Volunteer

Over 13.3 million people - 47% of Canadians aged 15 and over—did volunteer work in 2010 (Source: Volunteering in Canada).Volunteers power HopeSpring, from delivering programs and services, to supporting our centre, support our members and performing administrative tasks.  

Are you interested in giving back to your community? Here are a list of volunteers who support HopeSpring. To apply, please use the green buttons below. We'd love to have you join us.

Volunteer Positions:

Volunteer PositionDescriptionHow do I apply?
Board of Directors/Committee Members
The Board is made up of a group of volunteers who use their skills and experience to govern and provide direction to HopeSpring staff.

Volunteer PositionDescriptionHow do I apply?
Administrative AssistantThe Administrative Assistant Volunteer is responsible for the day-to-day centre activities at HopeSpring. This position includes greeting and interacting with our members, providing individual caring support, booking relaxation appointments, taking registrations for programs, general housekeeping duties and providing wig and camisole fittings.

BakersDo you love to bake? We are looking for bakers to make tasty treats for our centre.
Certified Relaxation PractitionerPractitioners of Reiki, Reflexology, Massage Therapy and Therapeutic Touch volunteer their skills and deliver regular sessions to the HopeSpring community. Their unique skills are gratefully received by many HopeSpring members.

Indigenous Cancer Care Support Assistant
This volunteer position will liaise with Indigenous groups to help navigate HopeSpring programs and services and provide community referrals throughout their cancer journeys.
Outreach/Promotional Material DistributionThis volunteer position will assist by reaching out to our community and delivering promotional materials. Community Outreach volunteers respond to community requests to talk to organizations about HopeSpring's services and programs. 

Peer Support VolunteerPeer support volunteers are cancer survivors and are at least 1 year since their last treatment. They meet with members or family members to share specific experiences related to their cancer treatment. Peer support volunteers provide a valuable connection.

Program Assistant & Program FacilitatorThese volunteer positions deliver and support the delivery of our programs.
Registered DietitianThis volunteer position will provide educational information on how to cook healthy to ease the common discomforts from cancer treatment.
Registered Practical Nurse This volunteer position will perform clinical assessments of cancer patients and recommend appropriate treatment tending to wound care, bed sores, and tunnel/vacuum dressings. The incumbent will plan, organize, and oversee an education program for cancer patients. The incumbent must be College of Nurses of Ontario member in good standing.

Sewers and KnittersWe are looking for sewers and knitters to create turbans, head coverings, quilts, afghans and knitted hats for our members. These volunteers use their talents and gifts to put a smile on our members' faces.
Special Event & AmbassadorsSpecial Events Volunteers take care of important tasks during our program and fundraising events. Some of these volunteers assist on one committee to raise funds each year. Other volunteers are available to help promote and staff our many program events. 

Youth Social Worker
This volunteer position will plan, organize, and oversee youth exercise activities for Puddle Jumpers program in Cambridge to help youth understand cancer, develop coping skills, and express their emotional well-being. The incumbent must have bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Psychology.

We rely on the kindness of volunteers for every facet of our organization. If you have questions about volunteering with HopeSpring, please contact Volunteer@Hopespring.ca.

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Why do you Volunteer?

Why do you Volunteer?
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To give back

12 votes

To help others

12 votes

To make a difference in my community

3 votes

To get my 40 hours of community service for high school

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As part of my post-secondary school program

Total: 39 votes

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