Emma House exists because generous people like you donate their time, efforts, and talents!

Are you ready to volunteer?

Emma House exists because generous people like you donate their time, efforts, and talents!

Current Board Opportunities:

Individual Opportunities: 

  • Mealtime Volunteers: Assist cooking meals for lunch or dinner for/with Emma House residents
  • Daytime Child Care: Come care for the babies at Emma House while their mothers are either in our Life Skills Program, attending counselling, or other important appointments. Shifts range from 1 to 4 hours in length.
  • House Maintenance: This is a perfect role for handy people who love the outdoors to help tend our garden and property. Tasks may include weeding, gardening, mowing the lawn, light housework, etc.
  • Mentoring Moms Program: This role will connect you with an Emma House mom in which you will support, advocate, and build a friendship with. Share stories with each other, teach each other, learn from each other, and support each other in all aspects of life. We have partnership with the Welcome to Parenthood- Alberta study to launch our Mentoring Moms Program! Not only will this program assist Emma House moms in building their informal supports, it will also inform research on how to best support new parents.
  • Fundraising and/Special Events Committee: We are looking for individuals who would like to be apart of a Fundraising/Event committee who will meet bi-monthly to assist in the planning and organizing of fundraising events throughout the year! This would include assisting us with fundraising campaigns, special events, casino night, annual gala, etc. Time commitment is approximately 3-4 hours per month.

Group, Team Building and Corporate Opportunities:

  • Special Events: Sponsorship and/or volunteer at an event. These events are aimed for fundraising and awareness to help Emma House’s operations.

  • Sponsor A Meal:  Buy the groceries and have volunteers come and make dinner for our moms.

  • House and Yard Maintenance:  When the season allows, we need groups to come and do deep cleans of the house and yard maintenance.

If you would like to volunteer with us, or have any questions, please send an email to volunteer@emmahouse.ca.


Check out our FAQ page or send an email to volunteer@emmahouse.ca.