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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.

Fontbonne Ministries

Fontbonne Ministries seeks compassionate senior volunteers in the Greater Toronto Area who would like to make a difference in the lives of isolated seniors and adults by spending 1-2 hours a week as friendly visitors. Fontbonne Ministries provides extensive training (in-person and virtual options), ongoing professional development, and opportunities to connect with fellow volunteers.
416-465-6069 x5223

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.


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