Volunteers are an integral part of the programs and services Nine Circles provides. As a volunteer, you will support people impacted or living with HIV-STBBI’s and contribute to prevention and education work by helping out with events and activities.

Volunteering at Nine Circles provides an opportunity to:

  • Share and develop new skills and knowledge
  • Participate in ongoing education and training
  • Gain valuable work experience/references
  • Get to know new people and communities
  • Receive free tickets to local events, appreciation gift cards, personalized thank yous, and free snacks!
  • Share your life experience as an HIV+ person

Ready to share your skills? Get involved in your community through the following roles:

The Pit Stop (Harm Reduction Services) 

Support us with daily operations tasks such as packing safer substance use and safer sex use kits, donation sorting, and community support efforts. Must have availability between the hours of 9am-5pm. Click here for a full description of our Pit Stop support position.

Food Bank Support

Receive, sort, and distribute food at Nine Circles’ bi-monthly food bank, must have availability between the hours of 9am-5pm. Click here for a full description of our food bank support position.

Special Events/Ribbon Reps

Support event planning (e.g. A Taste for Life, World AIDS Day, etc.), pre-event tasks, fundraising, and be a part of the volunteer team on event day. Ribbon Reps are volunteers that table at conferences, festivals, and public events to engage the community around health promotion and learn more about Nine Circles.

To volunteer complete this form:

Volunteer Application

  • (e.g. She/Her, He/Him, They/Them)
  • We’d like to know more about you. We collect information to provide both you and our clients with the most respectful and supportive environment possible and understand the sensitive nature of this information. If you do not wish to share the following details with us, feel free to leave any part of this Personal Information section incomplete – doing so will not prevent us from placing you as a volunteer with our organization.
  • Please list all languages you can speak fluently.
  • Please list your current or most recent employer and your job title.
  • If you have current or previous volunteer experience which you believe would be an asset to our volunteer program, please provide details (organization and title/primary duties).
  • Nine Circles operates Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and is closed on holidays and weekends. Our Pit Stop and Food Bank support programs exclusively run during these hours, and unfortunately, we do not have evening or weekend availability for these programs at the moment
    Please indicate any positions you’d be interested in filling.
  • We conduct reference checks to ensure the highest level of service delivery to our clients. Please provide contact information for two people who you’ve known for a minimum of one year through work, school, volunteering or the community. You must provide these references in order to volunteer with us. We will contact references about their interactions with you, but will not share any personal information you’ve provided to us on this form.
  • Include name, phone number, email and their relationship to you.
  • Include name, phone number, email and their relationship to you.
    Nine Circles provides orientation and introductory training to all new volunteers. This training is determined in discussion with the Community Engagement Coordinator. Select all the options you are willing to do.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.