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Volunteer Job Description

Crisis Call Volunteers:

Volunteer to be a board member
Please attach your resume

i) The volunteer will receive direction and support from the Volunteer Coordinator.

ii) The volunteer responds to a crisis situation (i.e. calls to the scene) and provides:

  • Emotional support to the victim(s)
  • Answer questions and provide referral information for further assistance   
  • Court information and assistance (referral to Victim/Witness Assistance)   
  • Information on Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Education on crime prevention and home secuirty measures (i.e. Neighbourhood Watch)
  • Assist with clean up and give aid with any practical support
  • Crisis intervention and mediation for immediate situation only
  • Referral to Coordinator for any follow-up services as necessary

iii)  The volunteer submits a written report the day of the occurence.

iv)  Volunteers will attend on-going training sessions and 8 out of 10 monthly volunteer meetings.

v)   In Sault Ste. Marie, ALL Volunteers are expected to take 2 12-hours shifts each month.  In Thessalon and Elliot Lake, ALL Volunteers are expected to           take one week of on call each month.  Please ensure you are able to commit this time PRIOR to applying.

v)  Volunteers must be responsible for their time commitment.

Volunteers are recruited from within the community and understand the particular needs of the area.  A comprehensive screening process and ongoing training ensures that victims are assisted with dignity, respect, compassion and empathy.  Training sessions for victim service providers are held two times a year -- once in the spring and once in the fall.  All applications are accepted at any time of the year and kept on file.

Applications for Volunteer members to sit on the Board of Directors or to become a Victim Service Provider are always welcome.

Click HERE to submit an online application form to become a volunteer!