At The Hope Centre, we rely on a wonderful group of volunteers who help us in the delivery of programs and services to the community. We would simply not be able to what we do without the support of our volunteers. 

There are many volunteer opportunities at The Hope Centre. If you are interested in volunteering in one or more of the following areas please fill out the application form below. 


  • Reception (Answering phone calls, faxing, photocopying, etc.)

  • Food Bank Intake (Working with a database program, check clients into food bank)

  • Food Preparation (help with lunchtime meals)

  • Serving and Clean-up (help to serve meals, clean up and tidy up the dining room and kitchen)

  • Food Bank (assist clients selecting groceries, stock shelves, inventory of food donations)

  • Repair and Maintenance (anything related to the upkeep of The Hope Centre)

  • Custodial Services (help clean floors, counters, outdoor cleanup, etc.)

  • Office Support (general office duties)

  • Bingo Attendants (work at East Main Gaming Centre; Friday afternoon or evening)

  • Income Tax Preparation (program offered through Canada Revenue Agency – volunteers would need to apply through the CRA – ongoing throughout the year)

  • Koats for Kids (runs November through December)

  • Food Drives

  • Fundraising Events

  • Transportation – using The Hope Centre van to pick up food donations from various locations in Welland and Niagara Region (only those with valid driver licenses and no driving convictions.

The above are just some areas we have listed. We encourage new ideas from fellow community members. If you have an idea for a project, fundraising event or program we would love to hear it.

Phone: (905) 788-0744 | Fax: (905) 788-0748  | Email: info@thehopecentre.net  | Address: 570 King St. Welland, ON L3B 3L2

Charitable Registration Number: 119290591 RR0001

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