Helping Hands

Don't forget that when you're doing volunteer work, you face exactly the same hazards as an employee. Therefore, all the information on this website also applies to you.

Volunteering is a great way to gain work experience, learn new skills, and meet new people. Places you can volunteer include:

  • schools
  • charitable organizations
  • hospitals and nursing homes
  • political offices
  • religious organizations
  • humane shelters
  • special events

As well, many school boards now require their high school students to complete a set number of volunteer hours in order to graduate.

So, if you're already a volunteer, or thinking about becoming one, be sure to check out all the information on this website to keep yourself safe while volunteering.