Volunteer Opportunities

We have several exciting volunteer positions available for our various programs, check with us to learn more.

Contact Jackie Franklin at 613 548-4535 ex 221 or jfranklin@youthdiversion.org

Volunteer positions

Volunteer Orientation: Volunteers must attend one orientation session and one training session. (Call or email for dates and times)

Rebound Program: Rebound is a 10 week cognitive skills program for youth ages 11-17. Volunteers work with youth once a week for 3 hours in a group setting teaching them life skills. Lots of training and support provided.

SNAP (School and non-academic Program): Volunteers provided academic and non-academic support to students ages 9-17 who are suspended from school. Volunteers are needed once a week for about 2 hours. Lots of training and support provided.

C.H.A.N.C.E Mentoring Program: The Mentoring Program matches youth ages 11-17 with an adult volunteer who provides support and guidance to the youth as they work towards achieving their set goals. Volunteers are asked to commit to 2 hours a week for a period of 6 months. Lots of training and support provided.

Benefits to volunteering

Benefits to volunteering: In return we offer lots of training, continuous staff support, hands on experience working with at-risk youth, mandatory Police Checks are processed for FREE, dynamic workshops, certificates are given at the completion of your volunteer placement and for attending workshops, opportunity to volunteer in other Programs, open door policy to the Executive Director, car-pooling can be arranged for some sessions.


Contact Jackie Franklin at jfranklin@youthdiversion.org or 613 548 4535 ex 221


For Emergency Help:
  1. Call 911
  2. Go to your local hospital
  3. Contact:
    1. Addictions & Mental Health Services KFLA 24 hour crisis line - 613-544-4229
    2. Kids Help Phone  1-800-668-6868 or txt 686868
    3. LGBT Youth Line 1-800-268-9688 or txt 647-694-4275
    4. Detox Centre  24 hour telephone line - 613-549-6461

Contact Us

559 Bagot Street
Kingston ON, Canada
K7K 3E1

P: 613-548-4535 ext 224
F: 613-548-1747


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