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Event VolunteerCanadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit  So you want to make a difference? Good on you! There are so many ways to help out. We are looking for event volunteers for the following events in Burlington, Milton and Oakville from May- July 2014. Great way to help your community, those living with cancer, research and yes the hours count for high school hours!  
 
* Relay for Life- May 30- Appleby College, June 6- Bronte Creek Park, June 13- Milton Fairgrounds, June 20 - Oakville  
 
* HALTON H.E.R.O.S - Obstacle 5 km - July 19 Milton  
 
* Colours of Hope - 5 km run - July 20 - Milton  
* Committee members still be sought for Colours and Great Ride n Stride Milton October 19- Milton.  
 
Depending on the event- some events are 12 hours long so volunteer duties have a great range of needs. You don't have to stay 12 hours but there are a lot of opportunities.
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) locations listed in description Not Required
Mother's Day "Great Gatsby" Tea Event VolunteerMuseums of Burlington, Ireland House at Oakridge FarmServers * Table clearing * Food runners (from kitchen prep area to service area - 1 flight of stairs) *  
 
A spring celebration event open to all with activities throughout the museum grounds and with an exclusive ticketed Mother’s Day “Great Gatsby” themed Tea, which will include a delectable tea menu, live musical performances, entertainment, special activities and a surprise host! Not to be missed! 
 
Youth ; High School Students Ireland House Museum, 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington  
Adventures & Aquatics VolunteerBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Programs for Individuals with DisabilitiesWork with children ages 5 to 12 years of age who have disabilities. Assist one on one with crafts, swimming sports, circle games Youth ; High School Students Tansley Woods - 1996 Itabashi Way Required
Friday Activity NightBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Programs for Individuals with DisabilitiesAssist in drop-in program for teens & young adults who have developmental delays. Help with group or one on one Youth ; High School Students Brant Hills Community Centre, 2255 Brant Street Required
Out & About VolunteerBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Programs for Individuals with DisabilitiesAssist adults (18 & over) who have a developmental delay in community activities. Adults aged 18 and up Various locations dependent on planned activity in Burlington Required
ChangeTheWorld: Restoration and Monitoring VolunteerWillow Park Ecology Centre• Restore park after Ice Storm damage 
• Assist with wildlife monitoring programs 
• Learn how and help Measure and ID trees 
• Maintain vital trails system for the park 
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families Willow Park, off Mary Street, Norval Not Required
VolunteersWillow Park Ecology CentreVolunteers would assist with pathway maintenance, park clean up, planting trees, shrubs, and general help as needed. Special planting days for aquatics in wetland and other special days such as Earth Day, Butterfly Day, & Organic Gardening Day. Call for specific information.  
New: Tree monitoring - locate, identify, measure, and monitor trees in the park.
  Willow Park, off Mary Street, Norval Not Required
Resource Assistant - THRCMilton Community Resource CentreDevelop and prepare resources as needed. Assist staff with the preparation of workshop and conference materials and packages. People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; People with a visual impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) The Halton Resource Connection, 410 Bronte St. S., Milton Required
Food for Life VolunteerHalton Children's Aid SocietyThis 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 Thursday in Acton. Confidentiality and commitment is of the utmost importance since these families rely on this service to help feed their children.
Adults aged 18 and up Burlington office - 1445 Norjohn Court, Unit # 1 Required
Seasonal VolunteerHalton Children's Aid SocietySort donations, pick up and deliver toys/donations (throughout Halton Region) and help wrap gifts for Christmas parties. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups Toys/gifts stored in Burlington office – 1445 Norjohn Court, Unit # 1  
Administrative VolunteersHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Office  Front-of-the office volunteers who are capable of answering the phone and redirecting calls, greeting people with great customer service skills and strong computer skills. 
 
Duties include greeting customers, general office duties, taking donations, telephone reception, deliveries, computer work with data, counting money, receipt writing. Some duties suitable for high school hours. 
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) 7 - 4391 Harvester Rd, Burlington, Ontario Not Required
After School Care VolunteerMilton Community Resource CentreTo assist with the daily operation of the after school care program which may include all or some of the following: 
-maintain the playroom as a safe, clean and enjoyable space 
-supervise and play with children in a positive and appropriate manner. 
Volunteers will be with staff and a group of up to 30 children. 
Six locations to become involved at. 
Youth ; High School Students Chris Hadfield, Hawthorne Village, Bruce Trail, PL Robertson, Brookville School, Tiger Jeet Singh Required
Child Care AssistantMilton Community Resource Centre, Bruce Trail Public School, Licensed Child Care Centre-to assist teachers with the care of toddlers and young children in a child care setting 
-playing/reading to toddlers and young children 
-assist with set-up/tidying of room 
-learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; People with a visual impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) Bruce Trail Early Learning and Child Care Centre, 1199 Costigan, Milton Required
Child Care Volunteer - MiltonMilton Community Resource Centre, Ontario Early Years Centre, North HaltonAssist staff with care of children 0-6 years while parents are in workshop(s). Staff and volunteers work together to provide a safe and fun environment. Volunteers are not left alone with children. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up 410 Bronte St. South, Milton Required
Youth Dance Chaperone VolunteerMilton Community Resource Centre-supervising entrance and exit 
-assist with set-up/clean-up 
-monitoring hallways and coat-room 
-monitoring youth in the dance area
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up Milton Leisure Centre, Main St., Milton Required
General VolunteerOakville Senior Citizens ResidenceVolunteer will assist in the Activation/Volunteer Department with seniors' programs and duties as assigned.  
I.e., office assistance, friendly visiting, assisting in activities, escorts to appointments, reading, library, computer, etc. Assignments will be based on volunteer skills and interests and department need.
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up   Required
Lunch-Time AssistantSENACA Seniors Day Program HaltonHelp 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. People with a hearing impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups S.E.N.A.C.A.'s Central Location: 53 Bond St. (Kerr/Rebecca Streets) Oakville Required
Program AssistantSENACA Seniors Day Program HaltonAssisting staff with group activities such as: bowling, shuffleboard, golf, boccee ball, cards, tea parties, dancing, baking, crafts, music, serving lunches, serving snacks, drama, gardening,discussion groups, helping with laundry, dishes, etc. 
Provide one to one conversations with clients, give manicures, read stories, reminisce, play cards,etc. 
Bring your own special skills and perhaps start a new interest group.
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups   Required
ReceptionistSENACA Seniors Day Program HaltonGreet visitors as they enter the building. Give directions to the public. 
Answer the phones.Communicate messages to the staff. 
Assist the public by giving out information about the agency. 
Help with filing and general office work. 
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) 53 Bond St., Oakville, ON L6K1L8 Required
Youth VolunteerSENACA Seniors Day Program HaltonHelp out with activities in the program such as: crafts, ceramics, baking, carpet bowling, bingo, sing alongs, group discussions, one on one reminiscing, shuffleboard, bocce ball, word games, drama, exercise classes, current affairs, trivia, manicures, board games 
Help out with various everyday tasks such as setting up for lunch, cleaning up after lunch
Youth ; High School Students 2 Locations in Oakville: Central: 53 Bond St and 2521 Dundas St. West (Palermo) Required
Education Program AssistantMuseums of Burlington, Ireland House at Oakridge FarmThe education program assistant will work with historical interpreters to deliver educational programming to visitors to the museum. Museum tours and demonstration of hands-on historical activities and crafts is required. Historical cooking opportunity also available. Training is provided. Youth ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) Ireland House Museum Required
Education Program AssistantMuseums of Burlington, Joseph Brant MuseumThe education program assistant will work with historical interpreters to deliver educational programming to groups and vistors to the Museum. Museum tours and demonstration of hands on historical activities and crafts is required. Training will be provided. Youth ; Adults aged 18 and up Ireland House Museum and Joseph Brant Museum Required
Program Assistant - Acton Parent Child CentreLinks2Care, Ontario Early Years Centre, Acton SatelliteAssist staff with program and craft preparation. Assist staff with toy lending library including record keeping, cleaning toys etc. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) Ontario Early Years Centre - Acton Satellite, 85 Wallace Street, Acton,ON Required
Tour GuideMuseums of Burlington, Joseph Brant MuseumThe tour guide leads guests on tours of the museums. Training is provided. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) Joseph Brant Museum, Burlington Required
Backpack Program Student VolunteerLinks2Care, Georgetown Office, Community Social Services ProgramsTo assist in organizing and marketing of the Backpack Program, awareness campaign, fundraising activities, special projects or events and packing backpacks with supplies Youth ; High School Students Various  
Doors Open 2014 Burlington Site GreetersDoors Open BurlingtonGreet, count and direct the public who come to the sites. Educate the public about the overall Doors Open programme and direct them to other sites. Volunteers are not required to give tours of the site, that will be done by site specific volunteers. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) You will be volunteering at one site per shift, where possible we try to place a site of your choice Not Required
Child Care Centre Volunteer - Bronte Street SchoolMilton Community Resource Centre-to assist teachers with the care for toddlers and young children in a child care setting 
-playing/reading to toddlers and young children 
-assist with set-up/tidying of room 
-learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; People with a visual impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) 410 Bronte St. South, Milton Required
Friendly VisitorCommunity Living BurlingtonVolunteer with individuals both one to one and in groups. May include reading books, assisting with computer or reading skills, etc. May assist employees while attending events or activities in the community such as; going to the movies, shopping, walks in the community etc.   3057 Mainway, Burlington Required
Student VolunteerSENACA Seniors Day Program HaltonThere are many opportunities for students such as: 
1)help with computer work 
2)assist staff with one to one activities such as reading, talking, doing manicures, puzzles, crafts, cards 
3) assist staff with program activities such as carpet bowling, shuffle board, horseshoes, trivia 
4)assist by helping with the day to day organizational chores such as set up, clean up, laundry, tidying, crafts, bulletin boards  
5) help with special events such as Christmas party, garage sale, fundraising events.
Youth ; High School Students 53 Bond Street or Palermo United Church (Bronte Road and Dundas) Oakville, On Required
Child Care VolunteerLinks2Care, Ontario Early Years Centre, Georgetown SatelliteVolunteer will assist staff with children's programs at the Early Years Centre, after school program and summer camps. Youth ; High School Students ; Newcomers/ESL Ontario Early Years Centre - Georgetown Satellite, 8 James St., Georgetown and 85 Wallace St. Acton Required
Day of Volunteers "Race for Teens At Risk"Drew Hildebrand Teen Benefit Fund   To promote the event in school, friends, families and community.  
Route marshals, registration, food prep, raffle, set up- tear down, general volunteer. 
Collect Donations and Raffle Tickets
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up Coronation Park, Oakville  
Volunteer ElectricianHabitat for Humanity HaltonTest and repair the following: 
- Electronic equipment 
- Lighting and fixtures 
- Seasonal items  
Other duties as required.
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) 1800 Appleby Line, Unit 12, Burlington, Ontario Not Required
General VolunteerOakville Fareshare Food BankVolunteers will help to fill bags from the food bank shelves (like a grocery shopper) or help to fill small containers from larger bags of items such as sugar and flour. Work is not usually strenuous or high pressure. Suitable for students who can help with continuity. Anyone ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families 1240 Speers Road, Unit 6, Oakville  
VolunteersOakville Chamber OrchestraPrepare promotional material for distribution, help usher and assist in staging of concerts, provide ticket information and sales to concert-goers, assist with post-concert reception. 
 
We are also looking for some people with an interest in helping to distribute some flyers "door to door" in specific areas within Oakville and Burlington.
Youth ; High School Students St.Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and Central Baptist (340 Rebecca St.) Oakville Not Required
Bread Pick-up VolunteersFood for Life CanadaVolunteers help with food pick-up once a week 
Volunteers pack unsold bread at Cobs Bread (Lakeshore Rd. & Thomas St. in downtown Oakville or at the new Upper Middle/8th line location) and deliver it to our storage facility located at Kerr Street Ministries (Kerr and Speers)
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL Cobs Bread and Kerr Street area in Oakville Not Required
Donation Sorting VolunteersCompassion Society of Halton-Sorting and hanging donated clothing 
-Sort and stock our emergency food cupboard 
-Helping donors in with their donations 
Volunteers should be able to work standing up for short periods of time. Some of the volunteers positions do require some walking, hanging and sorting clothing in the store.
Youth ; High School Students 484 Plains Road East (Bingo Plaza), Burlington Required
Special Events VolunteersHalton Women's Place, Emergency Shelter and Crisis Services  Volunteers will assist with special events that either raise awareness about Halton Women's Place in the community or assist by volunteering to plan or help at fundraisers such as Gala Dinner Auction, Golf Tournaments, Polar Bear Swim, car-washes, BBQ's, etc. 
Gala Committee members needed for monthly meetings September to March. Assist with sponsorship, ticket sales, and auction item solicitation.
Adults aged 18 and up Various locations in Halton, depending on event Required
Chapel Service VolunteerHalton. Social and Community Services Department, Services for Seniors Division, Long-Term Care Homes, Creek Way VillageTo enable as many residents to attend faith based services as possible. Assist residents to and from chapel as directed by Life Enrichment Therapists. Assist during the service by helping with hymn books, prayers etc.   Creek Way Village Required
Co-op Student Volunteer - High school or College studentHalton. Social and Community Services Department, Services for Seniors Division, Long-Term Care Homes, Creek Way VillageExperience a learning opportunity in a geriatric facility,working directly with residents and or clients under the guidance of a staff supervisor.   Creek Way Village Required
Friendly Visitor VolunteerHalton. Social and Community Services Department, Services for Seniors Division, Long-Term Care Homes, Creek Way VillageTo provide social, physical, spiritual or intellectual stimulation on a one on one basis to residents. Visit residents as assigned by manager. Meet, talk, interact with residents. Assist residents to interact with others and participate in activities. Go for walks, read and conversations with residents.   Creek Way Village Required
Mealtime Assistant VolunteerHalton. Social and Community Services Department, Services for Seniors Division, Long-Term Care Homes, Creek Way VillageTo enhance the mealtime experience and encourage residents to increase their food intake. Training provided & staff supervisor on hand at all times.   Creek Way Village Required
DriverCompassion Society of HaltonVolunteer Driver needed 2.5 hrs 3 mornings per week. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Volunteer can pick one day a week, two or even 3 days a week.   484 Plains Road East, Unit 7 Required
Youth ProgramsHalton Healthcare Services, Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Volunteer ServicesThe Hospital administers a Fall/Winter Youth after school program and in weekends for students aged 14 to 18 years of age. They provide help in various area of the hospital particularly in-patient services. 
 
One 2-3 hour shift per week. More than one shift is possible.
Youth   Not Required
Compassion VolunteerCompassion Society of HaltonPreparation before 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.   484 Plains Road East, Unit 7 Required
Cleaner/tidierBurlington Reuse Environmental Group, Reuse CentreSweep and wet mop the floor. Receive any goods arriving at our facility when in the building.     Not Required
Sorter, packager, stocking of toys and clothingBurlington Reuse Environmental Group, Reuse CentreSorting and stacking toys, clothing, drapes and other small goods in preparation for store opening hours.     Not Required
Recycling VolunteerCompassion Society of HaltonWe are looking for volunteers that would be able to lift 30-50lbs comfortably. We do require someone that feels comfortable lifting and also is able to walk back and forth to help us do recyclables, garbage etc.  
Appropriate for students that need to complete their 40 hours community service hours.
    Required
Store VolunteersCompassion Society of HaltonDifferent positions: 
Clothes sorters, client helpers, donation box empires. 
Scouts for donations: food and clothes. Marketing advisors.
  484 Plains Road East, Burlington (Bingo Hall plaza) Required