Helpline and Chat Service Volunteer

(Muskoka Parry Sound Sexual Assault Services)

Position ID: V-CWD0151
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2024
Last Full Update: 06 Feb 2023

Opportunity Details: Helpline and Chat Service Volunteer

Contact Martina Cole, Volunteer Coordinator, Muskoka Parry Sound Sexual Assault Services; Phone: 705-646-2122 * 705-627-9471; Email:

Volunteers would be required to provide support to individuals on a helpline or chat service who have experienced sexual trauma, violence and or assault. A 30 hour training course and interview is to be completed before starting on the helpline and chat service. 

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Benefits Improve listening skills, give back to the community, learn more about gender based violence, certificate provided after training is complete.
Clients Women and Men who have experienced sexual violence.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Community Outreach ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Information & Referral Services ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Social Media ; Student Placement ; Telephone Communication ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Virtual Volunteering
Number of Positions Barrie ; Bracebridge ; Coldwater ; Collingwood ; Craighurst ; Dorset (Muskoka District) ; Elmvale ; Gravenhurst ; Midhurst ; Midland ; Muskoka Lakes Township ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Parry Sound ; Port McNicoll ; Rama ; Ramara ; Severn ; Simcoe County ; South Simcoe ; Tiny 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided
Police Check Required
Start Date On or after 07 Feb 2023

Agency Details: Muskoka Parry Sound Sexual Assault Services

Office Phone 705-646-2122
Fax 705-645-7839, call first
Address & Map
29 Manitoba St
Ste 1
Bracebridge, ON
Canada P1L 1S4
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Mailing Address 29 Manitoba St 
Ste 1 
Canada P1L 1S4