Volunteer

Community Care welcomes volunteers with strong communication skills, patience, compassion who will support the agencies Mission, Vision & Values.

Mission

We compassionately provide vital services and assistance to individuals and families that meet their basic needs and help bridge their journey to self sufficiency.

Vision

Our vision is for a healthy, caring community where everyone lives with dignity and purpose.

Values

Accessibility • Commitment of Volunteers • Compassion • Diversity • Empowerment • Fairness • Flexibility • Fiscal Responsibility • Honesty • Respect • Responsiveness • Openness

When available, some of the volunteer positions include:

  • Front desk receptionist
  • Warehouse staff
  • Clothing and food cupboard monitors
  • Sorters of both clothing and food
  • Special event/occasion volunteers
  • "Packers" to sort food as it arrives

How can volunteering benefit you? Read a recent study published in Psychological Bulletin (via CTV News).

How do we get started?

  • Please complete a volunteer application
  • Sign a Declaration of Confidentiality
  • New volunteers are required to take part in a short orientation program to be sure this is the right fit for all involved, and an opportunity to learn so much more about the work we do for those in need
  • Please have a letter of reference prepared and available at your volunteer interview

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Volunteer Application Form

Do you wish to volunteer on a regular basis?
(We require a commitment of 1- 3 hour shift per week)

Are you available to volunteer on an on-call basis?

Please indicate preferred days/hours.

09:00AM - 12:00PM

12:00PM - 15:00PM

*For volunteers assisting in the warehouse shift, times are 8:30 – 12:30 and 12:30 - 4:30 and include Friday afternoon.

Would you be willing to volunteer during special events, i.e. Christmas (Saturdays) and/or Spring Food Drive?

Do you have any professional and/or personal skills or background experience that you think may be of assistance in your volunteer role?

Do you speak / read / write English?

Do you speak / read / write French?

Do you speak / read / write other language(s)?
Please describe

Are you able to do any heavy lifting?

Would you agree to take part in any training offered by Community Care to familiarize yourself with our program?

Would you be willing to work in different areas of the agency as needed?

Would you agree to sign a Declaration of Confidentiality with respect to your volunteer duties at Community Care?

Are you willing to be subject to a police check?



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