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 flexibly designed, allowing you to be as active and involved while working around your schedule. Our vital services remain available as a result of compassionate and empathetic volunteers, like you!  

Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Sexual Assault Centre Kingston volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.

Please note: our volunteer trainings are scheduled based on need of the center. Typically they take place every 3 months. However, it is possible, depending on when you submit the application, to be waiting several months. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Crisis Support Program Coordinator via email: volunteer@sackingston.com

Our next Volunteer Training is Scheduled for 3-6pm February 22nd & February 23rd. Attendance at both dates is mandatory.


Personal Information


Availability

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer. Please note: we know that availability might change- SACK offers flexibility and we know that times of the year might be busier than others. Once onboarded, you will be responsible for picking your own shifts. The responses to this question will allow us to better plan for coverage. Please also note, we look for volunteers who are willing and interested in taking a variety of shifts. 

Times of shifts available are as follows:
Telephone Line: 8am-noon, noon-5pm, 5pm-10pm, 10pm-8am
Chat/Text Line: noon-4pm, 4pm-8pm, 8pm-midnight



Assignment Preferences

Please select all areas you are interested in volunteering in. Please note: most positions are able to be done remotely, however, we do require Crisis Line volunteers to have a connection to at least one of the regions we serve (KFL&A, North Bay, Ottawa, Brockville/Cornwall, Quinte/Belleville/Napanee, Niagara and Area, Renfrew County). 

ALL volunteers will start as Crisis Line volunteers. Once onboarded and successfully taking shifts, other opportunities might become available.



Are you currently accessing support?

Mental health and wellbeing are one of the top priorities we have that we take very seriously. If you are currently accessing support or services from any of our programs, we kindly ask that you wait at least one year before beginning volunteering with us.



I acknowledge and agree to the terms...

By checking this box you acknowledge and agree to your contact information being stored in the SACK volunteer database to be used for contact purposes during the next round of recruitment solely by the Crisis Support Program Coordinator.