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Volunteer Opportunities at Nisbet Lodge

Volunteering is a great way to make a difference in the life of a senior, learn new skills or practice old ones. Whether you have a little time or a lot, volunteers allow us to do so much more than we could do otherwise.

If you are a high school student looking to complete the required 40 hours, a Co-op student searching for a placement, or a community member wanting to give back we would love for you to be part of our team.

The following are some areas where volunteers can help out:

  • Friendly Visits for English and Greek-speaking residents

  • Meal Mates – assisting residents to eat at mealtime (training will be provided)

  • Community Buddies – assisting the Activation staff, taking residents on bus trips

  • Tour Guides – providing the public with a tour of Nisbet Lodge

  • Special Events – help run birthday parties, seasonal socials

  • Spiritual Programs – hymn sing, Bible study, Holy Communion

  • Student Placements – both high school, college, and university students

  • Fundraising

Application Process/Requirements

Before starting to volunteer there are a few mandatory requirements.

  1. Fill out a volunteer application form

  2. Get a vulnerable sector police check

  3. Complete an online module style orientation

  4. Provide immunization record

For more information on volunteering please contact: Sonia Jemmott, Director of Programs and Volunteers Services at 416 469 1105 ext. 1144 or email

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