Welcome to Mohawk’s Volunteer & Leadership Opportunities Site!

As a result of the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19, all college events and facility rentals on and off campus are cancelled until further notice. Information regarding events can be found at our Mohawk College COVID-19 information website and will be updated frequently.

Please contact student.life@mohawkcollege.ca if you have any questions or concerns.

A positive volunteer experience is our first priority. Whether you are volunteering with Mohawk or a community group, we encourage you to do your due diligence and ask the following questions before getting involved:
  • What health and safety protocols, including any COVID-19 related protocols, are put in place to protect volunteers?
  • How will I receive training for this volunteer role?
  • Who will be my direct supervisor? Who can I contact if I have questions or concerns and my supervisor is unavailable?
Disclaimer: External organizations listed on this site are not always affiliated with Mohawk College. Volunteers should visit community organization websites to learn more about them. Volunteers should never send money or banking information to these organizations.
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Make a long-lasting, positive difference as a mentor with Empowerment Squared by assisting newcomer youth and families with settling in Canada.


Online Homework Circle (Grades 1-12)

Empowerment Squared’s Homework Circle program supports newcomer youth in grades 1 to 12. Our volunteers work with program participants to put them on pathways to access post-secondary education through mentoring and tutoring for academic success. This includes helping them complete their assignments and homework.

  • Tuesdays 4:30-6:00pm  -  Grades 6-8
  • Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm - Grades 9-12
  • Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm - Grades 1-5


Online Home Alone Safety Course (Ages 10-13)

Empowerment Squared’s Home Alone Safety Program is a four session online program aimed at empowering youth from the ages of 10-13 to make decisions that will keep themselves and their siblings safe if they are facing a crisis. This course is based on the Home Alone Safety for Kids program developed by SOS 4 Kids!

  • Wednesdays 5:00-6:30pm


Upcoming Training Sessions

All online programming will begin the week of January 25, 2022 and training will be held January 18-20th 2022

Time: 4:15-6:30 PM

Tuesday Volunteers: January 18, 2022 (Grades 6-8)

Wednesday Volunteers: January 19, 2022 (Grades 9-12)

Thursday Volunteers: January 20, 2022(Grades 1-5)

Learn more about Empowerment Squared at https://empowermentsquared.org/

When: Various shifts available. Training dates Jan 18-20th
162 King William Street, Hamilton, ON, Canada

If interested, please complete the Volunteer Information Session Registration form below