Become a Member
Being a member of The Women’s Auxiliary Volunteers (WAV) is a rewarding experience. Not only will you be helping children and their families, but you will find the volunteer work meaningful and be given the opportunity to use your skills and develop new ones.
The Women’s Auxiliary of The Hospital for Sick Children is strongly committed to diversity within its membership and welcomes membership applications from the communities we serve without discrimination.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the time commitment? Most services require a 3 ½ hour commitment each week, however we do have several services that are flexible and can be done at a time that is convenient to you. We have a probation period of 16 weeks.
Will I be trained? Yes. All of our volunteers are trained by a WAV member who is working on the service. In addition, all volunteers are required to do online hospital training.
Can I volunteer in more than one service? Many of our members enjoy their work with the WA so much that they volunteer to join another service.
Are there leadership opportunities? Yes. We appreciate all of the skills that members bring to the organization and welcome members to take on leadership roles.
How to apply for membership:
Should you be interested in joining our amazing group of women, we invite you to contact the Membership Office (see contact information below). Information meetings are held where prospective members can find out more about available opportunities within the Auxiliary. At this meeting a brief tour will be given of some of the services.
The Women’s Auxiliary
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8
(Please note: this number is just for membership inquiries, for general inquiries please use the email provided below)