Volunteer

Volunteer With Us!

Volunteering with the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston offers you a unique and rewarding opportunity to join other compassionate individuals committed to working towards the prevention of sexual violence. Our volunteer program is flexibility designed, allowing you to be as active and involved while working around your schedule! Our vital services remain available as a result of compassionate volunteers, like you!


Crisis

Crisis & Support Line

Through the dedication and generosity of our amazing volunteers, SAC Kingston is able to offer a 24 hour, 7 days a week, which provides confidential and non-judgmental support services for survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones. Click HERE to learn more.

Crisis & Support Text and Chat Line

Our confidential Text and Chat Line allows survivors to connect to support through a variety of digital mediums. With volunteers like you, we can provide survivors an opportunity to feel heard, validated, and empowered. Click HERE to learn more. 


Outreach

Accompaniments & Advocacy

Our trained volunteers can accompany survivors to legal and/or medical appointments, meetings, and proceedings. Volunteers will assist survivors in accessing and understanding the services they may require after experiencing sexual violence. In addition, volunteers can provide emotional support, information, and advocacy. Click HERE to learn more.

Public Education & Outreach

Community education volunteers raise awareness, inform the community, and work towards the prevention of sexual violence in our community. Volunteers can attend public events as representatives of SAC Kingston, to provide education, information, resources, and connections. Click HERE to learn more.

 


Behind the Scenes

General Volunteers

We always need extra hands to help us create a community free of sexual violence. This position includes opportunities such as Child Minding, Events and Committee Volunteers, Graphic and Social Media Volunteers, and Promotion Volunteers. Click HERE to learn more.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is a group of women-identified individual who are passionate about creating a community free from sexual violence using a feminist framework.  The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston operates with a philosophical and behavioural commitment to equity, fairness, diversity, accessibility and anti-oppression/anti-discrimination practices.  Therefore, the members of our board come from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds. Click HERE to learn more.


Application Process

  1. fill out an inquiry form 
  2. our volunteer coordinator will contact you to conduct an interview to learn more about your interests, skills, and goals.
  3. you will be required to complete a 2 hour training online during your own time.
  4. after this training is complete, you will be required to submit a recent police clearance with vulnerable sector check.
  5. you will be invited to in-person training about the position you are most interested in! 
  6. you are part of the team!

 

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