Volunteering

** About Volunteering

These organizations offer at least some volunteer positions specifically for seniors.

Associated Senior Executives of Canada Ltd.

Experienced retired business executives and entrepreneurs volunteer their time and expertise to advise independent businesses.

Canadian Executive Service Organization

Volunteer in Canada or abroad. Maximum age 70.

Charity Village

Find a volunteer position in the not-for-profit sector.

Habitat for Humanity GTA

Have some free time and want to make a difference? Meet new people, develop skills, be physically active, share your skills and experience, get out of the house, give back to your community. Habitat for Humanity GTA is looking for volunteers to help build houses, volunteer at one of their ReStores or offices, or help dismantle donated kitchens. Safety gear and training are provided.
416-755-7353 x225

Ryerson Senior Participant Pool

The Department of Psychology at Ryerson University seeks healthy adult volunteers (60+) to participate in research relating to various aspects of aging.

Society of Sharing

The Society of Sharing seeks senior volunteers to serve seniors and disabled adults in downtown Toronto, in order to sustain independent living in the community through home visiting, medical / shopping escort, telephone support and socialization groups. Training is provided.

Toronto Friendly to Seniors programs

Help make businesses and service organizations more senior-friendly.

Trinity Theatre

Trinity Theatre seeks volunteer retired educators, or seniors who have experience working with youth, to train and mentor peer leaders in Toronto District School Board schools. Volunteers use drama and art exercises and talking circles to address issues such as respect, bullying, harassment, conflict resolution, substance abuse, equity and racism. Training is provided.

University of Toronto Psychology Department

The Adult Volunteer Pool connects older adults (aged 40 - 80) interested in participating in psychology studies with psychology labs at the University of Toronto (St. George Campus), where they conduct aging studies on an ongoing basis.

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