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Anyone who has a reasonable suspicion that a child is or may be in need of protection must contact the society immediately

We serve the children and families of Huron and Perth Counties, with offices in Stratford and Goderich

Goderich 1-519-524-7356 or 1-800-265-5198
Stratford 1-519-271-5290 or 1-800-668-5094


Why Volunteer?


Volunteers play an important role in the services Huron-Perth Children’s Aid Society provide. Volunteer contributions provide an important link between the agency and the community that we serve.

Why Volunteer with HPCAS?

Volunteers at HPCAS make a difference in the lives of children and youth by:

  • helping them to stay connected with their families and additional supports
  • supporting learning and the development of important academic and life skills
  • providing safety and security when in our care
  • building positive experiences and demonstrating the act of caring

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Child Care Provider: Provides care to children to allow CAS staff and parents, foster parents, or other guardians the ability to meet for a specific time period.

Driver: Drives clients from one location to another. (CAS reimburses for mileage)

Homework Helper: Provides tutoring or academic support to help a child or youth with homework, school projects, or other small personal projects. (This role is generally involved as a group program).

Special Request: Provides unique support based on a specific need and volunteer skill set.

Application Process

Volunteer Application Process

If you have questions or are interested in becoming a volunteer with Huron-Perth Children’s Aid Society, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at

519-271-5290 / 1-800-668-5094 ext. 2341 or

After speaking with our Volunteer Coordinator, the following must be completed:

  • HPCAS Volunteer Application Package
  • Children Protection Information Network Record Check
  • Criminal & Vulnerable Sector’s Police Check
  • 3 non-familial Reference checks (at least 2 professional)
  • Additional signed agreements of understanding pertaining to the volunteer role
  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act – online training