SOS Haven line needs help

Volunteers to answer the Society of Organized Services’ (SOS) 24-hour Haven Home line for women fleeing domestic abuse are urgently needed.

PARKSVILLE — Volunteers to answer the Society of Organized Services’ (SOS) 24-hour Haven Home line for women fleeing domestic abuse are urgently needed.

This service provides a supportive, listening ear for women in distress and a connection to assistance, when needed.

A cell phone is provided for responding to after hours and weekend calls. Time commitment is approximately one week a month.

To honour this volunteer commitment, a caring, empathetic individual with emotional stability and excellent listening skills is needed.

Strong personal boundaries are essential. Related experience is preferred, however individuals possessing the qualities described above will be considered.

The Society of Organized Services (SOS) seeks to provide a safety net while responding compassionately and confidentially to the needs of our community with programs like Haven Home.

Please call the SOS at 250-248-2093 ext. 230 for more information or to apply.

 

— Submitted by the SOS