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Volunteer

We are amazed by the caring, generous spirit of Calgarians. Our 400+ volunteers share their time, talents, and hearts with Catholic Family Service, and it means the world us. Our volunteer opportunities are all about connecting people with their passion through meaningful opportunities. Tutoring adult learners, flexing your leadership skills, connecting with families – even cuddling babies – there’s something for everyone.

We are currently seeking volunteers for the following positions:

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Crew Group Facilitator

Crew helps youth aged 10-14 (mentees) develop resilience and varsity athletes (mentors) gain leadership skills. The group facilitator volunteer supports the mentor/mentee relationship by developing and leading group activities. Group Facilitators must commit to training as well as one evening per week during the athletic season at either the University of Calgary or Mount Royal University (September to March), plus additional preparation time as needed each week prior to the program. Contact Heidi Grogan for more information.

Families & Schools Together (F&ST) – Team Member

Families & Schools Together (F&ST) is a short-term, preventative school-based program aimed at strengthening bonds between parents and children and between families and their schools. The commitment is from 4:30-8:30 pm, one evening per week for ten consecutive weeks. Programs run throughout the school year from September – April. Please contact Sarah Seminara to get involved.

Families & Schools Together Program – Prevention Partner

Families & Schools Together (F&ST) is a short-term, preventative school-based program aimed at strengthening bonds between parents and children and between families and their schools. In this leadership volunteer role, volunteers will coach parents through activities aimed at building family cohesion and community connection. Volunteer will also lead one F&ST activity on substance abuse, directing other team members to coach families. Leading/supporting children’s activities is also a key part of this role. Experience in the helping field is required.

The commitment is from 4:30-8:30 pm, one evening per week for ten consecutive weeks. Programs run throughout the school year from September – April. Please contact Sarah Seminara for more information.

Group Giving Opportunities

Catholic Family Service has a number of short term volunteer opportunities that allow corporations, businesses, families and small groups to volunteer together. These include capital projects, such as gardening and landscaping, as well as direct service to clients, such as celebrating program graduates. Read our Group Giving Opportunities Guide to learn more about how your group can make a difference.

Contact Volunteer Coordinator Ellyse Lambie if you are interested in one of our Group Giving Opportunities, or if you have an idea for a short term project you would like to take on for our agency.

Let’s start a conversation! Tell us about yourself and what you’re looking for in a volunteer opportunity:

First Name*

Last Name*

Street Address*

City*

Province
Alberta

Postal Code*

Home Number*

Business Number

Cell Number

Email*

What is your prefered method of contact?*
PhoneEmail

What do you hope to achieve through volunteering?*
Career DevelopmentExperienceMake a DifferenceContribution to CommunityFriendshipPersonal Satisfaction

When are you available to volunteer?*
EveningsWeekendsWeekdays

I want to volunteer as:*
An IndividualA FamilyA Group

Which program(s) are you interested in?*

In the event of an emergency, who would you like us to contact on your behalf?

Name*

Phone Number 1*

Phone Number 2*

Relationship to you*

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