Please note that we ask our Individual Volunteers to make a regular commitment to the positions that they fill. Shifts are typically 3‐4 hours each. We do have opportunities in our kitchen, janitorial or Clothes Depot for individuals who can only volunteer on certain dates (please book in advance).
Game Night Volunteer: 6:30pm to 8:30pm (Monday)
This is a night to have fun with our Wii gaming system including DDR pads, play pingpong or card or board games. The more people the merrier!
Food Prep: Daytime Hours (Sunday-Saturday)
An opportunity to help those staying at the Lighthouse receive nutrition and sustenance. We offer three meals a day plus snacks, 365 days a year. We feature a hot breakfast Wednesdays and Saturdays, Lunch is a simple meal such as soup and buns, and supper is the full meal deal, with a largest meal for Sunday supper.
Food Service: Breakfast – 8 am – 9 am, Lunch 12 pm – 1 pm, Supper 4 pm – 5 pm
The Lighthouse meals are served cafeteria style. Volunteers help pour beverages, portions food and help with dish washing. This is a great chance to meet the majority of the clients and serve them. During meals is also an excellent opportunity to talk with those who are staying at the Lighthouse.
Coffee House Volunteer : 6:30pm to 8:30pm (Friday)
While volunteering in the Coffee House, you will be part of a team made up of both staff and volunteers. Coffee House is a time for people from the Lighthouse and those from the wider community to converse, relax, and have some coffee and treats. It is a low-key time where people can come and go, share experiences they are going through, and connect to services if needed.
Physical Needs Centre
Sorting Centre Volunteer: 1:00 – 4:00pm (Weekdays)
The Sorting Centre is the hub where all of the donations for The Lighthouse are processed. Volunteers will help sort clothing and hygiene items so that they can be utilized by our residents at our various locations.
Janitorial: Daytime Hours (Sunday-Saturday)
The Lighthouse is a busy place with many people coming and going. There are always opportunities and areas which could use a good cleaning. You will work along side our own janitorial team, with all supplies provided.
If you have questions about volunteering at The Lighthouse, please email email@example.com or call 306.653.6665.