Volunteers make a difference

Volunteers make a valued contribution to children and caregivers served by PCFC, donating a combined 3500 hours each year.

Would you like to get involved?

As a volunteer, you will share, learn and grow while gaining valuable experience. Join us in a role that best suits your skills and interests such as program support, working in the toy library, at a special event or serving on a committee or the Board of Directors.

Contact our Volunteer Coordinator by phone at 748-9144 ext. 312 or by email.


Current volunteer opportunities:


Food Preparation Volunteer

We are in need of a food preparation volunteer in our Babies First Program Friday mornings from 9 a.m. – noon.
If you enjoy cooking food and can work in a busy environment this may be the opportunity for you.

Where: Peterborough Child & Family Centre, 201 Antrim Street (downstairs), Peterborough
When:  Friday mornings from 9:00 a.m.-noon

Dad’s Program

How about cooking breakfast for dads and their young children and helping to clean-up after the program?

Where: Peterborough Child & Family Centre, 201 Antrim St (downstairs), Peterborough
When: Saturdays from 9:00 am – noon  (three-month commitment requested)

School for Young Moms – Lunch

Do you enjoy food preparation? Are you able to commit to cooking one morning a week for our young moms?

When: Weekdays – One morning per week

Family Play To Learn

In this role, you’ll work with children, parents and care providers. You’d be a great fit if you have experience with children and enjoy working in a busy environment.

Where: City and County hub locations
When: Various days


Are you a creative, skilled and talented woodworker? If you have your own tools, we’ll provide the supplies to make wooden toys and equipment for children such as sandboxes, ramps, benches, etc.

Where: From your home woodworking shop
When: Flexible

Photo Historian

Do you have the computer skills to scan pictures and save to our server?

Where: 201 Antrim Street
When: Flexible daytime hours to meet your schedule.

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