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Volunteering for Victims

Provide invaluable service to the most vulnerable people in our community. We are currently recruiting volunteers in the communities of Thunder Bay, Pass Lake, Dorion, Red Rock, Nipigon and Lake Helen. Volunteers provide confidential, short term emotional support, practical assistance and community referrals to victims.

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Position Description


  • Help victims of crime
  • Work collaboratively with emergency personal and community agencies
  • Enjoy a flexible volunteer schedule
  • Benefit from our continuing education and professional development program
  • Learn about your community's resources
  • Qualifications:

    Thunder Bay and Area Victim Services requires volunteers with the following qualifications and/or commitment to learning the necessary skills:

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Ability to commit to a minimum of one year of volunteering.
  • Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to provide non-judgmental, sensitive, emotionally safe service related to victims' needs.
  • Must not have been a client or victim of a traumatic event during the past twelve months, or have issues before the courts.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Willing and able to work in environments that are not allergen free.
  • Time Commitment:

  • Complete Ministry of Attorney General mandated training.
  • Attend continuing education meetings.
  • Commit to a minimum of one year of volunteering.
  • For More Information Contact:

    Alexandria Cockerell- Volunteer Coordinator

    Phone: 807.684.1051

    Email: alexandria.cockerell@tbayvictimservices.ca

    Programs & Services


    Thunder Bay & Area Victim Services is a non-profit organization. We graciously accept community support from volunteers and donations from the community.
    Online donations can be made via Canada Helps. It’s safe. It’s secure. It’s simple.