Kingston Interval House

Crisis Support & Emergencies - Kingston, ON
Member For 11 months
Recruiting
Phone613-305-0855
Alt Phone613-546-1833
Email trainingandeducationcoordinator@kingstonintervalhouse.com
Website Visit Website
AddressPO Box 21042, Kingston, ON
Do you accept secondary/high school student volunteers? Yes
Do you/would you consider accepting post-secondary student placements? Yes

Volunteer

Kingston Interval House
Crisis Support & Emergencies

Through the commitment, passion and work of our volunteers we are able to provide a wide range of services and programs. Volunteers are critical to the work we do and act as advocates for all women who experience violence. We offer our volunteers various opportunities within our organization. Due to the vulnerable nature of our residents and the demands of an emergency shelter living environment and second stage housing, we require our volunteers to be 18 years of age, female, and have a recent (within 3 months) CPIC available.


  • Background Check Required
  • Kingston, ON
  • Starting Immediately
  • 0-1hrs / day
  • 9 Spots Available of 10
  • Suitable For: Adults (18+)

This Position has an accompanying Application Form:

Volunteer Application Form KIH.pdf (733.52 KB)

Volunteer

Dates and Times

2-4 hours per week. Very flexible on commitment of time. Volunteering generally happens Monday to Friday from 9am-4pm and occasionally on weekends and evenings if there are special events.

Required Qualifications

Due to the vulnerable nature of our residents and the demands of an emergency shelter living environment and second stage housing, we require our volunteers to be 18 years of age, female, and have a recent (within 3 months) CPIC available. If you would like to explore with us our volunteer opportunities please fill out our form below and we will contact you for a personal interview.

Position Responsibilities

-Gardening/Yard Work – Tending to the gardens at both sites; wedding, planting, trimming, etc. -Donations – Working in the donation area. Accepting donations, sorting, organizing the space for clients to access, assisting clients to find items. -Meal Prep/Food Donations – Assisting staff to cook meals and/or serve; organizing food donations for client pick up. -Community engagement/Events – Working with staff at events in the community to spread awareness and information about KIH services. -Specific activities – Teaching yoga classes, art, knitting, self-defense, etc. -Picking up donations – Good Food Box once a month, other food donations; particularly busy around the holiday season for food and toy donations.

Volunteer Benefits

Supporting survivors of intimate partner violence, making a difference in women and children's lives, supporting essential programming, being a part of the community, meeting new people, a sense of accomplishment, being a part of the KIH team.