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 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 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 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