Understand the needs of others

  • Are able to contribute a few hours of their time per week
  • Want to promote the vision of an inclusive community

Volunteers may benefit by:

  • Gaining work experience
  • Developing new friendships
  • Learning new skills
  • Discovering hidden talents
  • Gaining a sense of accomplishment

Direct Volunteer:

Direct volunteers spend time assisting people to establish natural connections in their community using:

  • Social contact
  • Mentoring someone who is volunteering in a community organization
  • Connecting a person to a club, friendship circle or religious organization of their choice
  • Be a volunteer companion by inviting someone to join you in what you do
  • Assist someone to participate in and be included in activities to the best of their abilities through required support

Indirect Volunteer:

An indirect volunteer provides a person with a developmental disability with behind the scenes support. For example:

  • Providing administration assistance
  • Becoming involved as a Board member and/or committee member
  • Organizing, promoting and or helping during special events
  • Assisting at presentations, displays or workshops to promote Community Living and its initiatives
  • Faith and friendship
  • Arts and crafts
  • Tutoring
  • Providing transportation/car pooling

Volunteer Application Form

Please Note: Screening is part of the Volunteer process. For those under 18 years of age a parental consent form must be completed and signed.

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If you do, or will drive an individual who we serve, please come in so that we can make a copy of your license and insurance policy.This must be on file

Anyone who volunteers for an annual event can waive their right to complete a Criminal Reference Check; however, all volunteers, including family members of Community Living employees, must still understand their rights and responsibilities and sign a Special Events Volunteer Form with the Event Manager. If you are 18 years of age and older and wish to do direct volunteer work, a Criminal Reference Check must be completed and kept on file with the Executive Director. Also, time sheets for volunteers are available and should be submitted to the Volunteer Facilitator. We wish to recognize and follow the efforts of volunteers.

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(Preferably two relating to work or volunteering and one personal)

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