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 to join our bingo volunteer team for May!
    • 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.⁠
  • Child Minding to help care for babies/children in our Child Development Centre (TB test required):
    • Wednesday and Thursday mornings and afternoons until end of June
    • Typically 2-3 hour commitment per week.
    • Fridays for special events (May 27, June 10)
  • Rosie’s Closet to help with the organization of donated items and packing care bags:
    • Thursdays: 8:30 – 11:30am – food security
    • Additional help is always needed around holiday season.
  • Communications/Social Media support:
    • Dates and times are flexible

*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:
    • Backup drivers are needed for Family Care Package deliveries (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 Karen McKinney, Program Manager at: 905-853-5514 ext. 227 or kmckinney@roseofsharon.com.

Volunteer Application Form

COVID-19 Vaccine Declaration form


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