Crisis Responder - Victim Services of Middlesex-London


Volunteer Details

Position Activity

Peer Support

Suitability

Individual Adult (over 18)

Age Requirement

minimum 18

Hours Per Week

36 hours per MONTH

Location

London and Middlesex County

Population Served

Adult, Children, Families, Homeless, New Citizens & Immigrants, Youth

Time Commitment: 

  • Long-Term (6+ months)

Deadline to Apply: 

Monday, January 28, 2019

Position Description

Victim Services of Middlesex-London (VSML) Volunteer Crisis Responders provide immediate on-scene emotional support, practical assistance, information and referrals to victims, witnesses and their family members.

CRISIS RESPONDERS ARE ON-CALL 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK 365 DAYS A YEAR AND ARE ACCESSED BY POLICE AND EMERGENCY SERVICE PERSONNEL.

Volunteers Respond immediately to requests for victim assistance from emergency personnel by attending on site or at an alternate safe premises throughout Middlesex County and the City of London. Volunteers may attend personal residences, public places, police stations and may be exposed to the natural elements, smoke filled rooms, animals, etc.


Skills Preferred

strong communication and critical thinking skills, compassion, empathy, community awareness/knowledge, self awareness, sensitivity, adaptability.

Activities

  • Peer Support

Required Qualifications/Training

Must reside in London or Middlesex County; valid driver's licence; access to vehicle; vulnerable screening check; 18 or over.

How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Charlene Foster

Phone

519-661-4797

Deadline to Apply: 

Monday, January 28, 2019
601 Dundas Street
London N6B1X1
519-661-5636
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