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The #volunteercruze program allows students to directly observe the roles of health care professionals working in the hospital, while learning the basic values of volunteering. The program is specifically designed to benefit young family members of our employees. An additional feature of this program is that it will enable students to complete their 40 hours of mandatory volunteer service.

Students enrolled in the program will have the opportunity to complete 10 hours of volunteer service during March Break or in the summer of the year they complete Grade 9, 10, 11 or 12.

Grade 9

  • Mandatory ‘Customer Service’ workshop will be provided
  • Opportunities to employ the skills learned under the supervision of an experienced volunteer in high demand customer service locations

Grade 10

  • Specific career exploration created for 10 hours of volunteer service/job shadowing to take place during March Break or the summer depending on availability of staff and/or assignment
  • Students who have not identified a career path will take part in a fundraising initiative

Grade 11

  • Opportunity to continue in the same career exploration as in the previous year or a different career path exploration depending on staff availability and/or assignment
  • Students who have not identified a career path will take on leadership roles in fundraising or customer service initiatives

Grade 12

  • Career exploration opportunity to continue depending on staff availability or assignment
  • Students who have not identified a career path will be given a leadership role in the fundraising initiative or will provide leadership to the Grade 9 program

Students are eligible if they are in Grades 9 through 12, having a relative employed by SRH, and they may enroll of they have attended the Grade9 Take Our Kids to Work Day. Upon completion of the program, students will be presented with a reference letter and certificate, and acknowledged at the annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner.

Get Involved

For more information about #volunteercruze, please contact Volunteer Services at 416-438-2911, ext. 6441.