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3362 - Charity Bingo Volunteers (4-6 Volunteers)


About Elder Help Peel (EHP)

Elder Help Peel is a Canadian registered nonprofit organization founded in 1998. For over 25 years, with its enthusiastic and community-based volunteers, Elder Help Peel has provided older adults and seniors age 55+ residing in Peel Region with caring and compassionate social programs, services, and events to alleviate social isolation and loneliness. EHP is committed to diversity and inclusion with its focus on interactive social programs and healthcare services which enable seniors to stay socially connected, active, healthy, and engaged in the community.


Through this Bingo Volunteer position, volunteers will represent EHP and help raise much-needed funds to support our FREE programming to the seniors of Peel Region through the Ontario Charitable Gaming Association (OCGA), Charitable Gaming Community Good program. These funds are allocated directly to our social programs and services for seniors, allowing EHP to continue delivering its mission and mandate.


  • Shifts are 2 hours long
  • EHP is usually assigned 1 to 2 scheduled shifts per month
  • Usually scheduled Saturdays, 12:00pm-2:00pm and/or 2:00pm-4:00pm however, the day and time may change occasionally - occasional week days, week nights, holidays
  • Shifts will be available with notice to all volunteers
  • Volunteers work in pairs (2) per assignment not alone at the bingo hall
  • Walk around the bingo hall to clear and wipe down tables during and after bingo session
  • Push in chairs after session has ended
  • Occasionally, help call out/identify winners
  • Greet and hold doors open for Bingo Hall patrons
  • Ready to provide helpful information about the Bingo Hall and its sessions, if asked
  • Assist accessibility for customers with disabilities
  • Assist staff with event/session logistics (e.g., assisting with occupancy count to manage capacity limits)
  • Thank patrons for coming
  • Direct Bingo Hall negative 'customer service' issues directly to the Bingo Hall coordinator and/or staff.


  • Excellent opportunity to assist seniors in your local community
  • Customer service experience
  • Learn about not-for-profit fundraising, with focus on Bingo
  • Networking opportunities within the senior’s community, non-profit sectors and our team.
  • Gain new experiences and personal growth.
  • One free fountain drink at the cafeteria per bingo assignment
  • Confirmation of hours completed and/or reference letter (provided upon request), after a minimum of 20 hours have been completed


  • Minimum Age: 20
  • Provide excellent customer services to patrons
  • Have a friendly, engaging personality, and confident in your interaction with members of the public
  • Ability to stand/walk about the Bingo Hall for approximately two (2) hours
  • Punctual, reliable, able to volunteer with a minimum of supervision
  • Adhere to an agreed bingo assignment shift
  • Committed to abide by Bingo Hall policies and procedures
  • Committed to comply with COVID-19 and other health and safety procedures required the by the Bingo Hall


  • Must have own vehicle or use public transit to/from Bingo Hall
  • Record monthly volunteer hours using our online fillable timesheet
  • Adherence to OCGA & Bingo Hall Dress Code Guidelines: receive a golf shirt to wear during your shifts, black pants (no jeans) and closed toe shoes required.

Min Age: 20
Max Age: 85   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required

Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment starting 2023-12-09
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Saturday Afternoon

  • Shifts are available according to assignment schedule provided to EHP by the Bingo Hall - usually 1 to 2 scheduled shifts per month
  • Usually scheduled Saturdays, 12:00pm-2:00 pm and/or 2:00pm-4:00 pm however, the day and time may change occasionally - occasional week days, week nights or holidays


Bingo Hall: 291 Rutherford Road South, Brampton, ON

APPLICATION PROCESS (prior to being assigned a bingo shift):

  • Attend a 30 minute online interview.
  • Complete the volunteer screening documents.
  • Provide 2 Canadian references.
  • Provide a digital photo of yourself
  • Copy of one piece of Canadian photo ID to verify age
  • Complete a compulsory 20 minute online training session


Online Training: Complete a compulsory 20 minute OCGA online training session prior to being scheduled for first bingo assignment.

In-person Training: Shadow an experienced volunteer at the bingo hall for the first three bingo assignments.

More Details
Areas of Interest: Fundraising, Event Planning, Senior Support
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Groups, Newcomers, Older Adults

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