How You Can Help

Volunteer

Wood’s Homes greatly appreciates your interest in volunteering with our organization. Please see current opportunities listed below.  Please check back soon for upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Crisis Line Support Worker – Community Resource Team 

Wood’s Homes Community Resource (CRT) provides free 24/7 crisis support for children and families.  As a volunteer, you will answer calls when our crisis counsellors are unavailable. You will ask the caller if he/she would like to leave a message or be placed on hold until a professional counsellor becomes available.

  • Minimum of two 6 hour shifts per week.
  • Shifts: 8:00am – 2:00pm or 2:00pm – 8:00pm.
  • Three month minimum commitment.
  • Crisis intervention Training provided.
  • Human Services experience and/or education preferred.
  • A passion for helping people through crisis.

Click here to apply.

Volunteer Youth Mentor - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program

The Wood's Homes’ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Support Program provides support and education in two focus areas - the whole family and the individual caregivers.

We are looking for a dedicated volunteer to take part in leading programs for FASD children while their caregivers attend a bi-weekly support group.  The children will be divided into several age groups and the volunteers will facilitate various activities. This opportunity will take place on Friday evenings twice per month at our William Taylor Learning Centre on our Parkdale Campus.

  • You have a passion for supporting children and youth with struggles and developmental challenges.
  • 2 - 3 hours every second Friday.
  • Six month minimum commitment.

Click here to apply.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Wood's Homes, however, all other volunteer positions are currently filled. For future volunteer opportunities, please check back in a few weeks.