Next Information Session is May 23rd. 6:00-8:00pm at Brenda's House (1921- 28 St. SW)
If you want to become a volunteer, read the information below and contact us. Note: Due to the volume of applications that we recieve, we may only be able to contact applicants who are a good fit for current needs.
So you want to volunteer with the Children’s Cottage Society...
Volunteers are a vital part of the Children’s Cottage Society, helping keep children safe and families healthy. We believe that individuals who share their time, heart, skills and interests help the children, youth and families accessing our programs and services to develop positive life skills and reach their full potential.
How can you help?
There are many different volunteer opportunities with the Children’s Cottage Society which include;
- Child care
- Activity leader
- Baker or kitchen assistant
- Donation sorter
- In-home infant respite
- Office administrative support
- Fundraising and special event committees
- Board of Directors
- Corporate or group volunteering
Want to find out more about these roles? Click here for detailed descriptions of our volunteer roles.
Current volunteer positions we have available.
What will you gain from this experience?
The benefits of volunteering are endless. Here are just a few of the benefits you can expect from becoming a part of our team; a smile on a child’s face when you walk in the door, the life-long connections you make with staff and volunteers, the pride of belonging to a passionate and dedicated organization, the training, support, and guidance you receive to help you grow and expand your skills, or the memorable experiences from a heart-to-heart conversation with a little one struggling with life’s challenges.
Still have more questions? Check out our FAQ’s.
What are others saying about their experience volunteering with the Children’s Cottage?
“When I read about the volunteer opportunity to read stories to children at the Children’s Cottage I just knew this was my chance! From telling stories and playing with the children, I discovered the children were teaching me about courage, joy, and compassion.”
“After a busy day at work, it is such a blast to come and hang out with the kids and families. It’s true, volunteering is a great stress reliever! “
“I get more from the families and children than I know I give them.”
Become a volunteer
Apply today. Please follow and complete the online application process. Apply and access the online form here. *please note that this link will take you to a secure external website called Volgistics, all of your information is secured and only shared with the Children’s Cottage Society.
For further questions about the Volunteer Program at the Children’s Cottage, please contact:
Phone: (403) 233 - 2680.