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|Position Title||Organization Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Volunteer Resource Coordinator||Learning Disabilities Association of Halton||Primary responsibilities will be following up on volunteerism requests via email or phone, arranging for interviews as necessary, helping to train volunteers, monitoring current volunteer members to ensure satisfaction, scheduling volunteers for events, recruiting volunteers and promoting volunteerism through local organizations.||Can be coordinated from a home office base with reports to centre Executive Director.||Not Required|
|Community Education Committee Volunteer||Learning Disabilities Association of Halton||Be part of a team to help set up and run various educational events for the agency.
Attend meetings, events as well as carry out activities.
|Fashionably Delicious Committee Member||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||Are you a “chocoholic? Do you always find yourself eating the last cookie from the cookie jar? The Canadian Cancer Society- Halton is looking for 3 leadership committee volunteers who think dessert should always be eaten first? Ideal candidates should be highly organized, motivated and creative individuals that have a passion for your community and for helping to make cancer history! We are seeking one of the volunteer specifically for social media/marketing areas. Meeting are held during the day. If you are a self-proclaimed sweet tooth and wish to be part of this committee, please contact Kelly.||Event is held in Oakville||Not Required|
|Charity Golf Committee Members||Darling Home for Kids (The)||Be an active participant in all facets of the event from acquisition of silent auction items, procurement of sponsorship, ticket and table sales, coordination of print materials, and event day set up.
Ideally, this person is a go-getter, good follow through, comfortable asking for sponsorship/money and can build a good rapport with sponsors.
|People with a physical disability ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||Not Required|
|Volunteer Mentor (for Internationally Trained Professionals - Trades)||Halton Multicultural Council||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|
|Events/ Fundraising Committee Member||Danielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre||Duties include: attending fundraising meetings, helping to plan, organize and execute fundraising events, educating the public about eating disorders and role of Danielle's Place in community, raising profile of agency to increase fundraising. May include letter writing.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Danielle's Place in Burlington||Required|
|Event Planning and Fundraising Volunteer||Community Living North Halton||Committee meets once per month to discuss upcoming and potential fundraisers and events. There is a goal set each year for the committee to reach, based on budget needs. The Committee members divide duties both in the planning and at the event itself.||Adults aged 18 and up||Various locations in Milton and Georgetown||Required|
|Halton Extreme Race and Obstacle Scramble (HEROS) Leadership Committee||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||Calling all adventure seeking race enthusiasts! The Canadian Cancer Society Halton Unit is currently looking for volunteers to join the leadership committee for a 5km extreme obstacle and endurance event scheduled to be held on Saturday August 17, 2013.
Volunteers must love and have experienced the thrill of an athletic obstacle challenge as this new event is all about survival of the fittest all in... the name of a good cause.
The ideal candidates should be highly organized, motivated and creative individuals that have a passion for the community and have knowledge of obstacle adventure styled events. This event is seeking members interested in obstacle building, sponsorship, food and beverage and promotion etc.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Kelso Quarry in Milton||Not Required|
|Board member||Oakville Ensemble||Suport the organization's vision and mandate.
Attend monthly board meetings, serve on one or more committee(s), attend the Ensemble's events, commit to developing financial resources for the Ensemble, and network on behalf of the Ensemble
|Downtown and/or North Oakville||Not Required|
|Environmental Volunteer - Recycling Revisited||Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton||We have several volunteer positions open:
(1) to be one of 4 members of a fundraising subcommittee of Recycling Revisited,
(2) to do information research in the area of recycling history in Ontario and Canada,
(3)to search at your own pace, with no deadlines, for relevant news clippings in the Burlington Public Library newspaper archives,
(4) to join our planning group for a public event to be held within a year to celebrate Burlington Citizens' pioneering in recycling, 1970-1983,
(5) to film &/or conduct videotaped interviews to form an interview library of recycling pioneers with Halton background - possibly to become part of a mini-documentary.
People of any age from teens to older ages could volunteer in one or more of the above activities:
For #1 above, we need one experienced person to be a standby "coach", one who would coordinate and organize date, and two or three volunteers who would need good communication skills and ideally (but not necessarily, experience in fundraising.)
For #2 above, a person with information retrieval skills would be ideal.
For #3 above, someone who has good vision and does not mind working alone would be a good fit.
For #4, anyone with a strong commitment to the environment, and with ability to work in a group would be a good fit. We meet weekly or bi-weekly in Burlington Aldershot area .
For #5 above, someone with an interest in videotaping &/or interviewing would be a good fit.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Varied locations in Burlington|
|Relay for Life committee members||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||We are looking for a few people who are full of enthusiasm, commitment and able to help make this the best year ever! Are you open to help with fundraising and event planning? These events bring the funds to help with life saving research and provide the funding for our free programs such as getting people to their cancer related treatments. It isn't too late to help on the committee.||Adults aged 18 and up||May 31 - Applebly College, June 7 - Bronte Creek Park, June 14 - Milton Fairgrounds||Not Required|
|Board of Directors Member||Joseph Brant Hospital, Auxiliary||The Auxiliary of Joseph Brant Hospital is a dynamic organization providing financial support through retail and fundraising initiatives to the Joseph Brant Hospital. We are seeking 2 volunteer board members for a renewable 2 year term who are champions of new ideas with demonstrated collaborative leadership skills.||Joseph Brant Hospital and own home||Required|
|Sponsorship Coordinator||Halton Fresh Food Box||The Sponsorship Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment of and relationships with Local Sponsors for the Halton Fresh Food Box. This includes acquiring both sponsorship dollars and in-kind services.
o Work closely with the Sustainability Committee/Halton Fresh Food Box Board of Directors to:
o Identify sponsors that best suit the profile of Halton Fresh Food Box
o Understand sponsorship grid and sponsor benefits.
o Ensure all local sponsor benefits and obligations are outlined in a signed agreement, that the benefits are delivered, and that the sponsors are recognized accordingly.
o Develop a sponsorship recruitment and recognition plan
o Develop a sponsorship promotional package
o Work with contacts to link connections with potential sponsors
|Adults aged 18 and up||through out Halton region|
|Oakville Family Ribfest Volunteer||Rotary Club, Oakville, Trafalgar||At website: http://www.oakvillefamilyribfest.com/faq.php
please indicate preferred position(s) :
- As needed
- Bar Back for Beer Tent (Heavy Lifting Required)
- Beverage Serving (Alcoholic) (SmartServe required)
- Beverage Ticket Selling (Ticket Sellers must be 18 years of age or older)
- Bussing, food tables
- Kid's PlayZone
- General Help
- Rotary Booth
- Set-up (prior to the event) or Breakdown (day after the event)
- Ticket Sales
|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+) ; Families ; Community Groups||Sheridan College, Trafalgar Road Campus - 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville||Not Required|
|Director of Volunteers||Burlington Minor Football Association||Recruiting volunteers and working with all Department Leads for the Burlington Minor Football Association||Adults aged 18 and up||Burlington||Required|
|Event Planning, Registration, Fundraising, Marketing||Burlington Minor Football Association||Many volunteer positions available with the Burlington Braves. Marketing, Event Planning, Registration, Communications. Bring your talents and join a very strong team dedicated to this CJFL team.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Families||Burlington Braves clubhouse - Nelson High School||Not Required|
|Relay for Life Committee Members and Event Day Volunteers||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||Committee members assist in areas of sponsorship, team recruitment, activities, fight back zone, volunteer management.
Event day volunteers needed for registration, logistics, luminaries for the Luminary Ceremony, set up day of, tear down and clean up day after.
|Anyone||Relay for Life event will take place at Appleby College, Oakville||Not Required|
|Boys Group Supervisor||ROCK, Head Office||Along with male teen volunteers, supervise and lead a social skills group of boys aged 9 to 12 years. Must be willing to follow a manual and lead discussions with activities outlined. Interesting group discussions and fun sports to play.||Adults aged 18 and up||Kerr Street, Oakville||Required|
|The New Mentality Youth Leader||ROCK, Head Office||The New Mentality is a mental health group that is comprised of youth looking to decrease stigma and raise awareness about mental health. The New Mentality Halton is looking for group members to assist in the creation of a fourth annual youth engagement conference. The main goal of this conference is to encourage youth to start a New Mentality Council at their own school. The conference will educate youth as well as their staff advisor(s) on how to successfully run a council and create an event. We are looking for self-motivated, opinionated and organized youth to join our team!||Youth ; High School Students||Flexible||Not Required|
|Committee Volunteer "Race for Teens At Risk" 5K Walk/Run||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.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Coronation Park, Oakville|
|Gala Event Committee Member||Darling Home for Kids (The)||Be an active participant in all facets of the event from acquisition of silent auction items, procurement of sponsorship, ticket and table sales, coordination of print materials, and event day set up.
Ideally, this person is a go-getter, good follow through, comfortable asking for sponsorship/money and can build a good rapport with sponsors.
|Adults aged 18 and up|
|Board of Directors||Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children (The)||Attend monthly board meetings (Mondays), support the fundraising committee, particularly need education/youth organizational, marketing, medical, HR, communications professionals if possible from Burlington, Mississauga, Brampton. Directors network for the organization and actively participate in one standing committee best suited to their interests/skills.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Oakville||Not Required|
|Fundraiser volunteer||Halton Fresh Food Box||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|
|Board Member||Adult Learning Centre, Literacy North Halton||Board members serve on at least one committee. Duties may include marketing, program management, planning & review, and financial & legal management. A minimum two-year commitment, six hours per month, is required.
For funding and programming purposes, we ask only residents of Halton Hills and Milton apply to serve on the board.
|North Halton area||Not Required|
|Board Member - Governance||Oakville Kiwanis Meals on Wheels||As a Board Member with experience/interest in Board governance you will ensure that the Board's governance policies are in line with the governance directives of our main funders - MH LHIN (The Mississauga/Halton Local Health Integrated Network).
As a general member of the Board you will be involved in ensuring the ongoing evaluation on the direction and mission Oakville Kiwanis Meals on Wheels. Maintaining the financial integrity of the agency; evaluating the agency operations and effectiveness; developing and revising the constitution as appropriate; ensuring that the Executive Director is recruited, hired, evaluated and supported.
|Where there is Board room available; i.e. Sir J. Colbourne Centre; or United Way office on Speers Rd||Not Required|
|Board Member - Quality||Oakville Kiwanis Meals on Wheels||As a board member you will offer advice and guidance to the Executive Director and fellow board members on various quality and safety issues, as well the general duties of a board member.
I.e. ensuring the ongoing evaluation on the direction and mission of Oakville Kiwanis Meals on Wheels.
Maintaining the financial integrity of the agency.
Evaluation the agencies operations and effectiveness.
|Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Where board rooms available: Sir J. Colbourne centre; United Way office, Speers Rd.||Required|
|Board Members||We Remember Project (The)||WE are seeking persons who would be interested in sitting on our Board of Directors on a volunteer basis. The board meets quarterly and would prefer people with military experience. We are also looking for a qualified fundraiser.|
|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|
|Shades of Fun - event volunteer||CNIB, Halton/Peel Region||- Use your leadership skills to advocate for and run a "Shades of Fun" fundraiser in your school or community group. Training, posters and information packages are available.
- Be knowledgeable about the program and be able to answer basic questions.
- Ask for staff assistance or direction when required.
- Other marketing and administrative duties as required.
|Youth ; High School Students||In the community or at schools||Not Required|
|Special Events Support||Burlington Museums, Joseph Brant Museum||To help support events at the museum, assisting at one of the following activity stations: refreshment tables, help with bbq, reception duties, gift shop sales, children's activities, parking, museum tours and assist with the event set up and take down or clean up. Majority of events take place on weekends and/or public holidays. A few events take place during weekdays.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Joseph Brant Museum or Ireland House at Oakridge Farm||Required|
|Fundraising and Marketing Committee Volunteer||Milton Community Resource Centre||-work to achieve fundraising goals as well as develop future fundraising plans
-develop linkages with possible supporters
-support staff in the development of fundraising and marketing materials
|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 Street South, Milton||Required|
|Greening Sacred Spaces Advisory Committee Member||Halton Environmental Network||Assist with identifying, articulating and prioritizing the issues, topics and challenges affecting faith communities in their efforts to green.
Identify ways to improve communication with faith communities and encourage their involvement in greening initiatives.
Assist with event planning, communication, and execution.
Assist with marketing and promotion, including advertising services to faith communities.
Share related experiences, expertise and contacts.
Identify other subject-matter experts and knowledge leaders who can support the Greening Sacred Spaces goals.
Participate in monthly meetings, conference calls, task teams and other activities to the fullest extent possible.
Attend additional meetings (if they are necessary)
|Youth||Halton and Peel Regions||Not Required|
|Friends of the Library Board Member||Oakville Public Library, Friends of the Library||The responsibilities of the Member-at-Large position are not onerous. The position requires that the person attends the monthly meeting of the Executive of the Friends of the Library Board (there are no meetings held in July and August). Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 7pm at the main library.
The member will participate in discussions which are focused on library advocacy and how to raise monies in order to provide extras which the OPL staff specify and which are not covered by the regular OPL budget.
There is a possibility of accepting further responsibilities as opportunities occur throughout the year.
Assistance at the semi-annual book sale is strongly encouraged.
|Adults aged 18 and up||Oakville Public Library - 120 Navy Street, Oakville ON||Not Required|
|Assistant Volunteer Coordinator||Habitat for Humanity Halton||-Following up with calls and emails received
-Assist with interviewing potential candidates for various positions
- Assist in implementing volunteer recruitment strategies
-Provide assistance in creating and updating volunteer orientation and training modules
-Assist with the planning and execution of volunteer recognition programs and events
-Assist with volunteer scheduling (special events, Oakville build, ReNew It projects, etc.)
-Assist with updating volunteer literature (position description and manuals)
-Ensure the volunteer bulletin board is kept up-to-date on a monthly basis
-Assist in data entry
-Help with administrative duties as required (photocopying, faxing, etc.)
|Adults aged 18 and up||1800 Appleby Line, Unit 12, Burlington, Ontario||Not Required|
|Fundraising||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton Incorporated||Help to organize one or more of our annual fundraising events such as a garage sale, silent auction, raffle, gift wrapping, plant sale. Help to plan out these annual activities and assist in organization of volunteers around the event||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+) ; Families ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Mainly at our central location 53 Bond St.(Rebecca and Kerr Streets)||Required|
|Board Member||Oakville Literacy Council||1. Promoting the objectives of the Council
2. Promoting membership and community partnerships with the Council
3. Actively participating in the process of developing and implementing the Councils policies, rules and regulations
4. Actively participating in developing and implementing strategic plans, determining long and short-term goals, and monitoring success in achieving them, particularly as they pertain to maintaining financial sustainability
5. Monitoring and strengthening the effectiveness of programs consistent with Council’s mission.
6. Ensuring adequate financial resources for the organization to fulfill its mission.
7. Protecting assets, providing proper financial oversight and developing annual budget
8. Building and maintaining a competent board
9. Ensuring legal and ethical integrity, adhering to legal standards and ethical norms – appointing legal counsel and auditors as needed
10. Assisting in maintaining a minimum level of fundraising
- Participation on at least one committee
- Serve as a spokesperson/ambassador for the organization, promoting community engagement and support of the organization
|Adults aged 18 and up|
|Board Member||Community Youth in Action Network||CYAN is looking for energetic and committed individuals or retired professionals with
financial, legal, funding or governance experience to join our Board of Directors and
help us show our local youth how to make a positive impact in our community and teach
them to be compassionate leaders of tomorrow.
|Hospital Youth Volunteers||Halton Healthcare Services, Milton District Hospital||Youth volunteers (high school students) assist in chronic care, medical surgical and obstetrics wards, offering meal tray support, friendly visiting and helping out staff on the patient unit. Youth can also be placed on the information desk, or those 16 years of age and older can volunteer in the Gift Shop. Post-secondary students must apply as an adult.||Youth ; High School Students||Derry Road and Bronte Street||Not Required|
|Special Events Volunteers||Halton Women's Place||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|
|Special events - Fundraising Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society||Are you an organized individual who enjoys helping out at fun-filled and rewarding special events and fundraisers. If so, you may be interested in becoming a part of our special events volunteer team. Several special events are organized each year where volunteers are needed to assist with organizing and running the event. Events such as: golf tournaments, diversity day events, racquet club events, dragon boat races and most importantly our annual fundraising Stardust gala. The funds raised at these events goes towards providing programs for children in care such as bursaries, camps, educational programs and seasonal gifts through the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton.||Required|
|Special Events and Fundraising Volunteer||Community Living Oakville||Community Living Oakville is looking for committed and dedicated people to assist with annual fundraising events. We are seeking people to assist with our major fund raising events and be responsible for one specific goal for the event such as:
-Obtaining donated items
-Sitting on the fund raising committee
|Various locations in Oakville||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|
|Member of Board of Directors||YMCA of Oakville||1. Provide a link and liaison with the community.
2. Ensure that the YMCA of Oakville’s By-Laws remain current and relevant.
3. Ensure that the YMCA’s vision and strategic plan are consistent with the organization’s values and mission.
4. Ensure that the annual operating plan is consistent with the YMCA of Oakville’s long-term vision and strategic plan.
5. Support and assist in the development of philanthropic resources and fundraising efforts for the YMCA.
6. Monitor CEO performance. Recruit and hire, and terminate if necessary.
7. Understand and influence, where necessary, public policies that affect the YMCA.
8. Govern, acquire, liquidate and provide control over all properties and assets of the organization.
9. Report to the community, YMCA members and participants at the Annual General Meeting.
10. Ensure that there are systems and procedures that regularly solicit, welcome and respond to concerns raised by all YMCA stakeholders.
|Board Member||Learning Disabilities Association of Halton||Responsible for effective governance of the organization. LDAH Board is responsible for setting overall direction, establishing long range plans, monitoring HR requirements of ED. Developing public image of the Association & providing leadership.
Board members are required to take an active role in carrying out the activities of the association.
|Board of Directors||Halton Family Services||Board members are responsible for strategic and organizational planning, fundraising, fiscal management, and monitoring the effectiveness of Halton Family Services programs and services against the strategic plan.
Board members currently attend 5 Board meetings per year that are held in the Oakville office as well as the Annual General Meeting which is held in different offsite locations each year.
This position is suitable for individuals who have strong ties to the Milton and Georgetown communities, who have a passion for community service and if possible have experience in non-profit agency accounting and finance.
|Board Meetings held in Oakville||Not Required|
|Special Events & Fundraising Volunteer||Community Living Burlington||Community Living Burlington is looking for committed and dedicated people to assist with annual fundraising events. We are seeking people to assist our major events committing to being responsible for any of the following:
- Obtaining donated items
- Community Awareness/Marketing
- Selling Tickets
- Joining fund raising event committees
|Various locations in Halton, depending on event||Required|
|Fundraising Committee Member||Oakville Literacy Council||Members of the OLC fundraising committee will meet on a monthly basis to participate in the following:
- Develop an ongoing strategic plan to raise funds for the Oakville Literacy Council
- Recruit members of the community to take part in OLC fundraising activities
- Search out new creative, fundraising strategies using web and print resources
- Implement fundraising initiatives and track success.
|Main office location is 1200 Speers Rd. Unit 37.||Not Required|
|Volunteer Assistant||Oakville Community Centre for Peace, Ecology and Human Rights||Volunteers will assist coordinator in campaign development and fundraising.||Not Required|