Volunteer Opportunities and Student Placements


Volunteer Positions

Rose of Sharon relies on the support of dedicated volunteers to make our programs and services available to all young moms and their children in York Region.

We are currently recruiting:

  • ABC “All Babies Count” Prenatal Nutrition Program volunteers to assist with food prep and child minding at two sites.  Commitment is one morning per week.  Current Opportunities:
    • Keswick – Thursday mornings, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    • Markham – Tuesday mornings, 9:30am to 1:30pm
  • Reception volunteers – Commitment is one shift per week.  Current Opportunities:
    • Mondays:  1:00pm to 4:30pm
    • Thursdays:  1:00pm to 4:30pm
    • After school program:  4:00pm to 6:00pm, on call for programs that run 1-2 times per month
  • Rosie’s Closet volunteers to assist with the organization of donated clothing and food.  Current Opportunities:
    • Mondays:  1 to 2 hour shift, between 8:30am and 4:30pm
    • Tuesdays:  9:00am to 10:30am, to assist with weekly food delivery
    • Fridays:  1 to 2 hour shift, between 8:30am and 12:00pm
  • Child minding volunteers for afternoon programs (Tuesday through Thursday between 1pm and 4:30pm)  

To learn more about current volunteer openings, please contact Tamara Dubey, Donor Relations & Volunteer Coordinator at: 905-853-5514 ext. 226 or complete the application below and send to: tdubey@roseofsharon.com.

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM

Positions

CHILD MINDING

Supporting our Child Development Centre (CDC) by providing care for infants and toddlers while mothers attend school and programs POSITION DESCRIPTION

ABC ALL BABIES COUNT PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS

Helping carry out key components of the weekly prenatal nutrition program including setting up, preparing meals and snacks with participants, assisting with child minding and participating in a debrief at the end of each session.

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS:

ABC Keswick: Thursdays 9:00am to 1:00pm

ABC Markham:  Tuesdays 9:30am to 1:30pm

COMMUNITY GARDENERS

Do you have a passion for gardening and for feeding your community? Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers is looking for volunteers to help water, weed and maintain our beautiful vegetable garden located at 800 Mulock Drive in Newmarket. The garden provides educational opportunities as well as fresh food for clients and their little ones.

ROSIE'S CLOSET

Assisting with the organization of donated clothing, food and toys POSITION DESCRIPTION

SPECIAL EVENTS

Support for special events, including our annual holiday campaign.

PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS

Assist with child care, cooking programs, fitness classes or other special interest classes. Have a special skill to share? Let us know!

RECEPTION

Helping to cover our front reception area, answering phone inquiries, greeting clients and visitors. POSITION DESCRIPTION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Responsible for overall governance of the agency.

Volunteer Drivers

Rose of Sharon needs volunteers from across York Region to drive our young mothers to and from programs at our main office in Newmarket.

If you are interested, please fill out the VOLUNTEER DRIVERS APPLICATION FORM

Student Placements

Rose of Sharon is not currently accepting applications for student placements.

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