Peer Support Mentor

Organization Details
Organization Name: The Koru Centre Inc.
Address: Winnipeg MB  R3C 2B5
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Organizational Description: The Koru Centre Inc. is a newly founded nonprofit organization with the mission to bring freedom and healing to survivors of sexual violence through community efforts that does not discriminate based on age, job, economics status, sex, race, gender or religion. We are a centre that supports survivors at every point in their healing journey, may it be at the beginning or later on. We aim to be a community support to be there for survivors who are dealing with their personal trauma. We also aim to be a support for the secondary victims of sexual violence, these being parents, friends, partners and loved ones of survivors.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: If you are a person who identifies as a survivor of sexual violence and would like to volunteer your time, please consider partnering with us. We are looking for people of lived experience to be an extra resource for our clients, helping them to navigate the healing journey.
Skills Required: -Personable
-Non-judgmental
-Expresses empathy
-Friendly
-Dependable
-Respects confidentiality
Skills Gained/Related Careers: -Counselling skills
-Social work
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Times are based on availability of the volunteer and the client.
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? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: thekorucentrewinnipeg@gmail.com
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2023
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