Calling all volunteers! We are looking for passionate people ages 14 and up, who want to share their talents, skills and experience with the community. We offer a wide variety of volunteer opportunities including aquatics, recreation, events, museum, theatre and more!
Volunteers work closely with Museum staff to support many areas of Museum operations including:
Program & Event facilitation Collections Management & Exhibition Assistance General clean-up days (including gardening, etc.)
Volunteers help us with swim lessons and camp programs, including:
Practicing skills with swimmers Playing games and singing songs Organizing equipment Tidy the pool deck Report safety issues Assist with participant supervision
Volunteers working in our adapted aquatics will perform similar duties but will be assigned to a participant with an exceptionality who requires additional or direct support. Play buddies applying for aquatics programs must have a Bronze Star at minimum.
If you are under 18 years of age, you must go in person to apply and pick up your Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC). You will need a valid student or a reference letter from the Town of Stouffville. Please contact YRP offices to schedule an appointment at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7655.
A reference letter can be obtained by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org with your full, legal name and complete address. Please follow this step after you have set up your account and completed the interview.
York Regional Police will charge $31, instead of $71, if you bring a Volunteering Request letter or valid student card.
Adults 18 years of age or older may go in person or apply online.
Take two pieces of valid identification (passport, birth certificate, Government issued identification card, citizenship, boating/fishing license, etc.) to the York Regional Police Head Quarters, along with a reference letter from the Town of Stouffville.