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Use the filters below to find volunteer opportunities that meet your interests and availability. If you need help finding opportunities, filling out an application, or anything else relating to your volunteer journey, please contact us at volunteer@concordia.ca!
Organization Position Location Description
Auberge Transition

Childcare

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Watching and playing with children while mothers attend meetings with counsellors, support groups and/or giving them much needed respite.

Volunteers can watch the children, but are encouraged to play with them or plan small activities to do during their time here.

Volunteers can be scheduled or offer their time when they have it spontaneously.

The workers on the floor can support volunteers if they require help planning activities, or give ideas.

Volunteers are encouraged to use their personal or professional skills when planning activities, if the skills are transferable to working with children.

Auberge Transition

Tutoring

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Evenings or weekends. Helping children of schooling age with their homework or with appropriate learning activities. Communicating with childcare workers and mothers to discuss how the child is progressing, giving constructive feedback and noticing areas of concern if any are present.

Auberge Transition

Contact with Residents/Women

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Planning activities at the residence for residents and/or children.
Communicating with Volunteer Coordinator to schedule activities in advance.
Activities can be only once or scheduled regularly (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, bi-monthly, etc.)
Activity can be, but are not limited to:
- Exercise groups (yoga, running, stretching, dancing, etc)
- Creative arts (painting, drawing, knitting, crocheting, sculpting, beading, etc)
- Cooking and/or baking
- Book club
- Creative writing
- Self-care activities
- Games evening
- Resume and cover letter building
- Income tax workshop
- Housing rights workshops
- Parenting workshops
- Budgeting
- Sewing
- Home repairs
- Technology 101
- Emergency preparedness
- Debt management
- Couponing
- Interview skills, etc.

If volunteers think of other areas of interest, they can plan and coordinate with the Volunteer Coordinator.

Auberge Transition

Skils-Based Volunteering

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

For those who would like to use their professional skills in a volunteer setting.
Frequency can depend on availability and
Professional volunteering can be, for example:
- Hairdressing/styling/braiding
- Tax clinics (during income tax season)
- Medical check ups/clinics
- Nail Technician
- Massage therapy
- Health workshops (teaching about healthy living, prevention, child development, child health, etc.)
- ESL teaching
- Cooking
- Moving
- Legal clinics, etc.
If volunteers think of other areas of interest, they can plan and coordinate with the Volunteer Coordinator.

Auberge Transition

Shelter Maintenance

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Sorting through donations, household maintenance (sweeping, mopping, cleaning and disinfecting shared spaces…), organizing closets & cupboards and seasonal maintenance (raking leaves, shoveling snow, gardening…)

If you want to help out behind the scenes; if direct contact with service-users is not something you are comfortable with, this role is perfect for you!

Auberge Transition

Group Volunteering

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

For larger groups, this form of volunteering can help the Auberge by helping to organize or run fundraising events, clothing drives, food drives, school supply drives, etc.
How does this benefit companies and organizations? Increased visibility within the community displays good "corporate citizenship". It can benefit employees or members through team building and giving back to their community. Overall it shows that your company or organization has made a difference in the community and you can feel good about that!
All are welcome! Please email the Volunteer Coordinator to discuss your projects and ambitions.

Benedict Labre House

Kitchen volunteer

Le Sud-Ouest

We're looking for volunteers to help us in the kitchen either mornings (9h00-13h00) making toast, coffee and preparing breakfast plates so the visitors can come to the window to grab their trays. Or afternoon (13h00-17h00) to prepare meal for the diner and serve the visitors. Both shift include to participate in the cleaning of the kitchen.

Benedict Labre House

Checkroom Volunteer

Le Sud-Ouest

We're looking for volunteers to help us in our clothing room either AM (9h00-12h00) or afternoon (12h00-13h00). You will receive donation, place the clothes in the checkroom and provide service tu our visitors.

CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Recreation Assistant

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Volunteers assist with recreational activities in a group or on a one to one basis that are held in our long-term care facilities: St. Andrew (NDG), St. Margaret (Westmount), Henri Bradet (NDG) and Father Dowd (CDN). Friendly visiting with the residents is also available.Volunteering on the week-ends or in the evening is also possible.

CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Volunteer Greeter CLSC Benny Farm

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

To greet and direct clients who come to the CLSC de Benny Farm for services, specifically weekday mornings between 730am and 10:30am when our blood test clinic is opened. The volunteer must be functionally bilingual (English and French).