To Sign Up for a Group

To signup visit our Volunteer Registration Fairs on Monday, Sept. 10 or Wednesday, Sept. 12, 5:30-7pm in MUSC 311. Please check back in late August for any changes group information as well as to download registration and contract forms.

PlacementDescriptionDay / TimeGroup Size
Afterschool Program: Eva Rothwell Community CentreHelp facilitate activities varying from arts and crafts to physical exercise for children aged 6 to 14.Wed 3:00pm - 6:15pm8
Fri 3:00pm - 6:15pm8
Conway: Conway Opportunity Homes, IncInteract and assist with residents living with developmental disabilities with a variety of tasks that they may need help with including games, crafts, projects, computers, etc. Mon 1:00pm - 3:45pm8
Thurs 2:00pm - 4:45pm8
Cootes Cleanup: Stewards of Cootes WatershedConduct clean ups to ensure the health and biodiversity of the Cootes Watershed while also researching the causes of creek contamination. Work towards improving the resiliency of your local environment. Note: moderate physical work required in outdoor conditions. Note: this group runs on Sunday mornings until Thanksgiving (Reading Week) and then switches to 1-4:15pm for the rest of the term.Sun 9:00am - 12:15pm20
Dr. Davey Nutrition Program: Dr. J.E. Davey Elementary SchoolPrepare and distribute food for school-wide nutrition program. Volunteers will work with a team of grades 4-8 students to create menus and prepare healthy snacks.Mon 2:00pm - 3:25pm8
Tues 2:00pm - 3:25pm8
Wed 2:00pm - 3:25pm8
Thurs 2:00pm - 3:25pm8
Fri 2:00pm - 3:25pm8
Food Sorting at Wesley Centre: Wesley Urban MinistriesSort, box, and label food donations to be distributed to the Soup Kitchen and other programsTBD 9:00am - 12:15pm10
Inasmuch Womens Shelter: Mission ServicesFacilitate crafts, games and movies for infants and children in playroom so that mothers can attend educational/therapeutic groupsMon 6:00pm - 8:15pm6
Fri 6:00pm - 8:15pm6
LAF Drop-in Afterschool Program : Welcome Inn Community CentreInteract and play games during a drop in program for students of the LAF program.Fri 2:50pm - 5:30pm12
LAF(Learning and Fun): Welcome Inn Community CentreWork with at-risk kids in small groups and one-on-one using creative and fun tools to assist with financial literacy activities, homework completion, and social skills. Help facilitate activities and programming for students from Grades 1-8. A strong proficiency in English is required by volunteers.Mon 2:50pm - 5:30pm15
Tues 2:50pm - 5:30pm15
Wed 2:50pm - 5:30pm15
Thurs 2:50pm - 5:30pm15
Newcomer Youth Centre: YMCA (Immigration and Settlement Services, Newcomer Youth)Interact and provide assistance to recent immigrant youth through mentoring, tutoring and conversation. Tues 4:00pm - 6:15pm10
Thurs 4:00pm - 6:15pm10
Pathways to Education: North Hamilton Community Health CentreTutor high school students through homework assignments, studying, social engagement and conversation. A strong proficiency in English is required by volunteers.Tues 4:30pm - 7:35pm6
Thurs 4:30pm - 7:35pm6
Soup & Serve at Wesley Kitchen: Wesley Urban MinistriesHelp prepare, serve, and clean up lunch at the soup kitchen.Sat 10:00am - 1:45pm8
YOUth Create (Afterschool Program): HARRRPHelp facilitate an afterschool program for youth in grades 6-8, with activities such as crafts, sports, cooking, and local trips. Act as a positive role model, friend and mentor to the youth.Wed 3:10pm - 6:15pm6