Volunteer Opportunities and Student Placements

Volunteer Positions

Rose of Sharon relies on the support of dedicated volunteers in order to keep offering our programs and services.

We are currently recruiting volunteer drivers from Richmond Hill and Markham to help participants access programs at our office in Newmarket. 

To learn about current volunteer openings, please contact our Community Engagement Coordinator, Jill Jambor at jjambor@roseofsharon.com or complete the application below and send to jjambor@roseofsharon.com.




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.


Supporting our Child Development Centre (CDC) assisting with care for infants and toddlers while mothers attend school and programs JOB DESCRIPTION


(Donation room): assisting with the organization of donated clothing, food and toys JOB DESCRIPTION


Support for special events, including our annual holiday campaign.


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


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


Responsible for overall governance of the agency.


Rosie’s 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

Listen below to hear our former Community Engagement Coordinator, Tamar Dobner, discuss the Rosie’s Drivers volunteer program as part of an interview with 105.9 The Region, which aired on May 27, 2017.


Full interview:

Student Placements

Rose of Sharon is currently only accepting placement students completing degrees in Child Development. If interested, please send an email of inquiry to jjambor@roseofsharon.com.

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