We are a resident driven organization that strives to embody a strong ethos of collaboration. This means that nearly every event or project we are involved with is driven by volunteers and local residents. Check out our events page for a snapshot of what we have coming up.

The easiest way to get involved is to contact our Volunteer Coordinator Emily at volunteer@dwcc.ca. You can also reach her at our office at 226-674-2554 or by dropping in at our office.

DWCC VOLUNTEERING AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT ROLES

Residents Meetings
Tasks: Attending local Resident Meetings, speaking about community issues and upcoming events
Time commitment: 2 hours a month, usually first Wednesday of the month

Community Gardens: Regular Gardener
Tasks: having your own garden plot to maintain, plant in the plot, water your plants and weed your plot
Time commitment: 1-2 hours a week from May-Sept

Community Gardens: Occasional Gardener
Tasks: weeding community plots, spreading mulch and pulling weeds from paths, watering gardens
Time commitment: 1-2 hours a month from May-Sept

Event Planning Team
Tasks: Planning community events
Time commitment: 1-2 hours a month

Event Volunteer Team
Tasks: helping at events. Can include setting up, cleaning up, serving food, playing games.
Time commitment: 2-4 hours at events (once every few months)

Crime Prevention Team
Task: Meeting monthly to discuss neighbourhood crime and initiatives to reduce it.
Time commitment: 1-2 hours a month

Sports Volunteer
Task: Helping to run neighbourhood sports
Time commitment: 1-2 hours a week

Coffee Social
Task: Attending a weekly social, sharing coffee, tea, snacks and good company with neighbours.
Time commitment: 1-2 hours a week