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Effective Nov. 1, 2023, clients and families, visitors, vendors and staff are required to wear a mask while moving throughout the hospital, including while in elevators, in spaces where clients receive care or participate in research. A medical grade mask will be available upon entry.


Summer Volunteer

Learn more about our summer volunteering opportunities.

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Volunteer requirements:

Volunteering at Holland Bloorview is a commitment. Our clients rely on you, the volunteer, to participate in programs. These are the requirements to volunteer at Holland Bloorview:

  • 14 or 15 years of age with either Bronze Medallion or Bronze Cross Lifesaving Society Award for the Aquatics program only 
  • 15 years of age with previous FIRST Robotics experience for the Robotics program only
  • At least 16 years of age 
  • Previous experience working with children and/or persons with disabilities preferred
  • A positive attitude and willingness to try new things


Summer volunteer opportunities have variable schedules. They range from full-time (e.g. Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) to part-time programs (e.g. 3 mornings per week or evenings or weekends). Volunteers are required to commit to attending all scheduled shifts for their assigned program.

You must be able to complete all mandatory online and in-person orientations and trainings before your start date.

Application deadline:

Applications for our Summer 2024 program will open on Monday March 11, 2024.

Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee a position.  We thank all applicants for their interest. We will be contacting only those selected for an interview.

Summer opportunities:

Volunteers must participate in the hospital's screening process for COVID-19 and personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements. Volunteers may be required to wear a mask and goggles/face shield for the duration of a volunteer shift. Appropriate PPE and training will be provided by the hospital. Volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.