St. Patrick's


2021-2022 Volunteer Opportunities


  • This year's grad 12 cohort a minimum of 20 hours of community service hours for graduation.
  • The Ministry of Education has promoted this online resource to help students collect find volunteer opportunities.



 Sarnia Sting Volunteer Opportunities 2021-2022

The Sarnia Sting is looking for a large number of volunteers for a wide variety of volunteer positions.  Positions include: social media, promotions, merchandising, hockey operations, DJ, working with large groups and analytics.  This is an an opportunity that for many will lead to paid employment.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to by September 24.

Additionally, Sarnia Sting is looking for ushers.  This is a great way to earn volunteer hours while watching the game!!  If you are interested, please contact ASAP.



Although finding volunteer opportunities during the pandemic has been hard, it isn't impossible!! On December 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM, MyBlueprint is hosting a webinar on COVID-friendly volunteer opportunities.  The session will be hosted by Kate from the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative.

Please click here to register for the webinar.

Volunteer Ideas in Virtual Times

All high school students are encouraged to continue to accumulate community involvement hours this year, provided they meet Lambton Public Health Safety recommendations.  Below are some ideas to help spark your creativity and develop your leadership skills.

Students are encouraged to think about creative ways to support the community that do not put themselves or others at risk. This may include volunteer activities that can be completed at home or online. Some examples of possible activities are:

  • A letter-writing campaign to seniors living in a nursing or retirement home;
  • Delivering groceries to elderly/immunocompromised neighbours or family members who do not want to go to busy grocery stores;
  • Sewing masks to donate to social agencies;
  • Virtual tutoring to help students practice reading, communication, math and/or other skills



LEADS Employment Services is offering a Youth Leadership Development Program who works with clients who need varying levels of assistance developing skills and accessing volunteer and employment opportunities.  Youth can expect the following from participation in the program:  

  • Skills and confidence that will assist in obtaining employment in the future
  • Finish required high school service hours
  • Meet other young adults with similar hobbies and interests
  • Develop goals and plans for the future
  • Leave program with professional references /networks and resume
  • Leave program with optional training such as First Aid & CPR, Smart Serve, Safe Food Handling, etc.

Please see here for contact information and further details.

CLICK HERE to find out more

Sarnia-Lambton Youth Advisory Board

Sarnia-Lambton MP, Marilyn Gladu, is starting a non-partisan Youth Advisory board for students between the ages of 15-19 to share their input on federal issues.  The one year term position would begin on November 17, 2020.  All youth who wish to apply are asked to forward their contact information and age to by November 2, 2020.  Please see here for more information.


2019-2020 Volunteer Opportunities





Alice in Wonderland, An Act II Theatre Program Production

Act II is looking for volunteers between the ages of 12-24 to lead the 2020 summer production of Alice in Wonderland.

Act II is looking for set designers, choreographers, assistant stage managers, producers, prop managers and more!!

Please forward any questions, or your resume (by February 17), to or call 519-344-2841

LAMBTON CENTRE - Leaders in Training Program

The Leader in Training program at Lambton Centre provides a week of training and two weeks of volunteer service.  

Why do the LIT program?  You will make new friends and have a great time developing key skills such as team building, leadership skills, problem solving skills, communication skills and self confidence.  These skills provide a great foundation for future work and educational experiences.

Check out this link for more information!!

ACCESS Open Minds Sarnia-Lambton

Looking for youth advisory council members (ages 11-25)

Together with our partners Bluewater Health and Lambton Kent CMHA, we are excited to announce the next phase in ACCESS Open Minds Sarnia-Lambton.  We’re opening up the application process for youth advisory council members (ages 11-25), who will play a vital role in the creation of this much-needed mental health and addiction treatment centre for youth.  More information can be found on our website -




SkateABLE is a local registered charity offering learn-to-skate classes for children living with physical and developmental disabilities.

Each year, we rely on student and community volunteers to teach basic skating skills to children learning for the very first time.  Without our volunteers, the children in our program would not have an opportunity to participate in "stand-up" skating classes.  This is a wonderful opportunity for student to gain some unique hands-on experience working directly with the children in our program.

We are offering up to 16 hours in each of our fall (October to December) and winter (January to March) programs.

We are looking for 20 volunteers to being in October.  No coaching experience is required.

We will provide an orientation to all new volunteers.  They only require a strong skating background.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Lisa Himmelman at



10-12 student volunteers are needed to help The Oil Museum of Canada to successfully run the events below.

Have fun handing out candy and assisting young children with crafts and games in the Museum.

(You get to wear your costume, too! - If you want.)

Click on the links below for details.



  • Have fun handing out candy and assisting young children with crafts and games in the Museum.
  • (You get to wear your costume, too! - If you want.)





The Benefits

Imporved skills in [and add it to your résumé]:

  • Organization
  • Time management
  • preparation and planning
  • Group facilitation
  • Leadership
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Communication skills
  • Subject knowledge
  • Professionalism

Interested in sharing your gifts, see your guidance counsellor in Student Services.



Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 5, 2019 to help with the 9th Annual Sherwood Village Food Drive.

Please contact Shana Fellows (519)381-3937 or see Mrs. Kells in Student Services, if you are interested.







2018-2019 Volunteer Opportunities





Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 5 to help with the 9th annual Sherwood Village food drive. 

Please contact Shana Fellows at 519-381-3937, or see Mrs. Kells in Student Services if you are interested. 


Interested in volunteering, but not sure how to get started?  Enjoy volunteering but not sure what other opportunities are available?

Youth aged 15 to 30 are invited to join the LEADS Youth Leadership Development Program to gain leadership skills and build their resumes.  You can change the world in just one hour a day!  Find out more!

Drop by the Leads Open House at 1257 Michigan Ave, Portable 6 (behind Alexander Mackenzie School) on Thursday, May 23 between 2:30 and 4:30 or Friday, May 24 between 5:00 and 8:00.

The Youth Leadership Development pilot program is offered in partnership between Leads Employment Services and Service Canada Corps.

Earn some volunteer hours and have your voices heard!

The City of Sarnia is seeking applications from students (ages 14-18) for the following Committees: Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC), Transit Accessibility Advisory Committee (TAAC), Bluewater Trails Committee, and the Sarnia Accessibility Advisory Committee (SAAC). Student appointments will be for a one-year term. All applications must be received by 12:00 Noon, on Friday, May 24, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Donkers at 519-332-0330 ext. 3398 or by email at





For more information and the link to the application, click here.


Volunteer Opportunity

The Oil Museum of Canada is looking for student volunteers to help out April 5, 11-4 for a family friendly event called "Looking for Spring". This is part of our PD Event series called Crafternoons at the Museum. There will be opportunities for students to help assist young children make nature themed crafts and find the geo-caches hidden on the museum grounds.


Christina Sydorko

Education an Program Coordinator

Oil Museum of Canada

Cultural Services Division

The Corporation of the County of Lambton

2423 Kelly Road

Oil Springs ON N0N-1P0


The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for their Christmas Kettle Campaign.  Shifts are available from November 17 to December 23 in 2 hour increments. This is an easy way to complete your volunteer hours while making a difference in your community. Call or text 519-402-6867

Volunteer Opportunity

Student Volunteer Hours for helping at a Frozen Cookie Dough Making Workshop on Sat Oct 27 from 10am to 2pm at St Michael Church Meeting Room. Bring your friend, mother or sister or come on your own.


For information or  sign up in the Narthex at St Michael Church or contact:

Annette Procunier - or Josie Parker -


Volunteers needed for:


Couture for the cure 2018 – Fashion Show (to support the fight against breast cancer)

Saturday, October 20th at 9:00 – 3:00 PM

For more information see posting in Guidance window.


Students interested in volunteering are asked to sign up in Student Services.

Organization for Literacy Lambton (OLL) is looking for volunteers for - the "Skill and Drill Tutoring Program

An OLL Tutor runs the program and volunteers assist.

There is a form available at for new volunteers.

Students must be 15 years of age or older to volunteer in this program.

This program runs from October 9-November 29, 2018 and January 7-April 4, 2019 (except for holidays, school holidays, and snow days).


Volunteers needed for the 8th Annual Sherwood Village Food Drive

Saturday, October 6th, 2018 - 9 AM - 12:00 PM

To register, go to

For more information, see posting in Guidance window.

Afton Park Place - Volunteer

Looking for enthusiastic, compassionate, and dedicated students who want to make a difference.

If you have a passion for photography, an artistic touch, an ability to play an instrument, or love to dance & sing we would love to hear from you.

A variety of volunteer opportunities are available. For more information, see posting in Guidance window.

iCan Bike

Volunteer - You Can Help Change a Life This Summer

Be a "spotter" for the same rider for each of the 5 days and experience the thrill of giving the gift of riding a bike!  

Requirements: - at least 15 years of age  - able to attend at least 90 minutes at the same time each day of the five day camp - able to provide physical, emotional and motivational support to assigned rider.

Those interested in volunteering, please contact: Julie Ingles@519-542-3471 x280 or

For more information or to view videos visit

Need to finish your volunteer hours to graduate high school?

Have extra time and want to contribute to your community?

Looking for extra experience and knowledge to put on your resume?

Volunteer with Harmony for Youth!

Tel: 519-336-0344

150 Christina St. N., Vidal St. Entrance, Sarnia ON N7T 7W5

Volunteer at a Long Term Care Facility such as:

Lambton Meadowview Villa

Marshall Gowland Manor

North Lambton Lodge

Volunteers opportunities might include, visiting with residents, providing manicures, musicians to play organ/piano occasionally, delivering ice cream.

Share your time and talents and contribute to the community!

For more information go to Student Services or

CLICK HERE for application form

2017-2018  Organization for Literacy in Lambton
Volunteer Opportunities:
Skill and Drill Children’s Programs
Help children in grades 1-7 improve their math and reading skills! Training is provided.
Tutoring takes place on Monday – Thursday evenings. At each site, a Tutor leads the program and volunteers assist. Locations are available in Alvinston, Brigden, Corunna, Sarnia, Watford, and Wyoming.
A volunteer intake form is available at: For more information, please contact Judith Farris at 519-332-4876 or
Please note: A current criminal reference check is required. Volunteers must be 15 years of age and older.

The Mooretown Minor Hockey Association is looking for volunteers to help with their Minor Hockey Tournaments Nov. 17-19 and Nov 24-26

Students would help by being tournament runners, score clock operators and filling out game sheets.  Training will be provided.The tournament is expected to run from approximately from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. all days.

Contact Shawn Gladwish at for more information. 

Volunteers are needed to help with the Sarnia Minor Hockey Christmas Tournament running December 27th to the 29th.

Interested students may sign up in Student Services.


Check the volunteer club for ideas, tips and volunteer opportunities:


Cyber Seniors
Do you love the internet and social media?  Do you need volunteer hours?  Then this is the opportunity for you.  Cyber Seniors needs you help to teach seniors internet skills in a group session.  Classes are after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:30 after the March break @ Trinity Anglican Church.
For more information contact Karen at 519-312-1710 or email:

Trillium Villa
Are you graduating this year and still need to complete your volunteers hours?  OR are you looking for ideas for volunteer opportunities?  
Consider volunteering at Trillium Villa with the various activities such as baking, bingo, crafts, music, board and card games, etc.
For more information please contact:  Diana Birkhead at Trillium Villa  519-542-5529  Ext. 339









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