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Volunteering promotes citizen participation, responsibility and interaction in the society. 

 

Volunteer involvement is fundamental to a healthy and democratic society. The Town of Hawkesbury believes that the strength of a community can often be measured by the health and wellness of the members within it. The Town recognizes the important role volunteers’ play in helping accomplish its mission and mandates.

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Events

Various volunteer opportunities are available during our annual and informal events!

Citizens' Committee

This committee discusses important topics related to recreational activities and events that happen in town.

Security and Information

Security and customer service play a pivotal role during activities and events.

First Aid

Whether it be to provide emergency first aid or to offer support, first aid volunteers are always needed.

Volunteer Requirements

 

Volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years of age.

Volunteers under the age of 19 must provide a signed letter of consent from a parent or legal guardian.

For those volunteering as a part of their diploma requirements, they must present their volunteer sheet from their educational institution.

Volunteers in certain assignments may be asked to submit a background criminal check.

Qualifications

  • Bilingual
  • Welcoming
  • Cheerful
  • Dynamic
  • Responsible
  • Resourceful
  • Team Player

Volunteer Offers

If a volunteer position that you are interested in is not listed below, you may still send us your application form. We will contact you in the following days.

Contact Person

Yvan Ruel, Communications coordinator

 or 613 632-0106

Santa Claus Parade

Animation - 4 volunteer positions

Join the parade as an Elf from the North Pole and help us collect letters from children addressed to Santa.

Ensure the safety of the families watching the parade by making sure they stay on the sidewalk. 

Sécurité - 4 volunteer positions

Walk next to the parade floats to make sure families stay on the sidewalk.

Follow the Santa Claus float at the end of the parade to ensure children do not get too close to the wheels of the float.

Dates, hours and location

December 10, 2022 - 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (2 hours)

Meeting point: 4:30 p.m. in front of the library

Volunteer Application Form

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Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the limited purpose of reviewing candidates for volunteer positions with the Town of Hawkesbury. Questions about this form or the collection of information should be directed to the Clerk at 613-632-0106, etc. 2226