volunteer opportunities

Horizons for Youth welcomes individuals, families, community groups and corporate teams to volunteer at our shelter

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Opportunities for individuals, Families and community groups

Horizons for Youth welcomes individuals to help out at the shelter. Volunteer activities include:

  • Give a Meal - you're the chef for the night! Help out at HFY by cooking a big dinner for our 45 residents
  • Help prepare and serve meals
  • Organize and lead recreational programming for residents
  • Tidy and re-organize donation rooms
  • Tutor youth who are attending school (as needed basis)
  • Provide administrative and/or development assistance
  • Assist with events

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For any volunteering that involves direct interaction with our residents, a criminal reference check and references are required.

 

how to volunteer 

All individuals and community group leaders must attend a volunteer orientation at Horizons for Youth. These orientation sessions are offered monthly. The upcoming dates of these orientation sessions are:

  • Thursday May 24, 2018: 7-9pm at Horizons for Youth 

Please RSVP to one of the upcoming orientation sessions using the form below.

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opportunities for corporate groups

Are you seeking a way to make a difference in the lives of homeless youth? Horizons for Youth welcomes corporate groups to volunteer at our shelter. We will work with your company to create a unique engagement experience that expresses your organization's charitable goals and company values. Some corporate volunteer activities include:

  • Give a Meal - you're the chef for the night! Help out at HFY by cooking a big dinner for our 45 residents
  • Re-organize and tidy donation rooms
  • Assist with shelter improvement projects
  • Host workshops for our youth (career preparedness workshops, sports skills, sewing/knitting, e.g.) We welcome the creativity of your group!

 

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To learn more about HFY's Corporate Engagement Opportunities, please contact our Development Associate, Stacey Murie, by email at stacey@horizonsforyouth.org or by phone 416-781-9898 x27. She will be more than happy to speak with you about your company's charitable goals.