Volunteer Opportunities PDF Print E-mail

 Children and Youth Programs:

Shared Beginnings:  A program providing early literacy development for children 0-6 years of age and their parents.  Volunteers provide support in all aspects of the program. Program operates year round on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Commitment is 1-2 mornings per week for 2.5 hours.

Reading and Parents Program (RAPP): A family literacy program in which literacy kits are lend to families and caregivers.  Volunteers assist with kit preparation, promotion, and lending. Commitment required varies.

After School programs: program facilitation for youth drop in, special interest groups, etc.
Other: such as Youth Dances, Fundraisers, Special Events, Movie Nights, etc. Volunteers assist with event facilitation.    

 Community Development & Education Programs:                   

Northeast Food Depot: This is a great opportunity for individuals who want to give back to the community but have limited time. Volunteers are needed to assist with all aspects of operations of the Northeast Food Depot. Duties include, setting up, loading and unloading food boxes, greeting clients, assisting with intake and clean-up. Food Depot operates the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00-3:00 pm.

Basic Needs & Community Support Program:  Assists communities with the planning and development of programs and services. (Food Depot,  skill building classes, workshops etc.) Volunteers assist with recording statistics; set up, implementation and clean up of programs.  Commitment varies with program needs.

Immigrant Focused Programs:

Newcomer Settlement Program:  Assists newcomers to Canada with orientation, advocacy, referrals and information. Volunteers help with data management, research, information updates, occasional phone calls, etc. Commitment varies with program needs.


Special Events/Fundraising:  This is a great opportunity for a volunteer who cannot commit to a regular schedule. Help us with youth dances, community events and more.


All volunteers must complete a Volunteer Application Form, participate in an orientation session and successfully complete a Vulnerable Persons Police Reference Check

For more information about these or other volunteer opportunities contact Katie, Resource Coordinator by calling 519-452-1466 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


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