Why Volunteer?

Volunteering at the NFAMC is an opportunity to learn about other cultures, share your own culture and meet new people. There are several opportunities to volunteer with our Centre and we hope that you choose us on your journey to becoming a volunteer.

Opportunities at our Centre:

Please note that at times there may be a waiting list for positions.

Intake Desk Worker

General Office Support

English Conversation Circle Facilitator

ESL Language Match

Computer Lab Assistant

Day Care Assistant

Children’s Program Assistant

Resettlement Mentor

Professional Mentor
(One-on-one match)

Workshop Facilitator

Leisure/Activity Volunteer

Events & Fundraising Assistant/Community Ambassador

Maintenance Worker

LINC/ESL – TA

Fundraising and Events Worker

Board Member

Current Openings

Coming soon!

LOCATIONS

St. Catharines:

85 Church Street, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3C7
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Niagara Falls:

Newcomer Information Centre
(co-located with the YMCA Newcomer Information Centre)
8123 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1H3
T: (289) 296-8400 ext 504

St. Ann Adult & Continuing Education Centre
(co-located with the Niagara Catholic District School Board)
5895 North Street, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 1J7
St. Ann Adult & Continuing Education Centre
T: 289-407-1793

Monday to Friday: Hours vary

Welland:

Father Fogarty Adult Learning Centre
(co-located with the Niagara Catholic District School Board)
269 Thorold Road, Welland, ON L3C 3W1
T: 289-241-6289
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (hours vary)

Please note that for some programs the timing of your volunteer placement may be in the evening, but we place our volunteers based on their availability.

Application/Intake Process

First Name
Last Name
Address
Street Address
Apt, Suite, Bldg. (optional)
Postal / Zip Code
City
State / Province / Region
Country
  • - select your country -
  • Åland Islands
  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa (US)
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda (UK)
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burma (Myanmar)
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Congo, Republic of the
  • Cook Islands (NZ)
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • East Timor (Timor-Leste)
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands (UK)
  • Faroe Islands (Denmark)
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia (France)
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar (UK)
  • Greece
  • Greenland (Denmark)
  • Grenada
  • Guam (US)
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey (UK)
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong (China)
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man (UK)
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey (UK)
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, North
  • Korea, South
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau (China)
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte (France)
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia, Federated States of
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia (France)
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue (NZ)
  • Norfolk Island (Australia)
  • Northern Mariana Islands (US)
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian territories
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Pitcairn Islands (UK)
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Réunion (France)
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (UK)
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France)
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway)
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tokelau (NZ)
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis and Futuna (France)
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
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Please select how you learned about volunteering at the Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre
Tell us the time(s) you are available to volunteer:
If need, please specify:
Please check which description(s) fit your current status
If Other, please specify:
What is your career and/or education background?
Why do you want to volunteer at Niagara Folk Arts?
(Community hours, career development, interest in newcomers’ issues, etc.)
Is there a special talent or skill or skill that you would like to share with newcomers? *
(Cooking, gardening, language, etc.)
Current or Past Volunteer Experience (related or other):
Please share some of your personal reasons to volunteer in our agency and what you would like to get out of this experience:
Reference 1: Name
Phone Number(s)
Relationship:
Reference 2: Name
Phone Number(s)
Relationship:

Volunteer Statement:

I understand that the Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre (NFAMC) will be collecting, using and disclosing my personal information for the purpose of establishing and managing a volunteer relationship.
I consent to the NFAMC doing so, and I also consent to the collection and use of my personal information in order to ensure the safety of our clientele, for statistical purposes, and to inform me about NFAMC programs or services. I consent to the above:
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Volunteer Opportunities at the Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre

Age specifications, specific qualifications and skills levels, certifications, language skills or experience may be required for the positions listed below. You will be considered for current job openings. If you qualify for a position which is currently filled, we will keep your application on file and contact you should an opening become available. We are open to receiving new ideas and projects that meet our mandate of services.
Select Position(s) you are Interested In:
RSVP to an upcoming General Information Session
Covered in this session: Mission, vision, values | Programs and services offered | Who are our clients | Working in a diverse workplace | Current available volunteer positions | Duties and Expectations | Next steps

For Information Session:

Parking is around the back, off Raymond Street. Please stay to the yellow lines to avoid a ticket. The entrance door is around the back of the building. Usual meeting space: Room #2, Community Connections.