Please note:

Are you looking to volunteer as a group? We especially need groups to volunteer for painting, cleaning, clothes sorting, food pickups, deliveries, arts & crafts workshops, hamper packaging, and more!

 Groups wishing to volunteer can contact Volunteer Resources at 905-528-5100 ext 1118 or email Bryan at

You will need to download the reference form below and ask the person providing a reference to return it in person or by email. This will help us find a placement for you sooner.

ATTN: Joanne Capretta, Mission Services of Hamilton, PO Box 368, 196 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton, ON  L8L 7W2

Reference Form


Personal Information

First Name (required)
Last Name (required)

Address (required)

City (required)
Postal Code (required)
Telephone (required)
Cell Phone

Email (required)

Emergency Contact Person (required)

Emergency Telephone (required)

Please tell us a bit about yourself:

Education (school attended or attending, post-secondary experiences etc.) (required)

Work History (brief outline of where you have worked, for how long, jobs held etc.) (required)

If you have volunteered before, please tell us about some of that experience

Other Languages

Please provide two references that we can contact

How do you know them?
Contact Information:
How do you know them?
Contact Information:
What kind of volunteer assignment are you interested in?
 Three month commitment (hours of volunteering to be discussed during interview) One time or special event availability

Role(s) you are interested in (please check all that apply)
 Preparation and serving of meals Helping in kitchens, food bank, warehouse etc. Administrative/Clerical work Interacting with clientele of the agency in programs or one on one Technical support – website, communications, event planning, training Pro Bono Consulting – in areas such as Human Resources, governance, zoning and development, fundraising, Pastoral services/training and development Building management: we need cleaners, landscapers, handy-people, contractors Using specific skills

If you have checked "Using specific skills", please explain:

Would you be willing to be on the general “on call” volunteer list for individual volunteering, special events or seasonal opportunities?
 Yes please No thank you

How did hear about the Mission Services Hamilton Volunteer opportunities?

Are there any limitations such as allergies or other health concerns that MSH should be aware of in order for you to complete your volunteer work?
 Yes No

If so, what are they?

By checking this box, I am electronically signing my application.