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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Beyond 21. On this page you can check out all of the volunteer positions that we are currently recruiting for.

We will keep your application on file for 6 months and get in touch with you when a volunteer opportunity comes up that aligns with your interests and availability!


1:1 BEFRIENDING VOLUNTEERS

Do you like to hang out and meet new people? Do you have a couple hours per month to spare? Are you passionate about making a difference in our community? If this sounds like you, we have just the volunteer role in mind! 1:1 Befriending Volunteers are linked with an adult with a developmental disability and spend one-on-one time with their match enjoying fun activities in our community! We are looking for mature volunteers who are friendly, reliable and at least 18 years of age.

Bowling Companion – Do you like to bowl? We are recruiting 1:1 befriending volunteers who are interested in hitting the lanes a couple times a month with a person with a developmental disability!

Movie Companion – If you are a film enthusiast and frequent moviegoer, why not volunteer a couple of hours a month getting to know a person with a developmental disability while catching the latest movies at the theater.

Gym Companion (Nav Fit) – Are you an active person who enjoys going to the gym? Why not get to know a young man with a developmental disability while hitting the gym!

Pop Culture Companion If you love movies, comics, superheroes, science fiction and pop culture, we are looking for a 1:1 befriending volunteer who would like to spend a bit of time snooping around local comic book stores, chatting about sci-fi lore and maybe checking out events like CAPE!

Coffee Companion Are you the sort of person who just loves a good cup of coffee and a great chat? We have a young person with a developmental disability who is looking for you!

Walking Companion Do you like the great outdoors? Do you enjoy the many beautiful walking paths in and around Cornwall area? We have an energetic person with a developmental disability who loves to get out in the fresh air and sight see. Give us a call today!

TO APPLY:

1) Download the Befriending Volunteer Application Form (hard copy and email version available upon request)

2) Submit your completed application to volunteer@beyond21.org or PO Box 1901 Stn Main, Cornwall, ON K6J 6N6

* Once your application has been received, we will be in touch with you to share more about the role and our screening process.


B21 AMBASSADOR

We are recruiting positive, energetic and outgoing volunteers who are interested in becoming ‘Beyond 21 Ambassadors!’

What does an Ambassador do? B21 Ambassadors raise awareness about The Hub for Beyond 21 Foundation by providing community members and event goers with information about the services that we provide.

    • We are looking for mature volunteers who are friendly, reliable and at least 16 years of age
    • Ambassadors are generally scheduled for 3 to 5 hours of volunteer service on the day of an event
  • Ambassadors are required to attend a brief 1-hour orientation session prior to their shift

As a B21 Ambassador, you will have the opportunity to make new friends, share your skills, gain valuable experience and feel good about giving back to your community while having lots of FUN!

Click here to complete and submit an online Special Events Volunteer interest form.


SPECIAL EVENTS VOLUNTEERS

Summer may seem a ways away but it is never too early to start recruiting for the Annual Cornwall Food Fest!

Each year we recruit & schedule over 75 volunteers to fill the following roles:

    • Set up/Tear Down
    • Traffic Control
    • Ticket Sales
    • Ambassadors
    • Runners
    • Family Zone Leaders
  • Servers/Pourers (licensed beer tent)

Click here to complete and submit an online Special Events Volunteer interest form.


VOLUNTEER ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

We are accepting applications from dedicated individuals interested in serving on our volunteer Board of Directors. Click here to learn more and apply online!