Ronald McDonald House Charities

Ronald McDonald House Charities® South Central Ontario Volunteer

Individual Volunteer Opportunities

 


If you're interested in becoming an RMHC volunteer, please apply! A listing of volunteer roles are featured below.  Due to fluctuations in our needs for volunteers and the suitability of applicants, we cannot guarantee every applicant will obtain an interview or placement.

 

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OUR volunteer ROLES


Ronald McDonald Family RoomS® (located at McMaster Hospital)

The Ronald McDonald Family Rooms are comfortable, quiet spaces for families to rest and rejuvenate while their children are being cared for in the hospital. 

Volunteers assist in the day-to-day operation of the Family Rooms by providing comfort and support to the families and children who visit the room. Duties include greeting, and assisting families, making coffee and putting out snacks, cleaning and maintaining the space, as well as ensuring supplies are well stocked. 

You must be 18 years of age or older to apply to volunteer for this role. Volunteers in RMHC Family Rooms in Hospital must submit the results of a negative 2-step Tuberculosis (TB) Test and provide proof of immunization for Varicella (chicken pox), MMR and COVID19

Shift Times: 8 a.m. -12 p.m.; 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.; 4-7:30 p.m.


Happy Wheels Hospitality Cart (located at McMaster Hospital)

Volunteers operating the Happy Wheels Hospitality Cart serve families throughout the inpatient and outpatient wards of McMaster Hospital. Volunteers brings comfort to families by serving them various snacks, beverages, toiletry items, and toys/activities at their children’s hospital rooms.

You must be 18 years of age or older to apply to volunteer for this role. Volunteers in RMHC Family Rooms in Hospital must submit the results of a negative 2-step Tuberculosis (TB) Test and provide proof of immunization for Varicella (chicken pox), MMR, and COVID19

Shift Times: 9-11 a.m. (every day)


Meal Service Volunteer

Breakfast and Dinner are served at RMHC daily. Our Meal Service Volunteers work alongside our chefs to serve meals to families, replenish supplies, tidy the serving and dining room area, and pack up/label leftover meals for families to take with them to the hospital. 

You must be 18 years of age or older to apply to volunteer for this role.

shift times:  Breakfast - 7 - 11 a.m. ;  Dinner - 4-7 p.m.


Kitchen Volunteer

Our kitchen volunteers support our Chef with preparing meals and meal prep (including chopping), salad prep, breakfast assembly etc.  Volunteers should feel comfortable in kitchen including using knives, working with convection oven, and performing safe food handling practices. All volunteers will be trained by Chef.

You must be 18 years of age or older to apply to volunteer for this role.

shift times: Shifts are 2-4 hours in duration and days are flexible according to the volunteer's schedule.

 

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For inquiries about our Volunteer Program, please contact volunteer@rmhcsco.ca 


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