For MSH CDP Volunteers & Students
The Child Development Programs (CDP) offer region wide Volunteer
and Student opportunities.
through two York Region hospitals (Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket and Markham Stouffville Hospital
in Markham), volunteers and students may register with the program to
work both in the hospital environment and also in our community locations.
Volunteers/students have an opportunity to assist clinicians both in treatment
and with administrative and clerical duties.
Volunteers are welcomed whether they can offer a couple of hours a month,
to a regular weekly time commitment.
Volunteer Service Description
for details on the range of duties and the process you would follow
to join CDP as a volunteer.
can apply by completing an Application
Form and faxing it to the Markham Stouffville Hospital's Community
Resources Co-ordinator at 905-472-7552.
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To Our Program
the work of paid staff and enhance services delivered to our customers
resources to help make our vision a reality
- Help us
accomplish more with less
expertise and diverse skills to our program
us with immediate access to the community
for our program
- Gain valuable
experience and references
personal satisfaction by helping children succeed
- Feel useful
and important to the community
about Child Development Programs
- Make a
The Child Development Program offers a wide variety
of student placements. The program endeavours to provide a rich learning experience
by providing exposure to every aspect of the child development profession.
Students are provided with optimal supervision, but also with the opportunity
to demonstrate autonomy and initiative within this innovative program.
- High School
Students must contact their co-operative placement teacher at their high school
to indicate their interest in a speech language pathology placement. The high
school teacher will liaise with the York Region District School Boards to see if there are placements
being offered in the settings near the student's school.
Disorders Assistant (CDA) Placements
Placements are facilitated by Georgian
College and Durham College along with the CDA mentor of the York Region
Preschool Speech and Language Program. Interagency agreements must be signed
with the college and Markham Stouffville Hospital prior to the student practicum
- Speech and
Language Pathology Student Placements
Placements are facilitated by the Universities along with the Clinical Co-ordinator
of the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program. Interagency agreements
must be signed with the University and Markham Stouffville Hospital prior
to the student practicum commencing. First and second year student placements
Students Who Want To Be SLPs or Audiologists
Placements are facilitated by the Volunteer Resources Department and the same
steps are followed as listed under Volunteer