Hair Salon
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Disability Support, Health Care, Skilled Trades
Organization types: Senior Citizens
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: February 28, 2023
Posted on:

Volunteers needed Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoons to:
• Escort long-term care residents to and from the hair salon for scheduled appointments, as needed.
• Arrive early on resident unit to ensure individual is ready for their appointment, follow up with nursing staff as needed, sign resident in and out at unit nursing desk, push wheelchairs according to volunteer wheelchair safety training or safely guide ambulatory residents
• Provide friendly companionship to residents and other salon clients before, during and after salon treatments
• Assist with light duties such as answering salon phone, sweeping floors, restocking supplies, helping to wash or rinse hair (under stylists’ supervision), moving clients under dryer, etc.
Please apply online at

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Perley Health volunteers receive access to ongoing education opportunities, free parking and cafeteria vouchers.
How will the organization benefit?
The hair salon volunteer improves the well-being of the people we serve by ensuring long-term care residents and seniors’ housing tenants have a pleasurable experience while visiting the salon and by allowing the hairstylist to efficiently serve clientele.
Volunteer location:
1750 Russell Road


Bernadette Lee-Wo
@Perley Health
Ext: 2305
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Disability Support, Health Care, Skilled Trades
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Public transportation available
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