Our priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of our patients and residents, and our people.

Only pre-approved visitors can visit patients at our sites. Please check our COVID-19 information page to learn more about what to expect for your appointment/visit and how to be approved as a visitor.

Volunteering at St. Michael’s


(March 12, 2020) - Please note that the St. Michael's Hospital volunteer program is currently suspended in order to better protect the health and safety of our volunteers, patients, families and staff.

If you are a current volunteer, please check your email or leave us a voicemail message for information and updates.

If you are a future applicant, please periodically check our website for updates as to when we will resume normal operations.

Thank you.


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Membership benefits

By providing compassionate and personal service, volunteers improve the quality of the patient and visitor experience every day. Volunteers take the time to greet, to inform, to guide and to comfort. Volunteers help to create a supportive environment in order to make a visit to the hospital less stressful.

As a St. Michael’s volunteer, you will join with hundreds of other dedicated people that come together to make St. Michael’s a better place. Our volunteers form a vibrant and welcoming community.

We also celebrate our volunteers with:

  • A welcoming Volunteer Lounge (the coffee and cookies are on us!)
  • Christmas brunch
  • “Behind the scenes tours” of hospital departments
  • An annual volunteer celebration
  • Recognition awards for your hours of service
  • A monthly volunteer ebulletin
  • Invitations to hospital events and special lectures