Summer is here, and with it comes the perfect opportunity to make a positive impact in our community. We are thrilled to present our latest newsletter, brimming with exciting volunteer opportunities that will allow you to engage with others, contribute to meaningful causes, and create lasting change.
Whether you are a student looking to gain valuable experience, a professional seeking to give back, or simply someone with a big heart and a desire to make a difference, we have a wide range of options to suit your interests and availability. Join us as we embark on a summer of service, working together to build a stronger, more compassionate world.
Read on to explore the countless ways you can get involved and ignite the spirit of volunteerism within yourself. Let’s make this summer one to remember, filled with camaraderie, growth, and the joy of making a difference.
Caledon Special Olympics
Caledon Special Olympics is seeking volunteers for their soccer program, focusing on empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities through sports. No sports background is required, but enthusiasm is important. Volunteers support athletic programs, coaching, fundraisers, and community activities. Benefits include building friendships, skill development, community involvement, and the joy of supporting athletes. Minimum age is 15, with a short-term commitment of three months, and training is provided.
Volunteer Social Media Coordinator
Founding on Faith Foundation
Founding on Faith Foundation is seeking a Volunteer Social Media Coordinator to manage and improve their social media presence. The role involves reviewing platforms, coordinating with outreach partners, creating campaigns, and working closely with technology teams. Benefits include networking, creative expression, community involvement, and resume enhancement. Qualifications include a passion for supporting youth and homelessness, initiative, experience with social media platforms, and strong communication and internet skills.
MICBA Forum Italia Community Services
MICBA Forum Italia Community Services is seeking a Knit/Crochet/Needlepoint Volunteer for their Supportive Housing Program. Volunteers will engage in knitting, crocheting, and needlepoint activities with seniors, providing social interaction and companionship. The role includes organizing materials, assisting residents, and following COVID-19 safety protocols. Fluency in English and Italian is desired, along with a commitment of at least 6 months of weekly volunteering
Seniors Lunch Brunch Program
Victorian Order of Nurses, Peel Region, Community Health and Support Services
The Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) is urgently hiring volunteers for their Senior Lunch Brunch Program in Mississauga. Volunteers will assist with serving lunch, setting up and taking down the dining area, and providing companionship to isolated seniors. The commitment is 3 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months, with training provided. Qualifications include good communication skills, a vulnerable sector police check, and the ability to travel to seniors’ building.
Entertainment Volunteers (Music)
MICBA Forum Italia Community Services
MICBA Forum Italia Community Services is seeking Entertainment Volunteers (Music) for their senior residential housing programs. Volunteers will provide musical and entertainment performances to enhance social interactions and enjoyment for residents in Mississauga and Brampton. Minimum age requirement is 14, and a medium-term commitment of 4 to 6 months is expected.
Volunteer Kitchen Helper/Server
Regeneration Outreach Community
Regeneration Outreach Community is urgently seeking Volunteer Kitchen Helpers/Servers for their essential care program in Brampton. Volunteers will assist in cooking, preparing ingredients, and serving meals to guests experiencing homelessness and extreme poverty. Shifts are available for breakfast and lunch, and COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed. Minimum age requirement is 16, and proof of vaccination is required.
Video Recorder & Editor
Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS)
Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS) is urgently seeking a Volunteer Video Recorder & Editor for their ‘PCHS TV’ channel. The role involves editing and recording videos to support their media and communications team. Experience in video editing is required, and fluency in South Asian languages is an asset.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel seeks In-School Mentors for elementary school children in Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon. Volunteers meet weekly for one hour during school hours to engage in activities and provide support. A one-year commitment, empathy, and completion of mandatory training and a police check are required.
Caledon Community Services
Caledon Community Services is looking for volunteer cashiers! This is an excellent opportunity to develop and enhance retail skills and customer service. Training will be provided and applicants must be at least 16 years old to be considered.