Volunteer Prep

Volunteer work is extremely important to have as a potential applicant for any police service. Volunteer experience is important not only for your resume, but also to discuss during your interview.

These organizations will provide excellent experience for you and allow you to contribute to some very worthwile causes.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Mothers Against Drunk Driving has a mission to stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime.

Children's Aid Society

Children's Aid Societies operate across Canada and require volunteers for both single day events and long term commitments such as the Special Buddy Program.

Volunteer Match

VolunteerMatch is the nonprofit, online service that helps interested volunteers get involved with community service organizations throughout the United States.

Canadian National Institute of the Blind

The Canadian National Institute of the Blind operates across Canada and requires volunteers for both single day events and longer term commitments.

American Red Cross

Canadian Red Cross

Each year over one million Americans and Canadians serve as Red Cross volunteers serving local community needs — helping people in emergencies, providing emergency blood supply, teaching first aid and CPR courses and organizing programs for the elderly and youth.

Overbrooke-Forbes Community Resource Centre

The Overbrook-Forbes Community Resource Centre is one of fourteen local Community Health and Resource Centres providing a wide range of services including services for children, youth, seniors, adults and families.

Contact Meals on Wheels and More (North York)

Meals on Wheels and More, a non-profit, community service agency is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to elderly and disabled community members residing in North York.

You decide which day of the week and how frequently you would like to volunteer. Volunteer hours are from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Volunteers work in pairs: one driver and one runner (meal deliverer).

Volunteers must have a valid Canadian driver's licence and a reliable vehicle. Mileage compensation is available for deliveries.

Volunteer runners (meal deliverers) distribute meals to client's door.

Training and orientation is provided.

To become a volunteer, please contact Karen Leung at (416) 225-6041 x 319 or kleung@mowam.ca for more information.

Contact us if you have any recommendations for worthy volunteer organizations that would like to be posted on our site.

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