Since the inception of The Teresa Group in 1990, the Volunteer Program has brought together a dedicated group of trained volunteers who assist children and their families through a variety of programs and services.

Please see descriptions of volunteer opportunities below:

Volunteers, "Leap for Success" Tutor/Mentor Program

Description The Teresa Group Tutoring Program addresses the need for academic support for children affected by HIV and AIDS.  Volunteer tutors work to improve the marks of children/youth from Grade 2 - 12 and strive to improve their confidence and self-esteem.

The Teresa Group is currently seeking volunteer Tutor/Mentors.

Frequency/hours:  Wednesdays from 5:30p.m.- 7:30p.m.,  October 19, 2016 to June 7, 2017.


  • Experience working with children/youth.
  • Experience tutoring children/youth an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Ability to teach English, Math and/or Science.
  • Flexible, innovative team player, self-motivated.
  • Graduate of or currently enrolled in College or University.

Volunteer Drivers

1. Assist families with transportation to medical or other appointments weekdays on an “as needed” basis.
2. Transport children/youth to Programs on Saturday mornings for 9 weeks in the spring and fall.
Location Throughout the GTA.


  • Volunteers must have a car, a clean driving record and $1 million+ third party insurance.
  • Careful and responsible driver.
  • Respect for confidentiality.
  • Reliable and trustworthy.
  • An understanding and ability to work with children of all social, religious and cultural backgrounds.
  • A friendly, caring manner and good listening skills.

Volunteers, Special Events:

Description Assist staff and a team of volunteers in the planning, organizing and execution of two fundraisers, The Scotiabank Charity Challenge and The Mane Event.
Location: The Teresa Group office, 124 Merton Street, Suite 104.


  • Strong communication skills.
  • Event planning and execution would be an asset.
  • A spirit of hospitality and an outgoing personality.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Enthusiasm and ability to work independently.
  • Awareness and understanding of the work and mandate of The Teresa Group.

Volunteers, Office Administration:

Description Support the professional staff by fulfilling various office duties; including reception, mail-out package preparation, filing, organization of the food bank/clothes bank.


For further information about volunteering with The Teresa Group please contact
Constance Nobes
Volunteer Coordinator
T: 416-596-7703 ex.311 or
F: 416-596-7910 or
E: volunteer.support@on.aibn.com.

Police reference check for the vulnerable sector is required for volunteer positions.