Volunteer with cbm

Volunteers are the heart and soul of cbm. Awaken your commitment to taking action and make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

cbm is looking for positive, enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers. If you live in the Greater Toronto Area, please consider joining our volunteer team at the Canadian head Office in Stouffville, Ontario.

Volunteering for cbm Canada is a great chance to gain experience, new friends, build networks, build new skills, see positive change and feel great about the work that is done. The volunteer will also gain insight into fundraising in the not-for-profit sector and receive a letter of recommendation after a successful completion of the assignment.

Volunteer Positions

To become a volunteer with cbm Canada, please fill out our online Volunteer Application Form.

Got a question?

Why should I volunteer?

By becoming a volunteer, you will be working with a team of highly professional and passionate individuals, committed to the mission and values of cbm. Volunteering is also a chance to gain new friends and networks, build new skills, see positive change and feel great about the work that is done.

What sort of volunteering opportunities are available?

cbm Canada offers a variety of different opportunities to suit your interests and skills. Upcoming opportunities are General Office Support, Mail Room, Facilities, Reception, and Transcriber Volunteer.

Do I have to volunteer for a specific number of hours?

Time requirements vary depending on the volunteer position of interest. cbm Canada offers occasional project-based positions, event–specific or short-term positions as well as long term positions requiring a few hours per week. We are flexible and would love to work with you to find a position that suits your availability.

What skills or qualifications do I need?

Each assignment will require a different set of skills. All requirements are listed on the job description and cbm will provide training, guidance and resources to ensure the volunteer is confident and capable performing their job.

How do I become a volunteer with cbm Canada?

To apply for any Volunteer Opportunity, please fill out Volunteer Application Form. Your application will be added to cbm Canada volunteer database. This information will help us to identify an opportunity that matches your skills and interests. Once the right opportunity arises, we will contact you immediately to get started.

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Assinck, Volunteer Coordinator at 905-640-6464 ext 238

What sort of training will I receive?

On the job training specific to the volunteer position will be provided and a cbm staff member will be assigned to provide guidance, feedback and resources.

Can I switch volunteer positions?

If you are unsatisfied with your position, you can contact the Volunteer Coordinator to work with you on finding a more suitable position.

Can I work from home?

This depends on the position. Some of the positions require information, resources and supervision only available at our local office facility. For other positions, accommodations can be made so the work may be completed in the comfort of your home.

What are the requirements for volunteering?

Although the requirements for volunteering may vary depending on the position, general requirements are:

  • A Criminal Record check
  • Sign our Statement of Faith and Confidentiality Agreement