June 23, 2017

What is happening at Baycrest?

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Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Loftus Hall and Garden

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Important Updates

Construction near the Apotex sign in kiosk will be completed around July 24, 2017.

Please continue to sign in using the volunteer kiosk now mounted to the wall. If the kiosk is not working, please record your hours on the log-in sheets

Summer Youth Volunteer Program

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Job Shadowing

The job shadowing program developed for Baycrest youth volunteers is intended to offer high school and undergrad university students the opportunity to talk to a health care professional about their role, and observe their daily work environment, tasks and procedures.  This is an added benefit and learning opportunity only for our registered youth volunteers who are interested in a career in health care and would like to learn more. If you have any questions please email

Currently Needed:

  • Client Experience Surveyors in the Apotex
  • Thursday Night Fun in the Apotex – 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm
  • Sunday Afternoon Concert- 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday Games in the Garden- 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Special Opportunities:

Become a speaker/discussion group leader!

Baycrest Learning Academy Speakers Series is offering training for interested speakers.  Do you have a passion you would like to share with our clients?  Learn how to do that! Register for a training on ONE of two dates.

Tuesday, July 11th– 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesday, July 12th– 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Special Events:

Volunteers accompanying clients to programs and/or on outings

Must be able to push wheelchairs

Baycrest Prom!

  • Thursday, July 6th – 9:30 am to 4:30 pm in the Winter Garden Court – various shifts available


Ripley’s Aquarium

  • Thursday, July 13th – 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 19th – 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Edwards Gardens

  • Thursday, July 20,2017 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Educational Opportunities:  

Register Now!

  • Bliss Speaker Training

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 10 am- 12 pm

Wednesday. July 12, 2017 1 pm – 3 pm

Room 2H01 Hospital Conference

  • Eating Assistance Training

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

10 am-12 pm

Room 2H01

  • Managing Responsive Behaviours

Ideal for Youth and Adult volunteers in Apotex and Hospital

Attend this one day workshop to learn how to manage responsive (challenging) behaviours in our clients

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

9:30 am- 4:30 pm

Lunch provided

Please register at

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Join the Foundation Event!

Registration for the 2017 Barrie 2 Baycrest Ride is now open
Now in its 22nd year, Baycrest staff, volunteers and local community members are invited to join the 2017 Barrie 2 Baycrest Ride taking place September 10. With 50 and 100 km options, the ride is fully supported with snack, hydration, and meal stops, road-side support, a finish line party and post-ride gala. All funds raised at this event support therapeutic recreation programming at Baycrest. To learn more, visit the Barrie 2 Baycrest web site by clicking here or contact Brian Dunphy by email at or by calling x 5634. Description: Description: Description: cid:image005.png@01D2EC20.46788DA0

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Below is a trailer for the movie


Contact us for more information or to register:

Call: (416) 785 2500 x 2572


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