Volunteering for Inn from the Cold

Inn from the Cold runs from November to April. Each night of the week a different church will host anyone needing emergency shelter. In each case a group of volunteers supervise people staying so must be prepared to stay a week themselves.

To volunteer contact Cyndi - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-670-2201

Volunteering at the Drop-In

Drop-in sessions at both Berwick and Kentville typically run for 2.5 hours. Each session is run by a team of 3-6 volunteers. There are a variety of tasks to be done including welcoming people, brewing coffee, chatting, serving food, washing and cleaning up. Many volunteers have interests they want to share with people, these have included playing games, knitting, playing music, and various arts projects.

To volunteer contact Open Arms - 902-365-3665

Volunteering to Process Furniture

The Open Arms furniture bank is frequently called upon, deliveries require drivers and people willing to help carry furniture out of the barn and into houses and apartments.

To volunteer contact Open Arms - 902-365-3665

Giving

Open Arms is entirely community funded through donations from individuals & families, business, churches, social clubs and a variety of fundraisers.

To make a one time or monthly online donation, use Canada Helps

All donors receive a yearly tax receipt.

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Playing a Part

Open Arms is a community supported registered charity made up of a network of about 300 volunteers from Wolfville to Bridgetown who have come our way from many different churches, community groups, businesses, schools and more.

Approximately 80 regular volunteers make the programs at the Drop-in Centres possible each week and numerous others regularly host additional meals and events.

Get in touch

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32 Cornwallis St
Kentville, NS B4N 2E1

Charity #81515 8340 RR001
Phone: 902-365-3665
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