Each year, more than 6,000 people aged 3 to 100 volunteer at Baycrest, offering their expertise, skills, talents and companionship to brighten the lives of many clients. Baycrest offers one of the world’s best youth volunteer programs. Mackenzie is very proud to have a partnership with Baycrest through the Baycrest-Mackenzie Liaison Committee.
The Baycrest Mackenzie Partnership is a partnership between Mackenzie and a local hospital, Baycrest. Baycrest is a world renowned research facility that specializes in geriatric care. Students have the opportunity to volunteer in a variety of therapeutic recreation programs such as concerts, gardening and bingo. Baycrest also allows students to network with like-minded students and connect with working professionals in various occupations relating to healthcare. Volunteering at Baycrest nurtures key leadership skills such as taking initiative, responsibility and organization in a friendly, welcoming environment. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please see here:
http://www.baycrest.org/ participate/volunteer-at- baycrest/steps-to-becoming-a- volunteer/
Baycrest is a great oppurtunity for the students of William Lyon Mackenzie CI. We continue to encourage ALL Mackenzie students to make use of the partnership and become involved at Baycrest. It offers a variety of placements, such as Bingo Games, concerts, etc. Students will be exposed to different work environments and learn about career options. It looks great on your resume!!! You would accquire leadership skills. The friends you gain at Baycrest will make this experience one that you will never forget.
If you are a Mackenzie student interested in taking advantage of special oppurtunities at Baycrest, please join our Facebook group below: