We have numerous exciting volunteer opportunities available in the Peterborough, City of Kawartha Lakes, Trent Hills, Northumberland and Haliburton Highlands. With roles that vary in time commitments as well as skills and training required we know that you will find the right position to meet your needs! Please see the list of volunteer opportunities below or call (705) 742-3823 or 1 800 463-0432.
Various volunteer roles are available during Daffodil Days, Residential Canvass, Relay For Life Peterborough, Mudmoiselle.
Daffodil Days - Month of April
Residential Canvass - Month of April
Relay For Life Peterborough - Saturday June 2, 2018
Mudmoiselle - Saturday July 7, 2018
Programs and Services Roles
Wheels of Hope Volunteer Drivers
Volunteer Drivers are needed in all our areas but especially City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton Highlands, Minden, Northumberland and Trent Hills. Our drivers take clients to their cancer related appointments and treatments in Peterborough, Oshawa, Toronto and Kingston. Drivers can choose the day(s) that they drive and what hospitals they go to. Potential volunteers must have a 100% smoke free vehicle, a least $1 million third party liability, a clean Criminal Reference Check and no more than 3 demerit points. Drivers are reimbursed mileage and training is provided. We ask that drivers are available at least one day per week.
Peer Support Volunteers
Our peer support program offers support, over the phone, to patients and caregivers by matching them with a volunteer who can offer support and hope. Potential volunteers must be one year post treatment and have a clean Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Check. Training is provided. The time commitment varies depending on how many matches the volunteer is comfortable with.
Presentation and Display Volunteers
Through presentation and displays that focus on screening and prevention, volunteers share our message to local residents. Volunteers can choose to do both presentation and display or focus on one area only. All presentation and display materials are provided through our community office. Training is provided. Time commitment varies depending on the number of requests we receive.
Our office is currently recruiting a volunteer with administrative skills for Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays afternoons, as well as Thursday and Friday mornings. Duties include working with databases, excel and word as well as greeting visitors and answering the phones. Strong computer and customer service skills are required.