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Survivor Support Volunteer Training

The Survivor Support Centre offers non-judgemental, active listening, and support to anyone who has experienced or has been affected by sexualized violence. We offer a confidential Phone Line and Text Line for survivors, active listening services, and peer education. 

To volunteer with the Survivor Support Centre, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Complete Nova Scotia’s Sexual Violence Strategy “Breaking the Silence” Training online at and send a copy of your Certificate to the Survivor Support Manager at

  2.  Complete the form below to register for training

  3. Complete a Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check. This will be paid for by the SSC. Please email and the Manager will send you the link and instructions to complete the records check.

  4. Complete the two-day survivor support, phone line, and active listening training (taking place Saturday, October 26, 2019, 8:30am – 5:00pm and Sunday, October 27, 2019, 9:00- 5:00pm, DSU Council Chambers, 2nd Floor.)

  5. Complete the iCarol training to provide text support, September 12, 2019, 6:00pm-9:00pm, DSU, or September 19, 2019, DSU, 6:00pm-9:00pm.


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