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Volunteer Opportunities

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PACT Grow-to-Learn gardens provide community hubs for like-minded volunteers to get together, get their hands dirty, and support the community.

 

We offer paid internship opportunities and practicum placements for college/university students.

Volunteer in one of our Youth Programs and connect with youth from schools and community organizations in the GTA.

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VOLUNTEER IN THE GARDEN

Volunteer at our David Wilson Memorial Garden at John Polanyi CI:

Student Volunteer Hours: Available for high school students on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm.

Community Volunteer Hours: Starting May 14th, Tuesdays from 10am-1pm, July and August Thursdays 10am-1pm through to the end of August.

Please email madison@pactprogram.ca for more information.

Volunteer at our Accessibility Garden at Thistletown Collegiate Institute:

Student Volunteer Hours: Available for high school students on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm.

Community Volunteer Hours: Starting April 19th, we will welcome community volunteers on Friday’s from 10am-1pm through to the end of August.

Please email tcigarden@pactprogram.ca for more information.

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STUDENT PLACEMENTS

Student Placement FAQs

What types of student placements do you accept?

PACT can accommodate many levels of students including college, undergraduate, and post-grad students. We’ve had students working on their Masters degrees, teachers college placements, ECE students, and many others.

 

What types of opportunities do you offer?

At PACT, students can participate in youth mentoring in our Life & Job Skills programs or work in our organic school gardens as part of agriculture/horticulture/urban gardening studies or as student mentor.

 

How many hours can you provide?

October-April: Up to 15 hours/week during our evening & weekend skills development and mentoring programming
May-September:  We can facilitate up to 40 hours/week in our school gardens and summer camp.

*All students/volunteers/interns must submit to a vulnerable sector background check.

If you are interested in learning more or to sign up today, register here.

Volunteer in The Garden
Student Placements
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