Providing Dog Guides to Canadians with Disabilities
Volunteer

We receive many applications each week for volunteer positions. Volunteer opportunities are limited and only those best suited for positions will be contacted.

Our volunteers are dedicated, compassionate individuals who share our commitment to provide Dog Guides, at no cost, to help Canadians with physical and medical disabilities achieve increased freedom and independence. Some of the various ways our volunteers contribute include:

Fostering: raising a future Dog Guide for its first year. Learn more

Dog Grooming: grooming our standard poodles.

Office Support: letter folding, mailings, data entry, filing and various other duties.

Fundraising: assist with organizing/hosting events.

Delta Bingo Volunteers: We have an immediate need for Delta Bingo Volunteers. If you can spare a couple of hours a month we want to hear from you! We are looking for motivated self-starters (and bingo enthusiasts!) who are able to volunteer for us regularly at Delta Bingo (483 Speers Road, Oakville, ON L6K 2G4).

  •  More information and times

    • Anticipated start date: Immediate

      Dog Guides Canada is looking for motivated self-starters (and bingo enthusiasts!) who are able to volunteer for us at Delta Bingo in Oakville. This is a smoke-free environment. A portion of the funds raised during these charitable gaming events is graciously donated to our Foundation. Each year, Delta Bingo consistently donates thousands of dollars to Dog Guides Canada – all thanks to these spectacular gaming events! Ideal volunteers for this position must be able to work independently, as well as within a team environment.

      Volunteer Requirements

      • Must be 18 years or older
      • Sessions are three hours long and will always take place at Delta Bingo in Oakville (483 Speers Road, Oakville, ON L6K 2G4)
      • Session times vary (first session is 12:00pm-2:15pm, last session 9:30pm-11:45pm)

      Volunteer Description

      • Volunteers will be required to attend a brief orientation to understand roles and responsibilities, as well as Delta Bingo’s policies and standards.
      • Volunteers will be taught the basics regarding existing charitable bingo and gaming products in order to best assist Delta Bingo customers.
      • Volunteers will support Delta Bingo staff in providing excellent customer service including: assisting customers to their seats, finding appropriate staff to answer questions and provide bingo materials, keep gaming areas tidy, and calling out winning bingo numbers.
      • Volunteers will assist in identifying winners for verification by Delta Bingo staff. (Gaming Centre staff will pay all winners.)

      • To volunteer, please contact Amanda Wolters, Fundraising Coordinator at 905-842-2891 x244 or via email at awolters@dogguides.com.

        Please ensure the subject line of your email reads “Delta Bingo Volunteer Position”. We look forward to hearing from you soon




Walk for Dog Guides: assist with organization before and on actual Walk day. Learn more

Kennel Assistant: assist with daily tasks in the kennels such as sweeping, washing kennels or feeding dogs. *Must be 18 years of age or older.

Kennel Socializing: visit, play and groom Dog Guides in training.
*During business hours only and must be 18 years of age or older.

To Apply:

Please print and return a completed Volunteer Application form to:

Lions Foundation of Canada
152 Wilson St.
Oakville, ON   L6K 0G6

For additional information of questions regarding any of the positions please contact Katie Gray, Events and Volunteer Coordinator by email kgray@dogguides.com or by phone 905-842-2891 X 226