Volunteer

Volunteering at Lakeridge Health is an exciting opportunity to join an exceptional group of individuals with a shared desire to contribute to the health care of our community. Volunteers are an essential part of the Lakeridge Health team, helping to create a caring, collaborative, and compassionate environment across our hospitals, community sites, and our long-term care home, Lakeridge Gardens.

Important Volunteer Program Update

Lakeridge Health is fortunate to receive a high volume of applications. At this time our web-application is on hold for patient-focused roles. Please re-visit this webpage for further updates. 

How to Become a Volunteer at Lakeridge Health

Returning Volunteers

Please email volunteer@lh.ca or call 905-576-8711, extension 21288 for more information on how to resume your volunteer role. 

New Volunteers

In keeping with Lakeridge Health’s commitment to deliver the very best support to our patients, families, staff, and physicians, every new volunteer completes a comprehensive onboarding process, which includes an initial interview through to training.

If you have any general questions about our Volunteer program, or would like to learn about our volunteer roles, please email volunteer@lh.ca, or call 905-576-8711, extension 21288. 

Student Volunteer Opportunities 

We were very fortunate to have a great deal of interest from high school students for opportunities at Lakeridge Gardens long-term care home.  At this time, applications are on hold.  However, we encourage you to visit this page in the early new year for any updates on high school students opportunities at Lakeridge Gardens and at Lakeridge Health hospital sites.

Volunteer Activities

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities available. Though we cannot guarantee a volunteer role in a specific area, we will work with your availability and interests to find a role that is meaningful and engaging for you!

  • Most of our roles are available Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • Please note that our evening and weekend shifts are very limited.
  • Volunteer shifts are usually three to four hours in length, and we ask that you commit to one shift per week, for the minimum of six months.

To learn more about our available volunteer roles across all of our sites, please click on “Volunteer Roles” below.

Volunteer Roles