Our organization is always on the lookout for devoted individuals or groups who are looking to lend a hand by sharing their skills, talents, and time with us.
Corporate & Groups
Our volunteer opportunities focus on ensuring our members have access to essential services and stay connected. No matter your time or interests, we offer a wide variety of volunteer opportunities year round.
To view our different volunteer opportunities, please visit the onlin interest form located at the top of the page.
If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out our online interest form above or feel free to contact Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (514) 637-5627.
Overview: help our members with maintenance and repairs with the goal of empowering members with independent living. The volunteer will help with changing light bulbs and fire detectors, installing A/C, paint jobs, minor plumbing, electrical work, as well as gathering supplies. Will be reimbursed for mileage!
Schedule: Various days/times.
Location: At-home repairs for seniors living in Lachine, LaSalle, and/or Dorval.
Overview: Our Tech Support team assists Teapot members with the installation, configuration, and ongoing usability of portable computers, tablets, mobile phones, peripheral equipment, and software. As well as, assist with the installation and operation of Zoom and answer any other technical questions they may have.
Schedule: By appointment (our Social Service Worker will contact volunteers as needed)
Location: At The Teapot 50+ Centre.
Special Event Helpers
Overview: The Teapot is looking for Friendly Callers *who speak various languages*. We have several members whose first language is not French or English and this creates a great barrier for socialization.
Schedule: If you have time to give, let us know!
Location: This is a remote volunteer opportunity.
The Teapot, a multi-resource centre serving Lachine’s 50+ community, is currently seeking a treasurer to sit on the organization’s Board of Directors.
Through their involvement with the Board of Directors, the treasurer will have a hand in making decisions regarding our organization’s strategic planning, support the development of policies, plan for best practices, and develop funding, networking, and outreach opportunities. The Treasurer must have a background in accounting or related field. This is a one-year replacement, followed by a final two-term.
Students play an important role within The Teapot. The assistance they provide our centre is truly a help, we are able to do more because of these resources.
Schools that we have partnered with:
- Concordia University
- McGill University
- Dawson College
- Vanier College
- CEA – Champlain
- Lakeside Academy
- Collège Sainte-Anne
Special Care Counselling/Social Services
SCC and SS students assist our Community Support Services. Depending on how many days you’re with us, you can support us with:
- Shopping program
- Reassurance Calls
- Friendly Calls/Visits
- Integration Activities
Community Recreation Leadership Training
- Animating weekly activities
- Developing new programming
- Developing a special project/event
Applied Human Sciences
- Developing and implementing impact surveys
- Facilitating focus groups and World Cafe’s
- Researching best practices and relevant publications
- Analyzing information and creating tools to be implemented
Previous workshop topics include:
- Vitamins and Medication
- Anxiety and Stress Management
- Healthy Nutrition
Companies that we have partnered with:
- Air Canada
- Hewlett Packard
- MAAX Bath Inc
- Rotary Club of Montreal-Lakeshore