Volunteer

Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre Needs You!

Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre Volunteer Opportunities.
Interested in dedicating some time to giving back to your community? Want to connect with where you live and get to know your neighbours? Do you have an idea for a new program or event?

Get in touch with us!

Did you know that that most of Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre’s programs and special events are run entirely by volunteers?

We need volunteers throughout the year for…

Teacher Helper- Morning Pre- School, Family Drop In or Baby Rhyme Time
Monday-Friday 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 12:45-3:15pm and Tuesdays 1-3pm
 Assist leader with set up and clean up.
 Help with craft and ensure supplies are available to families
 Ensure attendance is taken and name tags distributed.
 Connect mothers with one another.
 Make coffee and tea for the morning
 Bring in nut-free baked goods to share

Homework Club Helper
Wednesdays 3:15pm-5:30 pm
 Help set up and clean up room
 Help the students with their schoolwork, reading and playing learning games.

After School Program Helper
Monday, Weds & Fridays 3-6
Assist with sports, and snack.

Oak Park Clean up Crew
Ongoing- Monthly, Weekly, Daily,. Any week day between 12:00-5:00 or various times seasonally
 Lend a hand in cleaning up the spaces at Oak Park
 Weekly fridge clean out, organize toys, clean shelves, sanitize, mop, sweep, dust
 Clean out cupboards (food bank, seniors, afterschool program, etc)
 Organize shelves

Oak Park Seasonal Big Clean
Seasonal-Fall and Spring (Dates to be determined)
 Assist staff with the big seasonal clean
 Throwing things out
 Organizing spaces: Rooms, shelves, drawers, cupboards, bins etc.
 Landscaping, gardening, painting, upkeep.
 Sweep, vacuum, mop
 Dusting

Food Bank Volunteer
 Wednesdays from 11:30am to 1pm Help set out the food and assist members as they pick up
food.
 Set out tea, coffee and snacks
 Connect with members

Receptionist
 Welcome visitors
 Help families with children as they arrive
 Answer the phone, take messages and refer callers

General Accounting
 Make deposits
 Balance deposit log book
 Reconcile monthly bank statement

Special Events Volunteers
3rd Saturday in May Garage Sale,
2nd Saturday in September Fall Fair
The opportunities range from running the event, taking leadership in a specific area, taking a shift at a
table at the event, or baking.

Opportunities to Share Skills
This could be running a workshop, providing an activity in an existing program, baking, volunteering
your specific skills, and/or running a program. We are open to your ideas.

Communications
 Upload website content, events, updating sponsors, updating program information.
 Make flyers for events and programs

If you’re interested in these or volunteering with us in any other capacity, please email us
volunteers@opnc.ca or give us a call (905-257-6029), or drop in at 2200 Sawgrass! We’d love to
chat with you about how you can share your time and skills with u

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