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Become a Volunteer

What are the steps to becoming a volunteer?


  1. Submit a completed Application and two reference forms to Volunteer Services.
  2. Attend a placement interview with a Volunteer Services staff member to:
    • confirm your availability and the level of commitment you are able to make
    • outline your skills and interests
    • review volunteer position opportunities and requirements
    • establish a suitable volunteer placement
  3. Complete Required Steps -Vulnerable Police Sector and Health Clearance
  4. Attend a general volunteer orientation session.
  5. Complete specific training for your placement area with an experienced volunteer and/or staff.




 Apply Online 

(note two reference forms will still need to be completed and submitted to volunteer services, for a completed application)

Volunteer application form


Emergency Contact


Education Information


If you are volunteering as part of an academic requirement complete this section:




Volunteer Experience




AVAILABILITY(please specify the times you will be available for a volunteer assignment- i.e 4 to 8)


Mornings 8am-noon


Afternoons- noon to 4pm


Evenings- 4pm to 8pm


Volunteering on a weekly basis is a big responsibility. Please make sure this is a good time in your life for such a commitment.
A minimum four month commitment is required.


Reference letters are provided after four months and 60 hours of continuous volunteer service, and are provided at the discretion of the Department of Volunteer Services. Requests must be submitted two weeks in advance.


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Contact Us


General Info: (519) 257-5111


Voice Directory: (519) 257-5100


1453 Prince Rd.


Windsor, ON N9C 3Z4