Sidewalk Talk Volunteer Listener

(Community Justice Initiatives, Mediation Guelph-Wellington)

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Position ID: V-GUE2797 Last Modified: 02 May 2018 Last Full Update: 02 May 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMJ, Sidewalk Talk Leader, Community Justice Initiatives; Phone: (519) 820-3034; Email:
DutiesSign up for events around Guelph and surrounding area and set up listening stations with other volunteers
BenefitsLow and flexible commitment. Improve listening skills and support your fellow community members through 'pop up' listening stations.
ClientsAnyone at events or on the street walking by and sharing 10 min. of their story with you.
Ages18 year(s) - 108 year(s)
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Customer Service ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Public Speaking ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours1 / Day
Dates and TimesCould be anytime there is an event. A doodle poll will invite you to sign up if you are available
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityDependent on where the event takes place around the city. you can decide when a request to sign up if you are able to access the location
LocationAnywhere around the city of Guelph and surrounding area
Number of PositionsAberfoyle ; Arthur ; Elora ; Erin ; Fergus ; Guelph ; Harriston ; Mount Forest ; Palmerston ; Rockwood 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training - May
TransportationIf the event is outside the City of Guelph. A car pool will be organized
Application Deadline25 May 2018
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsWillingness to be open to a diverse population, who may share anything that is on their mind.
Start DateOn or after 27 Apr 2018
Display Until25 May 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Justice Initiatives, Mediation Guelph-Wellington
Office PhoneMediation Guelph-Wellington 519-820-3034 
Mediation service team (Kitchener) 519-744-6549 ext 106
Mailing Address49 Queen St N, 3rd Fl 
Kitchener, ON N2H 2G9