Volunteer Training FALL 2018 Telecare training is covered over 50 hours and the cost is $50; subsidies are available. All Training sessions are at Trinity United Church, 360 Reid St., Peterborough
Volunteers must: • be over 18, • complete training and screening, • provide 2 personal references, • pledge confidentiality and abide by discipline of the organization, • shift the equivalent of 4 hours every 2 weeks, • participate in on-going training
Role Play and Interactive Activities and Opportunities to reflect on personal and societal attitudes are interspersed throughout the training.
• Sat. Sept. 22, 9:00 to 3:30 Intro + Active Listening (Telecare Training Team) + Loneliness (Jim Abel, Community Activist) • Sat. Sept. 29, 9:00 to 3:30 Poverty (John Martyn, Community Activist ) + Active Listening Continued • Sat. Oct. 13, 9:00 to 3:30 Elder Abuse, (Raeann Rideout, Central East Regional Consultant, Elder Abuse Ontario) + Serendipity (personal growth, personal story telling) • Sun Oct. 14, 1:30 to 3:30 Grief (Noella Koshul, Hospice Volunteer) • Sat. Oct. 20, 9:00 to 12:00 Adverse Childhood Experiences, Childhood Sexual Assault (Lisa Clarke, KSAC) • Sat. Nov. 10, 9:00 to 5:00 Community resources: Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) + Responding to Violence and Self Care (Lisa Clarke KSAC) + Spiritual Concerns Of Callers + repeat callers +nuisance callers (Telecare Training Team) + Mental Health + CMHAprograms (Tanya Kowalenko, CMHA- HKPR) • Sat. Nov. 17, 9:00 to 3:30 Anger, (Don Gibson, counsellor, Correctional Service Canada) + Depression (Telecare Training Team) • Sun. Nov. 18, 1:30 to 3:30 Addictions (Cheryl Robinson, counsellor, FourCAST) • Sat. Nov. 24, 9:00 to 4:00 Suicide (Maureen Pollard MSW +Telecare Training Team) • Sun. Nov. 25, 1:30 to 4:30 Suicide (cont.) • Sat. Dec. 1, 9:00 OFFICE PROCEDURES—FOR THOSE GOING ON THE PHONES
If you've ever faced a challenging time in your own life, you know that having someone to talk to can make all the difference in the world. It can be very lonely and difficult if you have no one who is able to listen. Telecare volunteers are available to listen with understanding and without judgement. Read More >