Scarborough Health Network Volunteer Application Form

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is committed to improving patients' lives by delivering exceptional patient care across its three hospital sites, eight satellite sites and throughout the communities in Scarborough.

Volunteers are integral members of the SHN team by providing assistance with patient care, clinical services, administrative work and fundraising to support all SHN sites. Volunteering at SHN presents exciting new learning opportunities and enriching experiences.

INSTRUCTIONS: If you have not submitted your screening documentations: resume, 3 references and health screening form. Please do not submit your application. If you require these forms, please visit our website:

Please complete this application form if you are interested in applying for the position of a Volunteer for the Scarborough Health Network. If there is an asterisk (*) beside a field, it means the field requires a response and cannot be bypassed. Once you complete the form, click the "continue" button at the bottom of the page. Please be advised, you will be required to submit your résumé, 3 references and health screening documentation in order for your application to be processed via email

Thank you for applying for the position of a Volunteer at the Scarborough Health Network.

Personal Information

Please fill out the blank fields accordingly. It is essential we have the most up to date and accurate information for all applicants to eliminate any future errors.

*Please be advised, the "Legal Status in Canada" is optional and is only used for SHN diversity management initiatives.


Emergency Contact Information

Please provide the contact information of a person whom we may notify in the event of an emergency. Your emergency contact can be a spouse, a relative or a friend.


Please select the days and times you are available to volunteer. You can select more than one shift.

Volunteer shifts are generally 3 hours or 4 hours shifts per day. Flexibility is required for some 7am start shifts, as necessary.

Employment History

Please provide the information for your current or last employer. If you do not have any previous work experience, please leave this section blank.

We will not contact this employer, unless they are listed as a reference.

Volunteer Experience

Please provide the information for your current or last Volunteer organization. If you do not have any previous volunteer experience, please leave this section blank.

We will not contact this organization, unless they are listed as a reference.


In which of these areas do you feel you have moderate to excellent skill? Check all that apply.

Conditional Acceptance Checklist

By submitting this application, you are agreeing to the following terms for conditional acceptance:

I certify that I am 15 years of age or older.

I certify that I will undergo a criminal background check, including a vulnerable sector check, prior to my start date if I am offered a volunteer placement at the Scarborough Health Network

I understand that my placement or offer of placement may be terminated if the criminal background check results are not satisfactory to the Hospital.

I agree to submit to having a two-step TB test done and 5 vaccines, as required by the Ministry of Health.

I consent to submit three references on my behalf, as per the outlined criteria on the Reference Form.

I agree to serve as a Volunteer for a minimum of one year, at SHN, if accepted as a Volunteer.

I understand that I will be required to serve a probationary period of three months.

I understand that during the course of my volunteering, I may be required to undergo mandatory training, related to government or hospital operations/procedures, and, I agree to participate, as required.

I understand that for the safety of patients, staff and volunteers, SHN may require volunteers to provide proof of fitness to perform required duties in the form of medical confirmation at any time of the placement.

I understand that not every applicant may be accepted as a Volunteer.

I understand that as a Volunteer, I am not eligible to apply for Internal Job Postings, however, I am only eligible to apply to jobs posted externally on the Internet.

I understand that I may be placed in a Volunteer position that could be outside of my field of work/background.

I certify that the information I have provided is true and I understand that any misrepresentation or omission may result in my dismissal if accepted as a Volunteer.

I certify that I am the above mentioned person applying for this Volunteer position.

I agree not to disclose, or authorize the disclosure of any information or knowledge concerning any matter of which I become aware, relating to patients or the business of SHN, either during or at any time subsequent to my volunteering at SHN.

Terms and Conditions

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Scarborough Health Network volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.

Additionally, I agree to the submission of a Résumé, 3 References, Health Screening Documentation and a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (applicable to applicants 18 years of age and older) to be considered for the position of a Volunteer at Scarborough Health Network.

By submitting this application, I attest that the information I have provided on the application is true and accurate.