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.
Applications for the Summer 2023 program are now open. The deadline for Summer applications is April 25, 2023.
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.
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.