Volunteer your time!

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Give a gift of time

At OLDF we take pride in the commitment and dedication of our Volunteers, and we’d love to count you among them!

Whether it’s teaching a child to read or visiting a senior, you can make an incredible difference in the lives of others through volunteering. Our volunteers are of all ages, ethnic and racial backgrounds and experiences. They share a commitment to our community. There are lots of ways for you to get involved. Have a look at our Volunteer Opportunities and learn how to become a volunteer.

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


We normally require volunteers in the following areas:

  • Administration
  • Events
  • Camps (Summer, March Break, Winter Break)
  • Programs
  • Fundraising
  • Magazine/Publication
  • Social Media

Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions. If you are keen to help out, we will work with you to figure out what volunteering role is best for you.

Corporate Volunteer

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      OLDF


We offer different opportunities in order to accommodate both large and small groups. Listed below are the corporate volunteering opportunities that we are currently offering:

 

Newcomer Youth Program

Bring your skills to our Newcomer Youth Program by providing a workshop (eg. a resume clinic, legal, financial, health or art-based project). This program is located in Jane and Finch area and works with youth ages 13-24.

The Newcomer Youth Program can accommodate 6 to 8 volunteers at a time. These opportunities typically take place in the afternoon and evening (between 3:30-7pm).

To volunteer with the Newcomer Youth Program we ask for a cost recovery contribution of $1,500-$2,000 depending on the scope of the activity.

Your team will receive: 

  • Recognition in our Annual Report and social media channels
  • Support from OLDF staff
  • The opportunity to share your skills with newcomer youth


Legal Clinic

You can run a legal clinic for our clients.


Financial Education Class

We will provide the platform for you to run financial literacy class for our clients/members. You can provide educational tips, hints and hands on informational workshop to help students and adults increase their financial knowledge and skills. 


Job Opportunities

Need to hire? contact us today.