The DPPCA, as a not-for-profit organization, rely heavily on strong leadership and commitment in order to achieve our missions.  The programs are maintained and run by the dedication and hard work of each of our volunteer members.  Volunteering is a wonderful way to contribute to our community and develop strong ties and sense of purpose.  Among other things, volunteers help to improve the quality of life for others. They also gain valuable experience and develop new skills.

Volunteers can:

*Obtain training and experience in new and challenging activities.

*Receive free coupons to attend any of the recreational programs offered by the DPPCA.

*Receive reimbursement for child care and other expenses associated with their position.

*Make friends, have fun. and be a part of this thriving community.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the center to learn more about our mission and the roles of volunteer positions.  You can also call 519-741-2641 or email

Download a copy of the Application form (pdf or docx) and bring it into the Community Center.


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The following volunteer positions are currently vacant:

To apply, please download a copy of the Application form (pdf or docx) and bring it into the Community Center. Thank you!

Special Thank You to our volunteers:

Volunteer Spirit Award

The DPPCA would like to congratulate the recipients’ of this year’s Volunteer Spirit Award. The DPPCA recognizes 2 graduating high school students from our area who are continuing their education full time at a Community College or University. These students have demonstrated an outstanding record in volunteerism during their high school years. Congratulations Francesca Santos from St. Mary’s High School and Natasha Bolender from Huron Heights High School!

Milestone Volunteers

The DPPCA would like to acknowledge and thank our milestone volunteers for 2013:  5 years – Emily, Wendy and Steve Krofchick 10 years – Brooklyn, Victoria, Tracy and Pal Zajac 15 years – Debra and Mark Lengyell 20 years – Kristal and Scott Barlow 30 years – Pat Muller

Mavis Ternent

Mavis Ternent went to rest on December 25, 2013. Mavis was a community builder, advocate and long time volunteer. She made many contributions to the Upper and Lower Doon, Pioneer Park, Doon South and Brigadoon communities. Read more about her story on Page 5 of the DPPCA 2014 Spring Newsletter. Thank you Mavis for your dedication to making this community a great place to live!