Crisis Line Volunteer

(Durham Rape Crisis Centre)

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Position ID: V-OSH1338 Last Modified: 09 Nov 2021 Last Full Update: 09 Nov 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactEmma Conner, Community and Crisis Services Manager, Durham Rape Crisis Centre; Email:
DutiesProvide 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
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BenefitsOpportunity to build skills and resumé in crisis intervention * Certificate of Achievement after one year of service
ClientsWomen aged 16 and up
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Women
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Counselling ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment LengthLong Term - Minimum 1 year commitment to the centre
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one
Minimum Hours24 / Month
Dates and TimesMon-Sun 24 hours * all shifts are done remotely in 6 hour intervals, and 4 shifts per month are required
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable
LocationAt your home
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is required - 6 weeks, remote live video training
CostThere is $20 fee for volunteers to obtain a police check if in Durham.
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameDurham Rape Crisis Centre
Office Phone905-444-9672 ext 21, Administration
Address & MapDurham, ON
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Mailing AddressPO Box 54039, 8 King St E 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1H 8T2

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