Volunteer Opportunities

Macassa Lodge Volunteers

The City will continue to focus on maintaining essential services and critical support and will manage appropriate recruitments on a case-by-case basis according to the current and changing COVID-19 protocols.


The Macassa Lodge Volunteer Program is currently CLOSED until further notice, as part of COVID-19 precautions. Applications are NOT being accepted at this time. Please check back to this page for updates.

Macassa Lodge is a 270 bed long-term care facility for seniors. We provide 24 hour nursing supervision with input from an interdisciplinary team which includes medical, nursing, social work, recreation, therapy, volunteers, pastoral care, and nutrition. The team works with Lodge residents and their families to support each individual's priorities. Volunteer opportunities are available to enhance the quality of life for Lodge residents.

  • Volunteer positions for adults and teens 14 years and older
  • Daytime, evening, and weekend shifts
  • Personal Reference Check, Vulnerable Sector Police Check (18 yrs and older)
  • 2-Step TB test required

Volunteer at Macassa Lodge

Some current opportunities

  • Give Shop clerks: weekday or weekend shifts 
  • Saturday morning Bowling league volunteers, 9:30 to 11:30 am
  • Sunday morning Fun and Fitness volunteers, 9:30 to 11:30 am
  • Sunday Chapel volunteers, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
  • Meal Time Assistants, 8 to 9:30 am, 11:45 am to 12:45 pm, 4:30 to 6 pm

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Volunteer Information Session

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Contact us to reserve a spot at at our next session to learn about opportunities and the benefits of volunteering at Macassa Lodge.

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteering at Macassa Lodge provides you with an opportunity to enhance your own quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Engaging in the most fundamental act of citizenship and giving in our society
  • Offering your time, energy and skills of your own free will
  • Participating in community building
  • Being a good neighbour
  • All training provided

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High School Co-op Education Opportunities

  • Co-op education placements are available in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
  • Great opportunities are available for high school students interested in health care and aging populations. 
  • Students work “hands on” and learn with Nursing staff, Physiotherapists, and Recreation Therapists
  • To apply, contact the co-op department at your school.
  • Space is limited. Apply early.

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The Macassa Lodge Volunteer Program is currently suspended until further notice, as part of COVID-19 precautions