Volunteer

All volunteer candidates are required to provide a successful police and vulnerable person record check, complete orientation, and pass all training modules in order to qualify and be certified to provide support services to victims in Sioux Lookout and Lac Seul First Nation.

Once certified, the volunteer responds to crisis situations and provides:

  • Confidential emotional support to victim(s)

  • Respect and understanding

  • Referral information for further assistance

  • Accompaniment to police, hospital, court, and other safe zones

  • Arrange transportation for victim(s) to safe location

  • Other practical assistance as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age and older

  • Responsible

  • Have good communication skills

  • Able to deal with crisis situations

  • Commit to one full year of service with a minimum of 4 shifts per month

  • Attend and participate additional training provided

  • Be culturally sensitive

Apply

Those wishing to apply for a volunteer position – click on the links to access the application form and reference check consent form. You need to complete both the application form and the reference check consent form. The forms can either be mailed, dropped off at our office, or emailed to the Executive Director of the program.

Download volunteer forms:

Ah-shawah-bin Sioux Lookout / Lac Seul Victim Support Services

Contact Us

#429, HWY 516
P.O. Box 1327
Sioux Lookout, ON
P8T 1B8

Phone: 807-737-1700
Toll Free: 1-888-949-9300
Fax: 807-737-1701

The views expressed in this publication are the views of the author/organization and do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Ontario.

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