Employment volunteer and donation

*** No job postings at this time

*** Please feel free to submit a resume, which will be kept on file for 6 months

Cantara Safe House relies on the generosity of community volunteer assistance for fund raising and assisting with shelter and store operations. If you, your business, or community organization are interested in discussing ways that you can help Cantara to continue on our mission to assist local families to live free from family violence please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Shelley Heckbert at 403-362-2766 for more information.

Practical Ways you can help:

Donate: *** a big thank you to the amazing businesses, community organizations and families in the Brooks area who help to support Cantara on a daily basis. Without your generosity we could not function!!!!!

Cantara thanks the Canadian Women’s Foundation, Winners, the United Way & HomeSense for their generous donation to shelter programs.

  • Your time and talents
  • Cash / In Kind Donations
  • New linens such as bath towels, face cloths, sheets, comforters, blankets, pillows
  • Foods such as pastas, rice, meats coffee, tea, cheese, milk, fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Toiletries: new items such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, toilet paper, shampoo, soap, moisturizers, combs and brushes (sorry not the hotel sized bottles)
  • Nightwear: for women and children, housecoats, slippers, socks, new underwear
  • Cleaning supplies such as dish soap, laundry soap, bleach, antibacterial wipes, garbage bags
  • Office supplies such as pens, whiteout, photocopy paper (colored and white)
  • Children’s toys, like puzzles, games, dolls, tickets to activities such as concerts, hockey and ball games *** sorry at this time CSH cannot accept donations of teddy bears or stuffed toys
  • Gift certificates for all of the above items
  • Phone cards