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


Ongoing position openings for Professional Mentors in the following fields:

  • IT Mentor
  • Mechanical Engineer Mentor
  • Cleaning Company Owner
  • Chemical Industry, Pharmaceuticals or Materials/Liquid
  • Florist Mentor
  • Architect Mentor
  • Physiotherapist

Please see the Volunteer Job Description for Professional Mentors here.

Current Openings

  • Cultural Ambassadors – Women Sharing Cultural Wisdom
  • Community Forum Staff – October 12th
  • Fundraiser Event Staff – Octoberfest
  • One-to-one Tutors in ESL
  • Daycare Lunch Monitor
  • Intake Desk Worker – 3 half days a week (Open to Co-op Students)
  • Community Guides

Locations and Hours:

St. Catharines:
85 Church Street
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Niagara Falls:
5853 Peer Street
Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

269 Thorold Road
Tuesday to 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.

Newcomers & Refugees in Niagara: A Community Forum (NRNCF)

Help us end the stigma and share important stories of immigration.

Thursday, October 12th

366 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines
Silver Spire United Church


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.