Earn your volunteer hours by participating in activites and events from the following organziations. Don't forget to record your hours using the PDSB community involvement activity record form.
Safe City Mississauga
Volunteers needed for elementary school students. Please visit the SafeCity Mississauga website to complete a Volunteer Application.
The Walk to Fight Arthritis
The Arthritis Society is seeking volunteers for its signature event. Please visit The Walk to Fight Arthritis' website to volunteer for this year's event. There are many volunteer opportunities, including registration, route marshals, set-up, check points and entertainment.
The Mikey Network
High school students have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours by learning CPR/AED online and through our free mobile app. Through the Mikey Young At Heart Program, students can earn volunteer hours by participating in a series of short videos and quizzes that will provide the knowledge needed to feel comfortable performing CPR our using and AED.
This year's (2019) Mississauga Marathon weekend takes place from Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 5th. Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles.
Toronto Triathlon Festival
The Toronto Triathlon Festival takes place in mid to late July. Volunteers are needed for many roles.
PLASP Child Care Services
PLASP Child Care Services is a not-for-profit, community-based, charitable organization, that provides care and early learning to children.
PLASP volunteers are:
- male and female, 13 years and older
- interested in volunteering with children
- are always with PLASP staff (and never left alone with a child or a group of children)
- typically participate from 3:30pm to 5:45pm one day a week in an after school program at a local elementary school
All volunteers receive training by participating in a comprehensive orientation and games workshop before they begin.
Volunteer MBC is a Volunteer Centre that fosters and develops volunteerism in the Region of Peel, serving the cities of Mississauga and Brampton, and the Town of Caledon, by raising awareness of the power of service.
Habitat for Hummanity
A community volunteer organization dedicated to building affordable housing.
Credit Valley Conservation
The Credit Valley Conservation is looking for students to contribute their time and energy to a variety of volunteer opportunities. Whether you want to get outdoors to get your hands dirty for a morning, help the monitoring of our natural areas, plan a fundraising event, educate the public, or just generally learn about and help protect the environment, the Credit Valley Conservation wants you to volunteer!
MuslimFest celebrates the best in Muslim arts and entertainment. The event features over 50 local and international artists who showcase their talent in various areas. Concerts featuring popular Muslim artists, comedy shows, a multicultural bazaar, and a kids carnival constitute some of the fun things one can expect at MuslimFest.
Epic Tour Halton
Various volunteer opportunties are availale for this cycling event in early September.
Living Arts Centre, Mississauga
The Living Arts Centre recruits numerous youth to help with their Camps, Community Courses, Front of House, and Special Events every year. The program is designed to aid all students in the completion of their required volunteer service hours while gaining valuable worlplace experience in a fun and positive setting.
ICNA Relief Canada
ICNA Relief Canada is part of a global humanitarian relief and development organization responding to human suffering in emergency and disaster situations around the world. In addition to its emergency relief efforts, resulting from natural or human-caused catastrophes, the organization also maintains long term aid and development programs. .
Mississauga Food Bank
The Mississauga Food Bank is the central food bank in Mississauga, providing food for over 217,000 meals each month through a network of 50 member agencies. Learn about volunteer opportunities by visting the Mississauga Foodbank website.
Seva Food Bank
The Seva Food Bank provides safe, nutritious and culturally-appropriate food to low-income families living in seven postal codes across Mississauga. We also coordinate a wide range of programs that help our clients address the causes and consequences of hunger and poverty. Learn about volunteer opportunities by visting the Seva Food Bank website.
The Riverwood Conservancy
The Riverwood Conservancy is a volunteer and member-based charity that provides programs and services to the community in nature and environmental education, stewardship of Riverwood, and gardening and horticulture.
Streetsville Bread and Honey Festival
The Streetsville Founder’s Bread and Honey Festival is the largest and longest running festival in Mississauga and is recognized as an Ontario Top 100 festival by Festivals and Events Ontario. The festival hosts upwards of 50,000 attendees annually at Streetsville Memorial Park; a natural amphitheatre situated on 30 acres overlooking the picturesque Credit River. Today, the festival operates as a non-profit and is organized by volunteers of the community.