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Play an important part in helping the Haven's efforts to provide help and hope to the homeless, hungry and hurting people in our community.


We depend on regular volunteers to help in all our weekly programs. Please join us and give HOPE!


  • Pack diapers​

  • Create baby bags​

  • Keep inventory​

  • Interact with clients 

First Care

  • Sort donations​

  • Hang clothing in Closet​

  • Tidy up Closet and work area​

  • Greet clients and do check in procedures​ and check out

Haven's Closet

  • Prep and drive the outreach vehicle​

  • Distribute essential items

  • Interact with our friends

Hope with Wheels

  • Unload donations​

  • Stock pantry​

  • Pack groceries

  • Greet clients/Distribute groceries

Food Bank

  • Weekly phone calls​

  • Prepare food delivery bags

  • Pack hygiene kits​

  • Pack art kits

Helping Seniors


Please complete the Volunteer Application Form.  A Criminal Record Check Level 1 (CRC) police check will be required as well if you haven't completed one in the last 3 years.

Everyone is welcome to help, including high school students looking to complete their community hours.  Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.


Our Volunteer Program provides your group with a chance to make a meaningful contribution to the community while gaining a deeper insight into our initiatives that tackle social concerns in Etobicoke. Our corporate volunteer opportunities are ideal for fostering teamwork and enabling groups to create a positive impact on those in need. This encourages employees to utilize their skills and abilities in a fulfilling manner. We are committed to ensuring that your team finds the experience gratifying.

We provide our corporate partners with team building and volunteer opportunities, and on-site supervision for a smooth experience.

For questions, please contact Liz Harrison for more information: (416) 640-2005 ext. 224 or


Students play an important role in supporting Haven on the Queensway and helping our programs and services give HOPE. We are so grateful to have students in social services programs come complete their placement hours at Haven on the Queensway. We believe in providing the students with great experiences by being exposed to our five community programs; and in return their hands-on work and help positively benefits Haven and most importantly its clients.


Haven prioritizes schools with placement agreements. Students should work with their program supervisor to submit resumes. Application dates vary by school and program.

Please fill in online Application Form and email cover letter & resume in one attachment to: 

Attention: Liz Harrison 


(Please quote Student Placement Application in the subject line of email) 

No phone calls please. All applications should be sent in at least 3 weeks before the beginning of each school term.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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