Why Volunteer?

Whether it’s serving as a Board Member, or contributing your time at one of our many events, volunteers play a vital role with Community Living Essex County.


Fundraising Volunteers, Verdene and Allan Halliday of EssexWhy Volunteer?

  • According to a survey conducted by Stats Canada, 68% of volunteers said that volunteering helped them develop better communication skills.
  • Volunteering provides you with opportunities to share your creativity and energy in an enjoyable and meaningful way.
  • Make new friends and meet others with similar interests.
  • Many of the volunteer opportunities with Community Living Essex County will fulfill the 40-hours of community volunteer experience that is required in order to obtain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
  • Have Fun!
  • Role of the Fund-raising volunteer at Community Living Essex County
  • Read more about the benefits of volunteering at www.volunteer.ca

To find out more about the volunteer opportunities available, please contact:

Tony DeSantis, Manager
Community Relations and Resource Development
519-776-6483, extension 246