Volunteer Counsellor

Organization Details
Organization Name: The Koru Centre Inc.
Address: Winnipeg MB  R3C 2B5
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Organizational Description: The mission of The Koru Centre Inc. is to provide emotional and mental health support to victims of sexual violence through counselling, group therapy and peer support programs that does not discriminate based on age, job or economic status, race, sex, gender, or religion, and to offer them relevant legal information.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: As a volunteer counsellor you will be expected to work with survivors of sexual violence during their most challenging and vulnerable days which means that you will be expected to be a trauma-informed individual. Types of counselling include individual, group, family and/or marriage.
Skills Required: -Post-secondary degree in the social services field and over 2 years of experience
-Experience providing short-term or long-term, and/or crisis counselling to individuals who have been impacted by sexual violence, gender-based violence, mental health, and complex trauma
-Providing trauma-informed care
-Experience working with individuals as well as providing group therapy
-Being a culturally sensitive individual who does not hold bias against any groups
-Knowledge of the resources available in the community to individual experiencing gender-based violence, and other barriers
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Counselling, therapy, two years experience working with victims of trauma or violence.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Hours are flexible and based on your availability. We are looking for 10 hours per week.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: thekorucentrewinnipeg@gmail.com
Phone: 204-396-2740
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2022
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