Have you thought about volunteering for a local agency that supports seniors? 

We recently hosted a “Volunteer Recruitment Fair” to allow the public to explore a wide variety of volunteering opportunities for local agencies supporting seniors.  There were table top displays by community agencies showcasing who they are, how they help the community and how you might be a perfect volunteer for them.

Our FREE event was held as follows:
Date:  Saturday, October 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Laskay Community Hall – 2920 King Rd, King City, ON L7B 1L6

Participating Agencies were:

Listed below are the community agencies that showcased their volunteering opportunities at our Fair:

Alzheimer Society of York Region

Arts Society King

Caregiving Matters

CHATS (Community & Home Assistance to Seniors)

Eleanor Silverberg Services

Hope House Community Hospice

King Township Food Bank

Neighbourhood Network

Routes Connecting Communities Inc.

King Township’s Libraries and Fitness Departments.


Share your story about why you volunteer

As part of this project, we are doing podcasts and videos of people sharing their stories about why they volunteer.  Noted below are people sharing what volunteering means to them.  Who knows, perhaps their stories will inspire others to roll up their sleeves and help a community group or cause.



Susan’s Story:


Building community + helping seniors = awesome!

This project is all about building community and coming together to help seniors in our area.

Special thanks to the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program for funding this project.

 Questions:  Mary Bart at 905-939-2931


Funded in part by the Government of Canada



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