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Welcomed from a wide diversified background, volunteers serve and support fundraising activities, on-site work, and administer our operation to help restore, promote and manage our heritage. To apply to become a volunteer, fill out and send the form below.


Vic Miller, CLLS Board Member and Jim Massey, Volunteer with the Thunder Bay Yacht Club at Porphyry Island Docks

Volunteer’s we hear you! There are several ways to volunteers for the lighthouse group. At the beginning of each season we ask for volunteers to help in spring clean up at Porphyry Island this year will be June 2, 2018 and Trowbridge Island, June 16, 2018.

Volunteers may also help out on specific duties during the summer months.

Some volunteers just show up, having found their own way out by power, sail or paddle.

Volunteer also act as interpreters for our visitors, and can engage in programming activities, especially beneficial for students learning.

Volunteers assist in our administration, and our annual fundraising campaigns and public presentations whether it be an event at the art gallery or at the public library.

Choose to orientate you own work crew.   Get a group together or organization and organize your own volunteer work crew! The Thunder Bay Yacht Club’s, ”Destinations Project” has been going now for three years with great results.

You must become a member of the organization to volunteer… fill out the form below.


Enjoy a sit down meal after some hard work on forest remediation. (Voyageur Outward Bound School)

Volunteers who participated in this years Spring Clean-up.

Volunteers who participated in the 2016 Spring Clean-up. Picture yourself here next year!








VOLUNTEER FORM- Please fill out if you wish to become a volunteer. Hit send when completed.

CLLS Inc. was established in February 2014 as a non-profit membership based organization. our mandate is to Preserve, Promote, and Restore Lighthouses on Lake Superior for use by the general public. Currently leased from the Department of fisheries and Oceans Canada add the following sites: Porphyry Point Lightstation, Trowbridge Island Lightstation and Number Ten Lighthouse.

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I understand that individuals interested in volunteering with CLLS may be required to attend an orientation session depending on the volunteer job/placement,

For insurance purposes we ask that all volunteers be a paid member of CLLS inc. Membership fee is $20 annually for single or $50 for family,

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If you would like to volunteer here is an example of a job listing.

Job Title: Dock Worker

Job Number: 001

Time: 2 hours shift at Location to be determined, Multiple Days Available

Job Description: Building docks for the lighthouse will take place in the City of Thunder Bay. General building experience is required.

Equipment: Work Gloves, steel tip toed boots,

Safety: Keep your work area clean of debris. Take direction from lead person.

Job Details: Help the lead hand to build a 16ft x 8ft floating dock to later be installed at Porphyry Island.

Completion Date: May 25th, 2018

Board Contact: Richard Matherson

Manager Director: Paul Morralee

Volunteer Coordinator: Suzanne Sabaz