1:1 inmate visitor
(Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre)
Opportunity Details: 1:1 inmate visitor
|Contact||Erin Akrapovic, Volunteer Services Coordinator, Central North Corrections Centre; Phone: 705-549-9470 ext 3013; Fax: 705-549-5124; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
If you have experience working in mental healh or behaviour support or want to make a meaningful difference in your community, we want to hear from you.
Central North Corrections Centre is looking for dedicated people to visit with inmates individually, on our Behavioural Stabilization Unit. We are interested in people who are comfortable talking with inmates, sharing their creativity (painting, reading to inmates, creative writing) or simply providing a listening ear.
We can accomodate virtual volunteering if that is your interest (as long as the potential volunteer has access to a home computer)
Contact us today to learn more about thes exciting volunteer opportunity!
|Benefits||Support your community|
|Ages||25 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours||No|
|Areas of Interest||Community Outreach|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; We are looking for people who are willing to talk with inmates on a 1:1 basis, or share their creativity, reading to an inmate, creative writing or storytelling.|
|Commitment Length||Long Term (More than 1 year) ; We are looking for people who are willing to volunteer weekly or bi-weekly on an ongoing basis.|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Virtual Volunteering ; We can accommodate virtual 1:1 volunteers as long as the volunteer has access to a home computer|
|Minimum Hours||1 / Week|
|Location||Central North Corrections Centre - Penetanguishene|
|Number of Positions||Penetanguishene: 5 individual(s)
5 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation - 2 hour in-person orientation ; a Vulnerable Sector Check is required|
|Transportation||Government issued photo identification is required|
|Display Until||01 Jan 2024|