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.
Must be 18 years of age and older
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
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: