Crisis Line Volunteer
(Durham Rape Crisis Centre)
Opportunity Details: Crisis Line Volunteer
|Contact||Emma Conner, Community and Crisis Services Manager, Durham Rape Crisis Centre; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
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
|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|
|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.|
|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 email@example.com, or by phone at 365-688-9540.