(Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough)
|Contact||Coordinator, Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough; Phone: 705-745-2273; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||* Answering the 24 hour distress line using empathetic, non-judgmental listening and providing helpful community resource information when appropriate. |
* Volunteers work in shifts.
* NOTE: Volunteers are not counselors.
|More Info Link||www.telecarepeterborough.org|
|Ages||19 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Areas of Interest||Community Outreach ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Friend / Penpal ; Information & Referral Services ; Telephone Communication ; Youth Services|
|Skills/Experience||Maturity, ability to take training, good listening ear, empathy and non-judgmental.|
|Minimum Hours||10 / Month|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Schedule to suit volunteer preferences and availability
|Number of Positions||Peterborough (County of): 150 individual(s) |
150 individual(s) needed in total.
Volunteers work on-site in the city of Peterborough.
|Training||Training is required ; Scheduled training ; 50 hours of training - active listening skills, telephone practice, community resources, suicide workshop, guest speakers, and dealing with issues important to caller.|
|Cost||$50.00 training costs - may be deferred or subsidized.|
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|Organization Name||Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough|
|Address & Map|
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|Mailing Address||PO Box 1535 |
Peterborough, ON K9J 7H7