Volunteer

We are pleased to offer a variety of volunteer opportunities with a range of time commitments.  Examples of roles with shorter time commitments include helping serve food at our annual BBQ or helping direct traffic at the Community Clean Up.  More involved volunteer roles include joining a committee, our board of directors or leading a new initiative!

Board of Directors

We are always looking for great candidates to join our Board of Directors in the next annual cycle! If you are interested in finding out more about our board, what we do at the SSCA, upcoming positions available, and our nomination process, please reach out: administration@silverspringscommunity.ca

Community Centre Building Expansion

Seeking individuals to support the building expansion of the SSCA community Centre. Grant or fundraising experience in the non profit sector would be an asset! administration@silverspringscommunity.ca

Events & Communications Committee

We are looking to build a committee that would support the SSCA board of directors with various marketing, communications, and community events. No special skills required, as we will provide training and onboarding for interested individuals. 5 spaces are currently available. Please reach out to events@silverspringscommunity.ca with any inquiries and to be considered for the committee.

Drop-In Playtime

This program will run approximately twice per month in the fall, winter, and spring of 2023/2024. We are looking for individuals to help us run this program (setting up and taking down toys and play material). We are also looking for donations of children’s books in good, used condition. events@silverspringscommunity.ca

Winterspace

Opportunities to join the dynamic and innovative Winterspace Committee. winterspace@silverspringscommunity.ca

Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs

Volunteers are always needed and welcome – and you do not have to have a green thumb or special skills. All that is required is the willingness to be part of a project dedicated to making our world a little greener and more beautiful. https://bgss.ca/

Edible Gardens of Silver Springs

Any interested gardener who wishes to have a voice in the operation of the garden is welcome to participate. This group meets on a ‘as needed’ basis, as well as communicating regularly by email. Garden members volunteer to be part of the Head Gardener Group and fill necessary roles such as chairperson, secretary, treasurer, communications, box steward, and newsletter editor, all communicating with the Silver Springs Community Association. kay@silverspringscommunity.ca

UPCOMING EVENTS REQUIRING VOLUNTEERS:

We couldn’t do it without you!

Upcoming Events

If you would like to be contacted about future opportunities for events and committees, please fill out the form below.

REASONS TO VOLUNTEER

Here are are just a few reasons why you should volunteer:

  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Promote personal growth and self esteem
  • Find other people who are like minded and share similar hobbies 
  • Create support with your neighbours and other members over common problems
  • Benefit from all of the knowledge and support that already is established in the community for an interest or a cause.
  • Raise awareness and build support for important community issues
  • Develop professional networks and learn new skills
  • Explore different careers and job opportunities expressed through our collective experiences of over 45 years.
  • Gain experience in a variety of roles related to non-for-profit, grant writing, networking and engagement at the city and government levels
  • Strengthen our community by advocating for improvements to safety, transit, park uses, playgrounds, open spaces and our many gardens.