CMHA Kelowna is a volunteer-driven organization that depends on people like you to help us to develop our vision and provide services to our community. We provide a place for people to contribute to something meaningful, follow their passion, build skills and friendships.
Our Help, Housing & Hope initiatives were supported by 420 of volunteers who gave almost 8,000 hours this last year. That’s the equivalent of over 4 full time employees.
Whether serving as board members, knowledge philanthropists, event planners, group facilitators, or fundraising in the community at events, volunteers are the life-blood of our organization and they make it possible for us to be sustainable and relevant in our community.
Share your skills
Volunteer Positions Available:
Art Studio Volunteer Assistant
Experience the sense of community that exists in the Wellness Development Centre at the Canadian Mental Health Association and contribute to the arts while helping others! We are looking for an Art Studio Assistant to help once a week in the Wellness Development Centre’s Artworks Art Studio from 1-3 pm, either on a Wednesday or Thursday. The role includes organizing art supplies, giving helpful hints to participants and assisting the art teacher whenever a class is going on during the scheduled volunteer time. If you want to share your creative skills and support other artists, we would welcome your help.
Do you love to cook and like to teach others? Willowbridge is a supported, transitional housing project for individuals who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Every Sunday, the residents prepare brunch from 10 am-12 pm and we are looking for a volunteer to help cook and teach participants basic cooking skills. If you want to help people at risk, enjoy cooking and can commit to 2 Sundays per month from 10-12 pm, this position might be a good fit for you.
Special Event Volunteers help make our events and mental health promotion activities a reality. Opportunities include:
- Supporting signature events, such as the Mental Health Voices Awards Breakfast
- Helping out at other fundraisers, such as golf tournaments and hockey games
Join our Board
Join our Board CMHA recruits new board members annually just prior to the AGM held in June. We welcome applications from individuals with skills in:
- Property management
- Community development