Thank you for your interest in volunteering! To become a volunteer, please note the following:


  • Minimum age of 16 years or older (at the time of application)
  • A 60-hour commitment for all volunteers, which takes approximately six to eight months when completing a two- to three-hour shift per week
  • Two written references
  • Resume

If candidate is short listed to be a volunteer, applicants must attend an interview and a volunteer orientation prior to beginning their volunteering.

Once selected as a volunteer candidate, applicants must provide:

  • Police vulnerable sector check (volunteers pay a discounted fee to apply) if you are 18 years or older. We can provide you with a supporting letter at the interview.
  • Completed immunization records including two-step tuberculosis screening, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, Tdap, and hepatitis B (immunization status only).

Completed student application packages can be to be sent to:

All other application packages can be sent to: (only PDF files will be accepted). Or by mail at the address below:

Oak Valley Health

381 Church Street

Markham, ON

L3P 7P3

Community Resources will notify applicants who have been shortlisted for an interview. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to offer volunteer placements to all candidates and we will only contact those who are successful.

Volunteers are an integral part of the patient experience. We ask that you consider your availability when applying to volunteer and ensure that you are able to fulfil our required commitment. We have limited evening and weekend opportunities.