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Wesley, 52 Catharine St
571 Brant Street, Burlington & 1059 Plains Road East, Burlington. Hamilton locations also available
As a Bus Route Assistant, you will assist older adults with support on and off the bus on their way to No Frills and/or Fortinos grocery stores. As a grocery assistant, you will assist in the store by packaging food items and retrieving groceries. Your interaction helps clients engage with a familiar face and provides social interaction with other seniors in the community. 
 
Key Duties: 
-Support with mobility on and off the bus and in the store as needed 
-Friendly and attentive communication with clients 
The yearly schedule operates bi-weekly, alternating between No Frills and Fortinos. Burlington and Hamilton locations available. 
 
Qualifications: 
-Positive, friendly attitude 
-Must be able to easily get on/off the bus 
-Capability to lift client’s groceries
Peer Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Support & Housing - Halton, Milton - 348 Bronte St S, Unit 18, TEACH
Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills (Georgetown and Acton)
Participate as a peer mentor or group supporter in one of our 8 week workshops or in one of our CheckPoint drop in groups. The candidate will have their own personal lived experience with a mental health issue(s) and/or addiction or destructive behaviour.
Oakville Senior Citizens Residence
2220-2222 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville
Assist clients with groceries within the shop, serve refreshments, work as a cashier, socialize with patrons and be part of a vibrant team. This Volunteers position is on an as needed basis, may be called last minute to cover shifts. Must have a flexible schedule.
Oakville Senior Citizens Residence
Volunteer will assist in the Healthy Living Programs/Volunteer Department with seniors' programs and duties as assigned.  
Provide office assistance, helping with activities and programs, telephone, friendly visiting, reading, library, computer, friendly escort to appointments, refreshment server, etc. Assignments will be based on volunteer skills and interests and department need.
Burlington Public Library, Burlington - New St - Central Branch
Burlington
The Visiting Library Service provides a wide range of library materials to Burlington residents who are unable to get to the library themselves. Volunteers of this program, enhance and extend the service by providing monthly delivery and pick-up of library materials to eligible readers.  
Duties include: 
- Deliver material to customer on a monthly basis 
- Arrange delivery times 
- Pick-up material customer is finished with 
- Demonstrate new library resources to customers 
- Communicate requests/change of information to VLS staff 
- Attend quarterly Volunteer meetings 
- Represent the library in a positive and professional manner
St John Ambulance, Oakville - Morden Rd - Milton & Halton Hills Branch
Varies with event
Working within a team you will provide first aid coverage at local events. St. John Ambulance will train you to Medical First Responder status at no fee to you. You will be asked to attend weekly meetings Wednesday evenings where training, event coverage and simulations scenario are conducted.
Therapy Dog Member   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
St John Ambulance, Therapy Dog Program
Various locations
Handlers and their canines make weekly visits to long term care facilities in Milton, Oakville & Halton Hills. There is a short training/evaluation process including a minimum of 10 visits. Canines must be at least 1 year old. Volunteer hours are flexible to your schedule. Handlers must be 18 or 16 and accompanied by an adult. Handlers must commit to 60 hours per year.
Halton Hills Public Library, Georgetown Branch
Halton Hills Public Library is looking for an individual who is willing to dedicate some 
time monthly to deliver library materials to the homes of individuals who are not able to 
visit the library due to age, ill health or disability. 
The volunteer position would appeal to an individual who enjoys interacting with 
seniors. 
- Pick up selection of library materials from the Georgetown Branch and deliver to 
individuals or seniors residences; return previous selection to the library. 
- Refer changes in individual’s needs (e.g. material format, schedule, etc.) to the 
Library on Wheels Coordinator.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Milton, Georgetown, Acton, Halton Hills, Calendonia
Provide emotional and social support to adults and their families with a terminal diagnosis.  
Volunteers provide an opportunity for the client to be more than a diagnosis; creating a safe place for clients and their families to share the physical, emotional and spiritual changes they are experiencing. A visit might include legacy work, sharing histories, talking of gardening, or sitting quietly. 
Visits usually take place once a week for about 1-2 hours in the client’s home. At times the volunteer may provide respite for the caregiver. Dependent on the client’s ability may take the client out for a walk or a drive as well.
Hospice Visiting Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton
Provide emotional and social support to adults facing life-threatening illnesses. Only a few hours a week can make all the difference! 
- Offer support and companionship 
- Provide much-needed respite for a caregiver 
- Help clients with daily activities, like reading and writing 
- Support those struggling to cope with the loss of their loved one
Burlington Public Library, Burlington - New St - Central Branch
BPL Central and/or Aldershot Branch locations, Burlington
VolTech Volunteers assist seniors with basic computer support in using a smartphone, tablet or laptop. One-to-one assistance is provided during a regularly scheduled time at either the Central or Aldershot branch locations, on a weekly or bi-weekly basis beginning in October.
Oakville Senior Citizens Residence
2220-2222 Lakeshore Rd West, Oakville
Lead our resident choir. Hold and attend practices one time a week and prepare for Christmas and spring concerts. Must be able to sing and play the piano as well as know a catalogue of many songs.
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Community Social Services Programs
2200 Sawgrass Drive, Oakville
Help pull food off the truck and sort, be a leader for the volunteers, help with the list and socialize with the members and assist with clean up at the end.
Oakville Meals on Wheels
Start at 467 Speers Road - Mo's Family Restaurant - Deliveries throughout Oakville
To deliver hot and/or frozen meals to individuals in their homes in Oakville on a regular or substitute basis.
Burlington Seniors Community, Mailing Address, Senior Centre Without Walls
Learn to use the teleconferencing system - training will be provided. All you need is a phone and a computer. Connect with presenters by telephone and/or email to explain how the session works. Follow up with presenter by email to thank them for participating.
Bereavement Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Office: 2370 Speers Road, Oakville. Volunteering: Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton
Offer the support needed to those struggling to cope with the death of a loved one. Wonderful training in one-on-one bereavement support is provided at no cost. After training, our Bereavement Coordinator will match you with a client to visit for 1-2 hours a week for a period of 3 to 12 months (depending on the client's needs), making all the difference in their journey through grief.
Post Inn Village Long-Term Care Home
Invite residents to join in card games such as euchre, bridge, cribbage etc. Monitor and assist residents with cards and sit in to play if needed.
Post Inn Village Long-Term Care Home
Post Inn Village, 203 Georgian Dr.,Oakville
Assist with recreational programs with residents in a long term care home.  
Programs such as bingo, music, trivia, special meal programs, manicures, crafts.  
Assist residents to get to and from programs and help them during the activity if needed.
May Court Club of Oakville
The May Court Nearly New Shop, 200 Kerr Street, Oakville
A New and Prospective Member's Information Session will be held on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. Please contact maycourtmembership@gmail.com for more information and to register. 
 
An overview of our women's service organization and the available volunteer opportunities that we offer will be presented. All volunteer positions require you to become a member of The May Court Club of Oakville. We are dedicated to creating a volunteer experience that can meet the active demands of today's lifestyle. 
 
The Board of Directors manages every facet of the club. Terms are a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years in the same role. Job descriptions are available and can be requested from the Membership Director. Board Orientation is available.  
 
Our fiscal year runs from September 1st to June 30th. The club does not operate throughout the summer months, although the club audit is conducted in the summer.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Public and Catholic Elementary Schools in Oakville, Milton, Georgetown & Acton
Male volunteer mentors needed for our Game On! (Eat Smart, Play Smart, Live Smart) Program. Suitable for men aged 18-30 years who are dedicated to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle!  
As a Game On! Facilitator your role is to lead a group of 8-10 grade 6 to 8 boys in a 7 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating and feeling positive about themselves.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Public and Catholic Elementary Schools in Oakville, Milton, Georgetown & Acton
Female volunteer mentors needed for our Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program! Suitable for women aged 18-30 years who are dedicated to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle!  
 
As a Go Girls! Facilitator your role is to lead a group of 10-12 grade 6 to 8 girls in a 7 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating and feeling positive about themselves.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
The comfort of your own home.
You can volunteer from the comfort of your own home! Telephone a senior or individual with a disability regularly to ensure their safety and provide friendly conversation. This is a very flexible volunteer position. Calls can be done from you own home or other location, at a time that accommodates your schedule.
Volunteer Driver   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Throughout Halton
We are looking for insured, full G licensed drivers to expand our social and recreational programming. Drive our clients to our social recreational activities in one of our vans, (or your own vehicle; your choice.) Our activities run throughout the Halton Region during regular business hours. 
 
Training is provided and all expenses are covered. You are welcome to join our activities. Make some new friends, get some exercise, commune with nature or stretch your artistic talents, all while giving back to your community.  
 
Shifts are flexible and are offered throughout the region.  
Lived mental health experience considered an asset.
Adults in Motion, Halton, Day Program for Adults with Developmental DisABILITIES
141 Bronte Road, Oakville, L6L 3C3
Assisting individuals with a developmental disABILITY in a fun, friendly atmosphere! Helping out with crafts, activities and community outings. Sharing your talent with cooking, music, singing, crafts, dancing, fitness, drama, sports or any other special talent you can share with our program!
Victorian Order of Nurses, Peel Satellite Office
a) Pick up and deliver meals to clients, including: 
• Reporting to the designated depot at the assigned time 
• Picking up route list, and meals, etc. 
• Delivering meals to assigned clients, dropping off notices etc. within expected time frames 
• Ensuring that meals are received by the client at the time of delivery or following previously made arrangements or procedures 
• Talking with the client to observe that they are safe and all is well 
• Returning containers and any money collected to the designated depot 
• Returning any undeliverable meals to the designated depot 
b) Maintain confidentiality of route sheets 
c) Submission of expense claim form as required 
d) Use “MOW” car sign to facilitate parking and to increase community awareness of the program 
e) Report to the supervisor any concerns regarding the well-being of the clients 
f) Attend in-service training as arranged by the branch, including initial orientation
West Oakville Preschool Centre Incorporated, Licensed Child Care Centre
1280 Dundas St. W, Oakville, ON, L6M 4H9 - 2nd floor of St. Volodymyr's Cultural Centre
Engaging in positive interactions with children ages 1-5 year old, their families and WOPC employees, through conversations, and planned and spontaneous learning experiences (i.e. singing, story telling, participating in play and exploration alongside children), role modelling positive interactions for children to learn from. Assisting employees in meeting children's individual needs. Keeping the environment clean and tidy and assisting programs with cleaning & disinfecting of toys and equipment.
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Halton Branch Office, 2345 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville
We are looking for retirees and students from the Health/Social Services (nursing, social work, teachers/facilitators and those who have experience with supporting individuals with dementia) to join our team.  
 
- Under the direction of the Coordinator, Tele-connect Program, make outreach calls to clients who have been diagnosed with a dementia and/or their caregivers.  
- Provide support and socialization to aid in decreased feelings of isolation and depression and increased independence.  
- Educate clients on appropriate resources (brochures, handouts, etc.), and other community programs that may benefit the client and caregiver/family.
Wellness Services Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Halton Region
Looking for volunteers trained in the following wellness modalities: RMT, Therapeutic Touch, Reiki etc., able to commit to 1 hour per week or biweekly, providing volunteer wellness services to clients in the community in need.
Volunteer Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Clients' home in Halton
To provide socialization and companionship through weekly home visits with a client in the early to mid stages of Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Through activities like games, puzzles, crafts, music, walking and reminiscing, volunteers will provide quality time that will have a positive impact on the client as well as the caregiver by providing short periods of respite through the visit.
ROCK
471 Pearl Street, Burlington
We need a qualified volunteer who can assist with managing the children in our waiting room. Some children will be with parents and others will be on their own. The main function is to ensure the children are safe and are appropriately occupied while they are waiting for their appointment. We will have activities, games and movies on hand for the volunteer to use with the children. Most children are well behaved. Some children start to misbehave when they are bored or anxious/stressed. Sometimes they will just need a little reassurance that our staff are very kind and helpful. If there are any behaviours that are not manageable then we will have staff nearby who can help. We want the waiting room to be family friendly, so the volunteer will help to make everyone feel welcome!
Doors Open Burlington
Burlington, Ontario
• Welcome visitors to the site  
• Record the number of visitors at the site  
• Distribute site information (where applicable)  
• Assist with opening / closing of the site (put up signage, set out information pamphlets, etc.)
Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
441 Maple Ave, Burlington
~ Provide social, physical, spiritual or intellectual stimulation on a one-on-one basis  
~ Visit residents as assigned by Life Enrichment staff to provide companionship and conversation
Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
441 Maple Ave, Burlington
~assist with recreational programs with residents in a long term care home. Programs such as bingo, music, trivia, manicures and crafts 
~assist residents to get to and from program area and help them during the activity is needed
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Links2Care, Oakville, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client homes. Location of client's homes varies by community.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes or to go on outings in the community.  
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week. 
Currently looking for English, Italian, Spanish,Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Cantonese, Russian, German speaking men and women in Halton.
Oakville Strokers
Glen Abbey Community Centre, 1415 Third Line, Oakville, ON L6M 3G2
Assist stroke survivors in the swimming pool and in the pool change rooms.
North BurLINKton Community Group, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Provide childminding for children of Single Mom's Group, while they participate in a peer mentoring program. 
Great opportunity to get your 40 hours done.  
Responsibilities include helping with homework, crafts and games.
Burlington. Parks and Recreation, Programs for People with Disabilities
Brant Hills Community Centre, 2255 Brant Street
Assist in drop-in program for teens & young adults who have developmental delays.  
Help with group or one on one
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
53 Bond St. Oakville (at Kerr/Rebecca Streets) or 2521 Dundas St. West (Palermo) at Bronte Rd.
Lead a small group of men (6-10) who are interested in woodworking, carpentry, and discussion. Do small projects with them. Make the time enjoyable, fun, informative.  
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs, Fri - facilitate a woodworking/social group of men
Northridge Long Term Care Centre
496 Postridge Drive, Oakville
Meal assistance training provided 
Assigned to specific resident(s) for designated meals 
Assist resident to dining room 
Provide assistance throughout the meal in the dining room, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse
Northridge Long Term Care Centre
496 Postridge Drive, Oakville
Sign in at volunteer sign in and put on name tag.  
Report to recreation staff to be notified of specific tasks and duties to be performed during activity 
Volunteer to follow direction and instructions of recreation staff, by inviting and assisting resident to designated program area. This may including pushing residents in their wheelchairs. 
Follow instructions for specific activities. Provide residents with verbal encouragement. 
Upon completion of program assist residents back to their home area. 
Assist with program area clean up. 
Notify program staff of any issues or concerns that arose from visit
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks, Halton Hills Town Hall
Halton Hills
Duties may include but are not limited to: provide high quality customer service to the public. 
SPECIAL EVENTS: 
- Assist with set-up and clean-up of event. 
- Assist in delivering specific activities. 
- Assist with post-event reporting. 
 
CAUGHT BEING ACTIVE campaign: 
- Visit local parks, trails, open spaces as assigned, preferably on a bicycle. 
- “Catch” individuals/families being active; reward with promotional swag. 
- Have a photo release signed and take a photograph
Volunteer Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Halton community
Are you a happy, confident adult with a positive outlook on life? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child/youth in need in your community?  
 
Our volunteers act as positive role models to children of all ages throughout Halton. Individuals are matched with a child/youth in need and spend time doing recreational or social outings in the community. In as little as a few hours a month you can make a significant difference in the life of a child.
Links2Care, Acton, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client home. Location of clients' homes varies by community.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes or to go on outings in the community.  
Visits could include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client homes.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes or to go on outings in the community.  
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East, Unit 14, Burlington
On-call volunteer drivers needed to pick up donated pizzas from four Little Caesar locations. Then usually one other pick up from one of our drop boxes for donations (which contain bags of clothes). Clothes and food donation pick ups with a scheduled route. Will be provided training with our current very skilled and reliable driver, Gilbert
Halton Food for Thought, Student Nutrition Programs
Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown
These are some the of the duties our volunteers perform: 
 
-Shopping for food for our programs. 
-On-line ordering of food for our programs. 
-Preparing meals and snacks for students to eat; most programs do not involve cooking, but most have some cutting of fresh fruits and vegetables and minimal preparation of other food items. 
-Setting up for food service which can include setting up chairs and tables, cleaning the eating and food preparation surfaces and putting out dishes and food.  
-Post-program clean up; this can include doing dishes, putting food away, cleaning tables and putting away chairs. 
-Monthly reporting and financial tracking; this involves working with school staff to obtain account balances and submitting totals to HFFT each month.
Halton Healthcare, Volunteer Services
Allendale - Milton; Creekway- Burlington; Post Inn Village - Oakville
Assist retirement home clients to get to their foot care appointment on time and help schedule for their next appointment, all within the facility, located in the Halton community - Oakville, Burlington, or Milton.
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Halton Region
We are looking for group leaders to facilitate tai-chi, dance excercise, hiking groups, trips to the gym or lend us your expertise in your favourite sport. 
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, or holistic health nuts.
AbleLiving Services, Burlington - Palmer Place
3097 Palmer Drive at Guelph Line, Burlington
To assist a female with physical disabilities using an electric wheelchair to access the community for shopping and recreation. Assist with carrying parcels and opening doors. Share conversation. Aid in accessing buildings and sites
Friendly Visiting Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
In the client's house, apartment or retirement residence (Oakville, Burlington & North Halton)
Provide social support for lonely, isolated or frail seniors and adults with limited mobility. 
 
On a weekly or bi-weekly you can visit one of our wonderful clients' in their home. During your visit you can chat over coffee, play a game of cards, visit the library or museum, run some errands together - like grocery shopping...these are just a few ideas. 
 
You'll be helping keep seniors and psychically challenged adults active, independent and happy.
Memory Visiting Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Client's home apartment, supported living or retirement home (Oakville, Burlington, North Halton)
You can provide sunshine by making a new friend with a client who is still very social, friendly and happy to see you but is experiencing challenges with their memory. Many are still very physically able bodied. 
 
Visits can be weekly or every 2 weeks for as little as one hour total time commitment for an in home visit or a couple of hours if you care to take them to an activity in which you share an interest (coffee & shopping, an art show, live music, shopping, bowling or even for a walk by the lake) . By volunteering you may also be providing some much-needed support to a caregiver or family member simply by visiting one of our wonderful clients.
Olive Us Care, No physical address
Burlington
Volunteers provide up to 10 hours per month of childcare for children age 12 and under in families living with a cancer diagnosis.  
Volunteers provide care in the client family's home so not to uproot the children during an already stressful time in their lives.  
Volunteer time is often spent playing games, making arts & crafts, helping with homework or simply preparing a snack for the children; allowing them to stay in their home environment while giving their parents/caregivers a much needed break from the stresses of a cancer diagnosis in the family.
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter
Bingo Connection, 484 Plains Rd. E., Burlington
Before bingo session begins: 
- Sell bingo cards 
- Make correct change 
- Act in a friendly manner to bingo participants 
 
While bingo session occurs: 
- Interact with bingo participants on the floor to sell cards 
- Responsible for small float while selling cards on the floor 
- When someone yells "bingo", call winning numbers back to "the caller" so he/she can approve their bingo call 
- If approved, give winner their prize money
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East, Burlington
Preparation before store opening. We open at 12 but need to organize food received that morning from Food for Life and Refresh Foods. Clothes sorting, screening and organizing.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Burlington Community
A volunteer(s) is matched with a little brother or sister between the ages of six and sixteen. Together they spend 2 or 3 hours a week out in the community enjoying shared interests and participating in low cost social, educational and recreational activities. It is highly recommended that the volunteer have access to a vehicle.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Oakville, Burlington, Acton, Georgetown, Milton
You can provide the social support isolated or frail seniors and adults with limited mobility in Oakville, Burlington, Georgetown, Milton or Acton need to remain happy and independent in the comfort of their own homes! 
 
Gardening, visiting, walking, shopping, crafts, cars, museums, art, nature, current affairs, travel.....you name it. 
 
Some of our wonderful clients do not speak English or prefer to use their first language. We're also looking for volunteers who can speak: French, Polish (1 client in Oakville & Burlington), Russian (1 client in Oakville) Korean, German (3 clients in Burlington), Portuguese (Burlington), Italian (2 ladies in Oakville), Indian (Hindi, Urdu or Punjabi) or Ukrainian.
Community Living Burlington
Various location in Burlington
Volunteer to spend time with an adult with developmental disabilities. Assist person in accessing their community by community activities such as going for walks, coffee, movies, bowling etc. depending on interest.