Become a Volunteer

Download the Volunteer form, fill it up and email it to

Positions we are looking for are:

1-   We are looking for volunteer coordinator who can recruit volunteers, train and connect them to various positions

2-   Drivers to drive seniors and ill community members to and from their appointments. 

3-   Make social visit to isolated community members either in their homes or in hospital

4-   Shop grocery for seniors and drop them off at their place

5-   Take seniors for walks

6-   Cook for seniors either in their place or drop off food for them

7-   Help a senior or ill person by visiting them and cleaning their units

8-   Meet them or call them to book an appointment over the phone

9-   Interpret for them over the phone

10-  Donate one hour to a person who has limited or social media skills and create or update their Facebook, twitter, Instagram, website,….

11-  Translators and interpreters to help individuals with legal issues, calls to Canada Revenue agency, Citizenship and Immigration offices.

12-  People with trucks and pick-ups who can help newcomers move furniture to their new place

Many positions are also available in Parya: 

  • Help with events; set up chairs, tables, food preparations, clean up…
  • Library; organize books, label them and dust them
  • Garden; plant seeds, water them, clean up, take care of garden,…
  • Computer class assistant, creating flyers, registering participants, contacting participants; assist in translation of material in various languages
  • Gathering information about existing skills and connecting skilled workers to skill seekers.

There are many possible motivations to volunteer:

  • to feel needed
  • to get to know a community
  • to demonstrate commitment to a cause/belief
  • to gain leadership skills
  • to do your civic duty
  • satisfaction from accomplishment
  • to keep busy
  • for recognition
  • to share your professional skills
  • because there is no one else to do it
  • to have an impact
  • to learn something new
  • to be challenged
  • to feel proud and good
  • to make new friends
  • to explore a career
  • to help someone
  • to do something different from your job
  • for fun!
  • to earn academic credit
  • to keep skills alive
  • to have an excuse to do what you love
  • to assure progress
  • to be part of a team
  • to gain status
  • to build your resume
  • because of personal experience with the problem, illness, or cause
  • to stand up and be counted

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