * minimum 1 year commitment to the centre

More Info Link www.drcc.ca
Benefits Opportunity to build skills and resumé in crisis intervention * Certificate of Achievement after one year of service
Clients Women aged 16 and up
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Women
Areas of Interest Advocacy ; Counselling ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support
Skills/Experience Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment Length Long Term - Minimum 1 year commitment to the centre
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one
Minimum Hours 24 / Month
Dates and Times Mon-Sun 24 hours * all shifts are done remotely in 6 hour intervals, and 4 shifts per month are required
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Not Applicable
Location At your home
Number of Positions Durham Region 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is required - 6 weeks, remote live video training
Cost There is $20 fee for volunteers to obtain a police check if in Durham.
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements For those who want to volunteer on our crisis and support line, please fill in the volunteer application which can be found here: https://drcc.ca/getting-involved/volunteer/crisis-line-training/.  
 
Applicants are encouraged to connect with Karina, our Volunteer Coordinator and Crisis Counsellor, at karina@drcc.ca, or by phone at 365-688-9540.

Agency Details: Durham Rape Crisis Centre

Office Phone 905-444-9672 ext 21, Administration
Fax 905-444-9277
E-Mail info@drcc.ca
Website www.drcc.ca
Address & Map Durham, ON
Canada
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 30525, 438 King St W 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1J 8L8

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