Neighbourhood Network

Volunteer Opportunity Listing

LT Short Term
Feb 9
Feb 28

Crisis Line Volunteer

Organization:
Women's Support Network

Description

The Women's Support Network (WSN) is York Region's only sexual violence crisis centre, established in 1992. We are dedicated to providing free, non-judgmental and confidential services to anyone who has experienced any form of sexual violence at some point in their lifetime. For more information, visit our website: womenssupportnetwork.ca.

As a Crisis Line Volunteer, you will:
- Provide support on the crisis line using a trauma-informed, anti-oppressive approach to those who are currently experiencing or have experienced abuse and/ or sexual violence, as well as support persons or family members of survivors impacted by violence.
- Training on:
o Human trafficking
o Supportive listening
o Safety planning
o Crisis intervention
o Trauma neurobiology
- Maintain confidentiality of callers
- Access to a telephone that receives incoming calls is required
-Minimum one year commitment

Other volunteer opportunities include:
- Child Minding
- Bingo Support
- Online Crisis Chat
- Public engagement

Candidates must be available for the five-day training program, held on February 9, 16, 17, 23, 24 from 9:30am-4:30pm daily.

Use the contact info below to volunteer for this opportunity!

Please Note

Police check is required

Social Services, Counseling