Volunteer

Become A Volunteer At Connect Society

  • View our volunteer opportunities
  • Fill out an application form (below)
  • The volunteer coordinator will review your application and contact you
  • An interview will be set up at your convenience
  • Connect Society requires all volunteers to have a current police record check and child intervention record check.  Please bring two pieces of ID (driver’s license, Alberta health care card, passport) to your interview as the paperwork for these two checks will be taken care of at the interview.  Connect Society will assume all costs for these record checks.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Early Childhood Services (ECS) values the service provided by volunteers in our preschool program.  Volunteers help to enrich the language and developmental programming for young children who have hearing losses and/or deaf parents.  The program has an emphasis on language acquisition and has opportunities to work with children using an array of communication methods (spoken language, American Sign Language (ASL), sign assist). The preschool program operates Monday through Thursday 9:00 – 2:00 and welcomes volunteers during this time. If you enjoy working with young children this volunteer opportunity may be right for you. Apply today!

Connect Society’s Family Literacy Library provides both books for young children and resources for families.  Volunteers are needed for general library duties and upkeep of the library space.  Volunteers may also assist preschool children in choosing books during library time.  If you enjoy organization and interacting with children and staff, volunteering in our library might be right for you.  Apply today!

The Early Intervention and Family Literacy Programs at Connect Society utilizes volunteers in weekly registered programs for children 0 – 5 years and their parents/care-givers.  These programs encourage language and literacy development through music, books, rhymes and activities.  American Sign Language (ASL) skills or an interest in learning ASL would be an asset to these programs. If you enjoy working with small children and their families, volunteering in registered programs may be right for you.  Apply today!

Become a Board Member.  Connect Society is led by a policy-governing board of directors who provide strategic leadership by ensuring policies are in place which meet service, legal and funding requirements.  If you would like more information on how to become a board member at Connect Society please contact the volunteer coordinator.

Connect Society may have other volunteer opportunities in the future working with youth, families and adults with developmental disabilities.  If you are interested in these opportunities and would like to be informed of these volunteer opportunities, please contact the volunteer coordinator.

Nicole Palmer

Nicole Palmer

Volunteer Coordinator

For more information

Edmonton

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We'd love to hear from you! Below, you will find contact information for Connect Society, feel free to contact us either by phone, e-mail, or through our online contact form at the bottom of this page.

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Reception Hours

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

General Inquiries

Telephone/TTY:
Edmonton (780) 454-9581
Calgary (403) 828-1937

Text:

Edmonton (587) 921-3478
Calgary (403) 828-1937

Fax:
(780) 447-5820

Edmonton Address

6240 – 113 Street

Edmonton, Alberta  T6H 3L2

Calgary Address

4631 85 Street NW

Calgary, Alberta  T3B 2R8

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