Welcome to Empowerment Squared, we’re so glad you found us. Do you know our story? Our nonprofit organization was founded on campus clubs, homework circles, sports, recreation, education navigation, and leadership by Leo Johnson. For over fifteen years, we’ve been empowering students, newcomer youth, families and equity-deserving communities in Hamilton. We cannot do what we do without an incredible team of volunteers.

Empowerment Squared offers our volunteers excellent training, and support, and an opportunity to help truly transform lives and communities

Our volunteer applications are currently closed. 


Describes the volunteer process for Empowerment Sq

Follow these simple steps to being volunteering with us.

1. Fill in the volunteer application.
Fill in the form below to choose your volunteer opportunities and training session. 

2. Attend training – You will receive an email and calendar invite to attend training.

3. Submit 1 or 2 References – Share a reference or two from your past work history.

4. Submit a Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) – You will need to complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) before you can begin volunteering. If you don’t already have one, you can apply now and begin training as they can take a few weeks to process.