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VOLUNTEER WITH ASPEN

At Aspen, we strive to create a culture of engagement where volunteers can give back to the community in a way that’s both meaningful to them and rewarding.



Childcare Volunteer– help parents take a Baking Break!

CHILDCARE VOLUNTEER – help parents take a Baking Break!

Would you like to help combat the damaging impacts of social isolation on health, well-being and overall quality of life? And do you like being with children and are looking for an infrequent volunteer opportunity? Here’s an opportunity – by helping stay-at-home parents become more socially connected!

Baking Break needs volunteers to care for preschoolers while their parents are down the hall, baking. One Thursday morning each month, a team of volunteers gives parents a break by caring for their children in Southview.

Location: Emmanuel Community Church, 3003 28 St SE, Calgary, AB T2B 2Z3

Time: One Thursday morning a month, 9:00 to 11:30, from now till June.

We know you love volunteering and want to make this more fun! So, we are offering the following in return:

  • Current Police Check, Intervention Record Check paid for by Aspen
  • A reference letter recognizing your contribution
  • A coffee card to treat yourself
  • A chance to cuddle babies and play with little ones
  • Support from team caregivers and parents

For more information, please contact Pat Shier at pshier@aspenfamily.org or 403-472-0361.



Volunteer as a Childcare Worker

If you enjoy working with children and helping to provide a fun, safe and educational environment where you can make a difference, then this volunteer position may be for you. Our Family Center is in search of qualified workers to assist with child play and learn activities. As a child care worker, you would help kids engage in arts, crafts and games designed to promote analytical thinking skills and developmental learning. This volunteer position will help you develop excellent skills and techniques that can prove rewarding in both your personal life, and in future careers in child development.

Prerequisites:

  • Current Police Check, Intervention Record Check

For more information, please contact Ngozi Ezinwa at nezinwa@aspenfamily.org or 403 472 0360.


Provide an Internship / Become a Mentor

It’s hard starting out in a career as a young person—particularly if you don’t have the family and extended family networks to help get your foot in the door. Help us level the playing field. Offer an internship and sign up to become a mentor as part of Aspen’s Element Fleet Management Youth Capital Program!

As a mentor, you’ll provide valuable work experience and coaching to a youth with similar interests or career path. With the help of leading industry professionals and entrepreneurs like you, we can help vulnerable youth receive the mentorship opportunity of a lifetime.

Apply today by contacting Karen Cepuran at kcepuran@aspenfamily.org or 403-219-3477 ext. 172.