Volunteer at Kerby Centre!

Join our Volunteer Family and become a part of our #KerbyCommunity

By volunteering at Kerby Centre we will provide you with volunteer opportunities where you will learn new skills, build connections with others, and help the community at the same time.
Whether you want to volunteer once a month or every day, the perfect volunteer job is waiting for you!

At Kerby Centre we love our volunteers, and we couldn’t continue to support older adults the way we do without their help!

Our volunteers make us who we are!

They are the heart of our Centre and of our #KerbyCommunity.

Our volunteers at a glance

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Volunteers engaged with Kerby Centre


Volunteer hours contributed in 2021


Meal deliveries made to isolated and vulnerable seniors in 2021

Our Volunteers pivoted during the pandemic moving out into the community despite personal health concerns

Between 2020 and 2021 volunteers helped Kerby Centre to establish several new programs including a new meal delivery program, food rescue program, mask making and delivering, social call program, virtual programming, rapid testing, and sidewalk seniors – to name a few.

Some of our Current Opportunities!

Rescued Food Delivery
Details: Deliver rescued food and other resources to older adult clients who are vulnerable (due to Covid-19, physical limitations, income limitations).
Number of Volunteers: 10
Frequency: Wednesdays (late morning/early afternoons)
Providing Lunch at the Kerby Elder Abuse Shelter
Details: Purchase groceries (or order through Kerby Centre) and make lunch for the residents at the Kerby Elder Abuse Shelter. Volunteers are welcome to join residents for lunch
Number of Volunteers: 5 / day
Frequency: Daily
Special Occasion Deliveries
Details: Delivery of birthday, and Christmas gifts to our client’s.
Number of Volunteers and Frequency: Dependent on current programming
Food or Clothing Drive
Details: A food drive for our Elder Abuse Shelter and Food Security programs. A clothing drive for our secondhand clothing store. All proceeds from the Shop go directly back into Kerby Centre’s programs and services.
Number of Volunteers: 1 - 100+
Frequency: Multiple times a year
Kerby Café Makeover
Details: Our café requires some general updating including painting and small maintenance projects.
Number of Volunteers: 25 / day
Frequency: One time
Card Making
Details: Provide social connection for our clients by writing a letter or creating a fun greeting card. These cards can be distributed to our Shelter, Food Delivery and ADP Clients and through the Calgary Chapter of Sending Sunshine.
Number of Volunteers: 1 - 50 volunteers
Frequency: Multiple times a year
Special Events
Details: Assist with our annual golf tournament (Aug 18th), flip pancakes at our Stampede Breakfast, hand out welcome bags at our annual Expo (Oct 15th), or serve food at our Membership Luncheon.
Number of Volunteers: 1 - 40 volunteers depending on the event
Frequency: One or multiple times a year pending event schedules
Kerby Shelter Room Makeovers
Details: Paint, decorate and furnish one of Kerby Centre’s 19 elder abuse shelter client rooms
Number of Volunteers: 4/room (option to have 4 in the AM and 4 in the PM
Frequency: Flexible until all rooms are complete.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!
403 - 234 - 6570

Got another idea for your group? We want to hear it!

Please contact Lauren our Manager of Volunteers and Community Outreach to discuss and book your group volunteer opportunities with Kerby Centre.

Phone: 403-705-3177

Email: laurenr@kerbycentre.com

Kerby Centre helps seniors live their best lives. We could not do this without the help of our generous supporters who make our volunteer program possible.