Welcome Future Volunteers


Volunteering in a hospital setting is a unique, challenging and exciting opportunity to help your community. We are proud to involve over 1,400 adult and student volunteers across the five hospitals of Lakeridge Health and welcome you to join a team that truly makes a difference by supporting patients, their families and visitors and our staff. Our volunteers are energetic, compassionate and provide excellent customer service in both retail and patient-focused activities.

Volunteers are asked to commit to one shift per week for 2-4 hours. Regular attendance is critical, so please consider if this is a good time in your life for such a commitment.

Note: The majority of our placements occur week days, with fewer opportunities on evenings or weekends.

To Become a Volunteer

  • Contact the hospital of your choice to discuss your interests, availability etc.
  • Review our 8 Step Intake Process
  • Please be advised that most volunteer activities remain suspended at this time. Please visit again in the fall to complete a brief application form
  • For students aged 15-17, we also require the completion of our Guardian Sign Off form.

Please know that while we appreciate every person who wants to support the hospital through volunteering, we cannot guarantee that everyone will obtain a volunteer placement. Contact information and any application will be kept on file for six months. Please email Volunteer@LH.ca at any time with any questions.

Additional Information

For more information about volunteering with Lakeridge Health, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page and our Volunteering Guidelines section.