905-528-ROCK (7625)

CHARITY #88345 8812 RR0001

Pregnancy Response Team Members

·         Contact

o   Kelly Dekoning, Volunteer Coordinator

o   Phone: 905.528.7625 ext. 249

o   Email: kelly@livingrock.ca


·         Duties

o   Interact with youth during Evening and Breakfast Programs and during Food Bank hours

o   Act as support for youth who may be pregnant

o   Follow provided orientation guidelines on how to advise pregnant youth, potentially pregnant youth, and young fathers

o   Help youth build sustainable support systems


·         Benefits

o   Build meaningful relationships with at-risk youth

o   Be a role model

o   Give back to the community


·         Clients

o   At-risk youth between the ages of 13 - 25


·         Dates and Times

o   Monday: Mornings (8 – 9:30 AM)

o   Tuesdays: Mornings (8 – 9:30 AM), Afternoons (1 -  4 PM)

o   Wednesday: Afternoon (1:30 – 4),  Evening (6:30 – 9:30 PM)

o   Thursday: Morning (8 – 9:30 AM), Afternoons (1 – 4 PM) Evening (6:30 – 9:30 PM)


·         Seasons

o   Year round


·         Location

o   30 Wilson St, at Hughson St. N


·         Accessibility

o   Unfortunately our building is currently not wheelchair accessible. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause


·         Number of Positions

o   3 – 4 individuals needed in total


·         Ages

o   21 years and up/Seniors welcome


·         Commitment Length

o   3 – 12 months


·         Training

o   Orientation/Training on the job


·         Police Check

o   Required


·         Skills/Experience

o   Able to come in at least once a week on a consistent basis

o   Willingness to build relationships with youth

o   Education related to social work, child and youth, or recreation and leisure appreciated

o   Previous experience with pregnancy resources for youth are preferred