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


Fundraising and Events Worker

Board Member

Current Openings

Welland Community Garden Program Assistant

  • Assisting to facilitate casual conversation, while gardening and socializing
  • Some gardening knowledge is preferred but not necessary. Help Canadian newcomers to make friends and grow their own food!

History Memorabilia Project Assistants

Fact checkers, researchers, photo sorters, museum runners, creative display designers. Help us discover our past!

One to One Language Matches

  • Meet weekly for an hour or two with a newcomer who is learning English and assist them in improving their language skills
  • Language training or teaching experience is preferred but not necessary
  • Native English speakers preferred

Niagara Falls Activities Leader

We are looking for you! Arts and crafts, beading, drawing, painting, board games, yoga, dance, just about anything goes. Facilitate casual conversation while helping newcomers to practice the English they may already know. Watch as friendships and networks start forming around you!

Welland English Conversation Leader

1 evening a week, leading a small class in grammar and English language skills.


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


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

Call 905-685-6589 Ext. 246 or complete the form below.

Please complete fields below.

  • 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:
  • 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.
  • 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.