Volunteer Opportunities


Ask us about the 40 different areas where Volunteers play an important role

Volunteer Service areas

Focus on Patient Support Volunteer Opportunities

Wellness House - We Need Volunteers

Wellness House is part of Joseph Brant Hospital.  It is located in North Burlington on Itabashi Way.  They run an outpatient program to assist physically challenged adults, frail seniors and their families faced with the impact of disabling disease, illness and advancing age.

They need volunteers to:

  • Assist with a daily lunch service
  • Assist with recreational programs for clients

The expectation is one shift per week.  Each shift is three to four hours in length. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please see below to apply.

Assisted Dining/Feeding Volunteer Program - EATING MATTERS

Are you looking to make a real difference in the life of a patient? Hospital patients can use your assistance during lunch times. Duties include:

  • Opening lids/cutting food
  • Encourage patients to eat
  • Assisting patients to eat for themselves
  • Duties may extend to Recreational activities

Training is provided. You can expect to commit to one shift per week. Shifts are two hours in length and take place Monday to Friday. Please see below to apply.

HELP - Hospital Elder Life Program

The HELP Program at Joseph Brant Hospital provides enhanced patient care for older adults through a small staff team and a large group of volunteers.

Volunteers will visit patients one shift per week (4 hours) to provide social interaction and do selected activities with patients to prevent delirium and loss of function. Training is provided. We have shifts in the morning, afternoon and evenings; Monday through Sunday. Please see below to apply.

Focus on Retail Support

Gift Shop Volunteer

The Hospital Gift Shop is seeking volunteers with exceptional customer service skills who love being of service and working with people. It is a fun place to work, all year round and you will love our volunteers.

Would you like to help our staff, patients, visitors and regular clientele support the hospital by purchasing gifts and other items at the Gift shop? Then, come and join us! We can't wait to meet you. Contact us now!

Retail experience is an asset. Shifts are 4.5 hours in length and available Monday through Sunday between 8:45 a.m. and 8:15 p.m.


  1. Provide exceptional customer service
  2. Handle cash register transactions
  3. Stock, straighten and replenishment shelves

On-the-job training provided. Please see below to apply.

To apply for a volunteer opportunity

  1. Visit our Volunteer Page

  2. Contact Carolann Badger
    Coordinator, Volunteer Resources
    T: 905.632.3737 ext. 1443



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