Family Place (The), Milton - Bishop Reding High School, Licensed Child Care Centre
Meetings alternate between our two sites in Milton and Oakville
We are seeking community members with one or more of the following qualities: Proven entrepreneurship, legal experience, financial experience and training, fundraising, previous Not For Profit board experience, knowledge of governance, knowledge of childcare, and strategic vision.
We are governed by a Policy Board made up of a maximum of 11 volunteers, a mixture of parents and community members. Our board meets approximately 11 times per year (once per month, usually the 3rd Wednesday), in the evening. In addition to the board meetings, all board members have the opportunity to participate on one or more committees, which meet every 2 to 4 months. The average time commitment for our board members is about 3 to 4 hours per month. Each Board Member commits to a two year term, during which they are to attend all Board meetings, vote on issues, sit on committees and form the governance direction of the organization.
We are currently accepting applications from interested and committed community members for the position of general Board Member.
If you are self-directed, currently reside in Halton, and are interested in giving back to your community, we would love to hear from you. We are a group of like-minded people who can have fun while still recognizing the important task our child care centres must do.
Olive Us Care, No physical address
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.
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Burlington office - 1445 Norjohn Court, Unit # 1
This is one of the most vital roles we have at the Halton Children’s Aid. Once a week, the Food for Life organization provides food which we then distribute to families associated with our organization and identified as being “a family in need”.
Volunteers are required to sort the food into individual grocery bags and then deliver the food directly to the families. The volunteer could choose to do either the bagging or the delivery, or both. The time commitment is once a week, every Wednesday. Confidentiality and commitment is of the utmost importance since these families rely on this service to help feed their children.
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.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
S.E.N.A.C.A.: 53 Bond St. (Kerr & Rebecca corner) Oakville
Help to clean up the kitchen and set tables for lunch. Assist with serving clients lunch. Assist with cleanup, loading dishwasher. Start the laundry after lunch.
Public & Catholic Schools in Halton & Peel and other Community Locations
ActiveChefs is a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) dedicated to promoting health and well-being of children. You will assist ActiveChefs Staff and Instructors with programs and activities (during-school and after-school) for elementary school children (ages 5-12 years) in Halton and Peel Region (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon).
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Burlington (off Mainway between Appleby Line and Burloak)
Do you love to run? If so, would you enjoy mentoring a youth in a running group?
The running group will be targeted to our youth in care between the ages of 12-18.
The youth will learn to run 5kms and complete a 5km run
The group will also have an educational component with weekly presentations on key health issues.
Each youth will be set up with a mentor to run alongside.
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years
Work is done from volunteer's own home
Contact expectant mother(s)about 2 weeks before due date. Call as necessary once baby arrives home and until mother feels confident and connected with other supports. Share own breastfeeding experience when appropriate to assist new mother in feeling comfortable. Volunteers can seek out advice and support as needed from their Volunteer Coordinator, Public Health Nurses and other breastfeeding resources in the community. All work is done from the volunteer's own home. Volunteers send their client notes to the Health Department upon completion of support.
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.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Burlington - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village
To enhance the mealtime experience and encourage residents to increase their food intake. Training provided & staff supervisor on hand at all times.
Halton Fresh Food Box
Milton, Oakville, Burlington, Georgetown
There are two main volunteer options:
1. To assist packing and delivering Fresh Food Boxes to residents of Halton region. Weighting and packing of fruits and vegetables into plastic boxes on the first Tuesday in Milton, second Tuesday in Oakville, third Tuesday in Burlington and the fourth Tuesday in Georgetown of every month
2. Assisting with foodbox deliveries throughout Halton Region. Approximately 10 am to 2 or 3 pm depending on the location. This position involves loading, unloading and carrying of boxes which weigh up to 30 plus pounds.
Halton Fresh Food Box
Through out Halton Region
People who love to fund raise in a variety of ways would be a real asset to our program. It can be as simple as approaching local sponsors for donations to organizing and hosting a fund raising event to writing grant proposals. Volunteers can self-select the type of fund raising they like to be involved with in conjunction with the Sustainability Committee. Time commitment: dependent on type of fundraising and each fundraisers’ availability.