Volunteers with their own cars accompany our clients to their medical appointments on the Montreal Island. They assist them between their home, the car and the medical professional's office. They stay with the clients while they wait for the appointment. Twenty four to forty eight hours before the appointments, they call the client to advise them at what time they will pick them up.
Hours are Monday to Friday during business hours.
Volunteers may have a few hours each month or each week. Usually an accompaniment is for an appointment of 3 hours or less. Volunteers receive compensation for the use of their car.
Our Board of Directors is currently composed of 6 volunteers who all have the West Island community at heart. There are 5 meetings per year, September, November, January, March and May, all on Wednesday afternoons, plus our AGM in June. We are looking for 3 more dedicated people who are willing to bring new ideas to the table and help our organization grow.
Volunteer animator, able to promote activities, and animate a group or simply supervise activities, keep record of attendance 5 days a week times to be discussed. Assistance with sports and social activities are especially needed on Saturday nights. Agsport.org (open gym).
Volunteers are needed to assist customers during the Sample Sale fundraising event taking place at Galleries des Source in DDO from April 11th to May 16th. Students welcome, no experience necessary.
Literacy Unlimited is a community resource dedicated to the advancement of literacy.
They are seeking volunteers to help at outreach events, on an occasional basis.
· Events may take place during a weeknight or on weekends.
· Duties may providing information regarding their services
· Handing out Material, or selling raffle tickets
· Two hour shifts
Minimum age: 18
The Corporate Fundraising Committee reaches out to corporations to raise awareness of literacy issues within the corporate community and to raise funds for our organization.
We are looking for people who like to brainstorm ideas to get additional funds from corporations and help write letters and other requests for funding.
If you have connections with corporations who like to give back to the community, this would be an added bonus.
Fundraising & Outreach Committee Member:
The Fundraising & Outreach Committee organizes fundraising events and increases the awareness of literacy needs in the West Island.
We are looking for people who like to help organize events and represent our organization at community events.
Our Board of Directors is composed of 9 dedicated volunteers from various walks of life who all have a passion for making a difference in the community in which we live. We meet monthly from September to June and we each take an active role in one of our Board sub-committees. On average, we each dedicate 5-10 hours per month.
We are looking for participants who are willing to become actively involved in our organization, bring ideas to the table, support our fundraising efforts and help raise awareness of the literacy challenges facing our community.
Anorexia and bulimia Quebec guarantees immediate, free professional support to people affected by eating disorders. Volunteers (16 years old and over) help with various administrative tasks, they raise awareness in schools and the community, they provide event assistance. Also qualified volunteers with a university degree (25 years old and over) assist clients with referrals and with the information line.
Dorval-based arthritis support association needs motivated and compassionate individuals willing to actively participate at monthly Board meetings, on committee work and special events (booths, outreach presentations, information sessions). Association membership is required. Experience in working in organized teams preferred. English required. French-speaking capability and presentation skills desirable. Arthritis training can be provided.
Answer calls from grandparents who need comfort and advice. You commit to 7 hours per week, usually 5 calls or less and calls are routed to your home from the central number. A training in active listening is provided.A monthly meeting is held with volunteers and program coordinators.
Each year, the annual yard sale of Champfleury regroup 145 sellers' kiosks ans approximately 2,000 visitors. We are looking for volunteers to set up the event, to guide the cars to their kiosk, to help sellers at unloading their cars, to administer surveys to visitors, to animate certain activities and to close the event. Set up Friday May 25, event Saturday, May 26. Rain date: May 27
The library has a special knitting project for the summer. Will be creating a big collective knitting work of art to cover a bench located in front of the library. It is inspired by the Yarn Bombing movement.
They are looking for retired volunteers with basic knitting experience.
Volunteers will assist children 11 years old and younger. They will share their knowledge in order to trigger interactions between generations.
Every Wednesday for 1 to 2 hours starting at 3 p.m.
A background security check is required
Share your knowledge to help with our outreach workshops for ages 55+; skills required are a good knowledge of Android or Apple smartphones and Tablets
Minimum age 55.
Volunteers 55 and over needed to sit with the child one hour a week at the library and listen to him/her read in the language chosen at registration (French, English, or both). Volunteers are there to help the child understand what he/she reads and to help the child pronounce difficult words.
Make phone calls;
Door to door;
Update of the lists;
Accompaniment of persons;
Looking for a volunteer to join their Board of directors as Administrator
Animation of workshops: Share your knowledge or talents with adults with mental health problems through occasional or weekly workshops (example: quiz, health conference, cooking, music, dance, science, art, geography, history)
This volunteer position is for twice a month, assisting the staff in the Reading and Reference Room/Library. Duties are greeting the clients, keeping the magazines etc. organised. There are occasional mailings. 2 Wednesdays per month, from 5:00 - 9:00.
Activities Animator for Seniors
When: Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday mornings
Duration: Summer from June to September, 2015
Special Skills: Bilingual, outgoing, friendly, patient and helpful.
Looking for volunteers that can be responsible for selling items such as, chips, drinks, and miscellaneous items, in the little corner store at the residence. Able to take care of the cash register.
WMRC offers various posibilities for volunteering including:
Mentoring program - Tutoring - Friendly calls and visiting - Animating small group activities - Support with administrative tasks and office work - Helping with the centre's toy library - Support during various activities throughout the year such as craft sales, professional conferences, gift baskets preparation, and fundraising events.
They are looking for volunteers who would be available to play floor hockey with their clients.
· Once a week on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m.
· October to May at their Beaconsfield location.
Minimum age: 16
The West Montreal Readaptation Centre (WMRC), which is an installation of the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l'Ouest de l'Ile de Montréal (CIUSSS-ODIM), is a rehabilitation centre for individuals living with an intellectual disability and/or an autism spectrum disorder.
Become a volunteer and help make a positive and meaningful contribution in our community! We are looking for volunteers who would like to spend about 2 hours per week visiting and spending time with an adult who has intellectual disabilities, developmental or autism spectre disorders. Our clients would enjoy going on outings and making a new friend! Please contact us to learn how you can help!
Looking for volunteers, especially one that speaks Creole, that could spend 2 hours a week visiting with a resident. Spending time talking, playing games, puzzle, etc. The activities are based on the interests of the resident and the volunteer.
Flexible but before or after lunch is preferred.
All volunteers must fill out a background security check at Volunteer West Island free of charge.
Minimum age: 18 years old
Helping with activities
We ask volunteers to bring our residents in
wheelchairs, escort them to our dining room and help
serve the snack. Volunteers also help with activities
and spend time with the residents.
We ask for a commitment of 2 Tuesdays per month
from 1:30 to 3:30.
- Willing to work with a younger and more active resident;
Volunteers are needed at Centre d`hébergement Denis-Benjamin-Viger in Ile Bizard to help with activities for our residents who have Alzheimer`s on Saturday afternoons from 1:30 to 4:00 or evenings from 6:30 to 7:30. We are looking for volunteers to help our special care counselor with activities such as crafts, cooking, bowling, gardening, etc. If you can spare an hour or two per week or every 2 weeks on a regular basis to help with recreational activities or perhaps visiting our residents during the week, we will be happy to hear from you! Our seniors are always happy to have a new friend!
We are a CHLSD with 125 residents who have health and/or cognitive challenges. We offer a weekly bingo activity which is held on Thursdays from 1:30-3:30. We are looking for volunteers to help bring our residents to bingo and assist them with the game.
They are looking for bilingual volunteers to answer friendly calls from lonely seniors in order to break isolation. The calls are placed from the Centre, morning between 9 and 10am.
Volunteers with valid driver’s license and using their own cars to accompany elderly individuals who have lost their autonomy to their medical appointments in the Lachine area. Volunteers will stay and wait for them and then drive them back home.
Weekdays once a month between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
All volunteers must fill out a background security check which can be done at Volunteer West Island in Ste. Anne de Bellevue.
Minimum age: 21
Looking for male mentors to act like big brothers weekends or evenings, once a week.
They are looking for volunteer to serve as guides in various positions:
· Guides are needed Tuesdays and/or Thursdays to guide groups of students.
· Provide tours for general public on weekends in the winter and daily during summer.
· Provide tours for special groups.
· Training is provided.
Minimum age: 18
Being positive, friendly and patient are a must for volunteers to encourage residents to come out of their shells. Friendly visits can involve reading or just sitting and talking with a lonely senior, going for walks weather permitting and helping with recreational activities. Volunteer may accompany residents from their rooms to activities. Mature youth with previous experience with vulnerable persons having cognitive deficits is preferred.
They are looking for volunteers to help with following tasks and must be able to commit to a minimum of 2 hours per week either morning, afternoon, or evening.
Minimum age 18
Bayview is a long term care facility with residents of all ages who are dealing with a loss of autonomy. Volunteers offer assistance and support to residents at meal time. Patience and attention to the needs of a vulnerable residents are important. The volunteers’ shifts are 45 minutes once or twice a week to help ensure the continuity of care and service to vulnerable residents.
Looking for volunteers to accompany residents to their hospital appointments. Transport is provided by the center.
The Bayview is a long term care facility with residents of all ages who are dealing with a loss of autonomy. The third floor group activities from 5:30-7:00 pm are designed for residents who suffer from Alzheimer’s who need more activities at may suffer some confusion and agitation late afternoon and evening, or as the sun goes down. Students will have a number of activities to choose from including playing music for seniors, bingo, memory games, assisting seniors to use the computers. Resident may speak Italian, Greek, Spanish, Polish, Arabic, Farsi and other languages, an excellent opportunity to practice and give comfort to residents in their mother tongue. Supervision is always provided by staff in the recreation department.
· A volunteer to help as Art Program animator for a Watercolor and/or Acrylic class. The classes take place once a week Wednesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. All art supplies are provided by the center as well as an art supplies budget.
CHSLD Bayview is looking for volunteer treasurer for its Auxiliary, which meets monthly to plan fund raising activities for the benefit of the residents of CHSLD Bayview. The treasurer receives and disburses funds, manages the banking activities and maintains the books and records of the Auxiliary. This responsibility also includes annual filing of the Registered Charities Information Return with Canada Revenue Agency and the semi-annual filing of sales tax refund claims with the appropriate governments. The time required is variable at 5-6 hours per month.
Looking for serious and committed volunteers to assist the recreation technician in setting up for tea as well as clean up. Volunteers would also encourage conversation between residents and their families.
Looking for volunteers to assist the Activities Coordinator with various activities and with the monthly special event.
This is a small long term care facility located in Beaconsfield.
Looking for a volunteer to animate a sewing group for residents afflicted with dementia. The sewing group -4 to 5 residents- will take place once a week for one hour.
Volunteer will be required to fill out a background security check.
Minimum age: 25
Looking for volunteers who could help us add new activities for our seniors.
Currently we offer Bingo, memory games, arts and crafts, card games and physical activities
Monday to Sunday morning and/or afternoons.
We have a small warehouse space in Baie D’Urfe. This is where we collect bins of amenities shipped to us from hotels, empty the bins, wash them, and prepare them to be reshipped empty. Normally I go to the warehouse once per week to do this work. This is physical labour and does require lifting.
Volunteers are needed to help at flu clinics throughout the West Island starting November 7th until December 9th 2017
Minimum age: 16
Accompany clients during the activity outings as well as help with meal preparations. Volunteers will not be asked to spend money during activities or for the meals they will prepare.
On Wednesdays and Fridays the club offers a lunchtime meal to their members. The volunteer will be teamed up with at least one other person to prepare and serve the meal to about 20 people. Afterwards, the volunteers can sit and enjoy their meal with everybody.
Looking for volunteers to help set up tables and chairs.
· Tuesday and/or Thursday afternoons starting at noon, volunteers can stay and take part in the activities if they want
Minimum age: 18
Club Zone is a youth recreation centre for kids between 9 and 17 years old that offers free activities in English to youth living in the Lachine area.
Looking for volunteers to help supervise and be part of various activities such as: arts and crafts, helping with homework, sports, etc. Opening hours are 2:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
Minimum age: 18
Bilingual volunteers are needed to assist with supervision of homework. Monday to Thursday from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Able to work with elementary school children as well as with teens 12 to 18 years old.
Minimum age: 18
Bilingual volunteers are needed to help as assistant cooks. Monday to Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. and/or from 5 to 6 p.m. Able to work with elementary school children as well as with teens 12 to 18 years old.
Minimum Age: 18
Volunteer High School students help bagging groceries at various grocery stores in the West Island, approximately one weekend a month.
The "pay-what-you-can" market at the Gerry-Robertson Community Centre is now in full swing, aiming to bring fresh fruits and vegetables closer to vulnerable populations. The market is close to the Cloverdale neighbourhood which is considered a low income area as well as a food desert. In order to succeed in our mandate, we need some regular and sporadic volunteers to help us. If you are interested, please respond to this email by indicating which dates and hours you could be available. We remind you that the market takes place every Friday until September 25th and we need volunteers from 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
A special needs companion would accompany a client to the local library, park, coffee shop or a suitable activity of their choice. Clients are capable and really just need supervision and good company.
We are looking for volunteers who are interested in friendly visiting or community accompaniment with individuals, between the ages of 6-110 years old, who are living with an intellectual disability or an autism spectrum disorder.
We are looking for volunteers who would be interested in helping specialized educators during our school preparation groups for children, aged 4-6 years old, who are living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Weekdays July 2018 – August 2018
Looking for two bilingual volunteers to help as sales associates.
Looking for bilingual volunteers to help in the following positions:
Minimum age 18
The group will have a booth at Ecosphere in Montreal on September 14 and 15 at Parc Jean Drapeau . The theme of our booth will focus on indoor air quality and also educate the public on environmental health. In order to do this, we will have a short questionnaire for the public and give out information on how to improve indoor air quality - and also educate on what impacts indoor air quality.
To apply for grants to support ongoing projects or create new projects - to address environmental health issues through education, support, awareness of issues related to health and the environment.
L'Équipe Entreprise is looking for a committed and supportive person, showing interest and curiosity for the activities set up by the organization.
The Board of Directors of L'Équipe Entreprise meets approximately 8 to10 times a year, during the day on week days, at the work site of the organization.
Answering phones, greeting the clients. Light computer work, data entry and information distribution.
Flexible 7 to 10 hours a week, between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Minimum age: 18 years old
When you volunteer with kids at Girl Guides of Canada, you're playing a key role in providing girls aged 5-17 with the fun and the challenge of Guiding. You'll be their cheerleader and mentor as you help your girls develop skills and confidence that will last a lifetime. Imagine the fun, the smiles and giggles, and all the confidence-building moments for the girls – and for yourself.
Minimum age: 18 years old
Growing Together works with families and young children in the West Island, providing parenting workshops, parent meetups in playgroups, and community dinners where parents can meet each other and talk and relax together.
Volunteers are needed to set up dinner and clean up (the food is catered)
Monthly dinner takes place at Christ Church in Beaconsfield
Fridays from 4 to 9 p.m.
Volunteers can partake in the meal!
Minimum age: 16
Male mentors are in great need as they have up to 50 boys on their waiting list.
A one year commitment is required.
In-School mentoring is one hour per week, during or after school hours, within the school. This time is spent chatting together or doing activities.
Once again, Big Brothers Big Sisters is holding their Montreal RibFest, which is their biggest fundraiser of the year in the West Island. The event takes place at the Pierrefonds city Hall parking lot on 13665 Pierrefonds Blvd. August 16-17-18, 2019
· Volunteers are can work in 4 hour shifts either morning, afternoon, or evening in the following areas.
· Greeting guests and asking for donations at the entrance
· Information booth. Serving beverages and promoting items
· Runner for restocking. Clearing tables
· Game animators. Selling tickets
Minimum age: 16
This well-known organization is looking for on-call volunteers to distribute material as part of the door-to-door campaigns for the West Island region using their own vehicle.
From February to May
Mileage is reimbursed
A background security check is required.
Minimum age: 18
1 - Héma-Québec is looking for bilingual volunteers to help with various tasks at their offices on Cote-Vertu in Ville St. Laurent. Making phone calls to donors to inform them of the next blood clinic. Help to update the list of donors and their phone numbers. Volunteers can work in shifts.
Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2 - Bilingual Volunteers needed at blood clinics to guide and accompany donors during the procedure.
Ste-Anne's is looking for volunteers to accompany patienst to different activities within the hospital
*Sunday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for religious services within the building
*Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. - Café du Village
*Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. - Bingo
*Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. - Social Club
Veterans's Salute: At the hospital there will be an exposition of old cars and miniature models of cars on display for the residents to see. The volunteers are asked to go get the residents, accompany them to the displays and then bring them back onto their unit.
The Boutique is Lachine’s best-kept secret—fantastic bargains on gently used clothing, jewellery, housewares, and much more!
We are currently seeking several enthusiastic volunteers to help run the Boutique on Monday or Wednesday mornings from 8:30 am until 12:30 pm. Tasks include setting up the space (moving tables and chairs; rolling out racks of clothing; setting up tables with jewellery and housewares); processing transactions (cash only); processing donations; cleaning up the space at the end of the shift; and other associated tasks.
Are you a people person? Do you pride yourself on your organizational skills? Are you adept at multitasking? We need you!
The Teapot 50+ Centre in Lachine is urgently seeking volunteers to lend a hand at our reception desk. Tasks include answering/transferring calls; taking messages; registering new members; registering members for activities or trips; and other associated tasks. We ask volunteers to commit to one three-hour shift per week (9:00 am to 12:00 pm, or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm). Training will be provided.
Volunteers will help with the following
· Registration of skaters before their event.
· Registering the volunteers and sending them to the appropriate person in charge.
· Helping serve lunch and/or dinner to volunteers.
· Security – maintaining safe environment for all skaters.
Volunteers can work in four hour shifts starting Thursday, August 10th until Sunday, August 13th
8 a.m. until 12 noon; Noon until 4 p.m.; 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Minimum age: 16
Looking for a volunteer to join the Board of Directors, meetings are held at center Monday every six weeks from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Looking for volunteers to help cut fruit, serve members coffee and tea, and sometimes do a few dishes. MS members meet every Monday to have lunch and socialize at the Karnak Center in DDO between 10:45 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
- Clean mesh cages and replenish food
- Clean aviaries and replenish food
- Clean laundry and hang to dry
- Offer enrichment to the birds
- General bird care duties (washing dishes, preparing food, etc)
- Participate in releases (and rescue when needed)
- Basic maintenance of building (cleaning and organizing)
Le Relais Populare is looking for volunteers to help with meal preparation that will be distributed for free to hundreds of children every day.
Looking for four bilingual volunteers to join a Board of Directors. Having previous experience as a member of a board would be an asset. Candidates must be sensitive to the mission and governance of the Camps de Jour le Phoenix de Lachine and actively participate in the development of the organization. Six to seven meetings will take place annually - evenings starting at 6 p.m.
The Mac Regenerative Food Hub is a network of regenerative agriculture projects in Ste Anne de Bellevue and Senneville. We offer a number of different volunteer opportunities with varied levels of commitment possible including beekeeping with the McGill Apiculture Association (MAA) and permaculture gardening at the Macdonald Permaculture Showcase Garden (MPSG), St. George Church Permaculture Garden, Permaculture Fruit Tree Bike Path, Harpell Permaculture Garden, Senneville Permaculture Food Forest, or the Microbiome Project. Volunteers will have the opportunity to acquire new skills, engage with other community members, and learn about regenerative agriculture!
This is a youth center for 12 to 18 years old teens from the West Island, with the goal of helping teens become active and responsible young adults through participation and organization of activities and programs. Volunteers are needed to interact with youth through conversations based on common interests. Volunteers are needed Tuesday to Saturday between 2p.m. and 9p.m. You can volunteer based on your availability during these time periods.
The volunteer would be working alongside the coordinator to assist with our fundraising needs.
- Brainstorm ideas for fundraising events
- Plan and organize a fundraiser
- Seek and contact donors via telephone or e-mail
Become a volunteer Wish Granter!
You want to contribute in granting the most cherished wish of a child with a life-threatening illness? You would like to make the Wish Child’s experience a beautiful adventure that’ll make them escape the daily reality imposed by their illness? Become a volunteer Wish Granter with the Make-A-Wish Foundation! You will be part of the process leading to the wish being granted by visiting the child and family in their home, be the first person to discover their wish and participate in its fulfillment! Create magic with us!
Looking for volunteers for the 3rd annual West Island Health Festival. Volunteers will help greet and assist the public as well as help setting up and keeping the place tidy.
This will take place on April 22nd from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sarto Desoyers community center in Dorval.
Minimum age: 18
Founded in 1984, Moisson Montréal is now the largest food bank in Canada thanks to its food donation and distribution programs. They count on over 11,000 volunteers per year to make the redistribution of over 86 million dollars’ worth of foodstuffs possible.
Tasks: Most of the tasks involve handling and sorting donated food that is to be re-distributed to affiliated non-profits. Some volunteers also help the Head Cook. Finally, there are also volunteers who help with general facilities maintenance tasks.
Volunteer profile :
You are at least 16 years old (12 - 15 year old volunteers welcome if accompanied by an adult). Training will be provided regarding health & safety, cleanliness & hygiene. You must be fit enough to carry loads up to 20 lbs in some positions and comfortable working in an environment that is sometimes cool.
They are looking for bilingual volunteers to greet visitors to the site.
· Volunteers will control access to the site
· Collect entrance and membership fees
· Answer inquiries in person or by phone
· Data entry and other office-related tasks
· Starting September, one or two days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Minimum age: 18
A la recherche d’une personne dynamique et fiable pour travailler dans la cuisine, à couper des fruits, servir du café et des biscuits dans le but d’aider notre groupe atteint de sclérose en plaques. Pas de préparation de nourriture.
Minimun Âge : 18
Volunteering at the Dorval Museum? It’s really easy!
Come and meet our team of volunteers on Sunday, September 22 between 1 and 4 p.m. They will share their experiences and explain how you will be able to:
Increase your knowledge of the history of the Dorval community through on-going training at your own pace.
Spend some of your free time within our flexible schedule in a friendly and magical environment.
Share your interest in our history and heritage with other enthusiasts.
Take part various events and activities for free, such as visits by various groups, dinners, vernissages ...
On this very special day, tea and home-made treats will be served by the Museum's volunteers.
No matter how much time you can devote to volunteering, each precious hour will help you change your community
Bilingual volunteers are needed to help with site set-up, registration; route marshalls; 3 Nurses; merchandising; food services; and site take-down.
Sunday, October 6th 2019, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. At John Abbott College in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue.
Minimum age: 16
A semi-subsidized residence for low-income autonomous seniors. The board meets once every 2 months.
The Adult day Center is always in need of volunteers to share time with a lovely group of adults with mild cognitive deficits through music and song, dance, arts & craft, gaming, exercise, or any other topic that you would like to offer. The Center operates Tuesday to Friday from 9a.m. to 2p.m. Lunch is provided.
Visit cancer, ALS or palliative care patients in their home once a week to provide companionship to the client and respite to the caregiver. No hands-on care.
Parkinson Canada is looking for a volunteer to facilitate patient support group. Qualifications include: previous group counselling experience with families, seniors, caregivers or people living with a disability or a neurological condition (an asset); bilingualism (written and oral); ability to discern personal boundaries and limitations so as to maximize client empowerment; background in nursing, social work, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology, counselling and/or other medical aspect of PD (an asset).
A Citizen Advocate is a competent volunteer citizen, who, with the support of an independent back-up system, represents, as if they were his own, the interests of another person who is in some way disadvantaged or living with a handicap. Many individuals are disadvantaged or living with a handicap in such a way and/or to such a degree that they cannot adequately satisfy their major needs or represent their own interests in society. Such individuals need other citizens who, in important functions, act for their interests and who assure that their “protégés” achieve the fullest possible benefits of citizenship. Depending on the needs of the protégé, advocacy roles can range from formal to informal, and from short term to long term, or even life-long. Formal advocacy roles include adoptive parenthood, guardianship, and the conservatorship of property. Informal roles include friendship, guidance and what has been called “guide-advocacy”.
We are looking for art enthusiasts! If you're an art student, an artist, or simply passionate about art, then consider volunteering to coach a 2 hour art class once per week to underprivileged members of the community.
The Youth Engagement Project is aimed at getting young adults in the West Island involved in volunteerism and community engagement. The Youth Engagement Project is for participants aged 18 to 35 who will be matched with intellectually and/or physically handicapped members of our community in the same age group who need a volunteer advocate. Volunteer advocates spend a couple of hours every other week helping their protégés by offering emotional or practical support. That support ranges from spending social time with a protégé such as going to the gym, for a walk, for a coffee or on an outing, to helping with practical activities such as accompaniment to appointments, helping with daily life skills such as meal planning and preparation, learning how to clean and keep organized or budgeting skills. Minimum age 16 if accompanied by an adult 18 yrs plus.
Caring Paws Animal Therapy (CPAT) is looking for a FACEBOOK VOLUNTEER ADMINISTRATOR
To help manage and improve their existing Facebook Page. This service group shares important
information via Facebook with its 100 volunteers and the facilities that receive pet therapy.
1-3 hours a month at home or could work at Volunteer West Island’s (VWI) head office
Regular exchanges by email or by phone with a volunteer representative from CPAT’s Steering Committee
Write short descriptive explanations of posted pictures (translation provided by VWI)
Include media articles and pet therapy information as requested by CPAT’s Steering Committee
Invite people to like CPAT’s Facebook page
All suggestions and improvements to the page are most welcome
Manage inappropriate data if any
Help marking scores, and socializing. Volunteers to help keep score and socialize with individuals with milld intellectual disabilites. Sunday mornings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Punctuality is a must.
Volunteers are needed to help with the child care of siblings while children and parents are attending group sessions. They will have the opportunity to animate and create activities for the children they are working with. This is a fast paced environment with children and a background in working with youth is helpful. This is a great opportunity for students in social work, psychology, special care counseling, psychoeducation and education who are trying to gain experience with children and individuals working or retired individuals who have experience in these sectors. Some of the children in the child care services are also experiencing behaviour issues. Volunteers will receive training by the staff.
The SNAP Program is under the management of two non-profit organizations in the West Island, Projet Communautaire de Pierrefonds and the Family Resource Center. Each group runs for an hour and a half, once per week and is offered at no cost to families.
An organization that helps children and their families that are vulnerable, immigrant and/or low income. We are looking for board members that are dynamic, interested and know about board responsibilities.
Motivaction – Homework assistance program: Mon – Thurs 3:30-5:30pm – seeking volunteers to help elementary school aged children with their homework and develop their social skills. Most of the students attend French schools so a solid knowledge of French is an asset.
Mother’s group – Mondays 11:30 – 1pm – seeking volunteers to provide child care assistance during mother’s discussion group. .
This activity involves bringing each resident wanting to play Bingo to the room provided for this.
· Distributing cards, calling numbers
· After game accompanying residents back to their rooms
· Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m.
· All volunteers must come to Volunteer West Island for personal interview as well as to fill out the required security background check
Minimum age: 18
Looking for volunteers for their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign 2017
· Greet people and give information about the Salvation Army
· Entice people to give
· Thank the donors
· Keep an eye on the kettle
· Liven up the campaign (bell, music, songs, etc.)
Minimum age: 18
Equipment Quartermaster for 40 hours per YEAR. Keep a simple record showing equipment issued and returned. Maintain Troop gear in working order, ready for immediate use. Issue promptly to anyone authorized to receive it, on conditions drawn up by himself and approved by the Group committee. To accept it back into the store in reasonable condition after use.
Delivering food boxes to low income families in the West Island
Volunteers needed for sorting non perishable goods
We are looking for volunteers to help out at the 31st Sian Bradwell Softball Tournament in support of children with cancer at the Montreal Children's Hospital.
Guidelines posted at: http://sianbradwell.com/montreal/montreal-softball/volunteers/
To be held August 1st - 4th in various parks in Kirkland
Thurs. and Fri. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m
During Daffodil Month, a fundraising event of the Canadian Cancer Society, we need volunteers to sell flowers at various establishments across Montreal.
March 22-25, 2018
We also need drivers to deliver flowers and material.
∙ Flower sales Responsibilities: Place the material on the table, prepare daffodil bouquets for sale, warmly welcome clients, and sell daffodils without soliciting clients Required skills: Dynamism, interpersonal skills, punctuality, autonomy Schedule: Between 8 pm and 9 pm; variable depending on the point of sale and your availability (minimum commitment of 4 hours per day)
∙ Delivery of material Responsibilities: Deliver daffodils and material to various points of sale and recover material at the end of the sales period Required Skills: Punctuality, autonomy, resourcefulness, sense of organization, knowledge of the territory Schedule: Between 7 am and 10 pm from April 2 to 8, 2019, based on your availability (minimum commitment of 3 hours per day) Note: Must have a valid driver's licence (and a car, if possible; reimbursement of gasoline based on mileage)
∙ Supervision of points of sale Responsibilities: Manage volunteers before and during the event, manage material, and recover money at assigned point (s) of sale Required skills: Autonomy, dynamism, discipline, sense of initiative, organizational skills Schedule: Variable, depending on the point of sale and the schedule of volunteers Note: Should ideally be available for the 4 days of the campaign (at least in the evening to recover money)
∙ Compilation of money Responsibilities: Count coins and bills, and fill out the document according to the procedure explained Required skills: Autonomy, concentration Schedule: Saturday, April 6 and Monday, April 8, 2019, all day (or based on your availability)
Translate an annual report of about 30 pages with illustrations. Ideally the translation would be completed within a period of two weeks in mid-May, 2020.
Tel aide offers a free listening bilingual listening service which is anonymous, confidential and 24/7,
Volunteers will receive free training in active listening, including theory, role playing, practice, and coaching.
They are located downtown Montréal near Guy and offer free parking.
Training starts this fall.
Minimum age 20
The shops in Pointe-Claire, Beaconsfield and in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue needs volunteers.
They are looking for volunteers to generously offer their time either in the stores or behind the scenes by preparing the donated goods and offering them for sale in the 6 different locations.
Drivers to transport donated goods between stores as well as movers for furniture *MOST URGENT NEED IS ON TUESDAYS BETWEEN KIRKLAND AND STE-ANNE SHOPS*
Receive, sort, display and sell goods to the community
Prepare the donated goods to sell in the various shops
Welcome customers and entice them to buy
Repair or/and clean items
Three-hour shifts; once or twice a week (10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm)
You will meet/interview with the Thrift Shop Volunteer Coordinator and will receive 1:1
on-the-job training with an experienced volunteer.
Meal assisting, from Monday to Friday during lunch time. Helping clients to their seats, serving refreshments.
Minimum age: 18
5 - West Island Black Community Association – Provides programs and services to the black community in the West Island. They are actively seeking volunteers who are interested in tutoring elementary and high school students improve their academic performance in English, French, Math, and Science.
· Volunteers should be bilingual and be able to work with children ages 5 to 12 and/or youth ages 12 to 18.
· Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12 noon both primary and high school students.
· Monday to Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. high school students only
· All volunteers will require to fill out a background security check unless they have already done so within the last three years.
· This would be a good opportunity for retired teachers
Minimum age: 25 years old
TUESDAYS: 1-4pm (sorting, misc. warehouse work, etc.)
WEDNESDAYS: 2:00-5:00pm (this would be to help with the clients coming to pick up food)
5:00-7:15pm (this would be to help with the clients coming in as well as to sort
& clean-up at the end.)
FRIDAY: 8-10am (this would be to prepare produce for Saturday deliveries as well as to finalize setup and to help serve the first clients arriving)
10-12:30 (this would be to help with the clients coming to pick up food and to do short clean-up at the end & set up the carts for the Saturday deliveries)
Volunteers assist the chef in all aspects of making meals for the residents, visitors, the staff and volunteers. Food preparation, service and clean up are a team effort.
Volunteers will be responsible for answering incoming calls and directing calls. Greeting visitors and guiding them to the appropriate area. There are various shifts throughout the week:
· Monday to Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.
· Saturday and Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 noon
· 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
· 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
· Able to speak both English and French
Minimum age: 16
WIAIH strives to improve the quality of life of people with an intellectual disability or autism, to provide support to their families, and to maintain and develop innovative services and sensitize the community. This organization needs volunteers all year long to help with their various programs and special events which are offered throughout the West Island.
Volunteer opportunities include:
Looking for volunteers for this exciting new program at WIAIH. Volunteers at the Angelman Respite Centre will encourage guest’s involvement and enjoyment of their stay by building relationships through interaction and participation in the recreation based programming.
We are looking for volunteers for this exciting program at WIAIH. Volunteers will be helping Active-Action participants’ involvement and enjoyment of the program by building relationships through interaction and participation in the recreation based programming. Active-Action needs volunteers weekdays during the day.
They are looking for volunteers to tutor youth 12 to 17 years old in either Math or French starting November 2017. The volunteers will work on a one to one basis. Clients will be required to make an appointment in order to receive homework help and additional support in areas of difficulty. Volunteers are asked for a minimum availability of three hours per week and training will be provided by the center. Here are the requirements:
· Experience working with youth
· Expertise in either Math or French
· Strong sense of organization and problem solving
· Be responsible, able to maintain high ethical standards
· Able to work independently
· CPR and First Aid Certified would be an asset, but not required.
Minimum age: 18
Looking for volunteers to help at an inter-generational themed supper every first Friday of the month from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Volunteers would help before during and after, starting at 1 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m. They can work in 4 hour shifts setting up tables, also with some meal preparation and serving as well as clean up after the meal.
Also assist with children's activities, this could be done by the younger volunteers. Volunteers can partake in the meal.
Also looking for help during the summer and fall to maintain a community garden.