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At this time, due to the pandemic we are unable to accept new volunteers. It is Community Care’s first priority to keep our staff, volunteers, and clients safe. Please contact us and express your interest and availability and we will be in touch when our program resumes.

Community Care welcomes volunteers who are able to bring patience, compassion and excellent communication skills to support our clients. The Mission, Vision & Values guide our agency operations and our volunteer program.

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 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

Student Community Service Volunteering

Students volunteer in a number of areas including our warehouse, clothing room and food distribution centre.

Volunteer Hours

Monday to Friday, after school: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Throughout the summer and during school holidays: selected Saturdays and weeknight evenings may become available during special events and food drives.

Placement Programs

Our ongoing cooperative education placement program provides a number of opportunities for individuals. We welcome both secondary and post secondary students. The agency and student both benefit from the hands on work and experience gained.

Volunteer Application Form

At this time, due to the pandemic we are unable to accept new volunteers. Our volunteer Program is currently being modified to accommodate everyone’s health & safety. It is Community Care’s first priority to keep our Staff, Volunteers, and clients safe. Please fill out the Volunteer form and you will be added to our voluntter communications when we resume the program. Apologies for any delay.

(We require a commitment of 1- 3 hour shift per week)

Please indicate preferred days/hours

*For volunteers assisting in the warehouse shift, times are 8:30 - 12:30 and 12:30 - 4:30 and include Friday afternoon.
i.e. Christmas (Saturdays) and/or Spring Food Drive?