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Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton

The Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton exists to empower individuals affected by sexual abuse and sexual assault, and to empower communities to take action against sexual violence.

Keywords: Women , Crisis Support , Children and Youth



Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton
14964 - 121A Avenue, Suite 205, Edmonton, AB T5V1A3

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton url https://www.sace.ab.ca/

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton Phone Number 780-423-4102

Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton Email address info@sace.ab.ca



Volunteer Information for Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton

What services does your organization provide?
SACE provides no-fee counseling services to children and adults requiring our services. We also provide public education in a variety of settings for no fee. Our 24 hour crisis line is run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and is open to anyone in crisis who has been affected by sexual violence.


Do you have any age requirements?
18 in order to volunteer on the crisis line


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
English is a necessity, and any other languages are a bonus (as we do have callers that speak different languages).


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
The initial time commitment required is 54 hours in training (for the crisis line) and thereafter we ask our volunteers to volunteer for 6 months, donating 24 hours a month. Our organization is very flexible, and all of those hours can be completed from home.


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
After an application is filled out and completed, we will ask suitable candidates to interview with the Director of Volunteer Services. Two reference checks will also be completed, as well as a criminal record check. The police check will be paid for by SACE.


Are there any specific skills and experience required?
We ask for caring, empathetic individuals who want to make a change in their community. There is no other skills or experience required.


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?

  • Crisis Line Volunteer
  • Office Volunteer
  • Public Education Volunteer
  • Bingo Volunteer (no training required)

Do you provide training for volunteers?
We provide very specialized crisis intervention training for volunteers who will be on our 24 hour crisis line. Essentially volunteers improve their communication abilities, and become excellent active listeners. They are also provided with a wealth of specialized knowledge in the subject area.


What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization?

  • Crisis Line Volunteer
  • Bingo Volunteer
  • Special Events Volunteer (Casinos, other fundraisers)
  • Office Volunteer
  • Public Education Volunteer

How will a person benefit from volunteering with Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton?
Not only will you significantly impact your community, you will meet new like minded people who share similar interests or passions. You will also gain a lot of knowledge around the subject area.

This is a great volunteer opportunity for individuals wanting to further their education in psychology or related fields, as there is direct contact with our callers (if you volunteer on the crisis line).


Do you accept high school students?
Our minimum age requirement is 18 for crisis line volunteers, so we would be willing to accept individuals as long as they wanted to volunteer, and passed all the criteria required.




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