Crisis Responder

(Muskoka Victim Services, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario)

Position ID: V-MUS0015
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2022
Last Full Update: 27 Jan 2022

Opportunity Details: Crisis Responder

Contact Michelle Whaley, Program Coordinator, Muskoka Victim Services; Phone: 844-762-9945; Email:
Duties Volunteer Crisis Responders respond with Emergency Services, such as Police, Fire and EMS, to offer trauma and practical support to victims of crime and tragic circumstance.
  • Respond immediately to requests from emergency services
  • Provide short term support and practical assistance to victims of crime or tragic circumstance
  • Ensure that appropriate options and/or referrals for longer term assistance are provided to victims
  • Provide emotional support which empowers the victim, answering questions and providing information that will help lessen the impact of the crisis for the victim
  • More Info Link
  • Great practical experience toward career in human services field such as police, fire, EMS, social work, etc
  • Great way to give back to Muskoka community.
  • Clients Anyone who is in crisis or who has been traumatized by a crime or by tragic circumstance.
    Ages 19 year(s) and up
    Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
    Areas of Interest Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support
    Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work
    Commitment Length 1 year minimum, 3 x 12 hour on-call shifts per month
    Location Muskoka District
    Number of Positions Muskoka District: 20 individual(s) 
    20 individual(s) needed in total.
  • Flexible 40 Hours Online Training and 1 day of Practical Training
  • Full Certification and Mentorship Provided
  • Transportation
  • Have use of a safe and reliable vehicle
  • Minimum of $1,000,000.00 auto insurance liability
  • Police Check Required

    Agency Details: Muskoka Victim Services, Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

    Office Phone 844-762-9945, Toll Free
    Address & Map
    29 Manitoba St
    Suite 2
    Bracebridge, ON
    Canada P1L 1S4
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    Mailing Address PO Box 592 
    Bracebridge, ON 
    Canada P1L 1T8