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.  If you are interested in applying to be a volunteer in the following programs, please contact Caitlin Burkholder, Volunteer Coordinator, t: (705) 917-1377 e: 

Youth Justice Committee

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

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.

Board of Directors

If you are interested in sharing your skills and experience by joining our Board of Directors please call or text us Dana Hetherton, CEO, t: (705) 313 0427 e:  We are also looking for community members to join our Fund Development Committee.