Volunteer

Please see below for current opportunities for you to help us Change Lives, Build Communities and Transform Toronto!

 

 

With The Yonge Street Mission, there are volunteer opportunities for every talent and timetable. If you’d like to help, we’d like to hear from you! What links our more than 3,500 volunteers together is a desire to improve and impact lives – and our volunteers do just that!

 

Volunteers play a vital role helping out in a variety of ways from tutoring children to serving meals, to mentoring young adults to sharing professional health care services. Your time commitment can vary from an occasional, as-needed, opportunity to a regularly scheduled commitment with us, helping in significant and lasting ways. 

 

For more information, please see our most current volunteer opportunities listed below.

If you don’t see something here today that appeals to you and works with your timing, availability, skills and interests check back again soon – our opportunities are always changing!

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Writing Helper

Do you have a love for writing? Would you be willing to help another with theirs?

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Mentoring – Family to Family

This is a brand new, unprecedented, opportunity for whole families to act in a mentoring capacity and engage with another whole family!

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Mentors for Young Single Parents

Want to make a real impact and difference in not only the life of a young parent but also, through a trickle-down effect, their young children?

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Dental Assistant

Are you a dental assistant who works well with youth…

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Food Bank Volunteer (Mandarin Speaking)

Do you speak Mandarin and would like to help people in need?

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Optometrist

Seeking licensed optometrists to help street-involved youth ages 16-24.

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Groups – help with Community Dinners

Evening Dinner Programs within YSM engage a wide array of community members enjoying warm nutritious meals alongside their friends and family. Volunteer groups become key to these dinners happening!

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Driver for Senior’s Program

Do you like seniors and are a great driver? This position could be for you…

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GROUP OPPORTUNITY – RESUME AND INTERVIEW COACHES

Do you have a passion for working with youth? Here’s a chance to help out with your professional skills!

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Baby Food Bank

Do you have strong organizational skills and are able to lift heavy boxes? Do you have a passion for helping young parents?

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YSM Ambassador

A great customer service role opportunity – that ultimately helps people living with Poverty…

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YSM Welcomer

Want to help us enhance our stewardship to our generous donors?

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Handy Person

Volunteer alongside our Property Services Team to help with repairs, fixing, sprucing up….

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Computer Teacher for Seniors

Do you know about computers? Do you like seniors? … This position is for you!

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Do You Want to Help?

But are not sure what that looks like….

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Family Physicians

Seeking registered physicians to help street involved youth access health care in downtown Toronto

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Licensed Plumber

Seeking a Licensed Plumber to help complete repairs in our Genesis Place housing unit…

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Mentors for Youth

We are looking for mature, positive, professional, motivational, committed people to mentor a youth…

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French Tutor

Come and make a difference

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Food Bank Intake Volunteers

We’re seeking friendly, organized and socially conscious individuals to help keep our food bank running smoothly!

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Friendly Faces Seniors’ Community Outreach Program

Can you spare a few hours a week to make a difference in the life of an isolated senior?

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Physiotherapist

We are seeking a certified physiotherapist…

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Registered Massage Therapist

We are seeking a RMT to make a difference to the well-being of the youth we work with…

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Group Opportunity - Evergreen Meal Program

Serving between 80 to 100 youth, you will help staff to lovingly prepare and serve a warm, nutritious meal and help with clean-up afterwards and a tour of Evergreen is…

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Volunteer Security Guard

We are seeking volunteer Security Guards to create a secure and safe presence in our store.

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In a Pinch Volunteer

We have last-minute volunteer opportunities that come up on occasion – are you willing to be available “in-a-pinch”?

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