Looking for Volunteers!

Do you love knitting and yarn?  Do you have some spare time?

We are searching for special people to join our unique team of volunteers.



  • Once Upon a Sheep Yarn Shop is managed and operated by The Shepherd’s Heart Society and a group of dedicated volunteers
  • 100% of the proceeds from the sales of the shop go to support local programs of The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries
  • We are looking for volunteers who are able to commit to working in our shop for 3-hour shifts, once a week or once every 2 weeks
  • We will provide full training to qualified candidates

If you have a passion for knitting and would like to share your experience with our customers, or become inspired by their creativity, please print and complete the Application Form (link below).

We ask that you bring the completed Application Form to the shop during our business hours:  Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.  This visit to our shop will give you the opportunity to talk with one of our current volunteers and to have a look around.

Hope to see you soon!!!

Volunteer Application Form

Canada’s 150th Anniversary Sale Ends July 29th


Only 3 more days to take advantage of these “while quantities last” prices!

  • 10% off  the “Summer” yarns listed below; plus
  • an additional 10% discount for shoppers who hold a current Once Upon A Sheep Passionknitter Discount Card, or a valid West Coast Knitters’ Guild Membership Card

Modern Cotton
Modern Cotton DK
Pima 100

Anchor Bay
North Shore
Sunseeker Shade
Ultra Pima Fine

Luxury Pure Organic
Nova Plus Cotton Cool
Summertime Light

Cloud Cotton

Batiko Sun
Fashion Tahiti

Calico DK
Knit and Crochet Cotton DK


Donation to Sonia’s Cradle

The Shepard’s Heart Society and Once Upon a Sheep yarn shop just made a $4,500 donation to the Sonia’s Cradle program at The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries.

A sincere and heartfelt “Thank You” to all our volunteers for making this possible.

Sonia’s Cradle provides Child/Infant basic necessities: Supplying 0-14 year old children with clothes, diapers, formula and furniture.