Volunteering can be one of the most rewarding experiences.
Come join our team and make a difference.
Monica Place values, appreciates and recognizes the vital contribution that volunteers offer. Volunteers assist in sustaining the services and programs of the agency. Services provided by volunteers are fundamental and essential to the lives of young women and children and to supporting their growth and development.
Child Care Volunteer
The Nursery Position involves providing care to children 6 weeks to 2 years old, while their mothers are in school onsite. This program is only offered during the public school year, and is closed during all school holidays.
The Respite Position is to provide support to our new mothers by caring for their child. This is primarily in the late afternoons or evenings, on week days. We offer this program to our clients at Monica Place Waterloo, and Monica Place Cambridge. Moms are able to utilize this time to clean their rooms, do laundry, make a meal, have a rest, etc. – but do not leave the premises.
The Tutor position involves providing one on one academic support to the young women we support in the community school program. This program is only offered during the school year, and is closed during all school holidays. Tutors assist students to work through independent course workbooks and provide support to the teachers for special projects.
Life Skills Support
The Life Skills Support position involves providing one on one and group skill building programs for young women in our Cambridge and Waterloo locations. Volunteers may be involved in a variety of areas including Meal Planning / Preparation Groups, Social and Recreational activities.
The Marketing and Promotions position involves providing enthusiastic help to promote Monica Place fundraisers and activities. Responsibilities include: distributing flyers, fundraising, soliciting donations for silent auctions, as well as marketing involvement (eg: developing posters, etc.)