Cover photo cred - Bill Dickinson\nAs city citizens, we live in a very fast-paced kind of lifestyle, and more than often forget to take time to slow things down.\nVolunteering is a good way to keep ourselves grounded and to take time to give back to the community. It's a great way to spend quality time with your friends and family while helping others in need.\nDon't know where to start looking for a good volunteering experience? Here's a list of ten types of volunteer experiences you can easily do this summer in Montreal.\nClick Here for 10 Fun Montreal Places To Volunteer At This Summer >\nVolunteer at a Dog Adoption Centre\nWhere : Ani Match ; du Grand Blvd, L'Île-Perrot, Quebec\nWhat they do : Help dogs find homes.\nWhat you'll do : Help with everyday tasks at the centre, which most likely includes playing with dogs.\nDo Activities (Like Play Sports) With Kids\nWhere : Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Island ; 265 Dorval Ave., Suite 202 Dorval, Quebec\nWhat they do : Help kids improve their self-determination, social skills and habits.\nWhat you'll do : Be a mentor for kids ; Play sports, talk, go for outings, etc.\nVolunteer for an Event\nWhere : Color Me Rad ; 4141 Pierre-de Coubertin, Montreal\nWhat they do : Fund to blood cancer research and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.\nWhat you'll do : Be an ambassador; Help with the event.\nVolunteer in an office\nWhere : Dans la rue ; 533, Ontario Est, Bureau 450, Montreal\nWhat they do : Help the young homeless.\nWhat you'll do : Mail processing, reception, data entry jobs, and general office clerk duties.\nVolunteer from home\nWhere : In your home; Working virtually for Manitoba Genealogical Society Inc.\nWhat they do : Help promote and encourage an interest in genealogy and family history.\nWhat you'll do : Computer tasks including : Indexing, membership databases, research, website and forms development, publishing, writing, and editing.\nPrepare And Serve a Meal At a Soup Kitchen\nWhere : Acceuil Bonneau ; 427 de la Commune Est, Montreal, QC\nWhat they do : Prepare and serve meals to people that cannot afford it.\nWhat you'll do : Help cook and serve a meal. You might even learn some cooking tips from the regular cooks.\nBe a Tutor\nWhere : Le Baobab Familial ; 6767, ch de la cote-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC\nWhat they do : Provide help for children with learning difficulties.\nWhat you'll do : Help children with their learning difficulties in the subjects they need help in.\nHelp Someone With Special Needs\nWhere : Programme Vision Amitié ; Greater Montreal : (514) 934-4622 poste 226\nWhat they do : Provide help for people with special needs.\nWhat you'll do : Help the visually impaired with their daily activities, and outings. You could also simply talk and share a cup of tea or coffee with them.\nVolunteer at a Hospital\nWhere : Montreal St.Mary's Hospital ; 3830 Lacombe Avenue, Montreal, QC\nWhat they do : Well, you already know ; Save lives.\nWhat you'll do : Various jobs around the hospital. From working at the desk to visiting the patients.\nFind More Opportunities At :\nhttps://www.getinvolved.ca/opportunities/\nhttp://volunteer.ca/\nhttp://cabm.net/recherche?ta=All&cc=All&ar=All\nVolunteer At An Old Folks Home\nWhere : Foyer Dorval ; 225 La Presentation Dorval, QC\nWhat they do : Take care of seniors.\nWhat you'll do : Assist the activity coordinator, accompany clients to the various activities and encourage them to participate.\nWill you be volunteering this summer?