Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteers are an essential part of Ancaster Community Services. They are the foundation on which our agency is built. We have a fabulous team of volunteers and strong retention.

If you would like to get involved with a dynamic community-based organization and have some of the above-mentioned skills you would like to contribute, please contact Paula Jones, ACS Coordinator of Volunteer Services at  905-648-6675 or email Paula at pjones@hpl.ca

Ready to apply?

Complete the Volunteer Registration form and scan/email it to Paula at pjones@hpl.ca or bring it by the ACS office.

Volunteer Application Form

Volunteers required for the following programs:

NEW! Frozen Meals program
Delivering nutritious frozen meals to seniors homes once per week.

Assisted Volunteer Driving
Drive a senior to a medical or other appointment and back home. (As needed) …click here

Meals on Wheels
Deliver hot noon hour meals to shut-ins or the elderly. (2 hours every fourth or fifth week) …click here

Food Bank or Food Pick-up

Checking food stock and reporting shortages, rotating food on shelves, organizing food bank shelves, preparing food bags for family pick-ups, disposing of expired or damaged food.  Picking up food from local/community food donors and delivering to ACS.

Information Desk (Office Support)
Answer phones and walk in questions using a computer database. (3 hours once a week) …click here

Seasonal/Special Event
We always need extra volunteers for our Christmas Assistance Program and our annual Community Links golf tournament. …click here

Board of Directors
ACS is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Board members serve for up to 2,  two-year terms. To learn more, contact Melanie Barlow

Please take this opportunity to join an active and vital agency that is doing good work in the community of Ancaster.

You can also consider volunteering your time by running a food drive or hosting a community fundraising event for ACS.

Do we have any weeknight or weekend volunteer opportunities?

Unfortunately, we only have a limited number of volunteer opportunities outside our regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m to 4 p.m.).

Volunteers with Specific Skills Needed!

ACS is currently seeking volunteers with skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Webmaster (website design/editing)
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram etc.)
  • Fundraising
  • Photographer/Videographer (Media/Film)
  • Event Planning
  • Marketing/Public Awareness
  • Policy Development
  • Graphic Design