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Student Volunteers
The student volunteer program at Southlake is very competitive. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellent customer service skills and commitment, and be able to maintain a very high attendance rate even during exam and holiday periods. Volunteers are required to maintain a minimum attendance rate of 75%.

Why Students volunteer at Southlake Regional Health Centre?
  • To explore career options.
  • Develop new skills and abilities.
  • Meet new people.
  • Help your community and impact the lives of others.
  • Develop leadership sk Saveills through student volunteer leadership roles.
  • Opportunity to apply for a scholarship upon completing 150 hours of service and mimimum attendance rate of 75%  and on condition of being accepted to college or university health-related program. 


There are three types of student volunteers: University/College Year Round Volunteer Summer Student Volunteer Program and High School Volunteer Program:

University / College Year Round
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Must be able to commit to one 3 to 4 hour shift on the same day and time each week for a minimum of 75 hours
  • No forms or references will be completed prior to completion of 75 hours
  • Students who are under 18 will need to complete a 75 hour placement and maintain a 90% attendance rate before being considered for a volunteer position in the Emergency or ICU / CVICU departments.
  • Students who are under 18 must have successfully completed NLS Lifeguard training in order to volunteer in the Whipper Watson Therapeutic Pool.
High School Year Round Volunteer - Closed

University / College Summer Student  Program- Closed - applications will re-open on Feb 1st 2017
  • Summer Students have various opportunities to volunteer their time in one or two positions across the Southlake Campus: Hospital, Cancer Centre and  Village.
  • Students must committ to 2 shifts per week, completing a minimum of 60 hours during June 1st - August 31st

Southlake Regional Health Centre
596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario   L3Y 2P9
Tel: 905-895-4521   |   TTY: 905-952-3062
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