Volunteer

Volunteering in a hospital setting is an exciting opportunity to help your community. We welcome you to join a team that truly makes a difference by supporting patients, their families, visitors and our teams.

Apply Now! Brand new volunteer opportunity coming March 2022 at Lakeridge Gardens in Ajax!

Lakeridge Health’s new Long Term Care Facility is opening fully this spring. We are seeking motivated and engaged community members to help build a new volunteer team in this new facility!

If you are:

  • Interested in making a difference in the lives of seniors who will reside in this new facility
  • Adaptable, like new challenges and are willing to help us develop meaningful roles in support of the residents, team members and fellow volunteers
  • Able to provide proof COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) and a current police record check (PRC) with vulnerable sector screening (Note: After a successful interview, we will provide a letter of conditional acceptance that you will provide the police department in order to obtain the PRC with vulnerable sector screening.)

Please call 905-576-8711 extension 21387 to learn more. We welcome all enquiries and all ages 18 and older to apply.

Questions about Volunteering with Lakeridge Health?

Please email us at volunteer@lh.ca with any questions or call 905-576-8711 extension 33310 to leave Volunteer Resources a message and we will get back to you as quickly as we can.

Ready to make a difference and join our team of volunteers?

Please review our 8 Step Intake Process to help with your decision making. 

Please review our Volunteer Handbook (2019) and the 2020 insert to help you understand our program and expectations.

Click on the link Volunteer Application Form to enter your information.

Start your application here.

FYI, you only need to apply once to your preferred hospital (your first choice) and we will follow up with you to discuss options.

Patient and Family Experience Advisory (PFEA)

PFEAs are volunteers who share their unique thoughts and perspectives to ensure the voices of patients and families are heard. They provide input to Lakeridge Health teams about programs and practices that affect patient care and services. 

Learn more about the Patient and Family Experience Advisor program

If you have any questions about the program or would like to apply to be a PFEA, please contact Lina Reid, Patient Experience Consultant at advisors@lh.ca or at 905-576-8711 extension 32434.