Support Group Facilitator

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: Beginning in April our organization hopes to be operating two different support groups:
1. Survivors Group (for survivors of sexual violence)
2. Loved Ones Group (for secondary victims of sexual violence survivors; these being parents, friends, family members, partners, etc.)
The Support Group Facilitator will work alongside Peer Support Mentors to run a support group that is a safe place for people to walk together with on their healing journey. A support group is just one of many tools for better wellness.
Skills Required: For applicants interested in facilitating the Survivors Group, one must identify as a survivor themselves. Please note that at the time of your application, we do not ask for further details regarding this matter.

For applicants interested in facilitating the Loved Ones Group we ask that you have a warm, non-judgemental and friendly attitude.

Some facilitation skills, or presentation skills would be beneficial for this position.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: -Facilitation skills
-Leadership experience
-Self-motivated
-Friendly
Age: 18-30, 31-54
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
The Support Groups will operate in the evenings, however, most training (which is required) will take place during the day.
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
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2023
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