Volunteer Directory

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with CARP. Just a little of your time can go along way and help further the CARP mission.

We hope you will consider a volunteer role with CARP through our network of local Chapters across Canada.

To learn more about Chapter Volunteer Opportunities, please click here. To apply for a volunteer position, please click here for volunteer application form. For complete list of CARP Chapter Chair contacts, click here.

Can’t find a CARP chapter in your area? Find out how to Start a CARP Chapter yourself.

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In addition to volunteering with your Chapter, CARP has partnered with a number of organizations that are looking for additional volunteers to help support their efforts (and yours) towards healthier aging and the satisfaction of going back to the community. If you are interested in learning more about any of these organizations, click on their link below.

DesignAbility – Ottawa Region and beyond

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DesignAbility volunteers develop and build unique assistive devices to aid persons of all ages with physical disabilities to be more independent and to participate at school and work, to parent, to take part in recreational and social activities, and to generally live more fulfilled lives. DesignAbility Volunteers work with clients to understand their specific challenges related to mobility or daily … Read more

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Attention GTA CARP Members Volunteer Drivers Needed for Meals on Wheels!

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Mid-Toronto Community Services provides programs and services for seniors and adults living with disabilities, and one of their key programs is Meals on Wheels.  They are in need of drivers to help take volunteers to locations within the GTA area to deliver a hot lunch to those in need. Contact Heather Johnson, Volunteer Coordinator for details: 416-962-9449 ex. 225 More … Read more

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The Mississauga Furniture Bank

The Mississauga Furniture Bank

Looking to volunteer your time or donate your furniture? The Mississauga Furniture Bank collects new and gently used basic household item and furniture from individuals and corporations and redistributes those items to families in need as determined by local social agencies.  By acting as a hub between donors and social agencies the furniture bank not only helps those in need … Read more

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Become a Volunteer Facilitator with the Family Literacy Program The Family Literacy Program is a series of free, interactive workshops for parents and children ages 0-6, offered by the Region of Peel, Children’s Services. This program is led entirely by volunteers who actively facilitate the program at one of our sites each week. We rely on volunteers to make the … Read more

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Canadian Cancer Society – Volunteers Needed!

Canadian Cancer Society – Volunteers Needed!

All Paws on Deck! Bark For Life Committee Volunteers Needed! Join us as we fight back against cancer with our four-legged loved ones as a Bark For Life Committee member.  The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for key leadership volunteers to lead the 2012 Bark For Life event in Toronto. Bark For Life is a fun walk event for dogs … Read more

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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, ON, is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction hospital. CAMH is committed to providing comprehensive, well-coordinated, accessible care for people who have problems with mental illness or addiction. Volunteers provide invaluable contributions through their involvement in Clinical Care, Research and Corporate Volunteer events. Volunteer Opportunities include: Friendly visiting with clients … Read more

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Volunteer help centres across Canada

Volunteer help centres across Canada

Lots of opportunities to volunteer across Canada, are you having a hard time finding opportunities nearby? Volunteer Canada lists “volunteer help centres” across Canada.  Click Here Volunteer Canada 353 Dalhousie Street, 3rd Floor Ottawa, ON, K1N 7G1 (613) 231-4371 1-800-670-0401 Fax: (613) 231-6725 info@volunteer.ca www.volunteer.ca  

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Join the fight to protect OAS

CARP Membership starts as low as $14.95.  Join your voice with over 300,000 other Canadians who support CARP’s New Vision of Aging.  Click here CARP is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all Canadians as we age by: Advocating for social change that will bring financial security, equitable and timely access to health care and freedom from discrimination; … Read more

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Toronto Distress Centre

Distress Centres is Canada’s oldest continuous helpline service. Distress Centres provides 24-hour emotional support, crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to individuals in need across Toronto. We’re looking for volunteer distress and crisis helpline responders, as well as volunteers to provide face-to-face counselling to individuals and families impacted by suicide or homicide. Emotional maturity, good listening and communication skills and … Read more

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Habitat for Humanity Toronto

Habitat for Humanity Toronto is a homeownership program for hard-working families living in need of a decent, safe home. Since 1988 we have been giving Toronto families a hand up, not a hand out. We believe that access to affordable housing is a basic human right that should be available to all. Every 10 minutes, Habitat for Humanity helps a … Read more

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