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Volunteer Opportunities

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There are many organizations and clubs that require volunteers in the Tillsonburg area. To learn more about these organizations, visit the Discover Tillsonburg website.

Volunteer opportunities are also listed on

Volunteer on a Council Committee

Town Council also requires citizen volunteers to serve on boards and advisory committees. These committees and boards provide input on important matters within the town.  

When there are vacant positions to be filled by Council appointment, the Municipal Clerk publishes a public notice inviting interested residents of Tillsonburg to apply.

Volunteer Recognition Awards

The Town of Tillsonburg has several programs to recognize individuals who make outstanding volunteer contributions to the community. 

Congratulations to Sandra Andrews on being selected as the Volunteer of the Month for the Town of Tillsonburg.

Sandra has been involved with Theatre Tillsonburg for 17 years.  Her involvement includes administering the summer theatre program for children, applying successfully for 2 Trillium Grants totaling $100,000 for theatre building improvements and starting a 50/50 fundraiser.  She has been an active member of the Tillsonburg Library Board for 6 years.  She is also involved with the Tillsonburg Museum Board.  Sandra is a member of the Tillsonburg Seniors Centre and there she shares her love of theatre by directing theatre activity to the seniors.  While giving seniors a theatrical experience, she has brought her group to public events which in 2017, brought $2000 in donations to the Seniors Centre.

Thank you Sandra for all of your hard work and dedication to this community.

Volunteer Achievement Awards

The Tillsonburg Volunteer Achievement Awards recognize individuals who make significant, sustained contributions to the community as a volunteer and are awarded only a monthly basis.

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Youth Leadership Grant

The Tillsonburg Youth Leadership Grant provides financial support to youth from the greater Tillsonburg area who participate in activities in Tillsonburg, represent Tillsonburg at the time of their achievement, and have demonstrated a desire to succeed and improve themselves.

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Citizen of the Year

The Tillsonburg Citizen of the Year Award is presented to an individual who makes an outstanding contribution to the Town of Tillsonburg, with no expectation of personal gain. Volunteering of personal time and talent towards the betterment of our community are hallmarks of this award. 

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