Volunteer Readiness Program

The Volunteer Readiness Program provides community service hours towards high school or probation. No prior volunteer or work experience necessary.


After School, Youth Programming


14 – 21 years




All referrals are welcome, including self-referrals from youth


Youth looking for community service for graduation and other requirements

Languages offered:



1200 Markham Road, Suite 313, Scarborough


Tuesdays, 4 PM – 6 PM during the school year
Tuesdays, 2 PM – 6 PM during the summer months

Program focus: Communication Skills, Community Service/Volunteer Hours, LGBT, Skill Development, Socializing

The Volunteer Readiness Program serves youth looking to complete community service hours towards high school graduation or probation requirements. The youth is not required to have prior volunteer or work experiences to participate in this program. The volunteers participate in a variety of activities including community events and packing food hampers for those experiencing food insecurity among other things.

The youth are assured to gain community service hours and employability skills including communication and leadership skills through hands on experiences with the support of Youth Outreach Workers. They will also have opportunities to develop their resume and access other programs and services based on their individual needs.

Snacks and TTC tickets are provided for the youth volunteers.

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