Volunteers are Back!

How to apply

Before applying, please read the following closely

  • We are currently only recruiting volunteers with weekday, daytime (Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm) availability. 
  • Complete the application form below.  You will receive an automated confirmation that we have received it.  If you do not receive the confirmation, please resubmit the form.
  • It can take 6-8 weeks to become a volunteer.
  • Volunteers are carefully screened and selected to ensure the best fit between the needs of the hospital and the skills and interests of the volunteer.  
  • Spaces are limited and so unfortunately we may not have a role for everyone who applies.

Please review the following steps to start the process.   

Step 1:  Complete the volunteer application (see "Apply Online" below)

Step 2:  Meet with the Coordinator of Volunteers to discuss your interests and the needs of the hospital 

Step 3: You will be asked to

  • Provide a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) (for adults 19+ only)
  • Submit a completed ‘Health Requirements Form’.  We will supply you with the form at the time of your meeting with the Volunteer Coordinator. You will be asked to provide proof you have immunity to
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR),
    • Varicella,
    • Completed COVID-19, includes all qualifying boosters
    • Test proving you are negative for tuberculosis (TB) (Must be 2 Step)
  • We will contact your references who can speak to your character and skills

Once complete, we will place you into a role and provide you with training and support to be successful.    

Apply Online

Please apply online before you register for an information session. Thank you.

Volunteer Resources
905-632-3737 ext. 1314 Icon to access the volunteer application  

Health Screening

Health screening must be completed before starting a placement in the hospital. This includes:

  • A two-step TB test (completed at your physicians office)
  • Blood work to confirm immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (chicken pox) or last two dates when boosters were administered. 
  • Full vaccination to COVID-19 

Completion of the health screening may require multiple visits to your family physician. 

About the COVID-19 vaccine

Volunteers are included in Directive #6 and are recognized as health care workers.  As such, all volunteers at Joseph Brant Hospital must show proof of full vaccination (plus 14 days) plus all boosters as mandated by public health. There are no exceptions to this mandate.  


Parking is free for volunteers while on shift. Free parking is available in the parking garage on levels 3 & 4. 


For more information or questions,  please contact:
T: 905-632-3737 Ext. 1314

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