Crisis Line Volunteer

(Durham Rape Crisis Centre)

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Position ID: V-OSH1338 Last Modified: 08 Oct 2019 Last Full Update: 08 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactEmma Conner, Community Development and Volunteer Coordinator, Durham Rape Crisis Centre; Phone: 905-444-9672 ext 27; Email: emma@drcc.ca
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
More Info Linkwww.drcc.ca
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 
 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is required
CostThere is $20 fee for volunteers to obtain a police check
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameDurham Rape Crisis Centre
Office Phone905-444-9672 Administration ext 21
Fax905-444-9277
E-Mailinfo@drcc.ca
Websitewww.drcc.ca
Mailing AddressPO Box 54039 
Oshawa, ON L1H 8T2

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