Volunteer Crisis Responder

(North Simcoe Victim Services, Orillia, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario)

Position ID: V-CWD0001
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2023
Last Full Update: 30 Mar 2023

Opportunity Details: Volunteer Crisis Responder

Contact Sherry Telford, Volunteer Coordinator, North Simcoe Victim Services; Phone: 705-325-5578 * 705-238-0629; Email: volunteers@ns-vs.com

NSVS work along side the First Responders and support anyone that has been effected by crime or tragic circumstances.  Non-profit organization that runs 24/7, 365 days a year. As a crisis responder you may be asked to assist the OPP or other first responders to help victims and/or families.  Requirements include a valid driver's licenc, vehicle and a cell phone.

Benefits The satisfaction of helping a victim/family on what could be their worst day.
Ages 21 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Counselling ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Emergency & Response ; Information & Referral Services
Skills/Experience Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Team Work
Commitment Length One year commitment - 3 shifts per month
Accessibility Not Applicable
Number of Positions Simcoe County: 30 individual(s) 
30 individual(s) needed in total. 
Coldwater: - ; Orillia: - ; Oro-Medonte: - ; Ramara: - ; Severn: -
Training Training is provided - There is in-person training as well as online training
Transportation Driver License required ; Car required
Police Check Required

Agency Details: North Simcoe Victim Services, Orillia, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

Office Phone 705-325-5578
E-Mail support@ns-vs.com
Website www.ns-vs.com
Address & Map
1 University Ave
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 0Y7
Mailing Address 1 University Ave 
Orillia, ON 
Canada L3V 0Y7