VOLUNTEER Crisis Responder
VICTIM SERVICES BRUCE GREY PERTH
Stratford, ON

Make a difference in your community by assisting first responders in supporting victims of crime and tragic circumstance through volunteering as a Crisis Responder.

Volunteer with Us!

LISTEN – SUPPORT – EMPOWER

Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth is now recruiting Volunteer Crisis Responders to assist police and emergency services in supporting Victims of crime and tragic circumstances

on-scene with short-term practical and emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Are you 19 years of age?
  • Do you have a valid driver’s license?
  • Do you have a safe and reliable vehicle with auto insurance liability?
  • Can you make a minimum commitment of 1 year of service with Victim Services?

All training is provided and consists of both in-class and online training. Volunteer shifts are flexible with opportunities available during the day, evening and weekends.

Responsibilities and Duties

OUR TEAMS OF TRAINED CRISIS RESPONDERS WILL:

  • Provide emotional support including answering questions and providing information that helps lessen the impact of the crisis.
  • Provide practical assistance as needed. This may include transportation and/or accompaniment to emergency services (i.e. a shelter or hospital), making phone calls upon request or other helpful tasks.
  • Provide appropriate, and helpful information relevant to each circumstance.
  • Provide referrals to services in the community for long term support.
  • Assistance in identifying and gathering supports
  • Educate and empower.
  • Assistance in developing personal safety plans.

If you would like more information please call our Volunteer Coordinator at

519-271-9998 or apply at http://www.vsbgp.com/volunteer/application

Stratford Office: 544 Huron St, Stratford On

Job Type: Volunteer

Location:

  • Stratford, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driver's Licence (Preferred)