Our volunteers are a vital part of our Pathstone team. We are grateful for their passion, skill, talent and time they share with us and families to help improve the quality of life for children, youth and families dealing with mental health issues.
Volunteers lend the kind of support that cannot be measured. They are Pathstone Ambassadors in our community and we are thankful for all that they contribute.
Who Volunteers With Us?
- students gaining valuable experience
- full-time professionals giving back to their community
- retirees who share knowledge gathered over a lifetime
What Are Your Interests?
- working directly with children, youth and families
- assisting with fundraising and events
- provide educational support by tutoring a student
- lending your time to mentor a child or youth
Supervised Parenting Time Niagara (SPTN)
As part of the SPTN team, the volunteer’s role is to encourage positive parent/child interaction, and document factual observation notes during the supervised parenting time. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a necessary and important skill-set for this volunteer role.
For Supervised Parenting Time Niagara (SPTN) please download the SPTN Volunteer Application form and submit the appropriate application form below.
Provide support with various office administrative tasks (i.e. photocopying, mailing, phone calls, organizing files etc.)
Homework Tutors / Educational Support
Provide support to a child who is having difficulty with school work, either within the school setting or at the local library. Ideal for those in the teaching profession.
Develop a relationship to act as a positive role model and help a child with life skills, building their self-esteem and confidence.
On site child minding while parents are receiving support at Pathstone.
Live in Treatment Life Skills Volunteer
Work with youth at Rotary House teaching life skills and mental wellness activities. Share your passion or skill by engaging youth in new activities (i.e. arts & crafts, sports, music, gardening, etc.)
Information Booth Ambassador
Set up and host information displays at various community events, health & wellness fairs and festivals throughout the Niagara region. You will be helping raise public awareness about Pathstone programs and available services.
Provide assistance to staff with various research projects. Ideal for post-secondary students who have completed a 2nd year social science program, has knowledge of SPSS and completion of a statistics course.
Fundraising & Events
Assist our Foundation team in preparing for various events, campaigns and fundraising activities (i.e. Hope Award, Thank-a-Thon, Open House).
The minimum age requirement for most Volunteer positions is 18 years of age. Some positions may allow volunteers as young as 16 years of age.
1338 Fourth Avenue
St. Catharines, ON L2S 0G1
1604 Merrittville Highway RR#2
Welland, ON L3B 5N5