Ontario Great Lakes Division

Volunteer Opportunities

Current opportunities.

Please check the links below for current opportunities

Acton
Chatham-Kent
Dunnville area
Clinton – CFS and Food Bank
Emergency Disaster Services
Goderich CFS
Hamilton Freeway Coffee House
Hamilton Suicide Crisis Line
Hamilton Public Relations Office
Kitchener Courthouse Greeter
London Centre of Hope
London – Tax Clinic – File Preparation
London – Community Gardens
London Correctional and Justice Services – Web Site Content Manager
London Hillcrest
London Village
Ontario Great Lakes Divisional Headquarters
St Catharines and Welland
Sudbury CFS-TS
Wingham and area C&FS
Woodstock
Woodstock -CFS Driver


Can't find anything near you?
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Volunteer FAQ’s

Who can volunteer?

  • Anyone can volunteer, but in some cases there are certain age requirements.

How does the process work?

  • You can review the opportunities at the bottom of this page and click on one.
  • If you don't see anything in your area, please contact The Salvation Army location nearest you.
  • You can find this by using our Locator tool at http://www.salvationarmy.ca/locator/

What will I be doing?

Volunteer opportunities are varied. Listed below are a few of the opportunities. There are many other ways too for you to be involved:

  • answer telephones, general office work
  • computer data entry
  • assist in packing food hampers
  • stocking shelves, sort toys
  • sort clothes and price items at a Thrift Store
  • ring the bells at Christmas kettles
  • assist with mailing projects and other seasonal activities at the local level
  • assist seniors; be involved in sports activities etc.
  • emergency disaster relief

 

You and the coordinator will be able to negotiate a schedule and suitable activities to engage you.

Are there any corporate opportunities?

  • There are opportunities for corporations to be involved – some contribute toys or financially, others offer to distribute materials, such as backpacks to children or winter coats. Some help sort toys and food at Christmas time etc.

Is there a set time-frame?

  • The length of time varies from position to position you and the coordinator can work out the details.

Can young people do community service hours?

  • Yes they can but certain limitations may exist! Give us a call or just follow the same procedures as above.

Please contact us with your requests. We are waiting to hear from YOU!

Together, we can make a difference!

Benefits of Volunteering

  • It can open up new opportunities. You can develop important life skills and work experience.
  • You may meet a new friend.
  • You will become a part of the community.
  • It looks good on a résumé.
  • It will provide a sense of achievement.
  • It will motivate your family and friends to take action.
  • You may discover new interests and hobbies.
  • It will improve your confidence.

Can't find anything in your city?

Check out the video below to hear how volunteers make a difference.