Flamborough Volunteers

Bringing people and resources together for 45 years.

Established in 2001, Flamborough Volunteers is the local volunteer centre for Waterdown, Carlisle, Freelton, Millborough, Millgrove, Rockton etc.

We help volunteers find their passion to make a difference in community and we help community agencies inspire their volunteers to give back.

FC engages community volunteerism with:

  • Non-profit volunteer recruitment and support, including volunteer opportunity posting
  • Community Connector Series: Volunteer fairs and educational services to help volunteers and organizations succeed.
  • Non-profit Event Promotion
  • Annual Flamborough Volunteer Appreciation
  • Annual Flamborough Senior Volunteer Award

Flamborough Connects is a member of Volunteer Canada, Ontario Volunteer Centre Network and Hamilton Administrators of Volunteers.


Looking for opportunities? See below for current local volunteer openings!

Village Theatre Waterdown 

  • Volunteer Promotion Coordinator

Number of hours: 6-8 hours/month, with more around productions

Description: This marketing and promotion role starts in June and is for a one-year term. Detailed role description is located at: http://www.villagetheatrewaterdown.ca/get-involved/

The Promotion Coordinator plays a core role in the marketing and communications for Village Theatre productions and other activities.

This is an opportunity to be a part of live theatre in Waterdown. This is an opportunity to apply and expand your promotion experience while being a part of the Executive. We also look forward to have this role to help lead Village Theatre with its social media presence. Contact Steve Sharpe by email at villagetheatrewaterdown@gmail.com for more information.

Hamilton Literacy Council 

  • Volunteer Teacher

Number of hours: 4 hours per week

Description: Volunteers needed to help English-speaking adults basic reading, writing, math and/or computer skills.

Contact info@hamiltonreads.ca if you are interested in more information or to volunteer.

  • Volunteer Board Member

The Hamilton Literacy Council is looking for passionate individuals with skills and vision to contribute as members of our volunteer Board of Directors. Given the experience of current board members, the Board is seeking individuals who bring expertise in one or more of the following areas:

– Financial Management

– Legal & Regulatory Issues

– Fund Raising

Number of hours: 2 year term commitment, 9 meetings per year

Canadian Guide Dogs For The Blind

Number of Hours: 2-4 hours monthly

Contact: Jeff at events@guidedogs.ca

Location: Waterdown and Burlington

Description: Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is looking for volunteers in the Waterdown and Burlington areas to help with our donation collection program. The position offers very flexible hours, on your own schedule and only requires a couple of hours each month or every other month. For more info on volunteering with Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, or to volunteer visit guidedogs.ca or email Jeff at events@guidedogs.ca!

Eagle’s Nest Association of Waterdown

Positions available: 

  • Rescued & Restored Sales Associate 
  • Event and Fundraising Support
  • Social Media/Online Store Support and Photography
  • Gardener
  • HOPE Centre Program Hosts

Interval House of Hamilton

Positions Available:

  • Administrative (includes filing and reception)
  • Donations room management
  • Child minding
  • Peer support and court support volunteers
  • Various mailers and fundraisers

Animal Adoptions of Flamborough 

  • general shelter volunteer

Description: cleaning cages, scooping litter, changing bedding, helping with dishes and laundry, sweeping and mopping floor

Living Rock Ministries, Youth Resource Centre

Number of Hours: 2-8 hours weekly

Description: Living Rock Ministries, Youth Resource Centre exists to be a safe place of community and support for youth-at-risk.

Positions Available: Breakfast program, Dinner program, Food Bank, Prenatal Care, Youth Support Worker, Administration Assistant, Weekend Support, etc.

Alexander Place Long Term Care Home

Number of Hours: 2 hours per week

Description: Alexander Place LTC has several different volunteer opportunities. They are looking for committed and passionate volunteers to join their team to help provide services and socialization to residents! You must be a minimum age of 13 and fully vaccinated from COVID-19. For more information, please submit to Sarah at sdailley@jarlette.com 

YWCA Hamilton

Positions available:

  • Concession Stand Attendant/Cashier Volunteer Position (time commitment of 5 shifts per year)
  • JOIN Mothers’ Support Volunteer (requires 6 month position commitment of 2-3 hours per week)
  • Good Beginnings Volunteer (requires 6 month position commitment of 2-3 hours per week)
  • Donation Processing Volunteer (requires 6 month time commitment of 1-2 shifts per week)

Please visit https://www.ywcahamilton.org/volunteer-with-us/ for more in depth information on all of the above YWCA volunteer positions. Contact Anjum Chauhan, Community Engagement & Volunteer Coordinator at achauhan@ywcahamilton.org if you have any questions or accommodation requests.

Ovarian Cancer Canada 

  •  Walk of Hope volunteer

Number of hours: 8

Description: Ovarian Cancer Canada is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to support the 2022 Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope on September 11th. 

Volunteers are essential to this event, and we need your help! Help create a safe and welcoming community of support for all participants – there are plenty of ways to get involved. Volunteer opportunities include:

– Building local relationships by securing sponsorships and in-kind donations
– Supporting local event logistics
– Using social media to build excitement in your community
– Leading on-site activations (accepting donations, completing registrations, ensuring participants know where and how to get involved)

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact info@ovariancancerwalkofhope.ca with your name and location.

Contact Us!

163 Dundas Street East Waterdown, Ontario Mailing address: P.O. Box 240, L0R 2H0 admin@flamboroughconnects.ca 905.689.7880 1.800.297.3427

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