Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Girls Incorporated of York Region! We have a number of opportunities for volunteers interested in giving their time. Please include any relevant information when returning your application to us at volunteer@girlsincyork.org!

Open volunteer opportunities:

Youth Volunteer
Opportunities are available for students 14 years and older, looking to fulfill 40 hours of community involvement, or complete high school co-op. Positions include working with younger girls in after-school programs, research for programs, office maintenance and special events.
Commitment: open (position available Monday-Friday 9:00am-7:00pm, some weekends)

Special Events
A versatile position to help with Girls Inc. events such as Fundraising events, the Annual Prom Prep, Community events, Snowflake Ball, etc.
Commitment: 3-4 events annually

Committee Members
A support position for volunteers interested in active participation in the community on one of the following committees: Fund Development (soliciting donations, sponsorships and identifying potential funders), Special Events (brain-storming and planning specific aspects of the event), Nominating (recruit board members, select annual Girl’s Awards receipients), Outcome Measurements (project management, statistical analysis).
Commitment: varies by committee, seasonal and annually

Board of Directors
Board members are essential for non-profit governance, and work with the Executive Director to deliver on the agency mission. An organizational support position for volunteers with experience and interest in business planning, policy development, agency governance, and fund development.

Please note that the Board is currently not accepting general applications.
Girls Inc of York Region is looking specifically for new Board Members with extensive professional Human Resource experience, and/or fundraising experience.
Commitment: monthly board meetings and special event attendance.

Seasonal Opportunities include:
If you are interested in one of the following volunteer opportunities, please contact a Program Coordinator directly. The information can be found on the About us section.

College/University Placement Student
Opportunities are available for students looking to complete a placement in a community setting working with children/youth 6-18 years old in Community Studies (Social Work, CYC, ECE, SSW). Please contact a Program Coordinator for an interview.
Commitment: open (position available Monday-Friday 9:00am-7:00pm, some weekends)

 

Volunteer Application Form

Click the link below to download the Volunteer application form and kindly return it by email to volunteer@girlsincyork.org 

Board Of Directors Application

Click the link below to download the BOD Application form and kindly return it by email to board.girlsincyork@gmail.com 

Address

460 Davis Drive
Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 0C4

Call Us

Phone: (905) 830-0776
Fax: (905) 830-4480

Email Us

info@girlsincyork.org