Volunteering at Marillac Place

Volunteer

Volunteers enhance the mission of Marillac Place through direct and indirect service to the children and young mothers in our home and are a critical aspect of our operation. All volunteers at Marillac Place are required to participate in a screening process.

Volunteer Opportunities

IT Volunteer

The Systems and Network Administrator will provide support for a small Windows network (8-10 computers). Knowledge of Windows, Small Business Server, back-ups, and basic networking. The regular duties include creating and maintaining user accounts, regular maintenance of Windows client machines, and addressing any technical difficulties.

Maintenance Volunteer

The position of a maintenance volunteer is to assist the agency with meeting all health and safety expectations by working onsite with staff accompaniment. Basic maintenance experience and knowledge, dependability, problem solving skills, pleasant manner are necessary skills. Marillac Place is able to offer free parking, a certificate of service, provides an excellent opportunity to meet people and provide support to your community.

Bingo Ticket Sellers

We require volunteers to sell tickets at Bingo Sessions every other Sunday. All volunteers need to be at the Bingo Hall by 2:15pm and can leave at 6:15pm when the session is over. All sessions take place at the Krug Street Bingo Hall (501 Krug Street, Unit 101. Kitchener).

Are Volunteer Groups Welcome?

Yes. Volunteer groups provide valuable experiences for Marillac Place. Adult/youth groups, clubs, service organizations and church groups can participate in our volunteer programs or fundraising activities. While we have a host of current fundraising and volunteer activities we are always interested in hearing more ideas. If you have some thoughts or ideas and want to become involved please let us know.

What are the Requirements for Volunteering?

A genuine desire to help enable our residents to become successful, productive members of society and assist them to break the generational downward spiral of homelessness and poverty. Since Marillac Place cares for children and young mothers who are often in delicate and confidential situations, we require mature and discreet volunteers.
After a consultation specific duties are arranged to match a volunteer’s interest and skills. Criminal Background Clearance may be required for some volunteer positions. These requirements are necessary for the safety of the residents and their children, as well as the volunteers own protection.

How does a Volunteer Apply?