We accept most donations, including gently worn women’s clothing & jackets of all sizes. The clothing donations we receive supply our Thursday’s Clothing Café, where women in need from the community are able to browse through the donations and pick up to 10 garments free of charge.
The most commonly needed items include:
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saskatchewan offers unique learning experiences for students requiring practicum experience, and plentiful opportunities to aid the community with volunteer options.
We often have students from a variety of institutions fulfilling their practicum at our office, coming from backgrounds in social work, nursing, criminology, youth care, and addictions programs. Reflecting this, our office staff has a diverse range of educational and professional knowledge for the students to draw upon, and gain vital work experience at a community-based organization. Some of the previous experiences and roles of students and volunteers here include:
Prospective students can email us or call 306-934-4606 for more information. Please note that all students are interviewed to ensure the organization is a good match for their desired learning experience.
The Elizabeth Fry Society is a women’s organization that works with women-identified individuals. Our staff and students reflect this, and we take on students who reflect this gender identity.
Your membership with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Saskatchewan lets you enjoy exclusive benefits. These include nomination and voting privileges at annual and monthly meetings, serving on the elected board of directors, reduced registration fees at conferences and workshops, and newsletter delivery.
There are three membership options: Individual ($10/year), Sustaining Individual ($25/year), and Institute/Organization ($50/year). To join, first read our Code of Conduct and submit the Membership form along with your payment. Memberships can be purchased here.
Do you want a career that creates visible, positive change in the community, and makes life-changing impacts on incarcerated women? Current opportunities are listed below.