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Volunteer Fair

Students attending the volunteer fairWednesday, January 29, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in 61 Charles Street Building, Second Floor.

The Career Centre hosts a Volunteer Fair annually at the Downtown campus location to give students an opportunity to connect with community organizations that are looking to recruit for current volunteer opportunities in the Durham Region and Greater Toronto Area. Students from all of our faculties are invited and encouraged to drop by and speak with community agencies that interest them.

For more information, contact careercentre@ontariotechu.ca

  • Volunteer Agencies 2020

    AIDS Committee of Durham Region

    AIDS Committee of Durham Region leads in the creation of a safe and healthy community, free from stigma, where every person has the opportunity for a meaningful and fulfilling life. We create an inclusive environment for a collaborative approach to education, support and outreach. We build on the strengths and abilities of people living with HIV, AIDS and related co-infections, those at risk and their support networks in Durham Region.

    Canadian Cancer Society

    The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of staff and volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

    Community Care Durham

    Community Care Durham (CCD) is a multi-service registered charitable organization providing a broad range of community support services for adults and their caregivers who have needs related to ageing, physical and/or mental health. We assist our clients with services that support their independence, health and quality of life.

    Community Living Ajax-Pickering Whitby

    Community Living Ajax-Pickering and Whitby is dedicated to supporting people with developmental disabilities so they can live full lives and be effectively, safely and inclusively supported in their own communities. We serve that mission by offering a broad range of personalized supports and services, closely aligned with their individual goals and choice of where they want to live, learn, work and enjoy their leisure time.

    Distress Centre Durham

    Distress Centre Durham helps people in distress to cope, by providing emotional support, crisis/suicide management and community education. Our values provide the philosophical foundations for all that we do, collectively and individually, with service users, responder volunteers, staff and our communities.

    Durham Rape Crisis Centre

    The Durham Rape Crisis Centre is committed to the eradication of sexual violence in our society in order for all women and children to safely occupy their own bodies and beings as is their fundamental human right.

    Girls Inc.

    In partnership with schools and at Girls Inc. centres, we focus on the development of the whole girl. She learns to value herself, take risks, and discover and develop her inherent strengths. The combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment, and research-based programming equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers, and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Informed by girls and their families, we also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities and rights for all girls.

    Habitat for Humanity Durham

    Habitat for Humanity Durham is a nonprofit housing organization that believes everyone deserves a safe and decent place to live. We the help of volunteers, donors, and community partners we mobilize communities to help working, lower-income families build strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.

    Kinark Child and Family Services

    Kinark is a leading provider of services and supports for children and youth with complex needs and their families.

    Lakeridge Health

    Lakeridge Health is Durham Region’s acute care provider, offering one of the broadest and most comprehensive ranges of acute care services in the province.

    Literacy Council of Durham Region

    The Literacy Council of Durham Region is a charitable non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to increasing adult literacy in the Durham Region guided by the principle Each One Teach One.

    Ontario Shores

    Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a public teaching hospital providing a range of specialized assessment and treatment services to those living with complex and serious mental illness.

    Project: Restore FIBI (Families Impacted by Incarceration)

    Project: Restore FIBI exists to serve and support families who have a loved one behind bars. Our approach centres on the family as a whole and the provision of holistic family services, which are further complemented by one-on-one focused support for individual family members. We believe that if we focus on restoring families then we can transform communities.

    Simcoe Hall Settlement House

    Simcoe Hall Settlement House is a not-for-profit Community Resource Centre dedicated to aiding and improving the lives of less advantaged children, families and vulnerable adults.

    Social Research Centre

    The Social Research Centre (SRC) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology is an interdisciplinary, social science research and training centre within the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities. The centre offers a variety of research services to both university faculty and administrators, as well as clients outside the university looking to do research primarily in the Durham Region.

    Station Gallery

    Station Gallery is a non-profit public art gallery offering art classes for all ages and abilities, engaging exhibitions, family art days and fun community events.

    Victim Services of Durham Region

    Victim Services of Durham Region (VSDR) provides crisis response, intervention and prevention services immediately following a crime or sudden tragedy.