1:1 inmate visitor

(Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre)

Position ID: V-MID0345
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Aug 2023

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: erin.akrapovic@ontario.ca

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
Accessibility Fully Accessible
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
Police Check Required
Display Until 01 Jan 2024

Agency Details: Ontario. Ministry of the Solicitor General, Penetanguishene, Central North Correctional Centre

Office Phone 705-549-9470
Fax 705-549-0634
Website www.mpss.jus.gov.on.ca
Address & Map
1501 Fuller Ave
Penetanguishene, ON
Canada L9M 2H4
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Mailing Address 1501 Fuller Ave 
Penetanguishene, ON 
Canada L9M 2H4