Bridgepoint Health

Frequently Asked Questions

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Volunteers in libraryHow old do I have to be to volunteer?

The minimum age to volunteer at Bridgepoint is 16 years old at the time you submit your application.

Does Bridgepoint provide TTC fare?

Transportation to and from volunteering is the responsibility of the volunteer. Funding is not provided for transportation. 

Do volunteers pay for parking?

No, volunteers are given free parking.

Will Bridgepoint cover the costs associated with my medical form?

No, Bridgepoint does not cover any incurred costs to complete the medical form.

Do volunteers need to wear a uniform?

Yes, all volunteers are required to wear a uniform and photo ID badge while on duty. Uniform vests are purchased for $25.00 (non-refundable). Summer students must wear T-Shirts which are purchased for $15.00 (non-refundable).

What volunteer opportunities are there? How do I know where I will be placed? Will I receive a position description?

We provide a variety of volunteering opportunities, please see the Volunteering Opportunities for more information. Volunteers are placed based on hospital needs, suitability, availability, and interest. While we try our best to place everyone by interest, please note that it is not a guarantee. Position descriptions are provided to volunteers prior to starting.

What shifts are available for volunteering?

Volunteer shifts are Monday-Friday (morning, afternoon, and evening) and Saturday-Sunday (morning and afternoon).

Can high school students complete their 40 hours of volunteer service with Bridgepoint?

All volunteers commit to a minimum of 60 hours of service. Any hours accumulated volunteering at Bridgepoint may be used towards your secondary school volunteer requirement.

Are there research and/or shadowing opportunities available?

No, we do not offer research and/or shadowing opportunities.

Are there any  student placement opportunities available?

No, we do not offer any student  placement opportunities. Please visit our Students section.

What if I am an internationally educated professional or trained in other healthcare fields?

Please be aware that we do not offer specific volunteer roles that provide the opportunity to practice or gain experience within your specific profession nor do they include tasks that are performed by a licensed or regulated profession (physician, physiotherapist, nurse, lab technician, etc).

Does volunteering secure me an employment position?

Volunteering at Bridgepoint does not lead to a paid position. For all career opportunities, please visit our Careers section.

 

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Volunteer Resources
Bridgepoint Active Healthcare
1 Bridgepoint Drive
Toronto, ON, Canada
M4M 2B5

T. 416-461-8252, x2076
F. 416-461-5696
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