For many years there was only one paid staffer – everything else was done through volunteers. Although today the staff complement has grown, volunteers are still an integral part of the operations at Frontlines. Volunteers have come from various sources: from the immediate community; placement students from schools, colleges and universities; church groups locally, from other areas in Canada and overseas; other organizations, and individuals who believe in the mission of Frontlines. Our volunteers give generous gifts of time and expertise in programming, fundraising, governance and event planning among other skills, and they truly make a difference. We highly value their efforts and contributions.
As we celebrate this milestone, we sincerely thank everyone who have given in any way of their resources to help build Frontlines. Volunteering with Frontlines can be a tremendously rewarding experience, allowing you to help others while developing skills that transcend into every aspect of your life. If you are interested, give us a call!
At Frontlines, there are various ways to volunteer: program support, maintenance of the property, fundraising and special events and other general activities. There may be a role for you! In addition to volunteers for the above roles, we have other volunteer categories. These are:
When you volunteer with Frontlines, you’ll be “giving back” to your community by supporting some of its most vulnerable members. You’ll also have the opportunity to: