Peer Support Volunteer

(Guelph & Area Right to Life)

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Position ID: V-GUE2856 Last Modified: 07 Aug 2018 Last Full Update: Unknown
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementSupport local women
ContactLisa Buike, Project Coordinator, Sanctuary Outreach; Phone: (519) 836-6311; Email:
DutiesMay include 24/7 pregnancy helpline, mentors, community outreach volunteers, transportation volunteers,
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BenefitsImprove the quality of life of women and babies in need, develop skills in active listening, learn about the various resources in Guelph that help support families, networking with individuals who are in the helping field, enhance your resume.
ClientsGirls, women and couples in need of pregnancy support.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
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) ; If you are looking for a shorter-term volunteer opportunity with less commitment, we encourage you to consider hosting a small community BBQ as a fundraiser for our Infant CarSeat Fund. Please go to our website for more info.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large 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: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Car is required for transportation volunteer
Application Deadline01 Feb 2019
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 02 Aug 2018
End Date02 Aug 2019
Display Until01 Feb 2019
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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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