Volunteering is a valuable experience and we invite you to become part of our CILC community!

We are a small-not-for-profit, volunteer-based organization and since 1970 have been grateful for the generous support of volunteers who give their gift of time. If you would like to build your skill-set or have skills in the following areas below, please contact us by email or by phone at 905-529-8813.  Kindly note that we require our volunteers to submit a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check.

Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you often!


Benefits of being a CILC volunteer:

  1. Acquire new skills & build on your current skill-set
  2. Try and learn something new
  3. Get community hours / reference letter
  4. Be involved in the community by giving your gift of time

Areas of Interest:

  • Assistant Curator/Collections Management
  • Clerical Assistance
  • Display Designer
  • Programme Facilitator
  • Research and Grant Writing


  • Bylaws and Policies – Help to keep current bylaws and policies updated
  • Finance - Help with grant-writing, help prepare yearly budget, and other duties
  • Fundraising – Raise funds for the CILC as a not-for-profit; think creatively about how to generate income for the CILC
  • P.R./ Marketing – Think creatively about how to raise the profile of the CILC in the community
  • Programme – Develop new and innovative programmes
  • Strategy/Visioning – Help plan for the CILC future
  • Volunteer – Help plan events to show our CILC volunteers how much we appreciate them!


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