Find Great Volunteer Opportunities With Closer To Home

Closer To Home is a dynamic, innovative agency that is always looking for enthusiastic, committed volunteers to add to our team. Please check the Volunteer Opportunities page frequently for new and exciting opportunities with Closer To Home.

Vision Statement

Focusing on excellence, the Volunteer Program will, through strategic alliances, mobilize the appropriate volunteer and community resources to fulfill client needs. We will strive to demonstrate proactive and innovative leadership in the field of volunteerism.

Volunteers are treated with dignity, respect and consideration. We aim to create the best fit between our volunteers, programs, staff, children, youth and families. We have various opportunities that require different levels of time and commitment. We want to make sure it fits for you! All of our volunteers are given an Agency orientation and program orientation. We aim to prepare, train and support every aspect of our volunteers learning and personal growth.

The benefits of volunteering are endless…

Here are just a few of the benefits you can expect from becoming a part of our team:

  • opportunity to build life long relationships with staff, children, youth and parents
  • support the success in a child’s life
  • let children know they are important and valued
  • build pride in belonging to a dedicated organization
  • making a difference in peoples lives


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a volunteer with Closer to Home?

Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (403) 543-0550 or email Be sure to review our current opportunities page for frequent updates!

How do I apply?

All those interested in volunteering with Closer to Home would first contact the Volunteer Coordinator, identify potential interest in positions available, set up a time to review the position with the Coordinator and fill out an application form. You’ll be screened based on your skill development, interest and availability. A program will be identified based on all three criteria to become a volunteer. At Closer to Home, we want to ensure the best match possible between volunteers, our children, youth and families and our staff.

What happens if I am accepted?

If accepted, you will be invited to the program or to meet the child, youth or family and given an orientation by the program staff. All volunteers must also review, accept and follow Closer to Home Volunteer policies and procedures. This information is provided to you and reviewed prior to site orientation.

How much time do I need to commit to volunteering?

We offer a wide range of volunteer opportunities and commitment levels to accommodate your availability, from special events (Kids’ Christmas Party), seasonal (Summer Camps), and regularly scheduled opportunities (weekly, monthly). We value your time and commitment at every level!


Volunteers Make A Difference!

Become a Volunteer: Current Volunteer Opportunities

For more information please call: (403) 543-0550
or email