Why volunteer?

“Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. Volunteering and helping others can help you reduce stress, combat depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose.…

Benefits of volunteering: 4 ways to feel healthier and happier

  • Volunteering connects you to others
  • Volunteering is good for your mind and body
  • Volunteering can advance your career
  • Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life”

-From HelpGuide.org (Trusted guide to emotional and mental health)


TIPES would be honoured to help you feel healthier and happier by offering the following volunteer positions:


TIPES Board of Directors is looking for a qualified volunteer to act as our Fundraising Committee Chair.  

The fundraising chairperson, in conjunction with a committee of the Board and staff, cultivates, develops and implements short and long term fundraising strategies and activities to attract and maintain sources of funding to support the needs and goals of TIPES. 


  • Review previous years’ fundraising activities 
  • Determine board fundraising goals and expectations 
  • Brainstorm new fundraising ideas with Board in order to generate financial support for TIPES and increase TIPES’ profile within the community and beyond 
  • Develop a multi-year fundraising plan 
  • Ensure that fundraising budget is maintained 
  • Establish fundraising committee of board and staff 
  • Support committee and staff in fundraising activities 
  • Where necessary, supervise all of TIPES’ fundraising campaigns
  • Oversee applications for financial support in fundraising activities 
  • Along with Executive Director, meet with current and prospective donors/fundraisers for events and major gifts
  • Promote upcoming fundraising initiatives on TIPES’ website and social media accounts 
  • Report back to the board during monthly board meetings 
  • Liaise with media outlets 
  • Provide guidance to board members on achieving fundraising goals
  • Ensure that all fundraising donations are accurately acknowledged and receipted 
  • Prepare final detailed fundraising report after each event

The successful candidate must be willing to obtain a police record check – vulnerable sector, volunteer position.

Please contact Carrie at Carrie@tipes.ca


Student Placement Opportunities

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