Summer Youth Program
Volunteer Types: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support, Entertainment, Health Care
Organization types: Health and Diseases, Senior Citizens
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: June 10, 2023
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The Summer Youth Program at Perley Health is for students who are 13 to 18 years of age.
Summer Youth Volunteers will support residents and tenants of Perley Health during July & August, 2023.
Note that candidates must:
Commit one or more days per week for a minimum 5 weeks.
Attend an interview, provide references, complete a TB screening questionnaire.
Provide an Offence Declaration, signed by parent/guardian for those under 18.
Provide a Level 3 – Vulnerable Sector Check, if 18 years old at time of application.
Be available for a full-day orientation on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Youth volunteers will enjoy these benefits: Get to know amazing seniors, including military veterans. Have fun while developing communication & service skills. Gain Community Service Hours. Share your musical instrument skills and talents. Gain first hand experience supporting older adults experiencing cognitive and physical impairments including those living with dementia. Gain knowledge and insights for those interested in pursuing a future career in Health Care or Medicine
How will the organization benefit?
With the help of students, Perley Health residents and tenants will have improved and enhanced opportunities to participate in Creative Arts activities, attend physio classes, play bingo, play cards, go to the Ice Cream Parlour, in house movie nights, in house concerts, Church services, appointments at the hair salon. Also, residents and tenants will have opportunities to meet, learn from and socialize with a youthful generation through one on one visits.
Volunteer location:
Perley Health 1750 Russell Rd.


Bernadette Lee-Wo
@Perley Health
Ext: 2305
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: High School Students (14-18)
Number of Positions Available: 10
Good for people interested in: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support, Entertainment, Health Care
You will be helping with: Men, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women

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  • Vulnerable sector check required
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