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Baycrest is looking for youth between the ages of 13 -25 to participate in our Summer Youth Volunteer Program.

Volunteering at Baycrest is a commitment. Our clients and staff rely on you. Our volunteer roles are varied by location, time commitment, and type of program. When you commit to a program, clients and staff are happy to have your help!

Volunteer hours will be signed upon completion of your volunteer commitment.

Apply to be a summer volunteer here!

Types of Opportunities


  • Greet and welcome families and visitors
  • Reception, answering phones, photocopying, faxing, filing, data entry
  • Supporting others with their administrative needs and inquiries

Program Assistance

  • Assist with set-up, serving refreshments and supporting programs.
  • Visit with and provide companionship for the clients
  • Participate in individual or group program and recreational activities

BBQs and special events

  • These are usually full day commitments.
  • Help with registration, set-up, escorting, and helping to make sure the event runs smoothly.
  • Some events may take place outside of Baycrest such as an outing to a museum

Job Shadowing

Interested in a career in healthcare or healthcare research? The Job Shadowing Program for Baycrest Youth Volunteers offers high school and undergraduate university students the opportunity to speak with a healthcare professional about their role and observe their daily work environment, tasks, and responsibilities.

This added learning opportunity is only available to registered Baycrest Youth Volunteers.

Job shadowing opportunities may include:
  • Neuroimaging
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Palliative care
  • Physicians
  • Physiotherapy
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research Ethics Board

To apply for job shadowing, please email: