Community Support Volunteer - Circles of Support & Accountability
(Peterborough Reintegration Services)
|Contact||David Byrne, CoSA Project Coordinator, Peterborough Community Chaplaincy; Phone: 705-741-4172; Fax: 705-741-4833; Email: email@example.com|
|Duties||* With a group of 3-4 other volunteers you will provide support to a former inmate helping them re-integrate into the community. |
* This will include weekly meetings at the beginning and lest frequently over time.
* May also include practical support such as going for coffee, help with shopping or providing transportation and moral support for important appointments.
* 1-2 hours per week to start, decreasing as time passes.
* Training provided.
|More Info Link||www.ptbochaplaincy.org|
|Benefits||Satisfaction of helping a person to get their life back on track after prison. The knowledge that you are helping make your community a safer place by assisting individuals to make a successful transition from prison to the community and reducing the risk or re-offending.|
|Clients||Former prison inmates.|
|Ages||19 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Areas of Interest||Legal & Law Services / Justice / Probation ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership|
|Skills/Experience||Friendly; open minded; positive attitude; empathy towards persons who have been incarcerated; good interpersonal skills; patience; desire to help.|
|Minimum Hours||1 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Schedule to suit volunteer - many day and time options|
|Location||Peterborough and area - call for more information|
|Number of Positions||Peterborough: 12 individual(s) |
12 individual(s) needed in total.
|Cost||No specific costs. Volunteers might expect incidental costs such as your own coffee.|
|Organization Name||Peterborough Reintegration Services|
|Address & Map|
Offices at St Paul's Presbyterian Church
120 Murray St E, 2nd Fl
Peterborough, ON K9J 5Y2
|Mailing Address||PO Box 235 |
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y8