A Volunteer Facilitator is someone who carries an immense passion for their community, partakes in preventative education and wants to make a difference in the lives of adults and children.
If you are interested in becoming a Little Warriors Volunteer Facilitator for the in person 3 hour Prevent It! Taking Action to Stop Child Sexual Abuse workshop please read all below information.
Volunteer Facilitators are crucial to Little Warriors mission of helping to prevent child sexual abuse in Canada. They are Little Warriors primary resource for delivering the Prevent It! Taking Action To Stop Child Sexual Abuse workshop to adults in communities across Canada.
Prior to submitting an application to become a Little Warriors Volunteer Facilitator, candidates are required to have taken the Little Warriors Prevent It! workshop. Taking this workshop is essential in order to experience the material. This workshop also provides valuable insight into the important role of a Volunteer Facilitator. *If the in person workshop is currently not available in your area you must complete the 90 minute online version of the workshop. You can register to attend the in person workshop or take it online here.
Assets to a Volunteer Facilitator:
- Experience with public speaking
- The ability to travel within your community and surrounding communities is essential.
- Available for a four hour period at a time. This includes time to set up, take down and deliver the three hour workshop. Workshops are scheduled during weekdays, evenings or weekends.
Upcoming Authorized Facilitator Training Locations and Dates:
Edmonton, AB: March 16th, 8:30-4:30pm *Application deadline Friday, February 22nd at 5pm
Vancouver, BC: Saturday, April 13, 8:30am-4:30pm *Application deadline Friday, March 15th at 5pm
We are seeking Volunteer Facilitators from the following areas:
- Alberta: Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Cochrane, Lethbridge, Red Deer/Central Alberta
- British Columbia: East and West Kootenays, Kamloops/Kelowna area, Cranbrook/Fernie
These areas have a few requests for workshops and we are looking for more people from those communities to meet that demand. If you’re from one of these communities and passionate about educating adults how they can help prevent child sexual abuse, we’d love to have you on board.
*Please note, we may not accept applicants from areas not listed, if we have current Volunteer Facilitators in that area. If you would like to inquire if there is a need in your community before submitting your application please email email@example.com
Please review the application process below and ensure that you have attended a Prevent It! workshop in your community (if available) or taken the online Prevent It! workshop (if the in-person workshop is not available in your community) before proceeding with your application.
- Interested applicants are asked to complete and return these TWO forms:
- Complete a staged screening process. If successful through each stage, you will be required to commit to a minimum one year term with Little Warriors and a minimum of one workshop delivery per month.
- Attend a Volunteer Facilitator Workshop. Following successful completion of the initial stages of the screening process, applicants will be invited to attend an 8 hour Volunteer Facilitator workshop. This workshop includes pre-reading material, which is sent two weeks prior to the workshop and attendance at the facilitator workshop. The pre-reading material and the facilitator workshop are designed to provide attendees with the tools to facilitate the Prevent It! workshop (on behalf of Little Warriors) within their community.
- Pay the $100 fee. There is a fee of $100 to be paid prior to attending the workshop to cover the cost of the trainer and materials. Once the screening and interview process is complete, the Little Warriors staff will ask you for your payment prior to attending the facilitator workshop.
If you have any questions or require further information please email preventIt@littlewarriors.ca.