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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Tele-connect Volunteer||Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Oakville Location||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.
|Adults aged 18 and up||Halton Brach Office at 2345 Ryecroft Rd in Oakville.||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|
|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|
|Peer Mentorship||Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office||Suitable for individuals with mental health and/or addiction lived experience (Consumer Survivors.) This opportunity is for peers that are looking to support individuals in their recovery journey. The Coordinator of Volunteers will match peer mentors and clients.||Burlington, Acton, Georgetown, Oakville, Milton (Halton Region)||Required|
|Volunteer Mentors||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||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.||Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||In the community||Required|
|Board of Directors||STRIDE, Milton - Head Office & North Halton Worksite||The Board of Directors meet 7 times a year. A two year commitment is needed. Volunteer should have an interest in assisting STRIDE and help provide direction in the services provided by the agency.||STRIDE offices - Milton, Oakville & Acton||Not Required|
|Employment Facilitator||STRIDE, Oakville - South Halton Worksite, Supported Employment||The Employment Facilitator will assist in providing vocational rehabilitation support services to individuals facing mental health issues, under the direction of Vocational Support Workers and Employment Specialists, functioning as a member of the STRIDE team. Volunteers will assist clients and staff in many ways. Contact STRIDE for additional information.||Adults aged 18 and up||2245 Wyecroft Road, Oakville||Required|
|Employment Facilitator||STRIDE, Milton - Head Office & North Halton Worksite, Supported Employment||The Employment Facilitator will assist in providing vocational rehabilitation support services to individuals facing mental health issues, under the direction of Vocational Support Workers and Employment Specialists, functioning as a member of the STRIDE team. Volunteers will assist clients and staff in many ways. Contact STRIDE for additional information.||Adults aged 18 and up||12 Wallace St., Acton or 55 Ontario St. Milton||Required|
|Volunteer Mentor (for Internationally Trained Professionals - Trades)||Halton Multicultural Council, Oakville - Speers Rd - Oakville Office||Provide an introduction for new Canadians about navigating various career fields and the workplace setting. Mentors work with internationally trained individuals to share their knowledge of the skills, educational requirements, work environments, and lifestyles that accompany all aspects of their career field.||Burlington, Oakville, Milton||Required|
|Electrical Engineering Career Mentor||Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville - Iroquois Shore Rd - Rm A11 - Skills Training Centre, Ontario Employment Services||Mentors work with a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in:
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture
•gathering information on their occupation and industry
•developing professional networks and job search strategies
|Determined by mentor -- for example: workplace, library, Sheridan, Tim Hortons||Not Required|
|Organizing Committee Members||Doors Open Burlington, Mailing Address||Serve on the organizing committee to plan the annual Doors Open Burlington event which includes sitting on one of the sub-committees.||Anyone||Organizing Committee usually meets at Ireland House Museum, 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON.||Not Required|
|Peer Outreach Training||Peer Outreach Support Services & Education (POSSE)||Your only duty is to show up, be open minded, non-judgmental and willing to learn.
January through May is our official POSSE outreach trainings where we cover such topics as racism, sexism, sexual assault, homelessness, homophobia, harm reduction, sexual health, anti-oppression etc... Reps from various social service agencies come in and engage the youth in discussion around the issues but also let us know about what services are available in the community. Youth are encouraged to get involved in the discussions but are welcome to listen only.
The youth who have been through trainings are out in the community from June through September handing out harm reduction supplies, resource and referral information connecting with youth in their community.
From October to December we begin meeting again and these trainings are a little more informal, and open to what youth want to do. Sometimes we have doc/talk nights where we watch a documentary and have a discussion. We have done resume building/ interview skills, yoga, improv, starting a social movement, self-defense.
This is an opportunity to come to POSSE trainings, get your volunteer hours for school, and potentially apply for one of the paid positions for which you will receive honoraria for all training and outreach work.
|Youth ; High School Students||Locations info on our website: http://www.posseproject.ca/index.php/peer-outreach/training/||Not Required|
|ARC Volunteer||Community Living Burlington||Assist individuals in the completion of contracts while ensuring quality control.||3057 Mainway, Burlington||Required|
|Board Member||Danielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre||Attend monthly board meetings. Participate in sub committee activities focused on strategic development of programs and funding opportunities. Community Outreach and education.||895 Brant St., Unit 3, Burlington||Required|
|Newcomer Youth Community Leaders||Centre for Education and Training, Oakville - Oakville Location, Newcomer Information Centre||S.O.Y.A is a group that meets twice a month in Oakville to come up with creative ideas for programming, activites, and information sessions that are offered at the Newcomer Information Centre for newcomer youth and their parents to support them with effective integration into Candian Society. Youth will share ideas, plan events, lead sessions, and organize these inititatives.||Youth ; High School Students ; Newcomers/ESL||171 Speers Rd, Suite 20, Oakville, Ontario L6K 3W8||Not Required|
|Mentor (Community Living Ontario)||Community Development Halton, Burlington - Harrington Crt, Volunteer Halton||We are looking for volunteers who would like to share their experiences around work, or a particular area of interest, passion or expertise.
Are you involved in: Music, Art, Theatre, Computers, Fashion, Sports, Dance, Music, Photography...?
Would you like to teach a student more about what you do as a profession or a hobby?
Become a volunteer and inspire someone today!
|Halton / Peel||Required|
|Special Events Volunteers||Halton Women's Place, Unpublished, 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|
|Volunteers||Halton Women's Place, Unpublished, Emergency Shelter and Crisis Services||Volunteers for front line and child and youth duties for Burlington and Milton locations.||Adults aged 18 and up||Burlington and Milton Shelters||Required|