Summer program

Volunteer assisting a child in the swimming pool

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:

  • At least 16 years of age (or 15 years of age in some program areas)
  • A positive enthusiasm to helping our client achieve their personal best.


A commitment of 5 full day shifts per week for July or August OR 5 half day shifts per week for both July and August is required to become a summer volunteer. If you have more part-time availability, we also encourage you to apply for our evening and weekend programs.

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

Application deadline:

UPDATE June 2018:

  • Limited opportunities are available for evening and weekend positions in Therapeutic Recreation during the summer. Volunteer candidates must be 17 years of age and available for a minimum of 5 shifts/week.
  • Limited opportunities are available for Spiral Garden Session C (July 31-August 10). Volunteer candidates must be 16 years of age and available Tuesday - Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm for both weeks of program.

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. For greatest schedule flexibility, please submit your application before Friday June 14, 2019.

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