Volunteer & Student Placements

Volunteer Opportunities and Student Placements

Volunteers are VIP’s at Rose of Sharon! We rely on the support of dedicated community members to help make our programs and services available to young families.

Volunteer Positions

Current opportunities are listed below:

  • Bingo Volunteer
    • We need a friendly person(s) to join our bingo volunteer team!
    • No experience – no worries! We have a fantastic team lead who is happy to train & work with you.⁠ ⁠
    • Our time slot at Bingo World & Gaming in Newmarket is Wednesday evenings, 8:00-10:00 pm, 3 weeks per month.
    • We are looking for an individual who can alternate with other volunteers⁠
  • Practical Food Security to help with unpacking food delivery, packing food bags, loading delivery vehicles:
    • Tuesdays: 8:30-11:30 am to help with unloading food delivery truck and stocking shelves
    • Additional help is always needed around holiday season.
  • Childminding to help care for babies/toddlers in our CDC (Child Development Centre) TB test is required:
    • Mondays: 9:30-11:30 am (Starting September 2024)
    • Thursdays: 9:00-11:30 am (Starting September 2024)

*Note: Vulnerable Sector Checks are required. In-house volunteers are required to be COVID-19 double vaccinated.  PPE is required when in the office.*

Volunteer Drivers

Rose of Sharon needs volunteers to deliver Family Care Packages (essentials such as fresh food, pantry staples, baby formula/food and baby care items such as diapers and wipes) from our main office in Newmarket to families across York Region.

  • Current Opportunities:
    • Drivers are needed for Family Care Package deliveries which occur 3 Thursdays of the month (schedule is on our Program Calendar)

To learn more about current volunteer openings, please contact Carol Dowell, Donor Relations & Volunteer Coordinator at: 905-716-3956 | 905-853-5514 ext. 226 or complete the application below and send to: cdowell@roseofsharon.com.

Student Placements

For more information, please contact Deanne Kukulewich, 905-853-5514 Ext. 225 or dkukulewich@roseofsharon.com.

Volunteer Application Form

COVID-19 Vaccine Declaration form

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