Community is enriched by volunteers.
Are you looking to devote some of your time to volunteering? This is a rewarding opportunity to meet others in your community and share your skills and friendship! We have various volunteer positions to choose from. Which one fits you?Apply Now
Use Your Skills to Volunteer!
You may have a skill set that the individuals we support could truly benefit from. This is a way to contribute to enhancing quality of life through your expertise! Examples: Hair cuts, coach or trainer to motivate fitness, cooking gourmet for cheap, garment sewing repairs; this list could go on.
We ask our volunteers for a minimum of a six-month commitment and to complete a screening process which includes an interview with the Volunteer Manager, reference checks, and a police background check. Please complete the form below and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to Elmira District Community Living, 118 Barnswallow Drive, Elmira, Ontario N3B 2Y9.
Current Volunteer Positions:
Sharing Your Love of Literature – Reader
Duties: To bring words on a page to life by reading aloud. This activity is truly enjoyed by many of the people we support. You will always have an audience 1-1 or group if you start to read! Time commitment: ½ hour – 1 hour every other week.
Share Your Techy Side – Computer and Tablet time
Duties: To spend time supporting a new or learning computer/tablet user hone their skills. This may include how to send an email, how to access social media, what is an app and fun applications. Time commitment: 1 hour every other week
Become an Association Member for Other Volunteer Options
As a member you have the ability to serve on Committees of the Association and Board of Directors. Contact Cheryl Peterson for more information. She can be reached at 519-669-3205 ex. 226.
Quilt Auction Fundraiser
Duties: There are many different aspects to putting on this volunteer driven event. It occurs every year in October. Contact Wendy Vandenberk for details on how you can help out at 519-669-3205 ext. 228.