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 contact Kendra Willis at (705) 742-3823 or 1 800 463-0432 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Various volunteer roles are available during Daffodil Days, Residential Canvass, Relay For Life Peterborough, Relay For Life Cobourg, Mudmoiselle and Mini Mudder.
Daffodil Days - March 30-April 2
Residential Canvass - Month of April
Relay For Life Peterborough - Saturday June 3
Relay For Life Cobourg - Friday June 16
Mudmoiselle and Mini Mudder - Saturday July 8
Contact Kendra Willis at email@example.com or 705 742-3823 or 1 800-463-0432 ext. 3215
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. Driver 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 29cents/km 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 Thursday and Fridays afternoons. 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.