Are you looking for a wonderful way to give back to your community? Consider volunteering for the Nanaimo Child Development Centre (NCDC). Volunteering for the NCDC can provide a very satisfying experience, allowing you to use your skills and to build new skills while helping children and their families in our community. For individuals that are interested in pursuing a career in early intervention, school-aged therapy, or in early childhood education, volunteering at the NCDC can provide you with increased information regarding your intended vocation.

potential opportunities for volunteers

  • Special Events Volunteers:
    To help with our events. We are looking for assistance with our special events, such as our annual Silly Boat Regatta in July. Please call if you are interested in helping
  • Childminding:
    To help with taking care of children while parents are attending peer to peer groups and parent education sessions. Lots of different days, evenings and hours to pick from
  • Playgroup:
    To help with running our drop in parent/guardian participation playgroup which happens every Tuesday and Thursday morning

  • Therapy:
    Cleaning toys and equipment, preparing therapy materials
  • Administration:
    Greeting and assisting families, answering phones, general office work (photocopying)
  • Other Areas:
    The volunteer activities listed above are just a few of the many different areas in which you can support the Centre with your valuable time. Do you have skills in other areas such as IT, HR, policy development, etc.? We welcome volunteers with many differing types of expertise. If you are interested in volunteering in an area that you believe would be of use to us, please give us a call: 1-250-753-0251

If you are interested in volunteering for the NCDC please click here to download a Volunteer Form, fill it out and bring it into the Centre, or drop in and pick up a Volunteer Package.

To read our Volunteer Manual – click here

Please note: due to the sensitive nature of the work we undertake, volunteers in some areas of our operations are required to undertake a criminal records check and/or provide references. 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the NCDC!

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