Before You Apply


Before you apply to volunteer, please read the list of Volunteer Positions in order to ensure there is an area that matches your skills and interest. 
 
YWCA Volunteers will have the following qualifications:
  • Support YWCA Hamilton mission, vision and values
  • Working from a feminist, anti-oppressive/anti-racist perspective
  • Must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • Willingness to accept supervision and take direction
  • Respectful of confidentiality and privacy
  • Reliable, mature, non-judgmental, kind, caring and able to listen
All completed application forms are considered by the Volunteer Coordinator. 
 
An in-person interview will be scheduled in order to determine if our organization is a good fit with you, and vice versa.
 
After the interview, we will check two references, request that you apply for a police clearance, and schedule a group training session. 
 
After all screening is complete, you can begin volunteering in your chosen program area.