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Community Teen Volunteer Information

Need a volunteer position? Check out some of these local organizations looking for volunteers:


Pickering Public Library
Please see the Volunteer Opportunities available at the Pickering Public Library


AIDS Committee of Durham Region
22 King St. West
Oshawa, ON L1H 1A3
Telephone: 905-576-1445, ext.14
Website: www.aidsdurham.com
Email: [email protected]

AIDS Committee of Durham Region provides HIV/AIDs related services to the infected, affected and the general community in the Region of Durham.


Big Brothers and Sisters Association of Ajax-Pickering
1735 Bayly Street Unit 7C,
Pickering, ON L1W 3G7
Telephone: 905-831-3777
Website: www.bigbrothersandsistersofajaxpickering.com
Email: [email protected]

Big Brothers and Sisters Association provides a variety of mentoring programs that are mutually rewarding to both adults and children.


Community Care Durham
Ajax-Pickering Community Care Office
1420 Bayly St, Unit #6
Pickering, ON L1W 3R4
Telephone: 905-837-0017
Website: www.communitycaredurham.on.ca

Community Care helps adults with special needs related to physical disability and/or aging to live at home with a network of support. Assist in the office, drive clients to appointments or help with odd jobs in their home maintenance program. Minimum age for volunteers is 16.


Grandview Children’s Centre
Grandview West
570 Westney Road South
Ajax, ON L1S 6V5
Telephone: 905-619-6551
Website: http://www.grtc.ca/

Grandview Children’s Centre provides a broad range of services for children and young adults with disabilities in the Durham Region. Volunteers can assist supervising children, providing clerical support or help with special projects.


Habitat for Humanity Durham Region
85 Chambers Dr., Unit 7
Ajax, ON L1Z 1E2
Telephone: 905-428-7434 / 1-877-758-4343 (toll free line)
Website: http://www.habitatdurham.com/

Habitat for Humanity Durham is a charitable, community organization working for a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. Our mission is to mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty. Volunteers must be 16 years of age and up, both students and seniors are welcome. Habitat for Humanity has a variety of opportunities from retail, warehouse, events, committees to actually building on our build sites.


Pickering Animal Services
Telephone: 905-683-7575
Website: Pickering Animal Services
Email: [email protected]

Animal Services is seeking dedicated volunteers to assist with the feeding, cleaning and socialization of cats.


Pickering Reading Circle
Email: [email protected]

Help foster a love of reading in a child age 4 to 12 who would benefit from you reading or listening to them read. Anyone age 15 and up can participate in this program. Training is provided for volunteers.


Rouge Valley Health System
Ajax-Pickering Health Centre
580 Harwood Avenue
Ajax, ON L1S 2J4
Telephone: 905-683-2320 ext. 5481
Website: www.rougevalley.ca/cip/bav
Email: [email protected]

The Ajax-Pickering Health Centre is one site in the larger Rouge Valley Health System which strives to provide a full range of health care services for the residents of West Durham. Volunteering and fundraising is done through the Auxiliary to the Ajax-Pickering General Hospital. Student volunteers, ages 14 and over, can assist in various areas of the hospital.


St. John’s Ambulance
Durham Region
64 Colborne Street East
Oshawa, ON L1G 1L9
Telephone: 905-434-7800 or
1-800-267-1032
Website: www.sja.ca
Email: [email protected]

St. John’s Ambulance is dedicated to the service of others through First Aid services and CPR Training. Through their youth volunteer program, ages 11 to 18 plus, can get involved providing community care or patient care services in their community.


St. Paul’s On the Hill Community Food Bank
1537 Pickering Parkway
St. Paul’s on the Hill Anglican Church
882 Kingston Road,
Pickering, ON L1V 7E9
Telephone: 905-839-7909
Email: [email protected]

St. Paul’s on the Hill is a bible-based ministry providing community outreach. The Food Bank is available to residents of Ajax/Pickering. Their Thanksgiving and Easter food drives are wonderful opportunities for students to help out by delivering flyers or sorting food.


United Way of Ajax-Pickering-Uxbridge
230 Westney Road South, Suite 303
Ajax, ON L1S 7S5
Telephone: 905-686-0606
Website: www.uwayapu.org
Email: [email protected]

The United Way is committed to building caring communities by responding to a broad range of human needs and providing a variety of social services to help individuals and families. Volunteers are essential to the services and programs provided to the community.


Village Retirement Centre: Community Nursing Home
1955 Valley Farm Road,
Pickering, ON L1V 3R6
Telephone: 905-831-2522 ext. 323
Website: www.cnhpickering.ca
Email: [email protected]

The Community Nursing Home provides individualized care and services for seniors to enhance all aspects of their physical, social, psychological, cultural and spiritual well-being. Teen volunteers can be beauty assistants, or assist with movie night, church services, delivering ice-cream treats to residents, or Saturday afternoon programs.


FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism
1066 Dunbarton Road
Pickering, ON L1V 1G8
Telephone: 905-420-0388
Website:www.footprints4autism.org
Email: Julie Cashin-Oster, [email protected]

FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism provides respite care for families with children aged 13 and under diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Volunteers, age 14 and older, are needed to assist with one-on-one child support.


Volunteer Durham
A program of United Way Durham Region
Contact Information Durham at: [email protected]
Phone: 905-434-4636
Phone: 905-686-0606
Toll Free Phone: 1-866-463-6910
Mail: 144 Old Kingston Rd, Ajax, ON L1T 2Z9
Website: www.volunteerdurham.net

Volunteering...it's the most fundamental act of citizenship and philanathropy, an extension of being a good neighbour. It helps make our community better and, one volunteer at a time, makes the lives of those who need a little help, better.
Here's a way to get started...a searchable website of volunteer opportunities in Durham Region. Connecting prospective volunteers directly to the organization searching for volunteer assistance.