Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is the backbone of our church community. It not only allows us to run wonderful programs and activities, and roots us in the fabric of our wider community, but it also enriches the lives of our volunteers through the joy of serving others and the friendship and fellowship inherent in working together.

To volunteer opportunities or for more information at Yorkminster Park, please click here or call (416) 922-1167.

Listed below are some of our immediate needs:

Out of the Cold

In November, we will once again open our weekly Out of the Cold drop-in centre for those needing food and temporary shelter. Our program runs from the first Wednesday evening/Thursday morning of November to the first
Wednesday evening/Thursday morning of April.

There is a particular need for volunteers on the overnight shift (11pm–6am) and the breakfast service/clean-up (6am–8 am). For the breakfast shift, we need 8 people to help in the kitchen once per month, and also 4 strong people keen to get their morning gym workout at the same time as serving in ministry. If you are interested, or would like more information, please contact Trevor Sinker at tsinker@gmail.com

Contact: Church Office

Meals on Wheels

Drivers, runners and callers assist in meal delivery and follow up for shut-ins in North Toronto. Weekly year-round scheduling. Time commitment is 2 hours from 10:30am to 12:30pm.
Contact: Mary Carol Healy

Library

A library assistant who is familiar with bibliographic software and library cataloguing is required. Familiarity with the Dewey Decimal Classification System would be helpful. Must be able to use a computer. Times are flexible.
Contact: Randall Speller

Drivers

Drivers are always needed to help those without transportation to attend church services and events (Sunday morning services, Homecoming services twice a year on Thursdays at 2pm, etc)
Contact: Dale Rose

Flower Delivery

Drivers and runners are needed to deliver the Sunday sanctuary flowers to shut-ins on Monday mornings, on a rotation basis.
Contact: Kay Hayes

Women's Ministries

The organization holds many hospitality events through the church year.
Contact: Rhoda Hill or Ellen Branscombe

Funeral Receptions

Individuals are needed to assist with hospitality and food service. Must be available on an on-call basis.
Contact: Judy MacDonald

Special Event Receptions and Dinners

For those with talent with cooking and who enjoy kitchen work of any kind.
Contact: Mary Stevens

Ushers

Welcome and seat congregants in the sanctuary at both Sunday morning and evening services, commencing one half hour before the service on a rotation basis.
Contact: Ronald Moock

Open Door

Greeters staff the desk in the narthex, welcoming people into our sanctuary on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: three shifts from 10am to 12:30pm and 12:30pm to 3pm or 11am to 2pm.
Contact: Barb Cooper

Sunday Morning Coffee Talk

This hospitality is extended to all who worship with us immediately following our 11 am morning worship service. Helpers can help with set-up and clean up or serve refreshments.
Scheduling is on a rotation basis.
Contact: Patricia Hemming

Reporter/Photographer

For the quarterly newsletter.
Contact: Paul Hill

Hospitality

Daytime reception duties at the Yorkminster Park Centre.
Contact: Church Office