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Position # 3120
OrganizationVictoria Disability Resource Centre
Position Peer Outreach Volunteer - Peer Outreach Program
Location 817A Fort Street
Impact Statement The Victoria Disability Resource Centre aims to promote the independence of persons living with all forms of disabilities, and at the heart of this are our wonderful volunteers. We offer a wide range of opportunities for individuals to help with the daily operations of our organization and, in the process, develop valuable skills and practices that many prospective employers look for in job applicants.
Description The Peer Outreach Program serves as a way to bring a helpful voice and community connectivity to persons with disabilities experiencing isolation and loneliness. As a Peer Outreach volunteer, you will schedule one-on-one check-ins with individuals who sign up for the program, via phone, email, text, or video call. Volunteers will provide program participants with the opportunity to have some pleasant conversation about whatever is on their mind, or even potentially connect them with any help or resources they may require.

Ideal Peer Outreach volunteers should meet the following requirements:
*good communication skills
*comfortable calling and talking to people
*ability to make small talk and initiate conversation
*comfortable sharing a bit about yourself
*ability to send and receive emails
*ability to use Google Docs in Google Drive
*organizational skills
*ability to take good notes
*ability to track and record data/stats
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details All volunteers will go through an orientation period and receive thorough training on this position and the organization.
Working Conditions This volunteer position will be done remotely from home.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail One shift per week.
Monday to Friday
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect
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Website http://www.drcvictoria.com
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Contact Christopher Wooding
Phone 2505950044 Ext. 109
Address 817A Fort Street Victoria, V8W 1H8
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