Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently looking for volunteers to fill the following positions:

If nothing here appeals to your interests and abilities, just complete and submit and this volunteer interest survey and we will see if we can find something that fits for you.

If you would like to be considered for a volunteer position please fill out the attached Volunteer Application Form and return it to The Men’s Centre at 418 D (it’s around the back) Fitzwilliam Street during regular office hours Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday ten until noon, and from 1pm until 3 pm. You can email the forms to volunteer@themenscentre.ca

Bob Tolmie  – Originally from Manitoba, Bob, his wife and son moved to Nanaimo in 1984. After a long career, Bob retired from the financial services industry in 2016. Volunteering at The Men’s Centre provides a way for Bob to give back to the community by helping others who benefit from the services offered.

Daniel Elleker

Daniel Elleker has a background in counselling psychology, and currently works as front desk staff at the men’s centre. With particular interests in cross-cultural counselling, LGBTQ2S communities, addictions, immigration, and ethics and gender issues in psychological practice, Daniel deeply appreciates the importance of working with community members in ways that are culturally competent and respectful. In Nanaimo, Daniel has served on the Research Ethics Board at Vancouver Island University, has run a grassroots LGBTQ2S youth program, and has conducted original research with the Resilience Research Lab at VIU.