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Volunteers are a vital part of our organization and the local community. We create opportunities for the residents of Saskatoon to interact through volunteering and build understanding and friendships. This is how we discover each other!

Volunteer Orientation and Registration

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Volunteering Streams with the Saskatoon Open Door Society

Flexible Programs

(For newcomers and non-newcomers)
  • Flex Volunteering – access to a variety of low-commitment volunteering opportunities across the city or with our organization.

  • Special Projects – These projects are always changing. You will be informed about current special projects upon completing your registration.

Flexible Programming

Core Programs

(For non-newcomers who have been in Canada for at least 3 years and speak English fluently)
  • Conversation Circle Leader – leading weekly English conversation practice.
    Requirements: Age 18+, in Canada 3+ years, fluent English
  • Community Mentor – visiting a newcomer family at their home, once a week for 3 months.  Requirements: Age 25+, in Canada 3+ years, fluent English. We need mentors!
  • Youth Study Group Tutor– helping newcomer high school students with their studies, weekday afternoon, once a week.                                                                                                        Requirements: Grade 12 student or recent graduate from high school in Saskatoon, in Canada 3+ years, fluent English. We need tutors!
  • Campus Companion – mentoring a newcomer youth who is planning to start pursue post-secondary education.                                                                                                                      Requirements: Currently a university student in Saskatoon or a recent graduate, in Canada 3+ years, fluent English


Newcomer Volunteer Connections

(For newcomers, who have been in Canada for less than 3 years)
  • Front Desk Placement – an opportunity to develop administration, customer service, and communication skills. 
    Requirements: CLB 4+, 1-3 months commitment (part-time). 

  • Community Placement – volunteering placement at another not-for-profit organization in Saskatoon. 
    Requirements: CLB 5+, 2-3 months commitment (part-time).

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