John Howard Society of Peterborough


Do you want to make a difference in our community?

The JHS has many opportunities for you to volunteer.   All volunteers will be provided with training and supports as you embark on your volunteer experience with us.

Youth Justice Committe

Co-facilitating a Restorative Circle when a young person has committed a minor offence.

Community Mediation Program

Co-facilitating a mediation process for adult neighbours in conflict. Volunteers are trained to the Ontario Community Mediation Coalition (OCMC) standards and receive ongoing mentorship & training.

Aspire Program

Mentorship supporting  young adults, aged 17 – 25,  to achieve their training and employment goals.  Our mentorship program includes a variety of opportunities including individual, group, short and long term mentoring matches.  We are currently recruiting volunteers with a variety of backgrounds and work experience.   Full training is provided as well as many other opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Parent Education

We are looking for experienced parents who have attended our Sidestepping the Power Struggle workshop and are interested in supporting the discussion for the small breakout groups.

Board of Directors

If you are interested in sharing your skills and experience by joining our Board of Directors please call or text us for further information on how to apply.

Contact: Kathy Neill, Executive Director, t: (705) 933 8331 e: