Shelter Support Volunteer

(The Lighthouse)

Position ID: V-ORI0092
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2023
Last Full Update: 15 Feb 2023

Opportunity Details: Shelter Support Volunteer

Contact Donna Godfrey, Volunteer Supervisor, The Lighthouse; Phone: 705-329-2265 ext 120; Fax: 705-329-3621; Email:

We are always looking for ambitious, compassionate, committed volunteers to join our team. There are a variety of positions available to fit your talents, gifts and experience.

    Available positions:
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Maintenance
  • Drivers needed to pick-up food donations
  • Mentors
  • Housekeepers
  • Greeters
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Clients Young adults, adults, seniors, homeless, recovered addicts, individuals with mental health, low-income families and/or individuals.
Ages 16 year(s) - 99 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Emergency & Response ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Program Coordination / Support ; Shelter Coordination Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; We look for volunteers with a variety of skills.
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Location Orillia
Number of Positions Orillia 
Please enquire through our website and complete the volunteer application. You will be contacted shortly after.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required

Agency Details: The Lighthouse

Office Phone 705-329-2265
Fax 705-329-3621
Address & Map
75 Queen St E
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 8M2
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Mailing Address 75 Queen St E 
Canada L3V 8M2