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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.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks early retirees (55+) for its Big G (Big Grandparent) program. For one hour per week, you will mentor a child at a local school or in the community. Training will be provided.


Volunteers with business experience advise organizations in Canada or abroad,

Charity Village

Find a volunteer position in the not-for-profit sector. On the homepage, click Volunteer.

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 x2225

Neighbour 2 Neighbour (N2N) 2.0

Neighbour 2 Neighbour 2.0 seeks senior volunteers to spend 1 -2 hours a week visiting and doing activities with socially isolated older adults. Catchment area is north to Bloor, east to Don Valley Parkway, south to Toronto Island and west to Roncesvalles.

The Dorothy Ley Hospice

The Dorothy Ley Hospice seeks senior volunteers to perform a variety of services including administration, care support, spiritual care, bereavement care, gardening, kitchen help, pet therapy, phone support and more. Training will be provided.
220 Sherway Dr, Toronto M9C 0A7
Near Evans Ave and The West Mall

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Research

The Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network seeks adults 60 years and older, individuals with hearing loss, and individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia to contribute to exciting new research. Participation will involve measures of hearing, vision, balance, and cognition, and the experiments will take place within a state-of-the-art simulation laboratory at the University Ave site.

University of Toronto Psychology Department

The Adult Volunteer Pool connects older adults 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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