Students Seeking Placement

Students Seeking Placement Opportunties and Volunteer Hours for school

Student Placements are a important part of planning for the sustainability of our sector

As a community social services organization, we recognize the need to help students gain the practical knowledge and skills necessary to become social service professionals to continue our work in the community. WoodGreen offers a limited number of college and university placements to students who are studying to work in this sector.


Placement students help us in executing our mission and vision of enhancing self-sufficiency, promoting well-being and reducing poverty in our community so everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Please read all the information below to understand our expectations of placement students, and instructions to follow when applying for a placement position with us.

Responsibilities of Students

  • Sign and follow our Confidentiality Statement, Code of Conduct & Community Development, Anti-Racism/Harassment policies
  • Submit a clear criminal background or vulnerable sector check as required, or submit to one if you do not have one provided by your school
  • Always act in a professional manner with WoodGreen’s clients and employees
  • Attend orientation, training sessions and/or staff meetings as required
  • Notify your placement supervisor immediately if unable to attend placement due to illness
  • Work with your placement supervisor to establish the learning contract and expected outcomes
  • Contribute to our Community Development and Empowerment
  • Show up for placement days well-prepared and willing to work
  • Upon completion of placement, to return all job-related tools, files, property back to WoodGreen

For more information on possible placements, please contact Volunteer Services at volunteer@woodgreen.org or call 416-645-6000 x1930.