Crisis Responder

(Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario)

Position ID: V-GRE0097 Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 Last Full Update: 24 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactHeather, Volunteer Coordinator, Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth; Phone: 519-270-7006; Email:
DutiesThe role of the crisis support volunteer is to respond to a crisis situation, with your team partner, and provide: 
* Emotional support to those in crisis 
* Practical assistance to clients 
* Information and resources 
* Referrals to the agencies available in the community for long-term support 
* Safety planning
More Info
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of InterestDistress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Shelter Coordination Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Counseling & Support ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong term (more than 6 months)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours8 / Week
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
SeasonsYear Round
LocationOwen Sound
Number of PositionsBruce County: 50 individual(s) ; Grey County: 50 individual(s) 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Application Deadline15 Feb 2019
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsChild Welfare Check
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or before 05 Mar 2019
Agency Details
Organization NameVictim Services Bruce Grey Perth, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
Toll Free Phone24-hour Crisis Phone 1-866-376-9852
Address & Map
611 9th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6Z4