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NSVS work along side the First Responders and support anyone that has been effected by crime or tragic circumstances. Non-profit organization that runs 24/7, 365 days a year. As a crisis responder you may be asked to assist the OPP or other first responders to help victims and/or families. Requirements include a valid driver's licenc, vehicle and a cell phone.
Walk the waterfront
Interact with tourists
Recommend restaurants, shops and services
Take a short survey with those that would participate
Be visible and be the smiling friendly face of Orillia!
• the development of our vertical files
• research topics for upcoming exhibits
• assist visiting researchers with their searches
The research volunteer will be provided training on the existing resources and how to use databases and on-line resources. We seek a weekly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day of the week or Wednesday evening.
The Marketing/Media Volunteer will help with all or some of these tasks
• delivery of flyers/brochures and information throughout the South Georgian Bay Area
• research and seek out new venues for our information
• attend outreach events as an ambassador for the site
• speak to community groups to engage interest and use of our resources
The marketing/media volunteer will be provided training on our site and resources. We seek a monthly commitment of a minimum of 2-3 hours any day/evening of the week.
- Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer)
- Have a clear understanding of gender based violence and associated trauma
- Listen to clients to assess their needs and recommend resources to meet those needs
- Work with Program Manager to ensure the application of effective Program Planning
- Share our passion and dedication to making a real difference in the lives of women (particularly BIPOC) who have experienced trauma through domestic violence and/or human trafficking
- Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization
- You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization's mission and values
We do ask volunteers to try and commit to a period of time on a regular basis (e.g. a particular morning/evening every week or every other week) as it makes it easier for scheduling and also keeps the volunteer familiar to the animals they are caring for. With the dogs, this makes a big difference. We have some dogs that are with us for a while before finding a forever home so we try to have them handled by people they know as much as possible.
* Assist in promoting the programs and services of the Society to the attendees of the Health Fair.
* Provide basic information about Alzheimer's disease.
* Direct people to appropriate community support services.
* Pick up display and brochures at the Society offices or an agreed to location.
* Set up the display as per the Procedures listed in the Health Fair Resource Manual.
* Answer general questions and distribute information about the programs and services of the Society.
* Refer individuals to appropriate community support services.
* Take down the display, pack up the brochures and return the display and brochures to the Society offices or an agreed to location.
* Complete the Evaluation Form located in the Health Fair Resource Manual
Youth Justice Committee's (YJC) bring together youth 12-17 who have been involved in the criminal justice system, their parent(s), and trained members of the community. In this role:
* you would attend YJC meetings to determine appropriate and meaningful ways for the youth to make amends for their actions.
* ensure that the youth is aware of the purpose of the meeting, and discuss police report information.
* explore perspectives of all parties, including the youth and others represented at t he meeting, such as community members, community agency representatives, and the parent(s).
* present and agree upon appropriate sanctions for the youth.
* provide information and referrals to supportive community agency programs.
* respect the confidentiality of the youth and other YJC members.
Volunteers would be required to provide support to individuals on a helpline or chat service who have experienced sexual trauma, violence and or assault. A 30 hour training course and interview is to be completed before starting on the helpline and chat service.