Offering opportunities to make a difference

Dixon Hall’s Volunteer Programs provide more than 1,200 volunteers each year in support of over 75 different programs and services provided in the community. It is this incredible support provided by these generous individuals that makes the operation of many of these programs possible.

Alternatively, download our application in Word or PDF format.

Completed applications can be emailed to volunteer@dixonhall.org or faxed to 416-962-5541 or mailed to:

190 Carlton Street
Toronto, ON
M5A 2K8

Applications can also be dropped off at the same address.

COVID-19 Protocols

  • Must be fully vaccinated to register as a Dixon Hall volunteer, and show proof of vaccination prior to starting
  • Sanitation and physical distancing protocols are in place to protect volunteers
  • Masks and hand sanitizer are available to volunteer


190 Carlton St. Toronto, ON M5A 2K8

Office Hours

Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


Joyce Affroh
Manager, Volunteer Program
e. joyce.affroh@dixonhall.org
t. 416.863.0499 x 3225

Community volunteers are crucial to the operation of our programs, designed to support community members across all life stages, and to the vibrancy of our neighbourhoods in the downtown east and Regent Park.

By becoming a volunteer today, you can:

  1. Help people in need
  2. Make a difference
  3. Be involved in your community
  4. Meet new people and have fun
  5. Receive references and recognition

Current Community Volunteer Opportunities

Corporate Volunteers are crucial to our volunteer base, and touch the lives of the community members we serve in the downtown east and Regent Park. Through corporate volunteering, you have the opportunity to:

  1. Get involved in your local community
  2. Support meaningful change in the neighbourhoods you work and live in
  3. Demonstrate commitment to living your corporate values
  4. Create team-building experiences for employees

Current Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

Board Member

Annually, Dixon Hall’s Board of Directors recruits independent directors from the community. The process varies from year to year based on needs of the Board and the expiration of terms of its members. Generally, recruitment occurs in the late spring for nominations to occur at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in September.

If you're interested in putting your name forward as a candidate, please forward a resume and covering letter to: HR@dixonhall.org

Committee Member

Dixon Hall’s Fundraising and Special Events Committees are voluntary bodies with representation from clients, community members and various health and business professionals. Becoming a Committee Member is an exciting and meaningful way to get involved and give back to the community.

Please check back soon for Committee Member openings, which are posted as they become available.

Throughout the year, we run several special events in support of our numerous programs and services. Volunteers are crucial to making these events a great success - and a lot of fun!

Join us at one or all of our special events. Contact our Volunteer Department directly to find out how you can be part of the excitement.

Guests sample mouth-watering cuisine from an array of diverse and creative food stations prepared by restaurants from around our neighbourhood.

Toronto Challenge
A 1km or 5km walk or run through the streets of downtown Toronto to raise money in support of our seniors programs.

Music for Life
An event to provide music lessons for youth in the Regent Park community. Take part in an evening gala filled with beautiful music, food and entertainment in support of Dixon Hall’s Music School.

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events