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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with ErinoakKids and choosing ErinoakKids as your preferred place to donate your time and talent. We are fortunate to have volunteers at ErinoakKids working in a variety of programs and providing support to many activities.

As valued members of the ErinoakKids team, volunteers help staff deliver programs, support visitors and families navigate our new sites, and assist in countless other ways. 

To start the volunteer process, please complete the Volunteer Application. We are currently recruiting volunteers to support summer therapeutic programs. For more information on these programs, please click here.

Please be advised that we may not be able to support all the requests we receive for volunteer opportunities. If we have a volunteer opportunity that matches your interests and skills, you will be contacted by email for a brief interview.


Volunteer requirements
Volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years of age.

All volunteers are required to provide the following documentation following a successful interview:
  1. An immunization record including proof of immunization to Measles, Mumps Rubella and Chicken Pox AND results of a 2 step TB test (click here).
  2. If over the age of 18, a police records check for service with the vulnerable sector ( For Peel region, a letter will be provided after successful completion of the interview).
Commitment
Volunteers are expected to arrive on time and fulfill the weekly time commitment agreed to with the supervisor in charge.

Corporate and Group Volunteer Opportunities
ErinoakKids benefits from the support of local groups and corporations who donate their time and talent to contribute to the lives of children and youth with disabilities. Please contact Adrienne Boyes at aboyes@erinoakkids.ca to determine if there are any current opportunities.

Current volunteers
Click here for news and information for current volunteers, including the volunteer orientation guide. You can also submit your volunteer hours through the online time tracker!
 

Did you know?

Did you know that having your child seated on a low stool, bench or step (versus on the floor), can facilitate the learning of dressing skills?  By doing this you are increasing his or her postural stability and visual view of his or her hands.

Read about Occupational Therapy at ErinoakKids

Contact Information

  ErinoakKids Locations
 
  (905) 855.2690
 
  1 (877) 374.6625
 

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