How To Volunteer With NYWC

Volunteer With NYWC

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities in Toronto and want to help NYWC advance equality and empower women to effect positive change? Volunteer work with our diverse community is a rewarding way to build new skills and connections. Our volunteers donate their time, expertise and talent to help women, both in-person at our Toronto location, as well as via virtual volunteering for online programs and events.

Fill out the form below to indicate your interest in volunteering.

How You Can Help Toronto Women

As a volunteer, you can help NYWC in many ways, depending on your interests. For instance, you can:

  • Contribute your time and skills to help us deliver critical programs and services
  • Offer your expertise at an in-person or virtual program or event
  • Reach out to women in need by helping to organize and promote NYWC programming
  • Use your tech skills to help women overcome barriers to digital literacy and access
  • Use your voice and passion to support our events, activism and fundraising activities
  • Contribute your leadership skills by running for our Board of Directors or joining one of our committees
  • Put your education and experience to work by participating in our student placement program

Benefits of Being a NYWC Volunteer

NYWC volunteers love making a difference and appreciate the skills they gain along the way. Here’s what Elissa Podolsky, NYWC Board Chair, has to say:

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“I was elected to the Board of Directors in 2017 and I am proud to say that I am still a part of the organization. As a volunteer Board member, I’ve been able to flex my skills through exposure to new situations, new opportunities and new challenges to solve. The bonus is working with a group of highly dynamic ladies committed to our cause of supporting women in our community.

One of the highlights of my NYWC tenure was the 30th anniversary celebration, which brought together participants who had been through NYWC programs that helped changed their lives, as well as long term members and donors and local politicians. I walked away from the event so proud to volunteer for an organization that has been and continues to be a cornerstone of support to women in our community for three decades! I remain committed to supporting NYWC and the important work we do, and I am thankful for the opportunity to serve.”

Accessibility of Our Women’s Programs

North York Women’s Centre recognizes the dignity and worth of all people and is committed to providing services fairly and equitably. NYWC strives to be accessible to all women and gender-diverse people regardless of their race, ancestry, colour, creed, ethnicity, place of origin, citizenship, immigration status, age, disability, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, political affiliation, religious affiliation, literacy level, language and/or socio-economic status. We aim to create a harmonious environment free from discrimination, harassment and hate.

Talk with us about accommodations you need to participate fully in our programs and services.

Sign Up to Volunteer

Fill out the form below to indicate your interest in volunteering.

Volunteer/Student Placement Form
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Are you interested in a volunteer or student placement position?
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Are you looking for a full-time or a part-time placement?
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