Crisis Line Volunteer

(Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0265 Last Full Update: 10 May 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsSuitable for:  
- Female-identified or genderfluid people aged 18 and up 
- Female-identified or genderfluid people Seniors (55+) 
- Female-identified or genderfluid people with a physical disability  
- Female-identified or genderfluid people with a visual impairment
ContactShelagh Nuttall, Fund Development Manager, Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton; Phone: 905 825 3622 ext 30 * 416 822 0713; Email: shelagh@savisofhalton.org
Duties24 Hour Crisis Line Volunteer with a commitment of 20 hours per month. 
 
- Support survivors of sexual assault and violence (and their support people) on the SAVIS 24 hour crisis line using an anti- 
racist/anti-oppression feminist framework 
- Complete SAVIS crisis line training and evaluation  
- Agree to work 20 hours per month on the crisis line  
- Must attend monthly volunteer meetings (6:30pm-8:30pm)  
- Schedule shifts with Coordinator 
- Submit monthly statistics reports
More Info Linkwww.savisofhalton.org
BenefitsGain great experience in the social services field.
ClientsSurvivors of sexual assault and violence
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Counselling ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Must complete SAVIS 40 hour volunteer training
Commitment LengthLong Term - One year ; 40 hours of training with a commitment of 20 hours per month.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours20 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
 
Crisis line volunteer hours can be done from home and are schedule up to one month ahead of time with coordinator.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Wheelchair accessible
Location1515 Rebecca St, Oakville
Number of PositionsActon: 1 individual(s) ; Burlington: 8 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 1 individual(s) ; Milton: 2 individual(s) ; Oakville: 8 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
20 volunteers from the Halton Region
TrainingScheduled training - 40 hour volunteer training ; SAVIS volunteer training: 
- Include three Saturday training sessions from 10 am - 4 pm, and six Tuesday evening training  
sessions from 6:30 - 9 pm.  
- Volunteers must attend all sessions. Please contact us for the complete schedule.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsCommitment of 20 hours a month
Agency Details
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Organization NameSexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office
Office PhoneIntake and information 905-825-3622
Toll Free Phone1-877-268-8416
E-Mailsavis@savisofhalton.org
Websitewww.savisofhalton.org
Address & Map
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, Suite 227
Oakville, ON L6L 5G8
 
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