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.
You are encouraged to apply for volunteer opportunities during our recruitment periods, which will be indicated on this page. The online application is now available until September 30. To access the application, 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.
Volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years of age
All volunteers are required to provide the following documentation following a successful interview:
- An immunization record including proof of immunization to Measles, Mumps Rubella and Chicken Pox AND results of a 2 step TB test (click here).
- 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).
All volunteers are asked to make the following commitment:
Corporate and Group Volunteer Opportunities
- A minimum of 40 hours throughout the calendar year OR
- At least five days during the summer (approximately 1 week of summer camp in July or August)
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 email@example.com
to determine if there are any current opportunities.
for news and information for current volunteers, including the volunteer orientation guide. You can also submit your volunteer hours through the online time tracker
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