Message to the Volunteers

Thank you for your interest in supporting WoodGreen!

 

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, gain new skills and work experience, and make a difference in the community. We offer a variety of fun and rewarding opportunities across more than 20 programs and services. Get the most out of your volunteer experience by choosing a role that matches your interests, talents and availability. View our open positions below to see how you can help!

Our Process

1. Application

Select the volunteer opportunity that interests you, click “apply” and complete the form.

2. Police check

Some positions require a police check; this is to ensure the safety and security of our volunteers and clients.

3. Reference check

Please note that we require two references (personal/professional).

Virtual Newcomer Services

Career Mentor for Newcomer Professionals

Provide career-focused mentorship between experienced newcomers and mentors that have similar background.

1–2 hours per week 3-month commitment
Virtual
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Virtual Newcomer Services

Settlement Mentor

Provide settlement and employment advice to newcomers who identify as women and help them build connections in the community.

1–2 hours per week 3-month commitment
Virtual
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On-site Financial Empowerment

Tax Preparer

Support low-income clients to file their taxes and address financial challenges.

3–6 hours per week, 3-month commitment
815 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
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On-site Mental Health Services

Therapist Volunteer Walk-in Counselling Clinic

Lend your professional skills as a therapist to help our counselling team meet a critical need for community mental health services.

2–4 hours per week, 3-month commitment
815 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
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On-site Senior Services

Medical Escort for Seniors

Accompany seniors to their medical appointments using public transportation or Wheel Trans. A personal vehicle is not required. We are seeking friendly and patient individuals for this role.

3–4 hours per appointment, 3-month commitment
815 Danforth Avenue, Toronto (and the community)
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On-site Senior Services

Friendly Visitor for Seniors

Provide seniors with connection and companionship through friendly home visits. Encourage them to participate in social and recreational activities that boost their independence.

1–2 hours per week, 3-month commitment
Seniors’ homes or an agreed-upon location in East Toronto
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Virtual Senior Services

Friendly Caller for Seniors

Support the health and well-being of seniors by providing connection and companionship through weekly phone calls.

10- to 20-minute phone call once a week, 3-month commitment
Virtual
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On-site Senior Services

Meals on Wheels Driver

Team up with a volunteer runner to deliver nutritious meals to homebound seniors and people with disabilities, helping clients stay healthy and independent.

2–4 hours per week, 3-month commitment
Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital (1 Bridgepoint Dr.) Toronto
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On-site Senior Services

Meals on Wheels Runner

Accompany a Meals on Wheels driver to deliver nutritious meals to homebound seniors and people with disabilities, helping clients stay healthy and independent.

2–4 hours per week, 3-month commitment
Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital (1 Bridgepoint Dr.) Toronto
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Need Help?

Volunteer Office

(437) 218-2615
(647) 248-0619
volunteer@woodgreen.org

Location

815 Danforth Ave. , Suite 300
Toronto, ON
M4J 1L2

Hours

Monday to Friday

9AM – 5PM

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