Access Line Volunteer Application Form

The Basics: Who are you and how do we reach you?

Please answer all of the questions below. If you require any support, please reach out to Jessa Millar at (613) 703-4145 or jessa@actioncanadashr.org.

If you go by something other than your first name, please let us know!
For example: he/him, she/her, they/them, etc. If you do not use pronouns, please let us know how you would like to referred to.
Are you 18 years or older?
Please provide a list of all the languages you are capable of speaking.

Contact Information

What is the best way to reach you?
Can we leave a voice message?
Do you prefer calling or texting?

Availability

When would you be available for volunteering? (All the times below are in EST)

Questions Yes No Sometimes
Coverage for Staff Holidays and Vacations
Is there anything you would like to let us know or ask us about availability?

Getting to know you: What makes you a good candidate?

While you may not have answers to all of these questions, please answer as many of them as you can so that we can get to know you better!

Tell us a little bit about yourself and why you're interested in this opportunity.
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) covers things like pregnancy options and outcomes (abortion, adoption, parenting, pregnancy loss), contraception, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), gender sexuality, sexual pleasure, and more. With that in mind, can you please tell us about any volunteering, paid work, or activist experiences you have that relate to SRHR.
Access Line volunteers will be providing sexual and reproductive health information, referrals, and emotional support to people who may be in a state of crisis. With that in mind, can you please tell us about any volunteering, paid work, or activist experiences that you have relating to providing support to those in crisis.
What kinds of skills and experiences, not already mentioned, would you bring to the team?
Volunteering with the Access Line requires a time commitment of at least 10 hours per month for 1 year. Is there anything that you can think of that would get in the way of fulfilling that commitment?
Recognizing that the personal is always political, can you tell us a bit about how who you are and your life experiences impact the ways that you see the world, and what issues you are passionate about?

How can we help make this experience a positive and rewarding one for you?

While you may not have answers to all these questions, please answer as many of them as you can so we can get to know you better!

What are you hoping to gain and/or learn from being a part of Action Canada's Access Line team?
What skills are you hoping to build? What kinds of experiences are you hoping for?
What are you expectations of the Action Canada Staff who will be supporting your work on the Access Line?
If you've had previous experience doing similar work (volunteering or paid), what made it a good experience and was there anything that you would have changed?

Thank you for your interest! Successful applicants will be contacted after submissions close on Sunday, 28 August to move on to the interview stage of the process. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Jessa Miller at jessa@actioncanadashr.org.