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Volunteer Requirements

We are always happy to welcome new volunteers, particularly individuals who reflect Peel’s diverse community and those interested in working with children, youth and teens.

Our volunteers are men and women, young and young-at-heart, single and partnered, students (ages 18+), working people and retirees. They come from diverse cultural, racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds.

As an agency serving families and children in need, we require all candidates to: 

Be 18 years or older

Live in Region of Peel

Attend an information session

Complete an  application form and an internal Child Welfare Information Check to determine any Society involvement

Successfuly complete a Criminal Records Check with vulnerable sector screening(All volunteers required to pay $33 for adults and $25 for seniors/students)

Valid G driver's license  and abstract with zero demerit points( All drivers and mentors must meet this requirement, there is a cost of $12.00 for the abstract)

Interviewed by Volunteer Coordinator to determine their suitability for a specific role

Must sign an oath of confidentiality


Our volunteers adhere to a code of ethics to ensure a high standard of service for our clients.

Code of Ethics

Peel Children's Aid holds the worth, dignity and individuality of every person as important.

Therefore, volunteers shall:

  • not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, colour, language, religion, beliefs, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or developmental abilities or economic condition
  • commit themselves to preventing and eliminating such discrimination in providing service and in volunteer assignments

The complete Code of Ethics is available in the section to the right.

To sign up for one of our information sessions, contact us via e-mail at or at 905-363-6131, ext. 1423.


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Volunteer Code of Ethics

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