Supervised Visitation and Exchange Niagara (SVEN)
As part of the SVEN team, the volunteer’s role is to encourage positive parent/child interaction, and document factual observation notes during visits. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a necessary and important skill-set for this volunteer role.
For Supervised Visitation and Exchange Niagara (SVEN) please download the SVEN 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.
Residential 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.