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Volunteer - Sexual Health Resource Centre

Company: Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC)
Wage Comments: Volunteer
Date Posted: April 30, 2013
Closing Date: May 13, 2013
Position is: PT
Hours Per Week: 3
How To Apply:
Please hand in applications in person to the Sexual Health Resource Centre in room 223 of the John Deutsch University Centre (87 Union Street).
Job Description:

We\'re looking for sex-positive, queer positive, feminist, pro-choice, non-heterosexist people who can maintain confidentiality and a non-judgmental attitude while handling sensitive questions about sexual health, pleasure, sexual assault, pregnancy options, queer and trans* identities, and anything else related to sex, sexuality and sexual health.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. We will provide comprehensive training.


What is the time committment?
Our volunteers contribute one two-hour shift per week and four extra hours per month (for a total minimum of twelve hours per month).

What can I do for extra hours?
Extra shifts, teaching sex-ed workshops (“teach-ins”), running booths, making buttons, wrapping condoms, designing posters, attending the Pride Parade… really, anything that positively contributes to the running and outreach of the Centre!

Do I have to be a student to apply?
We welcome all applications, regardless of their student status or any other factors.

How do I apply?
Application forms are available here, or available in our office. 

I have questions about the application process, who do I contact?
Please get in touch with out Volunteer Coordinator at Please read the application thoroughly to ensure your question isn’t already answered on it!

Applications are due to the SHRC at 4pm on May 13th. See the application form for more details on the application process, interviews, and training.

Note that this application process is for summer volunteers who will have the option of staying on as volunteers in the fall. If you are not here in the summer, we will also be conducting hiring in the fall.


Work Site Location:
Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC) Room 223, John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC) Union & University
Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:
Must be able to read and speak English fluently
Must be comfortable handling sensitive topics and cool under pressure
Must be willing to have criminal record check completed
Must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement
Applicants with experience/comfort with public speaking will be preferred
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