Volunteer Coordinators' Association of Sarnia-Lambton

VOLUNTEERING: A Great Way To Grow

Crisis Responders Needed

Victim Services of Sarnia Lambton is presently seeking dedicated volunteer crisis responders to provide support to victims of crime or tragic circumstance. Crisis responders are needed for weekdays, weeknights, and weekends. Training is provided. www.victimservices.on.ca or 519-344-8861 ext#5238

Organization Name:

Start Date: Training spring, summer and fall
Minimum Age Required: 18 years of age
Location City: Sarnia-Lambton

Events & Parades

Help with setting up and attending events, Decorating and walking in community parades, these are great ways for students to get their community hours.

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Location City: Sarnia, Chatham

Board Directors

Be a valued member of our Board of Directors.

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Location City: Sarnia-Lambton

Marketing & Administration Office Support

Administrative Office Support volunteers assist with a variety of administrative tasks. Role requires computer skills, while others require good organizational skills and being detail-oriented. High school students needing community involvement hours are welcome! Police Check required.

Organization Name:

Location City: Sarnia

Special Events Volunteers

Assistance needed for upcoming special event fundraisers. Sentimental Swing – June 22, 2017 (shifts from 3pm – 12 am) Sarnia Street Machines – Cruise in the Park  – June 25, 2017 (shifts from 6:30 am – 4 pm) Sarnia Sting Gold Tournament – July 20, 2017 (shifts from 11 am – 6 pm) Sarnia Street […]

Organization Name:

Start Date: 04-10-17
Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia-Lambton

Striker’s Soccer Volunteers

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you enjoy being active in the outdoors? Are you looking for something to do this summer? This position may be for you!

Organization Name:

Start Date: 05-18-17
Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Point Edward

Summer childcare volunteers

Do you enjoy working with children? Are you looking for something to do this summer? This position may be for you!

Organization Name:

Start Date: 07-04-17
Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia

Volunteer Driver

We are currently seeking volunteer drivers for our new Housing & Homelessness Initiative in Lambton County. We will be providing transportation to vulnerable members of our community who are homeless or at-risk-of becoming homeless. If you’re enthusiastic, energetic, compassionate and love to drive this could be a great opportunity to give back to your community, […]

Organization Name:

Special Events Volunteer

Assist with set up of program location (Tables chairs etc.) set tables for event.  Porter residents to and from program area.  Assist with program implementation as directed by life enrichment staff.  Assist with Clean up of program.

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia, Ontario

Friendly Visitor

Visit individual residents.  Provide socialization through conversation, take for walks, provide leisure opportunities of residents choice.  

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia

Adult Literacy Volunteer

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 25 years old
Location City: Sarnia

Children’s Literacy Volunteer

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 15 years old
Location City: Sarnia

Special Events Volunteer

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 15 years old
Location City: Sarnia

Administrative Office Support Volunteer

Administrative Office Support volunteers needed to assist with answering phones and with a variety of administrative tasks.  Some roles require intermediate computer skills, while others require good organizational skills and being detail-oriented.

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 18+
Location City: Wyoming

Bingo Volunteer

Lambton Elderly Outreach is currently looking for people to aid in their Bingo. Bingo occur two (2), to three (3) times a month for two (2) hours slots. No handling of cash is required. Dress code is in effect as per OLG, and OCGA regulations. Black pants and we will provide a golf shirt. Training will […]

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 18+
Location City: Sarnia

Bingo Volunteers Needed

The MS Society is currently looking for people to aid in their Bingo. This position would be ideal for someone who is retired. Bingo occur two (2), to three (3) times a month for two (2) hours slots. So, that works out to six (6) hours a month. No handling of cash is required. Dress […]

Organization Name:

Start Date: 02242016
Minimum Age Required: 19
Location City: Sarnia

Administrative Office Support

Administrative Office Support volunteers assist with a variety of administrative tasks.  Some roles require intermediate computer skills, while others require good organizational skills and being detail-oriented. Bilingualism is also a plus and working well with others is a must! High school students needing community involvement hours are welcome!

Organization Name:

Start Date: 01012016
Minimum Age Required: 16 years
Location City: Sarnia

Mother’s Day Walk Event Volunteer

Volunteer for our annual Mother’s Day Walk fundraiser and make a positive and lasting impact in the lives of those affected by breast cancer. Even just a few hours of your time will make a difference! A high energy event like this requires many volunteers to fill a variety of roles aimed at keeping participants […]

Organization Name:

Start Date: 05142017
Minimum Age Required: 14 years
Location City: Sarnia

Resident Visitor

Vison is looking for someone who speaks fluent Italian to come visit our Italian speaking resident. All volunteers must be police checked including a vulnerable sector check and TB tested

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia

Sunday Service Porter

Vision is looking for volunteers to help porter residents to and from Church on Sunday morning from 9:00 to 10:30. All volunteers must be police checked with a vulnerable sector check and TB tested.

Organization Name:

Start Date: 03092016
Minimum Age Required: Age 14
Location City: Sarnia, ON

Program Assistant

Come have fun and make friends

Organization Name:

Start Date: 03092016
Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia

Bingo Helper

Looking for volunteers to help residents go to bingo from our Nursing Home to our Rest Home. Bingo is on Monday and Thursday evenings, from 6:00 to 8:00.

Organization Name:

Start Date: 03092016
Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia

Telephone Visitor

We provide telephone visits to individuals who are waiting for a volunteer visitor to come to their home weekly.  Volunteers simply call to have a chat and keep in touch.  Calls may vary from 5-45 minutes depending on the individuals and situation.  Telephone visitors call at least monthly but if the client is lonely they […]

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 18
Location City: Sarnia

Caregiver Respite Visitor

Whether caring for a loved one who has dementia or another medical condition, caregivers often hesitate or simply cannot leave their loved ones alone.  Our respite visitors visit the home once a week to provide a couple of hours of respite so the caregiver can freely get out to do whatever will re-energize them!  Volunteers […]

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 18
Location City: Sarnia

Member of Foundation Board of Directors

Members of the Foundation Board provide strategic leadership to VON by committing to excellence in advocacy and supporting VON to achieve its important vision and mission.  Board members oversee the VON Foundation, participate in fund-raising events and work to increase the visibility and knowledge of VON in the community.

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 18
Location City: Sarnia

Adult Day Program Volunteer

Our Adult Day Program benefits adults with Alzheimer Disease, dementia or cognitive impairment living in the community.  Programming is based on the principles of Montessori Methods for Dementia to provide a safe, error free environment focusing on people and not disabilities.  It takes place in a pleasant, homelike environment with a comfortable living room, dining […]

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 18
Location City: Sarnia, Ontario

SMART In-Home Exercise Volunteer

Many seniors are not able to get out of their home to exercise or attend fitness classes.  SMART volunteers visit a senior in their home once a week for twelve weeks to complete a simple exercise routine of set stretches and exercises that have been designed to prevent falls.  There is no floor work or […]

Organization Name:

Location City: Lambton County

Volunteer Visitor

Visit a lonely and isolated senior on a weekly basis.  You can take them out or stay in and visit.  Our clients have lived productive lives but now find themselves alone and staring at the walls, unable to get out without a friend.  They have much to offer someone who takes time to listen!

Organization Name:

Minimum Age Required: 18

Fundraising Volunteers

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Location City: Sarnia

Fundraising volunteers

Volunteers need for TAG DAG Event on Friday May 8/15 from 12 pm -3 pm and 3 pm -6 pm. May 9/15 from 10 am – 1pm and 1 pm -4 pm, different store front location in Sarnia, Bright’s Grove and Corunna, Please contact Lynn 519-344-1746 ex 310, lynn@theinnsarnia.ca

Organization Name:

Community Friend

A community Friend is a volunteer who provides support to children and adults. Each child or adult is paired with a volunteer who shares the same interests. Parent/caregiver receive a short break while their son/daughter enjoys a community based activity with the volunteer.

Organization Name:

Start Date: 03-27-2015
Minimum Age Required: 16
Location City: Sarnia

Reception Volunteer

Providing Reception duties at all sites. Reception Desks: specifically needed in Emergency Reception Surgical/ICU Patient Support/Reception Mammography All inpatient floors assisting with meal delivery, visiting patients.

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Location City: Sarnia-Lambton

Patient Care Assistant

Assisting on all patient care floors with the Unit Helper; folding linens, delivering meal trays, feeding and running errands for staff.

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Location City: Sarnia

Big Brothers

Volunteers are needed as mentors to children in our community. There are a number of children waiting for the special friendship and positive role model that a mentor offers. Volunteers are required to be a Big Brother, a Couple Match or an In-School Mentor.

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Minimum Age Required: 18 and over for Big Brother volunteers and 21 and over for "couple" volunteers
Location City: Sarnia-Lambton

Food Bank Guides

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Location City: Sarnia

Family Volunteering

Community Living offers opportunities for families to volunteer through our Recreational Programs…we greatly welcome families to come out and help with our bowling leagues. We offer both a five pin and a 10 pin league.

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Location City: Sarnia-Lambton

Distress Line

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Minimum Age Required: 18
Location City: Sarnia

Puppeteer

Organization Name:

Start Date: Ongoing
Location City: Sarnia-Lambton

Nursing Home Volunteer

There are many volunteer placements. You may be interested in helping with one or more of the following: Portering: Assisting physically impaired residents to and from activities. Recreation Assistant: Providing assistance with resident recreational programs, such as games, outings, special events. Walks: Provide the opportunity for a resident to get outdoors by assisting them in […]

Organization Name:

Start Date: ongoing
Location City: Sarnia

Community Member(s) of Board of Directors

Participate in the board’s deliberations and decisions in matters of planning, policy, finance, and the work of the Physician Recruitment Taskforce Participate at Taskforce related events Communicate with personal contacts within the community of Sarnia Lambton to assist the Board in placing new doctors and their families, raising funds, etc.

Organization Name:

Start Date: September 2014
Minimum Age Required: 18+