John Howard Society of Toronto


Apply to be a Volunteer or for Student Placement

The John Howard Society of Toronto appreciates the commitment of volunteers and students. Supporting the Society through this commitment sends a strong message of encouragement to those struggling to make positive changes in their lives.

If you are interested in volunteering or applying as a student, please apply below:

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Become a Board Member

The John Howard Society of Toronto is seeking enthusiastic and experienced volunteer Board Members with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Corporate Communications (internal and/or external)
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Marketing
  • Corporate Strategic Planning
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resources Management and/or Union experience
  • Non-profit Housing

Full details and how to apply can be found here.


Make a Monitory Donation

Canada Helps ButtonWe’re a registered charity, and you can help! By donating to the JHS, you support a spectrum of effective prevention and intervention programs that help individuals and families throughout our community. You can even setup a monthly gift plan, and make donations in memory/on behalf of someone important to you. Thank you for thinking of us as part of your community support!

We use Canada Helps to process donations, so you will receive you tax receipt automatically from Canada Helps. Your bank/credit card statement will show or, but you can be assured that your donation comes to JHS Toronto.

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Help With: Personal Care Success Kits

Help John Howard Society Toronto build Personal Care Success Kits, Hygiene Kits, Summer Kits, and/or Winter Warmth Kits for marginalized individuals in the community. Learn more here


Support us by donating your old car!

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You can turn your vehicle donation into generous dollars to support John Howard Society of Toronto! Working on our behalf, Donate a Car Canada will accept your vehicle for donation — running, or not! Old or new!

There is no cost to you, and the process is incredibly easy! Donate a Car Canada will facilitate all aspects of your car donation from the pick up to the final sale, ensuring that your vehicle will be sold for the highest sale outcome possible. They will then forward the net proceeds on to us here at John Howard Society of Toronto and we will send you a tax receipt!


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