The only way that we can help is ... when the community gets involved. We have a number of volunteer opportunities that each offer a rewarding way to give back to your community. They range from being a Professional Crisis Intervention Volunteer through to helping us fund raise and even sitting on our Board of Directors.
Volunteer Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements and successfully complete our mandatory training to become part of the team. The minimum requirements are as follows:
Minimum of 21 years of age at the time of recruitment
Must reside within the Haldimand/ Norfolk/ Mississaugas Of The Credit First Nation
Submit to a Canadian Police information check (CPIC)
Must possess a valid class “G” license, insurance
Access to a reliable vehicle
Able to commit to one year of service
Demonstrated ability to cope in stressful or crisis situations
Effective communications skill
Respect for confidentiality and personal beliefs
Crisis Advocates are required to provide 2-3, 12 hour shifts per month. Each team of two Advocates is supported by a Team Leader who is on call 24-7 to receive police request for on-scene and telephone support.