Organization Objective

Mission: CCS improves the quality of life of individuals and families by significantly reducing isolation and effectively supporting those that live in poverty, primarily within the English speaking community of Montreal.

Volunteer Job(s) and Description

CCS has many volunteer opportunities to work with seniors, youth or to do adminstrative and community development work in a multitude of locations at varying times. The jobs range from kitchen worker to office worker or friendly visitor to animating an activity.

We have locations in Little Burgundy, Lachine, LaSalle, Anjou, and satellite centers all over the Greater Montreal area.

Volunteer Requirements (language, special skills, etc.)

Our volunteer positions are so varied that it would change from each individual volunteer job to another.
Strong interpersonal skills, good communicator (mainly in English) and friendly disposition are always a plus.

Time Commitment

Most of our opportunities are on weekdays, Monday through Friday between 9:00am – 4:00pm.
On average, the time commitment would be approx. 3 hours per week, for a minimum of 4-6 months or longer. Evening and weekend opportunities would be friendly visiting with seniors. We also have short term special projects and specialized needs from time to time.

Contact Information Dorothy Gleason
Volunteer Coordinator
514-937-5351 #264
dorothyg@ccs-montreal.org
Website http://www.ccs-montreal.org
Application Process

The appication process involves an interview, filling an application to become a volunteer and a background check done by the SPVM which takes apprx. 5-6 weeks.

2 references required (not family member or friend)

Download the application form here.

Location

1857 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3H 1J9