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S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Help Line Volunteer Needed (Korean Speaking)

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S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Published 22 days ago

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multi-service agency in British Columbia, Canada. Established in 1973 and incorporated in 1974, our mandate is to promote the well-being of all Canadians and immigrants. We encourage their participation in the community through delivering services in five major areas: social services, employment services, business and economic development services, training and education services, and health services (under the auspices of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Multi-Level Care Society incorporated in 1995).

Our program, the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Help Line is recruiting committed and responsible volunteers who speak Korean to provide emotional and informational support to callers.

 

The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Help Line is a confidential, culturally-sensitive telephone help line that offers emotional support and information and referral to the Korean community. The aims of the program are to promote the well-being of Korean Canadians who are in need of emotional support but experiencing difficulties in accessing social service due to language and cultural barriers and/or fear of social stigma.

 

Work Location: Telecommuting

 

Key Responsibilities: Provide a safe and comfortable emotional support environment by phone to those who are reluctant to reach out to specialized/professional help due to social stigmas or cultural taboos.

 

Time Commitment and Schedule: Minimum commitment of 4 hours weekly in a year (about 200 hours in total). Shifts are available 7 days a week between 10am and 10pm (This is tentative schedule).

 

Qualifications Required:

  • 19 years or older
  • Basic English Level or above
  • Korean speaking (intermediate level or above)
  • Criminal Record Check Clearance
  • Must be available for a 40-hour professional help line volunteer training. 

 

Personal Traits/ Qualities Desired:

  • Non-judgmental
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Committed and reliable
  • Willing to learn and to make positive change

 

Orientation and Training Provided:

  • General orientation to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and the position.
  • Training includes basic emotional support skills, mental health, abuse, and crisis intervention. 
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities and case conferences. 

 

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Gain valuable experience, especially with listening, communication, and crisis management skills.
  • Volunteers receive a certificate and are eligible for references after completing over 40 volunteer hours. 
  • Support the work of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. in our mission to build bridges, harvest diversity and foster integration through service and advocacy.

 

Supervision:

  • This position will be supervised by the Help Line Program Officer.

 

Application and Screening Process:

Please apply online at https://bit.ly/3xg8PKn

Selected applicants will be interviewed prior to placement and must have a criminal record check clearance prior to volunteering. 

Introduction – S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Help Line:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Help Line은 심리적으로 도움이 필요한 분들에게 정서적, 정보적 지원을 제공할 수 있는 헌신적이고 책임감 있는 자원봉사자를 모집하고 있습니다. 또한 Korean Help Line은 한국문화와 한국어 기반의 기밀 전화 상담 서비스로서, 정서적 지원과 정보를 제공하며 한인 사회에 매우 큰 도움이 될 것 입니다. 이 프로그램의 목적은 정서적 지지가 필요하지만 언어 및 문화적 장벽 및 사회적 낙인에 대한 두려움으로 인해 다른 심리상담 라인에 접근하는데 어려움을 겪고 있는 캐나다 교포들의 복지를 증진하는 것입니다.



S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multi-service agency in British Columbia, Canada. Established in 1973 and incorporated in 1974, our mandate is to promote the well-being of all Canadians and immigrants. We encourage their participation in the community…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in Canada
Associated Location
28 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1R3, Canada

How to Apply

Go to the website, and you will see the a tab says "fill in an application on the right hand side of the page

Go to the website, and you will see the a tab says "fill in an application on the right hand side of the page

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