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.
Mohawk College is hosting in-person Program Information Events at the Stoney Creek and Fennell campuses! We are looking for student volunteers to help welcome our visitors. This will include greeting, giving directions, and distributing program information. Most importantly, we are looking for volunteers who are friendly and helpful, and who love [...] Address: 135 Fennell Ave West, Canada L9C0E5 About the Organization
Based in Hamilton, Empowerment Squared is a Canadian charity that is building a world where everyone is empowered with the tools and opportunities to thrive and contribute to society. We do this by empowering newcomer and marginalized youth and communities in Canada and across the world to [...] When:
Various shifts available
Address: Corktown Park, Hamilton, ON, Canada At Habitat for Humanity Hamilton, we’re committed to making our local communities stronger by providing families with a place to call home. Apply to join our team and help us make a meaningful difference in our local communities.
Hamilton ReStore Associate (2 student positions available)
Are you a people person [...] Address: Habitat For Humanity Hamilton & The Hamilton ReStore, Nash Road North, Hamilton, ON, Canada Empowerment Squared has summer intern positions available for our student community!
Summer Intern, Administration (2)
Reporting to the Director of Operations and Administration, the Summer Intern, Administration is responsible for providing leadership and assistance with Empowerment Squared’s various summer and fall campaigns and other initiatives to further Empowerment Squared’s mission [...] Address: Empowerment Squared (Central), King William Street, Hamilton, ON, Canada Do you want to volunteer and take action for your community and for your future?
Through Youth Challenge International’s (YCI) Innovate MY Future program, GTHA youth, aged 16-24, collaborate virtually and in person within local teams to tackle climate issues and design community-based projects to make an impact.
Join YCI to [...] When:
July 2022 - February 2023
The Imagine Day Program Volunteer will provide supports to adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities, dual diagnosis and may display challenging behaviors.
This volunteer will assist in delivery of direct and indirect support services with a focus on therapeutic recreation, inclusion and community integration as assigned by the Program Supervisor – [...] When:
• A long-term commitment of six (6) months is required for this role, with an option to renew after this period.
• 1 to 4 shifts per month for 2 to 3 hours each, schedule based on collective availability
• Last-minute requests and in-person events are a possibility based on availability
• Training required: Self-directed online learning - YWCA Hamilton Orientation & Pandemic Training – 2 hours, Virtual YWCA Volunteer Training – 1 hour
Address: YWCA Hamilton, MacNab Street South, Hamilton, ON, Canada WHAT YOU WILL DO
Reporting to the Certified Listener Program Manager, you will be tasked to supervise our Certified Listener Volunteers and with providing them with emotional support as needed.
Given that we are an emotional support service, calls may vary in nature. This is a great opportunity to learn valuable [...] When:
Various shifts available, 5-10 hours/week commitment
SuperCrawl is looking for volunteers to help run the annual Supercrawl event, held on James Street in Hamilton. Energetic, enthusiastic volunteers help make Supercrawl possible. They’re both essential to making a free event of ambitious scale happen and a vital part of the festival’s ongoing success. Every year, Supercrawl offers a [...] When:
Various shifts available. SuperCrawl runs from September 9th-11th
Address: James Street North, Hamilton, ON, Canada Volunteers will have the opportunity to experience working in a professional sport environment with The Hamilton Honey Badgers of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL).
We are looking for home game volunteers for our upcoming season that begins on May 25th. Some responsibilities include:
interacting with fans
assisting our retail [...] When:
Various shifts available
Since 2016, A Greener Future has run our Love Your Lakes program to help cleanup waste found along the shore of Lake Ontario. With the help of volunteers we've removed 498,470 pieces of litter from our green spaces and waterways through this program! This year, we are back and [...] When:
May 7th from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Address: Breezeway Trail, Hamilton, ON, Canada Since 2016, A Greener Future has run our Love Your Lakes program to help cleanup waste found along the shore of Lake Ontario. With the help of volunteers we've removed 498,470 pieces of litter from our green spaces and waterways through this program! This year, we are back and [...] When:
May 7th 10:00am-12:00pm
Address: Bayfront Park, Harbour Front Drive, Hamilton, ON, Canada Join BARC staff and special guests from Living Lakes Canada and Pollution Probe to learn how you can volunteer to help monitor, protect, and restore the Hamilton Harbour watershed. You will learn about the different volunteer programs BARC is offering in 2022 and how volunteers are making a difference [...]
Green Venture hosts a bi-weekly, virtual, drop-in program for youth ages 14-24. We meet to have environmental conversations about various topics including waste, consumerism, fast fashion, food choices, and more. The conversations are youth-led and guided by Green Venture staff. Join in today!
Wednesday May 18th
Wednesday June 1st
Wednesday June [...] The incumbent will be responsible for assisting a Kinesiologist with fitness classes for seniors. You will be responsible for monitoring the participants, adjusting form, and building rapport with them. Once confidence has been built and knowledge has been assessed, you will also be given the opportunity to teach them [...] When:
Summer volunteer opportunity, various times available.
Why Join Certified Listeners Society?
We are a not-for-profit organization based in Ontario, Canada built by a community of people dedicated to providing early-stage emotional support to anyone who needs it 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We are not a crisis helpline. We [...] When:
You are expected to complete weekly shifts and choose the best time that suits you from the six designated timing. You can work at least 2 to 3 4-hour shifts per week after completion of screening and training.
Join our Campus to Community team at Eramosa Karst for a fun barbeque and meet & greet with the organization "Friends of the Eramosa Karst" (FOTEK).
FOTEK is a public interest group who focus on conserving land around the Eramosa Karst and ensuring that this natural wonder is preserved for generations to come!
FOTEK [...] When:
Saturday May 14th 10am-2pm
Address: Eramosa Karst Conservation Area, Upper Mount Albion Road, Stoney Creek, ON, Canada It's Your College, Your Voice, Your Turn!
Every year the Mohawk College Board of Governors seeks a Student Representative to sit on the Board to bring their unique insight and experience to the group.
All candidates must be in good academic standing
Must be a registered student in a program/course [...] When:
Board meetings will be held at various times throughout the year.
Address: 135 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton, ON, Canada The Campus to Community STEM Fair will bring together students, staff and faculty to provide an introduction to all things STEM! Kids from community summer camps and future students will come to campus to explore STEM demonstrations and learn from current Mohawk College staff, faculty and students.
The event will [...] When:
Wednesday August 24th 8:30-3:30pm, various volunteer shifts available
Address: 135 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton, ON, Canada The Shoppers Run for Women is a festive run raising funds for mental health in the community. We need many volunteers to help with registration, race kit pick up, bag check, start/finish line set up and tear down, handing out water, food, swag bags and acting as a course [...] When:
Hamilton- May 14th 9:00-1:00pm
Oakville- May 28th 9:00-1:00pm
Address: Confederation Park Hamilton, Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, ON, Canada The Hamilton Brain Injury Association (HBIA) is a registered non-profit organization that exists with a mission to ensure the quality of life for survivors of acquired brain injury and their loved ones through support, education and advocacy. HBIA’s goal is to provide survivors of acquired brain injury and their [...] When:
Saturday June 18th, various shifts available
Address: Bayfront Park, Harbour Front Drive, Hamilton, ON, Canada Role Description
Pathways to Education Volunteer Tutors work directly with youth participants supporting them academically and socially. The Volunteer Tutor is focused on Academic Tutoring support, but also provides informal social supports to youth participants.
Skills and Requirements
· Be able to support high school youth academically in one of our priority [...] When:
Pathways to Education volunteers are asked to commit 1 evening per week, Monday to Thursday, during our program times 4 pm – 7 pm, at one of our location locations in central Hamilton or through our virtual program.
Address: Compass Community Health, Hughson Street North, Hamilton, ON, Canada Empowerment Squared’s Homework Circle program supports newcomer youth from grades 1 to 12 and their families in building self confidence and school readiness for positive engagement in the education system. In Ontario, the school system is the first and most significant point of contact for newcomer youth. As an [...] When:
Weekly on Wednesdays from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.
Address: 162 King William Street, Hamilton, ON, Canada Empowerment Squared’s Home Alone Safety Program is a four session online program designed for youth between the ages of 10-13 deemed mature and responsible enough to stay at home alone for a short period of time. This program empowers them to make decisions that will keep themselves and their [...] When:
Volunteer virtually on Wednesdays from 5:00p.m. to 6:30p.m. (7 sessions in total).
Address: 162 King William Street, Hamilton, ON, Canada The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer® is a unique, two-day cycling event to take place on June 11th and 12th, 2022. Participants will cycle over 200 kilometers between The City of Toronto and The City of Niagara Falls, and camp overnight in Hamilton (the half-way point). The Ride to [...] When:
June 10-12th, various shifts available
Join our Mohawk College Campus to Community student team as we facilitate virtual Bingo Night for families at Ronald McDonald House!
This is a fun and engaging way to help families unwind after a long day at the hospital. Volunteers must commit to weekly volunteer shifts on Thursday evenings from [...] When:
Every Monday from 6:50-8:10pm
Smilezone Foundation is seeking outgoing and friendly volunteers to assist with the 50/50 raffle at the Toronto Rock home games! Volunteers would be responsible for selling 50/50 tickets during the first half of the game to help raise funds to support Smilezone Foundation's mission.
We believe that every child [...] When:
Various shifts available
Address: FirstOntario Centre, York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, Canada Cable 14 strives to create, curate and share locally relevant media content across multiple platforms, focused on engaging, educating, informing and inspiring the communities we serve.
Community Producers would create their own program, be part of the whole process, and be supported every step of the way by our staff. [...]
Application Due: May 8, 2022
Various shifts available
Address: FirstOntario Centre, York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, Canada Employers and communities need sustainability leaders! Learn how to become a sustainability-focused leader at home, work, and in your community and earn credit towards your Co-Curricular Record! The Sustainability Leadership Program is a free, self-guided program that is hosted on MyCanvas.
You’ll learn about food systems, waste, recycling and community [...]