Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Oak Valley Health! 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 6-8 months of one 2 to 3 hour shift per week.
  • 2 written references (forms provided).
  • 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:

  • a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) (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 2 step tuberculosis screening, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tdap and hepatitis B (immunization status only).

Successful candidates will be required to provide a $20 refundable deposit for their ID badge.

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.

References will be provided only after a minimum of 60 hours have been completed. Two weeks’ notice is required.

For those seeking summer volunteer opportunities, we have a post-secondary and high school Summer Volunteer Program. Intake period for the Summer Program is March 1-April 30. Post-Secondary summer program runs from May to end of August and the high school summer program runs from July to end of August.

Completed student application packages can be to be sent to: while all other applicants can send 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 successful candidates.