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Volunteer Fair

The Volunteer Fair is on March 6, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the 61 Charles Street building, second floor. 

A variety of community organizations will be participating and recruiting for current volunteer opportunities. See below for a list and description of participating organizations. 

Admission is free with your Campus ID card. 

Want tips on how to prepare and get the most out of the Volunteer Fair? Check out these information sheets: Professional Etiquette and Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer.

For more information or questions about the event, please contact Erin McKenney, Career Counsellor or Shenelle Payne Cuffy, Employment Advisor

Participating Community Organizations

  • Social Research Centre - Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
    The Social Research Centre at the University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology is an interdisciplinary, social research unit. The centre strives to deliver high-quality research for projects from both inside and outside of the university. The clients consist of faculty researchers, who are looking for assistance with their research projects, or administrators who may be looking for an evaluation of currently implemented programs or procedures
  • Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
    Ontario Shores is a public hospital specializing in assessment and treatment services to individuals living with complex or chronic mental illness. Ontario Shores prides themselves on building a basis on compassion, inspiration and hope.
  • Girls Inc. of Durham
    Girls Inc. of Durham provides young girls and women with immersive and exciting programs to aid in their success and well-being. Girls Inc. offers different programs focusing on topics such as body image and self-esteem, violence and bullying prevention, leadership and community action, math, science and technology, healthy sexuality and relationships, peer pressure, substance use prevention, media literacy, financial literacy, physical activity and sports participation as well as literacy and reading enrichment.
  • Oshawa BIA
    The Downtown Oshawa BIA was first formed in 1974 to help beautify and promote the downtown. Throughout the years, we have worked with the City and other stakeholders to beautify, promote and advocate for the downtown.
  • CNIB
    Celebrating 100 years in 2018, the CNIB is a non-profit organization driven to change what it is to be blind today. We deliver innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion. Our work as a blind foundation is powered by a network of volunteers, donors and partners from coast to coast to coast.
  • Simcoe Hall Settlement House
    Simcoe Hall Settlement House has been a non-profit community resource centre since 1935, dedicated to assisting less advantaged children, families and vulnerable adults whose lives are affected by poverty.
  • Canada Learning Code
    At Canada Learning Code, we believe that digital skills are tools of empowerment. The world is changing, and we want Canada to be ready. We're here to make sure that all Canadians - particularly women, girls, people with disabilities, Indigenous youth and newcomers - have access to the knowledge they need to prosper in our digital world.
  • PFLAG Canada: Durham Region
    PFLAG Durham Region provides support, education and resources on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, queer, and questioning persons and their families and friends.
  • Rogers TV
    Rogers TV offers an exciting and rewarding volunteer program. Individuals are provided with the opportunity to gain practical experience directly applicable to their educational and career goals. Volunteers will be provided with an experience in television broadcasting in which they will learn skills to aid in gaining self confidence, a personal presentation profile and communication abilities.
  • Footprints 4 Autism
    Footprints provides respite services for families with children and youth on the Autism Spectrum in Durham Region.  With programs located in Pickering and Whitby, Footprints strives to provide respite care to as many as possible
  • Canadian Cancer Society
    The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
  • Victim Services of Durham Region
    Victim Services of Durham Region is a not-for-profit service that is partnered with Durham Regional Police, the Ontario Provincial Police and the Ministry of the Attorney General. Victim Services of Durham provides round-the-clock-short term support to victims of crime or traumatizing circumstances. This is done through respectful and compassionate means in which individuals and their circumstances are respected.
  • Community Care Durham
    Community Care Durham (CCD) is a multi-service registered charitable organization providing a broad range of community support services for adults and their caregivers who have needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health. We assist our clients with services that support their independence, health and quality of life. In doing so, we help them remain in their own homes – where they want to live.
  • Lakeridge Health
    Lakeridge Health is one of Ontario's largest community hospitals, serving people across Durham Region and beyond. We are part of our community and it shows in the care we provide - because the people coming through our doors are our neighbours, family and friends..
  • Sunrise Youth Group
    Sunrise youth group is a non-profit organization that has provided quality recreational and life skills programming to individuals with special needs since 1991.We strive to develop inclusive programming that creates positive experiences for all who access it- whether it be our members, their families, or our volunteers. Sunrise is a positive outlet for leadership and creativity, and encourages all young people to explore their potential!
  • Hillsdale Estates and Hillsdale Terraces
    Hillsdale Estates opened in 2002 and belongs to a group of four long term care homes. It is owned and operated by the Regional Municipality of Durham. Hillsdale Estates offers residents a number of services including 24-hour access to nursing care, evening and weekend programs, a worship centre, and outdoor areas specific for recreational use, among many other services.
  • Women's Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre
    The Women’s Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre of Durham Region is a Registered Charitable Organization, dedicated to provide specialized counselling and support to women of all ages and their families, from diverse backgrounds, to eradicate violence, to re-build their lives, and to enable them to become contributing and valued members of society.
  • Nanny Angel Network