Volunteering at the DDRC

At the DDRC, our volunteer program engages volunteers to support client services and our day-to-day operations. We value the diverse talents, skills, and abilities of our volunteers which help us achieve our vision of a community where everyone belongs.

Volunteers have a variety of opportunities to contribute towards our growth while developing their skills and creating meaningful relationships. Our volunteer program aims to:

  • Develop your skills to work with a diverse group of people;
  • Support an organization with a great cause; and
  • Make a positive change in the life of a person with a developmental disability.


We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Event Assistants
Each year the DDRC hosts at least five major community events to fundraise for our organization. This year we are looking for volunteers to assist on the day of each event. While volunteering with the DDRC, you will be responsible for supporting the Communications and Development team at the event, communicating effectively with employees, clients, community members and businesses, while having fun. Click here for a full position description. 
volunteer Volunteer Resource Worker
Are you interested in working with people who have developmental disabilities or looking to gain volunteer experience in client support and strengthen your resume? Join the DDRC team as a Volunteer Resource Worker! The DDRC is looking for volunteers to participate in our CRW (Community Resource Worker) Volunteer Mentorship Program. Click here for a full position description.
DDRC Board Member
Are you committed to ensuring that vulnerable Calgarians have a voice and a high quality of life? Are you skilled in one or more of the following areas: finance, IT, fund development, or law? Maybe you have a strong commitment to the disability services sector and would like to take on an advocacy role. If so, why not consider joining our board of directors? Click here for a full position description.
Board Members
volunteer Client Services Support Volunteer
The DDRC’s Comprehensive Care program provides respite services for adults and children with developmental disabilities. We are seeking a volunteer to help our agency as we update and digitize client biographies. The Client Services Support Volunteer will contact client guardians and detail any updates or changes in client files. Successful candidates must be reliable, technically proficient, and must practice strict confidentiality as this position involves sensitive information. Click here for a full position description.


If you are interested in volunteering with the DDRC, please send a completed Application Form to volunteer@ddrc.ca citing "Volunteer" in the subject line of the email.

The DDRC is an equal opportunity organization. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.