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Distress Centre Volunteer

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Organisme: Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region

Engagement: Long terme (entre 6 mois et un an)

Disponibilité: Fins de semaine; Flexible; Soirées; Journées

Langue préférée: Anglais

Nombre de postes disponibles: 50

Endroit: Ottawa - Centre

Date limite: 25 oct 2021

Description

The Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region provides a free and confidential telephone service offering suicide prevention, crisis intervention, psychological stabilization, emotional support, information and referrals to individuals of all ages. We help people in varying degrees of distress or crisis who are experiencing a wide range of problems including suicidal thoughts, abuse or violence, mental or physical illness, bereavement, addictions, sexuality and interpersonal problems, youth-related issues, unemployment and more. Our volunteer Crisis Line Responders are trained in active listening techniques, communication skills, crisis intervention and suicide prevention techniques. They help our clients assess their own situations, to establish goals and priorities, and they can link the callers to appropriate resources in the community if needed.

If interested, please visit www.dcottawa.on.ca to fill out an application! IMPORTANT: You must fill out an application on the Distress Centre Website. www.dcottawa.on.ca

Contact

Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region

613-238-1089

Ext: 226

jessicag@dcottawa.on.ca

Adresse de l'occasion de bénévolat
Confidential. Located within the Ottawa area. Accessible by OC Transpo or personal vehicle with parking.

Détails

Bon pour les personnes intéressées par: Conseil; Services d'urgence; Soins de santé; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering

Vous allez travailler avec: Autochtones (Première nation, Métis, Inuit); Minorités visibles ou Nouveaux Canadiens; Défavorisés; LGBTTQ; Hommes; Personnes avec handicaps ou conditions médicales; Jeunes (16-18 ans); Jeunes (11-15 ans); Enfants (0-10 ans); Aînés; Femmes; Jeunes (19-24 ans); Sans domicile; Les athlètes

Comment cette occasion de bénévolat vous bénéficier?
Volunteers with the Distress Centre will gain extensive training that not only prepares them for work on the lines but is also relevant to work experience in a similar field and general life. After a one year commitment, volunteers can receive a credible reference for their efforts. Also, many if not all of our volunteers feel that this work is rewarding and know that they make a difference to those who need our support in our community every single day!

Comment l'organisation bénéficiera?
We are able to maintain our commitment to offer our service 24/7 to those who need it in our community by ensuring that there is always someone to answer the call.

Catégorie de l'organisme: Services sociaux

Bénévoles - considérations

Le temps qu'il faudra pour communiquer avec les candidats - 1-6 jours

Cette position serait formidable pour - Jeunes adultes (19 à 24 ans); Aînés (65 ans et plus); Des familles; Des personnes handicapées; Des nouveaux Canadiens

Transport publique disponible: oui

Vérification des antécédents en vue d'un travail auprès de personnes vulnérables exigée: oui

Ce rôle peut convenir à des personnes handicapées: oui

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