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Children's Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay (The)

Children's Aid Society

Provides a full spectrum of all Child Welfare programs and services

Responsible for the administration of the following program and services:
  • Child Welfare Services
  • Family and Children's Services
  • Foster Care and Adoption Services
  • Outreach Program
  • Residential Services

Volunteer Opportunities
  • Driver: drive children to and from appointments/visits, as scheduled
  • Foster Parent: provide a home to a child in care
  • Life Book: assist social worker to develop an informative life book for a child in care
  • Parent Aid: provide support, friendship and encouragement to an isolated high risk mother in a non-professional relationship
  • Parent Relief: care for children of a family for a few hours to give parents some private time
  • Recreation Buddy: spend time providing and engaging in a recreational outing with a child or youth
  • Special Friend: provides affection and guidance of a caring adult through one to one relationship and regular outings/activities
  • Tutor: provides one -to-one attention to a child/teen to improve school performance in a subject or subjects
  • Volunteer Advisory Board
Satellite district offices located in the following areas:
  • Marathon
  • Geraldton
  • Nipigon
Volunteer Resources Coordinator, Thunder Bay: Charmaine Cades, Phone: (Business) 807-343-6192; Email:
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sep-JunMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Jul-AugIntake and Assessment Mon-Sun 24 hours
Volunteer Opportunities
  • Criteria vary by opportunity
Application Process
Volunteer Opportunities
  • Contact the Coordinator of Volunteer Resources
Membership - Annual
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
June 4, 2019