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Fontbonne Ministries, Sisters of St. Joseph, Toronto

Mission Statement

Fontbonne Ministries seeks to nurture community with the neighbour - welcoming everyone without distinction


To nurture community through programs which are accessible and open to all without dinstinction, especially the homeless, alienated, economically poor and women at risk, in various locations in Toronto

Nature of Work

Through Fontbonne Ministries, there are many ways you can volunteer with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto (more detail of each Ministry is available on the Fontbonne Ministries website, at the bottom of this page):

In Good Company

In Good Company is a coordinated visiting program for individuals seeking emotional, spiritual, and social support.

Volunteer opportunities:

Studio on the Hill

Studio on the Hill provides opportunities to work with clay in a safe, non-stressful environment. All are welcome: men, women, and children of all ages including people with disabilities and those who are visually impaired.

Volunteer opportunities:

Mustard Seed

Mustard Seed is a welcoming environment and sacred space for participants and volunteers to develop life skills, creativity, care for the environment and spiritual growth. This ministry offers educational and hands-on opportunities for school/college groups and young adults.

Volunteer opportunities:

Faith Connections

Faith Connections invites young adults (18-39) to engage in opportunities that generate spiritual growth and community building. Faith Connections helps young adults in many ways, whether it’s making connections, finding resources, volunteering, or networking with other ministries.

Volunteer opportunities:

Village Mosaic

Village Mosaic offers a welcoming space in Etobicoke for seniors to come together for hospitality, recreation, and community building.

Time Frame

On-going. Some programs are seasonal, but most last the full year.

Commitment Begins

According to each program.




Adults who support our mission. Many of our participants are adults who are marginalized by society. Many of the programs are day-time. There is a volunteer application process which includes a Criminal Reference Check and interview.

Contact Info

Leanne Kloppenborg
Fontbonne Ministries, Sisters of St. Joseph, Toronto
3377 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON


Last updated: 2010-08-11

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