Volunteer Training

2020 Spring Training Registration is open!

Enjoy meeting new people with similar interests, have fun, learn and grow at the Philip Aziz Centre's Hospice Volunteer Training Programs!

In order to work with our adult clients you must complete CORE Training.
In order to work with our children clients you must complete:
CORE Training + the Children's Hospice Volunteer Training.

Training is free but requires a time commitment.
Certificate of completion provided.

NOTE: You must attend an Info Session prior to be able to register for training. Please check out our Info Session Dates here: https://www.philipazizcentre.ca/volunteerinfo/

Register for training and more details by emailing: michael@philipazizcentre.ca

Children's Training will be rescheduled – click on the cancelled dates to see the training topoics:
Thursday, April 16 to Thursday, April 30, 2020

CORE Training May 2020 – Tentative depending if current restrictions are lifted:
Detailed schedule coming soon!

TENTATIVE DATES: *All held at the PAC Office at 558 Gerrard Street East

  • Wed. May 13 – 6-9pm*
  • Wed. May 20 – 6-9pm*
  • Sat. May 23 – 9am-5pm – held at George Brown Waterfront Campus
  • Mon. May 25 – 6-9pm*
  • Wed. May 27 – 6-9pm*

What volunteers are saying about our training:

"I can't tell you how much I enjoyed the training – every class was so incredibly informative and well organized – great job! And – so many great people!"
– Gillian

“The training on Saturday was enlightening.  The people who spoke to us were amazing, and did much to broaden my understanding of paediatric palliative care, and my role therein.  I am excited to attend next Saturday's training, and to move forward with my role as a volunteer in this extraordinary organization.”
– Jennifer

“Amanda, I wanted to express my appreciation for this exceptional experience.I look forward to continuing this training and to working with both you and Willi.”
– Lynne

“I'm so enjoying the training, and am looking forward to getting started. The presenters have been wonderful, and I've already learned a lot.”
– Bryna

“Everything is of such a high standard, from the training to the volunteer program.”
– Suzanna