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St. Joseph's Care Group

St. Joseph's Care Group


Careers & Volunteering

Volunteer Opportunities

The positions listed are some of the many opportunities offered at St. Joseph's Care Group. If you speak a second language we can match you with a client who would love to speak their language.

Amputee Mentor

Provide clients with an opportunity for personal contact with supportive amputee who has had a positive rehabilitative experience and to provide hope, support and encouragement

Aquatics Recovery Program

Assist clients in carrying out designated exercise programs and support staff as required

Auxiliary Gift Shop Clerk

Provide assistance to clients, family and visitors in selecting and making purchases and to assist with fund-raising efforts of the Auxiliary to St. Joseph's Care Group

Auxiliary Nevada Booth Clerk

Sell break-open Nevada tickets to support the fund-raising efforts of the Auxiliary to St. Joseph's Care Group


To assist staff in providing music or singing for client's enjoyment on a regular basis

Feeding Companion

Provide assistance to residents at meal times, under the supervision of staff and provide companionship and conversation to the resident

Friendly Visitor

Provide an opportunity for socialization for clients, to increase their enjoyment and quality of life

Healing Gardens Assistant

Enhance SJCG grounds and provide an opportunity for socialization and involvement in special projects for clients

Medical Escorts

Provide support to clients and staff, by escorting clients to medical appointments on an on-call basis. Volunteers do not use personal vehicles as taxi service is arranged in advance.

Recreation Assistant or Special Events Assistant

Provide support and assist clients and staff with recreation activities to enhance client's quality of life or to provide support to staff on an on-call basis, assisting with special events.

Rehabilitation Assistant

Provide assistance to staff and clients with exercises in a rehabilitation gym

Speech Therapy Assistant

Assist staff with facilitating emergent literacy skills with large and small groups of Junior Kindergarten aged children

Spiritual Care Assistant

Provide support to staff by escorting clients to and from Chapel services and offer an opportunity for relationship and support to clients, increasing their quality of life and sense of purpose

Student experience opportunities

Academic requirements for secondary school 40 volunteer hours, university and college non-clinical programs, and High School Co-op programs.

St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Volunteer

Provide clients with the opportunity to enjoy and interact with dogs, socialize and reminisce. Click here to see how to become a Therapy Dog Volunteer.

Plus more. . .

If there is something specific you want to do, let us know. We may be able to accommodate positions to specific areas of skill, study and/or interest. If we cannot accommodate your needs you can visit:

Volunteer Thunder Bay!

Volunteer Thunder Bay! is a community partner of St. Joseph's Care Group that provides many volunteer services in the city of Thunder Bay. Click here to find more.


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