To have volunteer positions emailed to you from the York Info Database, please fill out the online registration form

You performed a search for: Areas of Interest: General Help (Children/Youth)

There are 24 record(s) that match your criteria.

[  Print Version (New Window) ]

Student Community Service Program [ More info ]   
Are you a student looking to fulfill your community involvement hours? Are you creative and work well independently? We are looking for imaginative students who can develop a program based on their own special talents that they could turn into a library program for children.  
 
Some suggested topics might be drama, storytelling, music, computers, crafts, public awareness of an information session on a topic that is important to you and that you are knowledgeable about such as a hobby, sport, or other topic that is of interest to you personally.
Student Library Helpers [ More info ]   
Are you a student looking to fulfill your community involvement hours? Are you creative and work well independently? We are looking for imaginative students who can develop a program based on their own special talents that they could turn into a library program for children.  
 
Some suggested topics might be drama, storytelling, music, computers, crafts, public awareness of an information session on a topic that is important to you and that you are knowledgeable about such as a hobby, sport, or other topic that is of interest to you personally.
Student Community Service Volunteer [ More info ]   
Are you a student looking to fulfill your community involvement hours? Are you creative and work well independently? We are looking for imaginative students who can develop a program based on their own special talents that they could turn into a library program for children.  
 
Some suggested topics might be drama, storytelling, music, computers, crafts, public awareness of an information session on a topic that is important to you and that you are knowledgeable about such as a hobby, sport, or other topic that is of interest to you personally.
Unit Guider [ More info ]           
For girls, Guiding is an accepting environment with diverse and exciting programs and activities that offer the chance to discover new interests, learn valuable leadership skills and make lasting friendships. Guiding gives girls the tools and resources they need to achieve greatness. 
 
For women, Guiding is a chance to be part of their community by helping girls develop their potential. It’s a place for personal growth, mentoring and travel opportunities. 
 
 
School Ambassador [ More info ]           
Our team is looking for reliable, energetic, committed volunteers who can work independently to assist the School Area Coordinator in the effective delivery of our school fund raising programs; Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart. A main focus for these volunteers is on the independent delivery of our heart health awareness presentations– Heart Healthy Kids Presentations. Ideally, for this position we are looking for a volunteer who is able to commit 1 or 2 days a week for the duration of the school year. Access to a vehicle and willingness to travel around York Region is necessary. Teaching/experience working in schools is an asset!
Youth Centre Volunteers [ More info ]   
Would you like to help at our youth center? We are looking for people to assist with recreational and leisure activities.
Therapeutic Foster Family [ More info ]           
Therapeutic Family Care (TFC) is a program where people open their homes to children and youth up to the age of 18. TFC families provide structure and support to children and youth who have emotional and behavior difficulties. Foster parents receive specialized training and coaching from members of a children's mental health team of professionals.  
 
You will provide basic care, supervision, encouragement and guidance to a child.  
 
Opportunities exist to provide care either full time or as a Relief parent ( 1 - 2 weekends per month)
Baseball Coach or Assistant Coach [ More info ]   
Are you interested in being the coach or the assistant coach to a children's baseball team? Our baseball teams are for boys and girls from age 4 until 21 years old.
Council of Advisory Teens (C.A.T.S.) [ More info ]   
The Council will meet every other week on Wedensdays to work on projects that will help shape the programs and services offered to teens by the Newmarket Public Library. Projects could involve program suggestions and development, book displays, web site development, participation in community events, promotional material development, contests, and collection recommendations. This position is for 13 - 18 year old students. This program runs from September to June. Come out and have a say in your Library.
Reading Buddies Mentor [ More info ]   
Each volunteer will mentor a young child who is in need of extra help and encouragement with their reading skills. Meeting for 1 hour per week, mentors and buddies read together, play literacy based games, and build a positive relationship with books and literacy. 
 
This opportunity provides rewarding experience for volunteers who would like to inspire a young reader to grow and gain the confidence to use the library and read independently.
New Years Eve First Night Volunteers [ More info ]   
Help is needed to serve hot chocolate, cider, cookies and glow bracelets to skaters along with helping in the make 'n take crafts, jumping castles, set up and clean up, security and more. Volunteers will also be expected to give directions and generally help people. Please dress with appropriate clothing for cold weather.
Program Assistant [ More info ]     
Would you like to help support families and caregivers with children birth to six years of age, along with assisting staff with duties involved in the set-up and delivery of programs?
Youth Volunteers [ More info ]   
Would you like to help with children and youth in our programs?
Student Volunteers [ More info ]   
Students of Whitchurch/Stouffville may volunteer for our annual Book Sale (March/April), the Summer Reading program or a Reading Buddies program. 
 
Special projects may arise on occasion which may be suitable for either students or adults of our community. 
 
All volunteers must be residents of Whitchurch/Stouffville.
Volunteers [ More info ]      
We are looking for volunteers to assist with providing childcare while the mothers are in group counseling sessions. 
 
Yellow Brick House relies on the support of the community to enhance its services to abused women and their children.
Basketball Scorekeeper/Timekeeper [ More info ]   
We are looking for scorekeepers for Saturday house league games. Two volunteers per game are needed to help with time keeping. Training is provided, basketball or sport time keeping knowledge helpful but not mandatory. Our season begins in September and continues until March. 
 
Please volunteer weekly, every other week or occasionally.
Public Education Volunteers [ More info ]           
We are looking for a outgoing volunteer to promote and educate the public about programs and our association which promotes the accessibility of recreational programs for the disabled in York Region. This person should have a friendly personality and want to encourage every individual to pursue recreational activities in their community.
Recreation Volunteer [ More info ]           
Would you like to assist a person in a recreation program in your community? Our organization promotes the accessibility of recreational programs for the disabled in York Region, by assisting a person in this program you would be encouraging healthy physical, mental and social growth and development of a individual.
Big Buddy [ More info ]           
We are looking for volunteers that are interested in developing a 1:1 relationship with a child (ages 6-13 years) under the supervision of a CAS worker, helping to help increase the child's trust and self esteem. The volunteer will go on community outings, do recreational activities & provide friendship, encouragement, support and guidance.
Driver - Escort Volunteers [ More info ]    
Driver-Escorts drive children to and from appointments, meetings, foster homes, own homes, schools etc.They then accompany passengers to their destination. Drivers are responsible to physically escort, or visually ensure the child's safety in the care of a specified person authorized to accept the child.
Volunteer Tutors [ More info ]           
Volunteer tutors are matched based on ability to work 1:1 with a child ages 6-18. You would meet with a child each week to assist/improve academic abilities. You will work with the child by helping them to implement and develop good study habits.
Youth Mentor [ More info ]           
We are looking for volunteers that are interested in developing a close relationship with a youth (ages 14-18 years) under the supervision of a CAS worker. The volunteer would help increase the teen's trust and self esteem and provide encouragement, support and guidance. The volunteer would take the teen on outings and do recreational activities. The volunteer may work on goals such as resume writing, job search, research etc.
Crew Members [ More info ]           
We are looking for members for our Scout Canada Rover Crew. The main focus of this group is to fund raise for the community and to assist the York Regional Police with fund raising initiatives. You will also participate in Child Seat Safety displays at local shopping malls working with our traffic unit. This is a partnership with Scouts Canada and York Regional Police.
Venture Company Crew [ More info ]      
This co-ed group explores various aspects related to a career in the police and community services. It is operated in conjunction with Scout Canada with guest speakers, sports activities and service in the community.