Peer Support Volunteer

(Guelph & Area Right to Life)

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Position ID: V-GUE2856 Last Modified: 05 Jan 2022 Last Full Update: 05 Jan 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactVanessa Montague, Project Coordinator, Sanctuary Outreach; Phone: (519) 836-6311; Email:
DutiesGuelph and Area Right to Life is currently looking for helpline volunteers who would be responsible for receiving calls over a week-long period every month.  
Calls are typically from women in crisis pregnancy situations seeking information and support.  
Interested individuals should be empathetic, have a willingness to learn about the resources of Guelph and the surrounding areas and should demonstrate compassion.
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ClientsGirls, women and couples in need of pregnancy support.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Couples
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Counselling ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Translation & Languages ; Writing & Editing
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesOpportunities available Sunday through Saturday, morning, afternoon and evening. We are always especially interested in volunteers with a background in nursing, counseling, or related fields for the roles of helpline volunteer.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationVarious locations in Guelph and surrounding area
Number of PositionsGuelph 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Display Until09 Jan 2023
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Organization NameGuelph & Area Right to Life
Office Phone519-836-6311
Address & Map
26 Norfolk St
Guelph, ON N1H 4H8
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