Volunteer for YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Looking for a meaningful way to lend a hand? Join our amazing team of YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes volunteers! 

 

Contact

To sign up for any of the following volunteer opportunties, or for more information, please contact Tina MacFarlane at 705-743-3526 ext. 123 or tmacfarlane@ywcapeterborough.org.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 

May 1 - Secret Mission

Location: Meet at YWCA, 216 Simcoe Street

Time: 9 am - 12 pm

12 volunteers needed

Information:

  • Volunteers will work in teams of 2, and each Team will need one vehicle.
  • No heavy lifting.
  • Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and footwear.
  • This mission is a secret! Volunteers will be given the details when they arrive at YWCA on Monday, May 1.

 

May 5 - Holy Cross Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Location: Holy Cross Secondary School, 1355 Lansdowne St W, Peterborough

Time: 11 am - 1:15 pm

2 volunteers needed

Information:

  • This event is a mini YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes held at Holy Cross Secondary School.
  • Volunteers will be required for approximately 3 hours.
  • Volunteers will help unload, set up, run stations (shoes, registration, etc.) pack up and reload vehicles.
  • Lifting is required.
  • Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

    Please note: Other high school events are in the process of being booked. More information on those will be sent once dates and times are confirmed.

 

May 9 - Crestwood Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
 
Location: Crestwood Secondary School, 1885 Sherbrooke St W, North Monaghan
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
 
6 volunteers still needed
 
Information:
  • This event is a mini YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes held at Crestwood Secondary School.
  • Volunteers will be required for approximately 3 hours.
  • Volunteers will help unload, set up, run stations (shoes, registration, etc.) pack up and reload vehicles.
  • Lifting is required.
  • Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and footwear.
 
Please note: Other high school events are in the process of being booked. More information on those will be sent once dates and times are confirmed. 

 

May 24 - YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes - Volunteer Training/Appreciation


Location: YWCA 216 Simcoe Street, Peterborough

Time: 3 times available (20 spots available per slot, so respond as soon as possible to get your desired time)

  • 5 pm to 6 pm
  • 6 pm to 7 pm
  • 7 pm to 8 pm


All volunteers who are participating in the event on the 26th are invited!

Information: This will be a good time for volunteers helping out at the walk on the 26th to learn what your specific roles are, learn a little more about how the day unfolds, and ask questions!

An email will be sent with more details closer to the date.

 

May 26 - YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes - Event Day!


Locations:

  • Event takes place at Confederation Park, across from Peterborough City Hall.
  • Unloading of vehicles takes place at YWCA, 216 Simcoe Street, Peterborough immediately following the event.

Time: 8 am until 2:30 pm. There's lots to do!

  • 8:00 am - Set up
  • 9:30 am - Volunteer Training
  • 11:00 am - Registration
  • 12:00 pm - Walk begins
  • 12:30 pm - Lunch
  • 1:00 pm - Event Clean up/vehicle loading

2:00 pm - Unloading at YWCA

40 volunteers needed

Information:

  • All volunteers will receive an email end of April/beginning of May with more information as to what time your shift will begin depending on what your volunteer role is on the day.
  • Volunteer responsibilities will vary, please let us know if you have volunteered for this event before and the area/station you volunteered in.
  • There will be lifting, bending, pulling and standing involved.
  • Lunch is provided.
  • Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and footwear. (It's often REALLY hot - so bring lots of water, rain gear if needed, sunscreen and a hat!)
  • Volunteers are asked to stay for the entire event, and support the cleanup at the end including unloading at YWCA.

 

June 2 - Kenner Collegiate Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
 
Location: Kenner Collegiate Vocational Institute, 633 Monaghan Rd S, Peterborough
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
 
6 volunteers still needed
 
Information:
  • This event is a mini YWCA Walk a Mile in Her Shoes held at Kenner Collegiate Vocational Institute.
  • Volunteers will be required for approximately 3 hours.
  • Volunteers will help unload, set up, run stations (shoes, registration, etc.) pack up and reload vehicles.
  • Lifting is required.
  • Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and footwear. 
Please note: Other high school events are in the process of being booked. More information on those will be sent once dates and times are confirmed.  

 

Thank you!