Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play a very important role at the centre. TWRC volunteers are women from all walks of life who have made time in their lives for others and have a sincere desire to help.

Benefits of volunteering include; gaining new skills and employment experience, making new friends, imparting knowledge, gaining self-knowledge and confidence, discovering new talents, giving back to the community, and making a difference.

TWRC hosts special events and programs throughout the year and is always looking for dedicated volunteers to get involved. If you are interested in helping with one of our special events please click the VolunteerSpot button below.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Board Members

We are currently accepting applications from passionate and dedicated community women to join our board and help to make Westman a better place for women and families. If you have experience in human resources, accounting, nonprofit management, social services, program development, fundraising, or knowledge of women’s issues we want to hear from you.

The Board of Directors is responsible for the operations and management of The Women’s Resource Centre. The Board’s management obligations include developing internal policies in matters such as finances and budgeting, fund raising, personnel management, program development and public relations. The Board works with the staff to plan, implement, and administer services and programs.

Board members are expected to attend monthly board meetings and to serve on at least one board committee. Current committees include:

Executive Committee

Fundraising Committee

Advocacy and Events Committee

Membership Committee

To apply to the Board of Directors, please complete the application below and submit to advocate@thewomenscentrebrandon.com.

Board Member Application Form

Information & Referral Volunteers

This position involves helping clients in person and over the phone with a variety of issues, providing informational materials or informal referrals to other agencies, and helping out with general administration tasks. Full training is provided. Volunteers should be prepared to commit to a regularly scheduled shift at least monthly.

Fundraising Committee Member, Corporate Challenge Subcommittee

Planning Committee Volunteer – help with the planning and organization of our annual fundraiser, the Westman Corporate Challenge. Specific tasks include sponsorship and team recruitment, prize solicitation, planning and organizing events. No specific time commitment required.

Event Day Volunteer – to help with execution of the events during the week of the Corporate Challenge, including team check-ins, serving lunch, time-keeping, score recording, selling drink and raffle tickets. A minimum of 2 hours required.

Sign Up Today!

To sign up as a volunteer, please complete the application below. Completed applications can be dropped off, mailed, or emailed to programcoordinator@thewomenscentrebrandon.com.

Volunteer Application Form

Volunteers working in the Centre are required to supply a Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, and Adult Abuse Registry Check. Information on how to obtain these checks can be found here:

Criminal Record Check

Child Abuse Registry Check

Adult Abuse Registry Check