Individual Volunteering

Volunteers play a critical role in the success of Wesley.

Urgent and Special Event Opportunities

URGENT: General Organization Volunteer

  • Assisting with the organization and clean-up of the storage room located at 155 Queen Street North EarlyON Centre. Key duties are but not limited to:
  • General cleaning
  • Lifting and moving of boxes
  • Location: 155 Queen Street North, Hamilton, ON L8R 2V6
  • Time: One-time or multiple day positions available, 4-5 hours per day
  • Pizza lunch and coffee will be provided

 

URGENT: Before and After School Program Volunteers

  • Assist with program set-up and clean up
  • Helping with snack preparation and clean up
  • General tidying: washing toys, emptying and filling dishwasher
  • Location: Lake Avenue School, 157 Lake Avenue, North, Hamilton, ON & Hess Street School, 107 Hess Street North, Hamilton, ON, L8R 2T1
  • Time: Monday-Friday 7:00am-9:00am or 2:30pm-6:00pm

 

URGENT: Tuesday Evening Dinner Volunteer

  • Set-up and maintain cleanliness of program space
  • Wash tables, set-up chairs
  • Help to prepare meals
  • Assist with clean up
  • Interact with children and caregivers
  • Assist program staff as requested
  • Location: Wesley EarlyON Child and Family Centre, 155 Queen Street North, Hamilton, ON, L8R 2V6 & Beasley Community Centre, 145 Wilson St, Hamilton, ON
  • Time: Tuesdays from 4:00pm-7:00pm

Children, Youth & Family Services

Child and Family Centre Volunteer

  • Volunteers will assist with program implementation: set-up and clean-up, snack preparation, washing toys, general tidying, emptying and filling dishwasher, crafts, making sensory play materials
  • Experience working with children is an asset
  • 18 years or older
  • 2-3 hour shifts available Monday – Saturday during the day
  • Location: Various locations

 

School Age Program Volunteer

  • Volunteers will assist with programming: homework help, serving nutritional healthy snacks, provide 1:1 time with children, create & help staff with recreational programming
  • Previous experience working with youth is an asset
  • 18 years or older
  • 2-3 hour shifts available in the afternoons Monday – Friday
  • Location: Hess Street School, 107 Hess Street North, Hamilton and St. Luke Catholic Elementary School, 345 Albright Road, Hamilton

 

Wesley’s Child and Family Program Volunteer

  • Volunteers will assist with programming:  set-up and clean-up, crafts, sensory play materials, general tidying
  • Experience working with children an asset
  • 2-3 hour shifts available during the day Monday – Friday
  • Location: Unit 131, 350 Quigley Road, Hamilton

Newcomer & Community Services

We are not currently looking for volunteers for our Newcomer programs.  Please stay tuned!

 

Shopping by Bus – Burlington

  • Volunteers will support with mobility on and off the bus and in the grocery store as needed, and will provide friendly and attentive communication with clients (mostly older adults)
  • 18 years or older
  • 2-3 hour shifts available (depending on location)
  • Locations available:  
    • Hamilton: Fortinos, 50 Dundurn St. and No Frills, 438 Main St.
    • Burlington: Fortinos, 1059 Plains Road East and No Frills, 571 Brant St.

Housing & Homelessness Services

Kitchen Volunteer

  • Helping to prepare meals at the Wesley Day Centre by washing dishes, serving, and other duties as assigned
  • 18 years or older OR 14-16 year old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian, and 17 year old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian or provide a written note that they are allowed to volunteer
  • 4 hours Monday – Saturday and 3 hours on Sunday
  • Location: Wesley Day Centre, 195 Ferguson Avenue North, Hamilton

 

First Start Café Volunteer

  • Assisting servers to provide meals and drinks to residents of First Place and community members attending the dining halls.
  • Serving coffee, tea, and water to customers
  • Meeting/greeting customers as they arrive
  • Assist the main server with various duties
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Location: First Place Hamilton Seniors Residence, 350 King Street East, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Y3
  • Time: Saturdays from 8:30am-11:30am

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