orange round shape
green round shape

Volunteer

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! 

 

If interested in being a volunteer, please follow us on our social media pages as we post recruitment opportunities through these sites. If you have any questions about volunteering with us, please contact our Crisis Support Program Coordinator, Jessica, at volunteer@sackingston.com.

Get Involved > Volunteer

Crisis and Support Line

Crisis & Support Line

Through the dedication and generosity of our amazing volunteers, SAC Kingston is able to offer a 24 hour, 7 days a week, which provides confidential and non-judgmental support services for survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones. Click HERE to learn more.

Crisis & Support Text and Chat Line

Our confidential Text and Chat Line allows survivors to connect to support through a variety of digital mediums. With volunteers like you, we can provide survivors an opportunity to feel heard, validated, and empowered. Click HERE to learn more.

Accompaniments & Social Advocacy

Our trained volunteers can accompany survivors to legal and/or medical appointments, meetings, and proceedings. Volunteers will assist survivors in accessing and understanding the services they may require after experiencing sexual violence. In addition, volunteers can provide emotional support, information, and advocacy. Click HERE to learn more.

Public Outreach &  Education

Community education volunteers raise awareness, inform the community, and work towards the prevention of sexual violence in our community. Volunteers can attend public events as representatives of SAC Kingston, to provide education, information, resources, and connections. Click HERE to learn more.

Special Events & Fundraising

Special Events

 

Throughout the year we have a variety of special events, such as Take Back The Night. During these events, we love to have the help of community volunteers to prepare and participate to have these events go without a hitch. Many hands make light work!

Fundraising

As a not-for-profit community charity, fundraising is essential to maintain the delivery of our programs and services for survivors of sexualized violence. If you are interested in assisting with fundraising, please let us know. No donation is too small, every bit helps.

Behind the Scenes

 

General Volunteers

We always need extra hands to help us create a community free of sexual violence. This position includes opportunities such as Child Minding, Events and Committee Volunteers, Graphic and Social Media Volunteers, and Promotion Volunteers. Click HERE to learn more.

 

Board

 

We are recruiting board members to join us in May 2022!

 

The Board of Directors is a group of individuals who are passionate about creating a community free from sexual violence using a feminist framework.  The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston operates with a philosophical and behavioural commitment to equity, fairness, diversity, accessibility, and anti-oppression/anti-discrimination practices.  Therefore, the members of our board come from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds. Click here to learn more!

Application Process

  1. Apply here.

  2. You will submit the application and complete an interview with the Crisis Support Program Coordinator or another staff member to learn more about your interests, skills, and goals.

  3. You will be required to complete a Responding to Disclosures online training during your own time (2-3 hours).

  4. You will be required to submit a recent police background check with vulnerable sector screening.

  5. You will be invited to either a virtual or in-person (if restrictions allow) training about the position you have applied for and to learn more about SACK's mandates, mission, and values.

  6. Welcome to the team!