Volunteers are a vital and vibrant part of CUPS’ programming and service delivery. Volunteers donate their talent and energy and do so with compassion and a commitment to helping the people we serve at CUPS. We are committed to ensuring that CUPS volunteers have a rewarding experience and that their skills and dedication are valued.

As a CUPS volunteer, you are placed in a position of trust with CUPS program participants including health patients, families, including young children, school age children, individuals, students, staff or property.  All adult volunteers working directly with our program participants require a valid security clearance.


Volunteer Application (online application)

We would like to thank you in advance for considering CUPS as your organization of choice. Your application will be reviewed by our human resources department and entered into our data base. Volunteers are contacted based upon project needs and fit. Thank you in advance for your application.

Prospective volunteers must first register as a volunteer by completing the CUPS Volunteer Application.  Once completed, submit application along with a scanned copy of your photo ID to volunteers@cupscalgary.com.

Volunteer administrators at CUPS will verify your identity and register you in our volunteer database. You will then be provided with a letter enabling you to obtain a police information check from the Calgary Police Service (CPS).  You may visit a police information check location as listed in the volunteer letter confirmation email sent to you by CUPS Volunteer Administrators.

Your security clearance is valid for five years. Please note, prospective volunteers must reside in Canada for a full year before registering. Police clearances from countries other than Canada are not accepted. 


Volunteer Opportunities:

Driver – Delivery of Cobbs bread 

Kitchen Assistant        


Group Volunteers:

 NEW DATES  –  Fall 2017  CUPS Nurturing Parent Evening Programs

NEW  – Fall 2017  CUPS Nurturing Father Evening Group

Groups of 6-8 to prepare meals for weekly for either our Nurturing Parenting Program (Thursday evenings) and/or Nurturing Father Group (Monday Evenings).  4-8pm weekly.

On-going Volunteers – Groups are required to prepare sandwiches and bagged lunches for CUPS program participants (including children). Requires 1 person per group of 6 to have Safe Food Handling Certificate.  1 weeks notice required in order to prepare supplies.

Donations to assist with the purchasing of supplies are greatly appreciated.



Throughout the year, CUPS also seeks the support of volunteers for various events and fundraising initiatives:

Keep checking for updates to volunteer for events and fundraising initiatives.


Volunteer Documents

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Timesheet
CUPS sincerely thanks all of our volunteers for their outstanding efforts and contributions to a diversity of programs and services. We greatly appreciate the time, skills, compassion and passion that you have dedicated to making Calgary a more caring, resilient and inclusive city. 


Should you have any further questions, please contact:



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