Volunteers are critical to the work we do at the IWK. Each year hundreds of volunteers play a key role in our efforts to provide the best care to Maritime women, children, youth, and families. Volunteers can be found in almost every area of the Health Centre, providing direct assistance to staff, patients, and families, and offering support when necessary.
The Core Program offers adults and post-secondary students the opportunity to volunteer from September to June.
The Summer Program offers junior high & high school students the opportunity to volunteer in July and August. Applicants must be at least 14 years old by June 30th in order to apply. Applications for the Summer Program are available in mid-January by contacting us at 902-470-6692.
The IWK supports high school students with supervised out-of-school learning opportunities, and the occasion to earn credits while assisting students in making career decisions. Placements are offered in September only. Interested students should contact the Co-op department in their school for more information.
This is what you need to know:
As an applicant, please submit the following documents with your application:
If you are accepted as a volunteer at the IWK you will be required to complete and submit the following:
IWK Volunteer Resources
5850/5980 University Avenue
PO Box 9700
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 6R8
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