VOLUNTEER WITH US
Tall Ships Adventure is a registered charity and exists through the commitment and dedication of its volunteers.
WE NEED YOU!
We may sail in the summer, but we operate year-round. We can only do this with the dedicated support of our volunteers. If you have a few hours a week to spare or even just a day or two, we would love to hear from you! No tall ship experience needed.
Whatever your skills or interests, we can find a way to match them up with the vital work that keeps this program running. Earn your high school volunteer hours with us!
WAYS YOU CAN VOLUNTEER
Throughout the winter months, there is a lot of work and maintenance to be done on the ships. We often host work parties on weekends in Ottawa and/or Brockville. These are open to anyone interested in lending a hand, no experience needed!
In Our Office
We are in need of volunteers to help This is ideal for someone who is looking for a short-term commitment or would like to come in on an on-call.
Our Board of Directors
Board meetings are held once a month to assist with the overall operations of BBI (the first Tuesday of each month).
SIGN UP TO BE ON OUR VOLUNTEER MAILING LIST
You will then receive an email from the Volunteer Coordinator whenever there is a call for volunteers.
How do I apply to be a volunteer?
Fill out the form on this page and you will be added to the volunteer list! You will then receive an email whenever there is an opportunity to volunteer.
What are the basic requirements to be a volunteer?
12 years old or older
Fluency in English
If over 18, must present a recent Police Records Check - Vulnerable Sector Check.
Ability to safely commute to the volunteer locations (ie: BBI Office in Ottawa and Tall Ships Landing Marina in Brockville)
There are no physical requirements for the office jobs (ie: most tasks can be done seated) however the work parties will potentially require you to lift heavy objects. Contact us with other accessibility questions.
There is no minimum required number of volunteer days.
Read and understand the Tall Ships Adventure Standing Orders
There are no tall ship experience requirements, however, there are many tasks where your sailing knowledge could be helpful