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Crisis Responder-Volunteer

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Crisis Responder-Volunteer
Date Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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: Become involved in experiences that will change your life, while you make a difference in someone else’s.

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.

Type of Organization: Public Service
More Info Link: http://www.cdvs.ca
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: As a Volunteer Crisis Responder, you will be trained to:
• Help victims cope with the impact of crime, tragedy and adverse situations
• Provide short term emotional support, community information and referrals
Sample Tasks:
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:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Areas of Interest:
  • Emergency Services / Crisis Services / Legal
Skills / Experience: Experience is wonderful but not necessary
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