Childcare Volunteer

Childcare Volunteer
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Riverdale Immigrant Women's Centre
  • Childcare
Short term (Less than 6 months)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Ontario - T

Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre (RIWC) is a charitable organization with a mandate to serve those facing diverse barriers in their community.

Riverdale Hub is co-located with Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre and is a co-working space, event space and art gallery space in Toronto's Little India


We are looking for volunteers to care for children while their parents are attending programs at the RIWC and the Riverdale Hub.  Childminding will take place on site.

Days: Tuesdays and Thursday (days are open to discussion)

Hours:  TBD (times are flexible)

Duration: Short or Long Term Opportunity



  • Be welcoming to children and parents from diverse backgrounds
  • Maintain a clean and safe space for children to play, and respond appropriately to the children’s needs
  • Supervise and attend to children of clients
  • Assist in set up and clean up

*Responsibilities are not just restricted to the above-listed tasks*



  • Up-to-date First Aid and CPR C certification
  • Be positive, active and energetic
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and ability to take initiative to engage with the children
  • Previous experience working with and caring for children an asset


What’s in it for you? 

  • Recorded volunteer hours. This is a great thing to put on a resume
  • Reference letter or a certificate detailing hours completed from your direct supervisor upon request
  • Training as required and hands-on experience with the specific roles
  • Opportunity to meet new people from all backgrounds, and to further build confidence and communication skills.

If you are interested and available for the shift specified or would like more information on how you can help please send your resume to


We are an equal opportunity organization. Applications for this volunteer position are accepted and reviewed on a continuous basis.