Volunteer

Application Process

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Indus Community Services.

Volunteers are important to Indus.

Before you begin the application process, please have a look at our Indus Volunteer FAQs.

We will do our best to place all volunteers who apply. Please be aware that due to the high volume of applications, it will take between 5 – 10 business days for our Volunteer Services Coordinator to contact you once your application has been received. Once you are contacted, our screening process generally takes 4 – 6 weeks to complete. We thank you for your patience.

To be considered for a volunteer opportunity, candidates need to:

1.  Submit an Application Package which should include the following documents (incomplete &/or late applications will not be considered):

– Volunteer Application

– Detailed resume

2.  Email Application Package to volunteer@induscs.ca, with subject heading of ‘Volunteer – (insert your name)’

3.  Participate in an interview

4.  Complete the orientation process including all required training modules

NOTE: We accept volunteer applications on an ongoing basis however, due to the large volume of applications and a limited number of volunteer positions we will only contact those candidates who have been selected for an interview.

Positions Descriptions:

Care for Newcomer Children Volunteer – ON HOLD

Community Connections Volunteer

Friendly Visiting Volunteer

Health Services Volunteer – ON HOLD

Massi Program Volunteer

Newcomer Services Volunteer – ON HOLD

Telephone Reassurance Volunteer

Training Programs Volunteer – ON HOLD

Virtual Learning Coach

A volunteer placement at Indus depends on whether the candidate’s interest and skills are a good fit with our programs and meet the needs of our clients. Confirmation of a volunteer opportunity is dependent upon a satisfactory interview and a clear Police Background Check.  If you are accepted in our volunteer program, you will need to complete the following:

– Attend a mandatory Volunteer Orientation prior to the start of your placement

– Complete all required paperwork/documentation and training

For more information about volunteer opportunities, please email volunteer@induscs.ca

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Through the Apna Health collaboration, Indus Community Services and Punjabi Community Health Services, have partnered together to release a specialized report on International Students – Invited & Forgotten: International Students in Crisis. Read here: https://www.induscs.ca/international-students-task-force/

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