Volunteering Opportunities

Are you interested in giving back to the community? Do you have some free time and an interest in local events, recreation or community improvement? Volunteering with the Township of Minden Hills may be for you! Please see below the volunteer opportunities that are currently available:

How to Volunteer!

Opportunities for: Collections, Gardener, Living History, Seamstress and Transcriptionist.

For inquiries, please contact the Minden Hills Cultural Centre at 705-286-3154.

Volunteer Package

National Volunteer Week is April 7-13, 2019!Thank You for lifting our community

Minden Hills Staff and Council would like to thank all the Committee and Board members, the Fire Department and all the individuals who volunteer their time to assist in the many Township events and programs throughout the year. Your continued commitment and enthusiasm in helping develop our community is greatly appreciated. Minden Hills wouldn’t be the wonderful place it is without all of you!


Volunteer Awards

Volunteer Awards

The Township of Minden Hills places great importance on recognizing our youth, volunteers, and those who go above and beyond for their communities. We are proud to promote the following community awards:

1. ROSS RIGNEY AWARD: For a youth between the ages of 12-19 that demonstrates noteworthy achievements and contributions to the community of Minden Hills on a voluntary basis.

2. MH GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARD: For an individual who has displayed activities that embody a strong sense of values, promoting the positive impact of good neighbourly deeds and contribute to the vitality and fabric of the community.

3. GORD MONK AWARD: For an individual who has demonstrated extensive volunteerism over an extended period of time in multiple areas of service to our community.

4. ARTS & CULTURE AWARD: For an individual or group for significant contribution to the art and culture life of Minden Hills through the development, support, preservation or promotion of local heritage, culture, music, visual, performing or literary arts.

5. SPORTS & RECREATION AWARD: For an individual, team or group whose athletic accomplishments have brought fame to themselves and their community and/or those that exemplify healthy active living in Minden Hills.

6. TRILLIUM AWARD: For any individual, group or business whose horticultural, community beautification, civic pride, protection, conservation or enhancement of the environment efforts support the Communities in Bloom Program.

For more information on these awards, please download the Volunteer Awards Criteria Sheets.

How to submit a nomination

In person:
Township of Minden Hills Community Services Department, located at 55 Parkside Street

By mail:
Township of Minden Hills
Community Services Department Volunteer Awards Program
7 Milne Street, PO Box 359
Minden, ON  K0M 2K0

By email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca

By fax: 705-286-3070

Online: submit here

Submission deadline is October 31, 2019 12:00 noon.
For more information please call Elisha at 705-286-2808

Volunteer Engagement Strategy

Provincial Awards

The province offers multiple awards to honour Ontarians who have made outstanding contributions to community life. Recognition is given to longstanding volunteers, youth and students, seniors, and more through the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade.

Please visit the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration website for more information.