Volunteer at West Neighbourhood House - West Neighbourhood House

Four adult learning participants wave at the end of a class on Zoom during COVID-19
Many volunteers, like these adult learning tutors, have transitioned to working online during COVID-19. Call us to find out how to get involved!
West Neighbourhood House is grateful for the commitment and dedication of our Volunteers. Volunteers are the lifeblood of the House, and we couldn’t do it without you. We’d love to count you among them!

Whether it’s teaching a child to read or delivering a meal to a senior, you can make an incredible difference in the lives of others through volunteering at West Neighbourhood House. Our volunteers are of all ages, ethnic and racial backgrounds, and experiences.

Volunteering is a great way to:

  • Use your current skills for a good cause and learn new skills
  • Take personal satisfaction from helping others
  • Meet new people, network and create new friendships
  • Gain worthwhile work experience
  • Make a positive difference in your community

Read stories about the volunteer experience here.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

COVID-19 update: At this time, our usual volunteer positions are currently on hold. We have also paused our corporate volunteering opportunities. However, we are working hard to take care of our neighbours during this public health crisis and are recruiting volunteers for some help with essential support.

Please email volunteers@westnh.org to find out how you can help.

Social Media Club Volunteer

Safety and Social Calls Volunteer

DIY Arts Volunteer

Adult Literacy – English & Basic Math Tutor

Meals-On-Wheels Runner

Meals-On-Wheels Drivers

Meals On Two Wheels Cyclist

Painting Facilitator for Seniors

English Conversation Circle Tutor


Corporate Volunteering

At West Neighbourhood House, we offer a variety of volunteering opportunities for corporate groups.

COVID-19 update: Corporate volunteering looks a bit different during this time and we will not be coordinating in-person activities. If you have a creative virtual idea for your team, please email volunteers@westnh.org.

Volunteering with your staff/team is a great way to:

  • Team build in a new environment
  • Make a positive impact on people’s lives
  • Get to know and appreciate the interesting community members we work with at West Neighbourhood House

See some past examples of corporate volunteering here.

To learn more about volunteering, please email us at volunteers@westnh.org or call 416-532-4828.

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