The Canadian Centre for Men and Families Ottawa is looking for two individuals to run a new program called Survivors of False Allegations Co-ed or SOFA Co-ed. This new group offers a safe place for people of all genders to discuss their situations as well as to get support from their peers in the group who are currently going through false allegations or have been cleared of false allegations and are there to support the people just starting out in their journey.
This group is run bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Light administrative work will need to be done during the week but will amount to no more than 5 hrs every two weeks. More hours can be added if desired.
The facilitator will:
Need to know/learn how to run zoom meetings
Have an understanding of basic data entry
Know/learn how to use Google Account and its applications
Have an understanding of therapeutic approaches to help clients
Guide conversations by giving support not advice
Liaise with professionals and invite them to present at a meeting
Any person can apply for this position; however, a person with a diploma/degree in Health, Social Work, Therapeutic Recreation, Mental Health, etc will be an asset. A person who has gone through a false allegation situation themselves will also be considered, however, this is not a requirement.
A minimum commitment of 3 months is generally required, however, exceptions can be made and longer volunteer periods are always welcome. Positions can be either fully virtual or hybrid (Virtual and inperson).
How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The volunteer will benefit by:
Having access to a support team who will support the volunteer with any questions or concerns
Have access to mental health support
Have access to constant training
Get first-hand experience in the field of social work
How will the organization benefit?
The organization will benefit by:
Growing a team of people who support our cause
Getting fresh ideas from volunteers on how to better develop and run programs
Growth of volunteer base bettering our support in the community
292 Montreal Road, Suite 302
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