Posted: October 26, 2023
Last Updated: December 12, 2023

Virtual Circle of Support and Accountability Volunteer

Virtual Circles of Support and Accountability Canada (Virtual CoSA) supports individuals who have been convicted of sexual offences as they reintegrate into the community. Virtual CoSA volunteers will attend weekly virtual meetings (about 1 hour per week).
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Sheila van den Heuvel-Collins
Virtual Circle Co-ordinator
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Virtual CoSA volunteers will attend weekly virtual meetings (about 1 hour per week) to create a circle of support and accountability. This involves role-modelling pro-social behaviour, active listening, helping the individual access appropriate resources, celebrating all the successes during the reintegration period, and creating an environment of trust where the Core Member is equipped to make healthy choices and live out their commitment to a non-offending future. Experience in this field is not required, but volunteers should be interested in learning more about the criminal justice system and related topics. Orientation will be provided through a virtual platform.

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For people with disabilities or those with busy schedules, there’s no travel involved. All you need is a device, a headset and high-speed Internet.

Volunteering with Circles of Support and Accountability allows members of society to participate in ensuring the safety of their community. Personal growth, as well as extended learning and discovery, is an integral part of volunteering in a Circle.

Preferred Qualifications
Specific Tasks / Responsibilities

Virtual CoSA volunteers will attend weekly virtual meetings (about 1 hour per week) to create a circle of support and accountability. This involves role-modelling pro-social behaviour, active listening, helping the individual access appropriate resources, celebrating all the successes during the reintegration period, and creating an environment of trust where the Core Member is equipped to make healthy choices and live out their commitment to a non-offending future. Experience in this field is not required, but volunteers should be interested in learning more about the criminal justice system and related topics. Orientation will be provided through a virtual platform.

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