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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Food for Life Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society||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 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|
|Running Group Mentors||Halton Children's Aid Society||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.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Families ; Community Groups||Burlington (off Mainway between Appleby Line and Burloak)||Required|
|Fresh Food Box Packer and Driver Distributor||Halton Fresh Food Box, Fresh Food Boxes||There are two main volunteer options:
1. To assist packing and delivering Fresh Food Boxes to residents of Halton region. Weighing and packing of fruits and vegetables into plastic boxes on the second Tuesday in Oakville, third Tuesday in Burlington and the fourth Tuesday in Georgetown of every month
2. Driving a cube truck to drop sites throughout Halton Region delivering the fresh food boxes (lifting and carrying of boxes which weigh up to 30 pounds)
|• Kerr St Ministries (Oak)• St. Christopher's Church (Burl)• Georgetown Christian Fellowship Church||Not Required|
|Go Girls! Program Facilitator||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton||As a Go Girls! Facilitator your role is to lead a group of 8-10 grade 7 & 8 girls in a 7 week program focusing on Active Living, Balanced Eating and Feeling Good about themselves.||Adults aged 18 and up||Public and Catholic Elementary Schools in Oakville, Milton, Georgetown & Acton||Required|
|Lunch-Time Assistant||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton||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.||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|
|North BurLINKton Seniors Lunch Volunteer||Community Development Halton||A free neighbourhood event for older adults.
A hot lunch, time to socialize and play cards, games and shoot pool afterwards.
Looking for volunteers to help with serving lunch and clean up.
|People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups||Burlington Christian Fellowship Church, 2054 Mountainside Dr, Burlington||Not Required|
|NorthBurLINKton Dinner Night Out Volunteer||Community Development Halton||Great opportunity to get your 40 hours done, helping with set up and clean up, serving, cooking, and washing dishes.||People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups||Glad Tidings Church, 1401 Guelph Line, Burlington||Not Required|
|Program Assistant||ActiveChefs||You will assist ActiveChefs Staff and Instructors. ActiveChefs program includes the following:
* Basics of Kids-friendly Cooking / Culinary Skills
* Multicultural Food Education & Preparation
* Knowledge of basic Nutrition & Healthy Eating
* Importance of Physical Activity & Active Living
|Youth ; High School Students||Schools, Churches, Libraries, YMCA, Community Housing, other partner locations||Required|
|Alzheimer Services Volunteer||Acclaim Health||Under the direction of program staff, the volunteer assists in the delivery of therapeutic social and recreational activities for memory impaired seniors participating in the seniors day program.||Adults aged 18 and up||1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville & 760 Brant Street, Burlington||Required|
|Advisory Committee Member (Halton Breastfeeding Connection)||Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years Health||As an Advisory Committee member, you would attend monthly meetings to discuss current Halton Breastfeeding Connection issues and to plan events such as volunteer education sessions, volunteer recognition, community awareness promotion and World Breastfeeding Week celebrations. Meetings take place in Halton region (usually Burlington or Oakville) and times are flexible around Members' schedules. Members may bring their children to meetings.||Adults aged 18 and up||Meetings in Planning Committee members' homes (usually Burlington, Oakville).||Not Required|
|Telephone Peer Counsellor (Halton Breastfeeding Connection)||Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years Health||Contact expectant mother(s)about 2 weeks before due date. Call as necessary once baby arrives home. Share own breastfeeding experience when appropriate to assist new mother in recognizing the normal process of nursing. Volunteers can seek out advice and support as needed from their Volunteer Coordinator, Public Health Nurses and other breastfeeding resources in the community. Volunteers will provide contact statistics to the Health Department upon completion of client support.||Adults aged 18 and up||Work is done from volunteer's own home||Required|
|Board Member||Halton Food for Thought, Farm to School Program||Promote the value of Halton Food for Thought to the broader community. Work on behalf of the members, stakeholders and community to lead the organization through a sound Governance model. Determine the strategic direction and priorities for the organization.||Burlington|
|School Breakfast & Snack Time Volunteers||Halton Food for Thought, Farm to School Program||- Join a friendly group of volunteers
- Help prepare and serve healthy breakfast or snacks
- Assist once per week, per month or every two weeks in a small group at a school near you
- Enjoy food preparation and serving school children and youth
|Youth ; Adults aged 18 and up||Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown||Required|
|Fundraiser volunteer||Halton Fresh Food Box, Fresh Food Boxes||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.||Adults aged 18 and up||Through out Halton Region|
|Mealtime Assistant Volunteer||Halton. Social and Community Services Department, Services for Seniors Division, Long-Term Care Homes, 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.||Creek Way Village||Required|
|Major Services||Halton Healthcare Services, Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Volunteer Services||Variety of positions. Out-patient clinics, Nursing Units, Information Desk, Geriatric services, In-hospital Transport, Patient Visitation, Emergency, Dialysis, Clerical services, Fundraising, Leadership, are just a few of the opportunities available.||Not Required|