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 volunteer for all shifts or alternate with other volunteers.⁠
  • Rosie’s Closet to help with the organization of donated items:
    • Tuesdays: 8:30-11:30 am
    • Additional help is always needed around holiday season.
  • Practical Food Security to help with unpacking food delivery, packing food bags, loading delivery vehicles:
    • Occasional Tuesdays: 8:30-11:30 am to help with unloading food delivery truck and stocking shelves
    • Wednesday: 8:30-12:00 pm to help pack food bags
    • Additional help is always needed around holiday season.

*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 Jena Kasiri, Program Manager at: 905-853-5514 ext. 227 or jkasiri@roseofsharon.com.

Volunteer Application Form

COVID-19 Vaccine Declaration form


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