Peer Support Worker Volunteer

(Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre)

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Position ID: V-PET0298 Last Modified: 20 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 08 Jan 2014
Opportunity Details
ContactLindsay Haacke RSSW, Volunteer Services Coordinator, Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre; Phone: 705-748-5901; Email:
DutiesProvide confidential peer support, information, referrals, accompaniment and advocacy to clients of the Centre.  
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BenefitsKSAC Training provided. Gain or enhance peer support skills. Ongoing Training and Professional Development Opportunities
ClientsWomen Survivors of Sexual Assault.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestDistress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Friend / Penpal
Skills/ExperienceMust be able to provide compassion and empathy, as well as a high degree of confidentiality. Peer support skills and a great understanding of Trauma is an asset.
Interaction LevelTo be discussed.
Minimum Hours12 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon 
For more information call the Volunteer Services Cordinator
LocationAt the Office
Number of PositionsCavan: 2 individual(s) ; Lakefield: 3 individual(s) ; Peterborough: 5 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingComplete 3 Levels of Training; Online and In-class; Please visit website to begin the volunteer process.
CostPolice records check.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsA Resume & Cover letter, Volunteer Application Form and Self Assessment (online) will need to be submitted to the Volunteer Services Coordinator before a screening interview can be set up..  
Please note: We have a careful selection process for volunteers moving forward into a peer support role due to the vulnerability of those accessing our services.
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Agency Details
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Organization NameKawartha Sexual Assault Centre
Office PhoneOffice: 705-748-5901; Crisis: 1-866-298-7778
Address & Map
150 King St
3rd Flr
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 2R9
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Mailing Address150 King St 
3rd Flr 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 2R9