WHC Volunteer Training

Birth Control & Unplanned Pregnancy Program

Trained volunteer counsellors provide pro-choice, feminist-based, non-judgmental, compassionate support, information and referrals to clients on birth control and unplanned pregnancy options. Volunteer counsellors are trained to discuss issues related to sexuality and relationships, sexually transmitted infection/HIV prevention and safer sex practices.

Volunteer training to become a BC & UPP volunteer counsellor is held twice a year in September/October and March. Training is approximately 60 hours held over 12 weeks.This training program prepares volunteers to work from a woman-centered, feminist counselling model. This counselling model strives to empower clients to make informed decisions.

For more information on the BC & UPP Volunteer Counselling program, please call Gio at (204) 947-2422 ext. 108 to receive an information package. The package outlines what is involved in being a volunteer counsellor, including the time commitment required.

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