Volunteering in Sarnia-Lambton

VOLUNTEERING: A Great Way To Grow

Canadian Cancer Society, Daffodil Month Captain Looking for 3-4 volunteers per weekend

For 80 years, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) has been Canada’s cancer voice and leading authority on the disease. We’re the only organization that fights all types of cancer, supports and advocates for patients and their families, and champions those who care about a future where no Canadian fears cancer.   Daffodil Month, held every […]

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Start Date: April 4 or April 11
Minimum Age Required: 18 and older
Location City: Variety of locations in Sarnia

MS Society Committee Volunteers Needed

Be a leader in your community by helping plan and execute local fundraising events for the MS Society of Canada. Committee members help to plan, recruit volunteers, find sponsors, plan and execute the logistical elements of local fundraising events including Mandarin MS Walk, MS Carnation Campaign and more! We are looking for people with experience […]

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Start Date: January 30, 2019
Minimum Age Required: 19

Fundraising & Sponsorship Leadperson

Fundraising and Sponsorship Lead * Find donations for the event from local businesses and community members. They can be either monetary or specific items needed for the event (food, sound equipment) * Meet with your committee to determine needs for the different aspects of the event * Review the Donation Request Workbook to ensure proper […]

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Start Date: 20181201
Location City: Sarnia

Pigs Of Hope Committee Members

Volunteers Needed For Pigs of Hope Campaign Looking to give back during the holidays? We are looking for volunteers to help us with the success of our Pigs of Hope campaign! The Pigs of Hope campaign raises funds for the Canadian Cancer Society’s Wheels of Hope transportation program, which provides our neighbours to cancer-related appointments. […]

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Start Date: 11012018
Location City: Sarnia

Are you a good listener?

Are you a good listener and care to speak with individuals who need support and to feel connected? The Family Counselling Centre wants to speak with you. For over 40 years, volunteers have been providing support and to isolated seniors and individuals struggling with day to day life challenges. For information, call Donna at 519-336-0120 […]

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Start Date: ongoing

SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM ASSISTANTS

Be actively involved with programs and assist our staff in providing an engaging and safe environment for our clients. Monday to Thurs from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. throughout the school year September to June. On PD Days we offer a children’s program in the afternoon instead of evening programs. Are you interested in working […]

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HOMEWORK TUTOR

Assist children and/or youth with homework one afternoon/evening per week Monday to Friday, September to June. Are you interested in working with Children and Youth? Do you have a teachable skill? Interested in Fundraising? Board membership? Administrative opportunities? Our volunteer opportunities allow you to use your expertise and knowledge, while giving back to the community. […]

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SPECIAL EVENT – (must be 18+)Looking for volunteers to assist with our Princess and Super Heroes party to be held in Spring 2019.

Are you interested in working with Children and Youth? Do you have a teachable skill? Interested in Fundraising? Board membership? Administrative opportunities? Our volunteer opportunities allow you to use your expertise and knowledge, while giving back to the community. As a volunteer in our Club you will: Interact with clients as they participate in various […]

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Choir Leader

We are looking for an individual or group of volunteers to assist in leading a weekly choir practice for the residents of Fairwinds Lodge.

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Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia

Recreation Volunteer

Fairwinds Lodge is seeking individuals with an outgoing, friendly and compassionate personality to assist with events at our Home. This may include; assisting with evening bonfires, calling bingo, setting up for events or assisting on community outings.

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Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia

Auxiliary Members Needed

The Manor Auxiliary is currently looking for members to join the team. Members attend a monthly meeting, assist with activities in the Home, assist with fundraising and work in the tuck shop.  For more information: please call Marg Maltin President 519-542-8296 or Lee Ann Woollings 519-381-8185

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Location City: Sarnia

MS Society Event Volunteers Needed!

The MS Society is currently recruiting volunteers to help out with the 2019 event season. Events include: Pizzafest – January 30 Mandarin MS Walk – April 28 Carnation Campaign – May 9-11 Please contact Sydney Crellin for more information. 1-888-510-7777 ext. 3306 sydney.crelling@mssociety.ca

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Start Date: January 30, 2019
Minimum Age Required: 16

Program Volunteers

Rebound is looking for volunteers who are 18+ to assist with our 10-week programs. If you are an adult with a big heart who would enjoy working with youth during our evening programs this is the opportunity for you. Program volunteers work with youth ages 8 – 17 one night a week for 10 weeks. […]

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Minimum Age Required: 18

Support Group / Live & Learn Facilitator

Multiple Sclerosis Society is seeking 1-2 volunteer(s) to facilitate our Support Group/Live & Learn program. The Live and Learn program occurs the third Wed of every month from 12-1:30 at a local retirement home.  We have guest speakers come in to cover topics of interest, with time after the speaker for supportive conversation and fellowship […]

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Start Date: January 8, 2019
Minimum Age Required: 21
Location City: Sarnia

Resident Visitor

Vision is looking for volunteers who speak more languages besides English, to converse with our residents in their native language.  All Volunteers must be police checked including a vulnerable sector check and TB tested.

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Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia

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

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

Special Events Volunteers – Secret Santa Shoppe

Assistance needed for Secret Santa Shoppe: assist children with shopping for their family, serving in the café area where parents wait, decorating cookies, etc. Shifts are as follows: Shifts for Secret Santa Shoppe Café Friday Nov 16 2-430 2-430 430-7 Saturday Nov 17 930-1 1-5 930-1 1-5 Sunday Nov 18 1030-1 1-4 1030-1 1-4 Friday […]

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

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, […]

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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.

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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.  

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Minimum Age Required: 14
Location City: Sarnia

Adult Literacy Volunteer

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Minimum Age Required: 25 years old
Location City: Sarnia

Children’s Literacy Volunteer

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Minimum Age Required: 15 years old
Location City: Sarnia

Special Events Volunteer

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Start Date: 02242016
Minimum Age Required: 19
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.

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

Program Assistant

Come have fun and make friends

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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Minimum Age Required: 18

Fundraising Volunteers

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Start Date: Ongoing
Location City: Sarnia-Lambton

Distress Line and/or Tel-Check Volunteers Needed

If you are a good listener and care to speak with individuals who need support and to feel connected, the Family Counselling Centre wants to speak with you! For over 40 years Distress Line and Tel-Check volunteers have been providing telephone support to isolated seniors and individuals struggling with day to day life challenges. For […]

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

Puppeteer

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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 […]

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Start Date: ongoing
Location City: Sarnia