Become a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer for Hospice Simcoe. Please make sure you have read our Why Volunteer section before applying to be certain you have fully considered what makes a good volunteer candidate.

To apply, please fill out our online application form below or print and complete the application and return it by mail, fax or in person (our contact information can be found at the bottom of each page). After applying please read below to find out what happens after we receive your application.

Please Note: If you require further information please call Sue MacKay, Volunteer & Quality Improvement Coordinator or Kathy Stewart, Community Programs Manager at 705-722-5995.

What to expect next?

Thank you for wishing to support Hospice Simcoe as a volunteer and taking time to complete the Volunteer Application. Volunteer Resources screen all applications and will contact those applicants most appropriate for available positions to arrange an interview. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to accommodate everyone.

The process of becoming a volunteer for Hospice Simcoe consists of the following:

  • Interview with Volunteer Manager/Coordinator about the potential opportunities and discuss how you would best fit into the available volunteer roles.
  • Volunteer Manager/Coordinator follows up with your references and a Police record check will be requested.
  • Once approved, complete further application process including; training, orientation, confidentiality agreement and code of conduct.
  • New volunteers will attend a post training interview to discuss the best fit of your skills and the volunteer opportunities that are available.
  • We strive to “engage” volunteers and work hard to make sure that your volunteer time is wisely spent in an area that is a good fit for both parties.
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