Volunteers make a vital contribution by helping us fulfill our mandate and achieve our goals.

The following are examples of volunteer opportunities that we are offering:

  • Special events/fundraising (organizing/assisting with fundraising activities; soliciting prizes and sponsorships; telephone inquiries; distributing promotional material, set-up/cleanup, registration/other tasks during events)
  • Property Maintenance (garden/flowerbed preparation; planting, weeding, exterior window cleaning)
  • Interaction with clients (plan/lead craft activities; exercise/stretching sessions; tutoring, reading/language assistance; teach a skill; offer a service
  • Student volunteer (secondary school): to fulfill the 40 hours of community service mandated by the provincial government.
  • Administration Support (Writing thank you cards, supporting mail-out campaigns)
  • Donations Facilitator (sorting and shelving donations, checking expirations dates)

Please be aware that due to the nature of our work and the size of our facility at Domestic Abuse Services Oxford we may not be able to accept all who express a desire to volunteer.  Click the link below to fill out a Volunteer Application.

DASO Volunteer Application (2023) – Editable

If you are recognized as a potential volunteer candidate, you will be invited to an interview or orientation session prior to becoming a member of our volunteer team. Please also note that if you are invited to be a volunteer you will need to obtain a Criminal Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening from your local police service.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with DASO!

For more information please call 519-539-7488 ext. 236 or email samantha(at)daso.ca.