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Get Involved

We are always seeking individuals who share our passion for making a difference. If you’re interested in joining our team, we’d be happy to connect with you to discuss our volunteering opportunities today. Together, let’s build homes and futures for those in needs.

Do you...

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Have some time to contribute?

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Speak a second (or more) language?

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Want to help with English learning?

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Work well with others?

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Want to give back to your community?

HELP CONTRIBUTE

How Can I Volunteer?

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Become a Furniture Bank Volunteer Team Member

Responsibilities Include:

  • Welcome donors, receive, record, and help organize donated furniture and household items

  • Greet newcomer families and learn more about what they need for their homes and families

  • Accompany families around the warehouse and help them select furniture and housewares

  • Record outgoing items

  • Work alongside other volunteers and visitors and support with basic administrative tasks

We are also seeking Furniture Bank volunteers to:

  • Assist with record keeping

  • Coordinate promotion via social media

  • Maintain email lists for information and newsletter sharing

  • Keep website content current

To Join, You Must:

  • Be willing to commit to volunteering once a week for 3 hours, over a 6-month period. Shifts are currently scheduled Wednesdays from 3 pm to 6pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 5pm to 8pm

  • Be at least 18 years old and comfortable conversing in English

  • Be comfortable with using technology and have access to an email

  • Be able to be standing/walking for a 3-hour shift on a concrete floor, and pack household items

  • Be comfortable working with people who do not speak English as their primary language

  • Have an understanding and knowledge, or a willingness to learn, about diverse cultures and the challenges for newcomers to Canada

To apply, please complete and submit the form below.

Application Process

  1. Fill out and submit the online form below

  2. You will be contacted with current opportunities and a selection of interview times

  3. An interview will be arranged

  4. References will be checked

  5. You will be notified about next steps

Questions or Comments?

Feel free to contact: 

Refugee Program Administrator

Blaire Rennie at BRennie@danby.com

519.837.0920 x 1304

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Notice of Collection: Personal information on this form is collected in accordance with PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act) and will be used to maintain volunteer records, make placements, and compile mailing lists for newsletters and recognition.

Questions regarding this collection should be forwarded to the Refugee Program Administrator, Danby Products, 5070 Whitelaw Road, Guelph ON N1E 6Z9, (519) 837-0920 x1304

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Success Stories

“The SAH program has transformed what seemed like an insurmountable challenge into a tangible reality. I am deeply grateful for the entire Danby SAH teams incredible support and kindness. ”

Wasiema, Volunteer

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