Peer Support Volunteer - Milton

(Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville Office, Women's Support Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0064
Last Full Update: 13 Feb 2024

Opportunity Details: Peer Support Volunteer - Milton

Contact Simona Rosenblood, Volunteer Coordinator, The Women's Centre of Halton; Email:

The Women's Centre of Halton is looking for peer support volunteers. 

We need volunteers in our Milton location for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Shifts are 10 am-12:30 or 12:30 to 3 pm. 

If you would like to help other women through difficult times, we will provide the training and support so that you can truly make a difference!  

Peer Supporter Volunteers provide clients with a safe, supportive environment in which they can explore their options and receive the information and support they need to make positive changes in their lives. 

The Milton location is at 410 Bronte St S Unit #203, Milton 

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Benefits Help vulnerable women in the community. Be a part of an uplifting environment.
Clients Women of all ages who are experiencing a variety of challenges and crises in their lives.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability ; Women
Areas of Interest Counselling ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Employment / Career Guidance ; Life Skills Support ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Suitable candidates must have excellent listening and communication skills and are non-judgmental with empathy for, and sensitivity to, the needs of women.  
Reliability and Punctuality and basic computer skills are a must. Must be able to provide a clean criminal record check and be willing volunteers 1-3 shifts/month.
Commitment Length Long Term - Minimum 1 year committment
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 5 / Month
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Milton Location - 410 Bronte St. South, Suite 203,
Location 1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229, Oakville
Number of Positions Milton: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total. 
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Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Interview is required. Information and protocols of agency and office will be provided. Peer Support training is provided. 
We will ask if you have used our services in the past year. Not suitable for recent clients.
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Please have a clean criminal record check from within the past year, or be willing to apply for one. Indicate your availability when applying.
Start Date On or after 21 Mar 2024

Agency Details: Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville Office, Women's Support Services

Office Phone 905-847-9104; 
Peer Support Line 905-847-5520
Address & Map
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, Suite 229
Oakville, ON L6L 5G8
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