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Volunteering

 

The Student Life Centre strongly encourages you to connect with the London community through volunteering.

There are over 1,000 non-profit organizations in London who desperately need volunteers. Some organizations may not be able to operate without the help of volunteers. You are a vital part of their service delivery plan.

We have developed relationships with key organizations in London that we encourage our students to work with in a volunteer capacity. These organizations recruit volunteers to assist with not only their day-to-day operations, but also with the execution of their programs and services in the community.

If you are looking for current volunteer opportunities from partners specfically requesting Brescia students, please look here.

If you are looking for current volunteer postings across the London area, go to: Pillar Non-Proft Network Searchable Database of Volunteer Postings.


Community Partners Include:

African Community Council

A registered Canadian charity organization that provides settlement services and other programs that advances education by providing courses, seminars, meetings, counseling and other support services for refugees & immigrants in need.

Alzheimer’s Society London and Middlesex

To advocate for and provide support services, education and research in London and Middlesex County for those affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD).

Boys and Girls Club of London

We offer an affordable family facility where we serve children, youth, adults and seniors who need us. Our programs and services are planned to provide fun with a purpose. Using recreation, social, education and vocational programs we develop self-esteem and self respect for individuals and families in need.

Chateau Gardens London

Our vision is to create and operate seniors housing communities where our residents enjoy a lifestyle and quality of life exceeding their expectations.

Chelsey Park Retirement Community

Provides a full complement of choices for residents, featuring comfortable retirement accommodations, well appointed apartments, an accredited long-term care residence and a wide variety of programs and first class services.

Dale Brain Injury Services

By providing services that are accessible, evidence-based and responsive to the changing needs of our clients, our community, and our partners, DBIS supports individuals to maximize their strengths and live healthy, meaningful lives.

Heritage London Foundation

An innovative non-profit corporation founded in 1981 that advocates the preservation of significant heritage properties.

Hope's Garden

An Eating Disorders Support and Resource Centre, offering a safe and supportive environment to people who suffer from eating disorders and for their families and friends, by:

  • Providing caring support and quality educational resources
  • Encouraging healthy lifestyle, positive body image and high self esteem
  • Promoting public awareness of and education about the seriousness and prevention of eating disorders

Hutton House

Supports and promotes the inclusion of adults and youth with disabilities in community life through opportunities in training, employment, education, leisure, the arts and voluntarism.

John Gordon Home

Providing support to people with HIV/AIDS and HCV (Hep C) who have immediate health care needs to realize positive health and wellness outcomes through the provision of Transitional Care, Respite Care and End of Life Care.

London Community Resource Centre

To improve our collective well being by bringing together individuals, organizations and resources to foster community action and create positive social change.

London Homeless Outreach Network

We are a diverse group of individuals with diverse talents and a common desire to take action on issues around homelessness in London, Ontario.

McCormick Home and Alzheimer's Outreach Network

Owned and operated by (WCA) of London, McCormick Home is an accredited, not-for-profit, long-term care facility that has served London and area for over 100 years. We serve adults, primarily the frail elderly, who require a range of personal and health services, and who are no longer able to live safely and independently in the community. Our Home creates an environment that encourages residents to be as active, independent and involved in life as possible.

Mission Services of London

Opens doors of hope to those seeking emergency shelter and support, by offering safe shelter, food, and clothing and by facilitating rehabilitation as needed, in an atmosphere of compassion.

Pillar Non-Profit Network

Supports nonprofit organizations in fulfilling their missions in our community.  We provide leadership, advocacy, and support to the nonprofit sector through the promotion of volunteerism, professional development and networking opportunities, and information sharing.

Regional HIV/AIDS Connection

A community-inspired organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals and diverse communities living with, at-risk for, or affected by the challenges associated with HIV/AIDS.

The Salvation Army

Responds to the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of those within our sphere of influence, leading to self-healing and regeneration through supportive, multi-faceted programs.

Sunshine Foundation of Canada

The only Canadian charity to provide individual dreams to children with severe physical disabilities (such as spina bifida or cerebral palsy) as well as life-threatening illnesses. In fact, 80% of Sunshine Kids are challenged by a severe physical disability.

The United Way of London

Locally driven and governed, United Way is a non-denominational, registered charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of all people in our community and helping individuals, families, neighbourhoods and communities reach their full potential.

With business, government, labour, non-profit and community leaders, United Way:

  • Identifies and understands the root causes of the social issues we face
  • Brings together the needed research, experts and resources
  • Initiates and invests in programs that hold the most promise for long-term solutions
  • Develops leaders and skills to strengthen the non-profit sector

 

Additional Volunteer Resources

Aids Committee of London

Big Brothers Big Sisters of London and Area

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Hearing Society

Childreach

Cross Cultural Learner Centre

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Heartspace

Information London

Junior Achievement of London and District Inc.

London Regional Children's Museum

London Museum of Archaeology

London Public Library

Sexual Assault Centre London

Victoria Order of Nurses (V.O.N.)

Volunteer Canada