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!

 

If you are unable to fulfill the precise scheduling requirements of the positions listed, we are open to exploring alternative arrangements that align with your availability.

Our Process

1. Application

Select the volunteer opportunity that interests you and click "Apply". You will be redirected to our Volunteer Portal to complete this portion.

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).

On-site Senior Services

Grocery Shopping for Seniors

Join our Grocery Shopping program and make a meaningful difference in the lives of seniors in your community.

2-4 hours per one trip (Flexible scheduling)
Many locations please check the opportunity details
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On-site Senior Services

Food Market Assistant

Join us in making a difference at our senior residence, where your efforts will bring joy and support to our community.

Weekly shifts 4 Hours Per week (Flexible self-scheduling)
2353 Dufferin St. Toronto ON
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Hybrid Employment Services

Resume Support Volunteer

This position will work with the Employment Services Job Coach Team to provide support to Assisted Clients in reviewing, updating, and creating resumes to meet their job search needs.

Flexible varying according to location
815 Danforth Ave. , 2930 Lake Shore Blvd, 650 Queen St., and 1533 Victoria Park Ave.
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Hybrid Employment Services

Mock Interviewer Volunteer

This position will work with the Employment Services Team to provide support to Assisted Clients to prepare and perform interview skills to meet their job search needs.

Flexible varying according to location
815 Danforth Ave. , 2930 Lake Shore Blvd, 650 Queen St., and 1533 Victoria Park Ave.
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On-site Homeward Bound

Childcare Assistant (After 4PM)

The after 4 program provides childcare and programming from school pickups until 6pm.

2-5 hours, each day of the week at both locations
251 Cosburn Ave and 1430 Gerrard
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Hybrid Homeward Bound

Food Distribution Assistant Volunteer

Provide support to distribute food for Housing program clients.

4 hours per week, 3 month-commitment
1430 Gerrard Street East
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Hybrid Mental Health Services

Client Experience Surveyor Volunteer

Support WoodGreen’s quality improvement and client engagement goals by coordinating the work of Client Experience Surveys tasked with engaging with a diverse range of individuals and caregivers who access services in WoodGreen’s Community Care Unit

Minimum 6 months - 1 year ; 1 shift: 2-4 hours/week
815 Danforth Ave., and in the community
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On-site Housing

Food Program Assistant, 49 Mutual St.

Provide support to distribute food and goods to senior clients and tenants.

One day per week. 3-month commitment
49 Mutual Street
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Hybrid Newcomer Services

Settlement Mentor

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

6 hours per month, 3-month commitment
Virtual and In-person
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Hybrid Financial Empowerment

Tax Preparer Volunteer

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

Additional training will be provided
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, 12-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
721 Broadview 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
East and West Toronto (Please view the description for more details)
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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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Volunteer Office

(437) 218-2615
(647) 248-0619
(647) 298-5831

Location

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

Hours

Monday to Friday

9AM – 5PM

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