Smiths Falls and area residents are invited to attend the Volunteer Fair taking place on Wednesday, November 8th, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Memorial Community Center, in the upstairs hall. This event offers a unique opportunity for individuals to engage with various community service organizations, learn about their programs, and explore volunteer opportunities available within the community.

 The Volunteer Fair is also an excellent platform for high school students seeking to fulfill their mandatory community volunteer hours required for graduation. With a wide range of organizations in attendance, students can find meaningful volunteering experiences that align with their interests and contribute to their personal and professional development.

 Whether you're passionate about sports, social causes, mentoring, local businesses, or animal welfare, the Volunteer Fair promises to connect you with like-minded organizations that make a positive impact in Smiths Falls. Attendees will have the chance to engage in one-on-one conversations with representatives from the following organizations:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Downtown Smiths Falls Business Association
  • Friends of the Library
  • Heritage House Museum
  • Lanark Animal Welfare Shelter
  • Lanark County Interval House
  • Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario
  • Rideau Environmental Action League
  • Rideau Roundtable
  • Senior Activity Center
  • Shelter Movers
  • Smiths Falls Civitan Club
  • Smiths Falls Hospital Auxiliary
  • Smiths Falls Legion
  • Smiths Falls Squash & Curling Club
  • Station Theatre
  • The Smiths Falls Bears Hockey Club
  • The Table/SF Hub
"The Volunteer Fair is a wonderful opportunity for people to find out how to get involved and make a difference in Smiths Falls," said Mayor Shawn Pankow. ”We encourage all residents, including our high school students to attend this event and discover the countless ways to support and learn more about the community."

Community service clubs and volunteer organizations interested in hosting a booth at the fair are encouraged to contact Kerri Barlow, Economic and Community Development Coordinator, at or call 613-283-4124 x1127.

 For more information about the Volunteer Fair, please visit the Smiths Falls official website at Don't miss this incredible opportunity to connect with your community and make a meaningful difference.

 Join us at the Smiths Falls Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, November 8th, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Memorial Community Center, upstairs hall.

 Together, let's build a stronger and more vibrant Smiths Falls!


 Media Contact

Kerri Barlow

Economic and Community Development Coordinator

77 Beckwith Street N, Box 695

Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2B8

613-283-4124 x1127


Do You Have Time to Share?

The contributions and dedication of our volunteers creates a strong, inclusive and vibrant community for all. If you are interested in volunteering, there are many opportunities in the Smiths Falls area. Below is a list of organizations seeking volunteers, including contact information. 

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County




 Canadian Cancer Society
 Children's Resources on Wheels (CROW)



 Phone: (613) 283-0095 or 1-800-267-9252

 Community Home Support

VOLUNTEERS are the heart and soul of our agency.  


Are you interested in volunteering with seniors or people living with a life-limiting illness?  If you’re looking for a volunteer opportunity, we would love to have you!  Volunteers are needed for the following:

Hospice Home/Hospital Visiting

Bereavement Peer Support

Delivering Meals on Wheels

Assisted Transportation

We'll work around your schedule to find a volunteer position that best suits your interests and skill set.

Please call the office nearest you, or visit one of our offices and fill-out an application to get started (or print and fill out the Application ).

 Heritage House Museum

We love our Volunteers!

With the many events hosted at and by Heritage House Museum throughout the year, we have many Volunteer opportunities available!




 Phone: (613) 283-6311


 Lanark Animal Welfare Society (LAWS)



 Phone: (613) 283-9308

 Ontario 55+ Games Association
 Ontario Early Years Centre, Smiths Falls

EarlyON Child and Family Centres provide opportunities for children from birth to 6 years of age to participate in play and inquiry-based programs, and support parents and caregivers in their roles. These centres will offer safe and welcoming environments open to all families across Ontario, with qualified professionals and quality programs. Families and caregivers will be able to find support, advice, make personal connections and access a network of resources.



Phone:613-283-0095 extension 300

 Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario



 Phone: (613) 283-5696

Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL)



 Volunteer Application Form

 Rotary Club of Smiths Falls


 Salvation Army




Major Gerald Reilly - Corps Officer

Major Laurie Reilly - Community and Family Services Officer


Smiths Falls and District Chamber of Commerce 

 The Chamber is now celebrating 130 years as the Voice of Business in Smiths Falls and continues to take great pride in the role it plays today in remaining a proactive, energetic and visionary organization that helps to advance economic development and prosperity. From masonry and mills, turkey farms and a chocolate factory; the Chamber still plays a vital role in shaping the business community today. 



Smiths Falls Arts & Culture 

Sheldon Giff





Smiths Falls Civitan Club



The Smiths Falls Civitan is a group of volunteers who hold events and functions to raise money to support charities in the community. Last year we gave away over $ 23,000 and this list is some of the many organizations we support.


Events include weekly Bingo, Spring and Fall Craft and Bake Sales, Festival of the Trees, Bingo Canteen, Annual fish Fry, Bake Project - Macmillan, Ice sales, Catering and Bar just to name a few.


Donations were to:

Friends for Seniors, Community Living. Smiths Falls Special Olympics, Heart Telethon, Smiths Falls Tennis Tournament, Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling, Relay For Life, SFDCI & St. John's Bursaries, Smiths Falls Hospital Foundation, Smiths Falls Food Bank, Friends of the Rideau, Big Brothers/Sisters, REAL - Rideau Environmental Action League, Therapeutic Riding, ALS, Camp Merrywood, Camp Quality, Prostate Cancer, Alzheimer's Society, CHEO Telethon, and the Salvation Army Hamper program.

We receive requests on a regular basis and these are brought to our monthly Board Meeting where we decide who to give to and how much to donate; we give as much as we can!

 Smiths Falls Community Food Bank

Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 1-3

Open Monday and Thursday Evenings from 5-7 




 Phone: 613-283-6695

Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm


For General Inquiries
343-881-GIVE (4483)

Margot Hallam
Executive Director
343-881-GIVE (4483) x 227

Volunteer Application FORM

 Smiths Falls Community Theatre



 Phone: 613-283-0300

 Smiths Falls Friends of the Library




 Smiths Falls Gordon Pipe Band



 Contact: For all general queries, contact: the Band Manager,   DonnaTugnett 

 or contact the Pipe Major, 

Steve Brooke: 613-207-9306

 Smiths Falls Horticultural Society



 Regular Meetings at Smith’s Falls Legion @ 7:00 pm 3rd. Tuesday of every month. Starting February 21,2023.   EVERYONE WELCOME 
Smiths Falls Hospital Auxilliary 

The Smiths Falls Community Hospital Auxiliary (the “Auxiliary”) supports various projects, programs and services of the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital. There are presently 107 volunteers and this number continues to grow daily. 



Monday      CLOSED
Tuesday     CLOSED
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30
Thursday    10:00 - 16:00
Friday        10:00 - 16:30
Saturday    10:00 - 15:30
Sunday      CLOSED



Phone:  (613) 207-9770

 Smiths Falls Kinsmen Club



 Phone: 613-283-5507


 Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling

 Patty Webster


 Phone: 613-283-8119

 Smiths Falls Lions Club


 Debra Doe


 Phone: (613) 285-6561

Smiths Falls Public Library 




 Phone: (613) 283-2911

Tri-County Addictions Services 


 Phone number: (613) 283-7723


 Volunteer Hospice Visiting Service
 Phone: (613) 284-2667

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