Volunteer Fair Profile

Aids Committee of York Region, Rainbow Space Program

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Building Safer, Inclusive Social & Recreational Spaces for the 2SLGBTQ+ Community in York Region

If you are a person who identifies as a member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community in York Region or are seeking support for a friend or family member as an ally, here is what you can access through our Rainbow Space program:

  • Inclusive and safer spaces to gather together and build social networks
  • Opportunities to organize and participate in recreational activities
  • Information and resources about health and social services
  • Lending library of queer literature and books
  • Volunteering & leadership development opportunities
  • Peer learning & wellness promotion groups

Rainbow Space programs are peer-led and peer-directed.

2SLGBTQ+ community members including youth, older adults, and seniors can access both drop-in and facilitated groups through Rainbow Space.

All programs and services through Rainbow Space are free and confidential.


Website: http://www.acyr.org/rainbowspace/

Recruiting for: Current Volunteer Opportunities: *Office/Administrative support Filing, organizing/maintaining inventory, data entry and other administrative needs *Sorting clothing/donations for clients Monthly clothing donations and gifts for annual Holiday Wish List Program *Support monthly/annual client events Client socials, wellness groups and retreats, holiday party, etc. *Support community outreach & education activities Tabling/booths at community events, assistance with workshops and events, organizing materials, public speaking as needed *Fundraising A Taste for Life: Tasks may include soliciting silent auction donations, promoting fundraiser, facilitating attendance, donor communications, event hosting, media outreach as needed Holiday Wish List Program: Promoting fundraiser, soliciting donations, donor communications Ongoing agency fundraising activities: Support with donor prospecting and relationship building, grant research and writing, and donor database management *Serve on the Board of Directors

Specially interested in seeing students from these Programs:

We look for volunteers for all parts of our programs (Rainbow Space, Harm Reduction Support & Services and the HIV/Aids Support & Services Program). Volunteers are matched with specific programs depending on their interests, skills, experience and the needs of the agency. For more information, please contact: Mark Koning Communications & Operations Manager 905-884-0613 x 203 mkoning@acyr.org

Where positions are posted: See above

How to prepare: Check out our website for a particular program area of interest and then come and chat to us 🙂