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! 



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


  • 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


  • 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.


Thank you!