WHY VOLUNTEER?

Volunteering is simply one of the most rewarding experiences in life. It provides an opportunity to create a positive impact on other people’s lives and give back to the community you live in.

With the support of volunteers we are able to offer a variety of programs to our community that benefit the families living in the neighbourhoods we serve.

Apply to be a Volunteer!

 

Reception – Currently on hold

Time commitment: Monday 9am-12pm, Monday 1pm-5pm or Wednesday 9am-12pm

Purpose of this position: Provide a welcoming first impression to all who enter the Christopher Champlain Resource Centre on behalf of the organization.  Reception volunteers are required to staff a one line telephone system, screen calls and take messages for the centre.  Applicant should have some computer skills and be accustomed to dealing with the general public in person and over the telephone.

After School Adventure Assistant – Currently on hold

Time commitment: A minimum commitment of one afternoon per week for a seasonal session at the following locations:  St. Vincent de Paul  and John Dolson

Monday through Friday, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Purpose of this position: This experience offers the volunteer the opportunity to help, encourage and support young children in a caring environment which provides a structured after-school program for children grades 1 – 6.  The program activities include homework assistance, swimming or cooking, crafts, and active games.

Community Garden Assistant

Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per week

Purpose of Position: To assist with the maintenance of the Christopher Champlain-Cultivating Community Garden and edible fruit and nut trees on Percy Hill (where McDonald meets Champlain behind 125 Champlain Blvd)

Board Member

Time Commitment: Meetings are held on a monthly basis; they are in the evening and last approximately, two hours.  Members are elected for a three year term.

Purpose of Position: Board members provide guidance and direction to the programs and services of the Kinbridge Community Association. The Board of Directors are accountable to KCA, and to the federal, provincial, and municipal funding bodies (and any other group that provides financial assistance to Kinbridge).

Leader In Training – Get [lead] certified

Time Commitment: Meetings are held on a monthly basis; they are in the evening and last approximately, two hours.  Members are elected for a three year term.

Purpose of Position: [lead] is a certification program that focuses on leadership development for youth. This program teaches youth how to be excellent leaders in a hands-on learning environment. In order to volunteer as a Leader In Training at our March Break Camps, Summer Camps, and other recreational programs, our volunteers must be [lead] certified. Please note [lead] has a registration fee and subsidies may be available.

Other volunteer opportunities:

Youth Recreation
Bingo
  • Obtain a copy of the application form here or at any of our three sites
  • Fill out application and return via email to or in person to any of our three sites. Please call ahead to arrange a drop off time.

Contact us today if you are interested in volunteering!

Rose Bettio
Volunteer Coordinator
519-740-8565
roseb@kinbridge.ca