40 Hours of Volunteer Service is an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) Requirement

Please refer to the Ministry of Education’s website for further information about this requirement.

Here is a selection of volunteer opportunities students might wish to explore:
Volunteer Opportunities in Health and Long Term Care

Ina Grafton Gage Home

40 Bell Estate Road, Scarborough, M1L 0E2   (416) 422-4890  mailto:info@iggh.org


Providence HealthCare

3276 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, M1L 1W1  (416) 285-3666



Seven Oaks

9 Neilson Rd., Toronto, M1E 5E1  (416) 392-3500  mailto:ltc-so@toronto.ca


True Davidson

200 Dawes Rd., Toronto, M4C 5M8  (416) 397-0400  mailto:ltc-tda@toronto.ca


Bendale Acres

2920 Lawrence Ave E., Toronto, M1P 2T8  (416) 397-7000  mailto:ltc-ba@toronto.ca


Michael Garron Hospital

825 Coxwell Ave, Toronto M4C 3E7  (416) 461-8272



Women’s College Hospital Volunteer Program

76 Grenville Street, Toronto, M5S 1B2  (416) 323-6400 ext. 4014  mailto:volunteer@wchospital.ca



Community Services Close to SATEC @ W.A. Porter C.I.

West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Centre

313 Pharmacy Avenue, Toronto, M1L 3E7  (416) 755 9215  mailto:wsncc@wsncc.org



Warden Hilltop Community Centre

25 Mendelssohn St., Toronto, M1L 0G6 (416) 392-7640



Habitat for Humanity ReStore (volunteers must be at least 16 years old)


  • East York Location: 155 Bermondsey Road, Toronto, M4A 1X9  (416) 755-7353 x 5309
  • Scarborough Centre Location: 1181 Kennedy Road, Toronto, M1P 2L2  (416) 755-7353 x 5304


New Circles Community Services

161 Bartley Drive, Toronto, M4A 1E6  (416) 422-2591  mailto:info@newcircles.ca



Specific Interest-Based Opportunities

YMCA of Greater Toronto  https://ymcagta.org/join-our-team/volunteer-opportunities

Friends of the Rouge Watershed  http://frw.ca/


Event Based Volunteering

Taste of the Danforth Community Street Festival  https://tasteofthedanforth.com/

Charity Runs (Volunteer to set up and assist 5K, 10K runners etc.)



Resources to Find Available Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Toronto  https://www.volunteertoronto.ca/default.aspx

Toronto Charities and Non-Profit Organizations  http://www.toronto-charities.ca/

Charity Village – Search Volunteer Opportunities from Canada Wide Database


Last Modified: April 2, 2019