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Faculty, Instructors and Staff

  • Questions related to health and safety: Health, Safety & Employee Well-Being (HSEWB): hsewb@yorku.ca
  • Questions related to screening requirements & incident management (e.g. WSIB, medical accommodation and sick leave inquiries): ewb@yorku.ca

Get Involved

York University recognizes there may be students, faculty, staff, and alumni that are interested in giving back to their community as we navigate the implications of COVID-19. Listed below are several ways you can get involved.

Please note that these volunteer opportunities are independent of academic studies or work requirements at the University. As a volunteer, the University’s insurance coverage, WSIB coverage through the University (including the coverage applicable during student placements), financial support, or logistical support would not be available to you.

Current volunteer opportunities:

If you are a local non-profit, please complete this brief form  to help us understand your current volunteer needs.

The Government of Canada is working with provincial and territorial governments to respond to COVID-19. We are seeking volunteers to help in the following areas:

  • Case tracking and contact tracing;
  • Case data collection and reporting; and,
  • Health system surge capacity.

We are building an inventory of volunteers from which provincial/territorial governments can draw as needed. Please visit our recruitment page to submit your name to join us in Canada’s response to COVID-19.

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