Peer Support Volunteer - Oakville & Milton
(Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville - Rebecca St, Women's Support Services)
|Contact||Simona Rosenblood, Volunteer Coordinator, The Women's Centre of Halton; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||The Women's Centre is looking for volunteers in our Oakville & Milton location. |
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.
Currently we are looking for volunteer in Oakville, Mondays and Wednesdays 10 am-8 pm and in Milton on Thursdays 10-3 pm.
|More Info Link||www.thewomenscentreofhalton.com|
|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 OSSD||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.|
|Commitment Length||Long Term - Minimum 1 year committment|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Small Group ; Weekday daytime availability is an asset|
|Minimum Hours||5 / Month|
|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) ; Oakville: 5 individual(s) |
10 individual(s) needed in total.
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|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; 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. May not be suitable for recent clients.
|Transportation||Near public transit|
|Additional Requirements||Please have a vulnerable screenings police check from within the past year, or be willing to apply for one.|
|Start Date||On or after 29 Aug 2022|
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|Organization Name||Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville - Rebecca St, 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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