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Volunteer Crisis Responder

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Volunteer Crisis Responder
Date Posted: Friday, September 15, 2023
Organization Name: Caledon\Dufferin Victim Services
Organization Contact: Gail Smith
519-942-1452
gs@cdvs.ca
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: You will be trained to:
* Help victims cope with the impact of crime, tragedy, abuse and crisis
* Provide short term emotional support, community information and referrals in person or over the phone
* Attend on scene with police to support victims of crime and tragedy
Please visit our website where you will find a full volunteer description and application form.
Type of Organization: Public Service
More Info Link: http://www.cdvs.ca
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Your work will empower those affected by crime and tragedy to participate in the healing process of their choice. You will receive specialized training in such areas as: crisis intervention, domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, grief, bereavement and effective communication skills.You will be offered opportunities for free ongoing training and support. Upon successful completion of our training, you will join a team of trained Crisis Responders and choose your availability from a flexible schedule.
Sample Tasks: Become involved in experiences that will change your life, while you make a difference in someone else's.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Sunday, March 31, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Telephone Support
  • Emergency Services / Crisis Services / Legal
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Volunteer from Home
Skills / Experience: Must live in the Caledon or Dufferin areas. Must have access to their own vehicle and provide:
* Current License
* Current Vehicle Insurance
* Current Vulnerable Sector check
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