Volunteers make a difference
Volunteers make a valued contribution to children and caregivers served by PFRC, donating a combined 3500 hours each year.
Would you like to get involved?
As a volunteer, you will share, learn and grow while gaining valuable experience. Join us in a role that best suits your skills and interests such as program support, working in the toy library, at a special event or serving on a committee or the Board of Directors.
Contact our Volunteer Coordinator by phone at 748-9144 ext. 312 or by email.
Current volunteer opportunities:
Child Minding Volunteer
The Leche Leauge meets on the 2nd Thursday evening of every month at the Peterborough Family Resource Centre. They are in need of 1-2 child minding volunteers from 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. with a half hour for clean up. If you enjoy children; need experience for a resume or just want to give back to your community email Beckie at 748-9144, ext. 312
Food Preparation Volunteer
We are in need of a food preparation volunteer in our Babies First Program Friday mornings from 9 a.m. – noon.
If you enjoy cooking food and can work in a busy environment this may be the opportunity for you.
Where: Peterborough Family Resource Centre, 201 Antrim Street (downstairs), Peterborough
When: Friday mornings from 9:00 a.m.-noon
How about cooking breakfast for dads and their young children and helping to clean-up after the program?
Where: Peterborough Family Resource Centre, 201 Antrim St (downstairs), Peterborough
When: Saturdays from 9:00 am – noon (three-month commitment requested)
School for Young Moms – Lunch
Do you enjoy food preparation? Are you able to commit to cooking one morning a week for our young moms?
When: Weekdays – One morning per week
Family Play To Learn
In this role, you’ll work with children, parents and care providers. You’d be a great fit if you have experience with children and enjoy working in a busy environment.
Where: City and County hub locations
When: Various days
Are you a creative, skilled and talented woodworker? If you have your own tools, we’ll provide the supplies to make wooden toys and equipment for children such as sandboxes, ramps, benches, etc.
Where: From your home woodworking shop
Do you have the computer skills to scan pictures and save to our server?
Where: 201 Antrim Street
When: Flexible daytime hours to meet your schedule.