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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Running Group Mentors||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||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||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 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.
|Milton, Oakville, Burlington, Georgetown||Not Required|
|Advisory Committee Member (Halton Breastfeeding Connection)||Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - Dorval Dr, 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 at various members' homes and times are flexible around members' schedules. Members may bring their children to meetings. It is recommended to have training as a Telephone Peer Counsellor for the Halton Breastfeeding Connection as part of taking on this Committee role.||Adults aged 18 and up||Meetings in Committee members' homes throughout Halton.||Not Required|
|Board Member||Halton Food for Thought, School Nutrition Programs||Board Members are responsible for governance and strategy for Halton Food for Thought (HFFT) and will support the agency in achieving its mission and vision. HFFT's Board is a governance board that works in collaboration with the Executive Director to build policy and strategy for the agency.
Members meet bi-monthly for full board meetings (the last Friday of the month at 8:00 am) and monthly for sub-committee meetings. We require a 5-10 hour commitment to the agency each month which will include reading of documents before meetings and meeting times. Board members will be asked to attend HFFT programs and events from time to time and to promote and contribute to our annual fundraiser and gala.
|Adults aged 18 and up||All of Halton Region, with Board meetings held in Burlington||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|
|School Based Nutrition Program Volunteer||Halton Food for Thought, School Nutrition Programs||Volunteers will work within our school based programs. All programs run before or during the school (7:00 am to 12:00 pm) day from Monday to Friday between September and June.
Volunteers are needed to perform the following duties:
-Food preparation and service
-Program set-up and cleaning
-Grocery shopping for school programs
-Financial tracking for school programs
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown||Required|
|Telephone Peer Counsellor (Halton Breastfeeding Connection)||Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - Dorval Dr, Early Years Health||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 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|
|Food Delivery Volunteer||Food4Kids Hamilton Halton Niagara||This role involves coming into our Oakville office on Friday mornings to pick up plastic bins that contain food bags for children to consume for over the weekend. You will then deliver the bins to various schools along a delivery route. The route can stay the same week-to-week or it can be varied depending on your request. Approximately 4-5 schools are along one route. This can also be negotiated depending on how involved you would like to be.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Corporate Groups||Food4Kids Oakville Office, 2345 Wyecroft Road Unit 14, Oakville|
|Food for Life Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||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|
|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|
|Major Services||Halton Healthcare Services, Oakville - 327 Reynolds St - Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, 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|
|North BurLINKton Seniors Lunch Volunteer||Community Development Halton, Burlington - Harrington Crt||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, Burlington - Harrington Crt||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|
|Alzheimer Services Volunteer||Acclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office||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|
|Lunch-Time Assistant||S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond St||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|
|Mealtime Assistant Volunteer||Halton. Social and Community Services Department, Burlington - Corporate Dr - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Home||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|