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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
Fundraiser volunteerHalton 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  
Administrative/Social Media AssistantSummit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office   A volunteer administrative assistant is needed for 2 to 4 hours per week, to assist the Coordinator of Volunteers with program set up, volunteer records, monthly newsletters, calendars, social media, exhibit booths/displays, reports, etc.  
Experience with social media and newsletters is required 
Experience with website design would be an asset 
Lived mental health experience would be an asset
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up Flexible, with some work from home Required
Heart Month CaptainHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Office  Purpose: Builds and organizes a strong team of Canvassers to deliver a successful Heart Month Campaign in a defined geographical area. 
 
Responsibilities may include: 
•Represents HSF within their geographical zone  
•September/October, attend a Captain’s meeting to conduct a needs analysis, problem solve and discuss contingency planning activities  
•January, personally invite volunteers to a training/orientation, hand deliver kits to volunteers who are unable to attend the training  
•February, mid-month calls to canvassers to motivate them to complete their route  
•March, collect all the kits and deliver them to the office  
•Summer months, call canvassers and recruit for next campaign  
•Stay in contact with Area Office throughout the year to provide volunteer updates 
 
Youth ; Adults aged 18 and up Various locations throughout Burlington, Oakville and Milton  
Special events - Fundraising VolunteerHalton Children's Aid Society, Burlington   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. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups   Required
Board Members - Experience in Marketing, Finance, AdministrationOakville Chamber OrchestraWe are looking for board members interested in a hands-on operating role in the following areas: 
 
- Administration 
- Finance  
- Marketing 
 
Our organization is located in Oakville. These positions require a commitment of about 2 - 3 hours weekly and we have board meetings every 2 months. 
 
Application Process: Contact General Manager – mail@oakvillechamber.org
Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) Trafalgar and QEW, Oakville Not Required
Board or Committee MemberOakville Literacy Council, Oakville Public Library - Woodside Branch1. 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 
 
- Board Members must participate on at least one committee 
- Committee members are expected to lead smaller groups with defined descriptions and goals 
- Serve as a spokesperson/ambassador for the organization, promoting community engagement and support of the organization 
     
Special Event SupportMuseums of Burlington, Burlington - Joseph Brant Museum, Historic House MuseumSpecial Event Support – Assist the special events department with the delivery of events. There are a variety of event components and duties to choose from that may include serving refreshments, conducting gallery and/or historic house tours, reception/admission duties, assisting in the children’s activity area or set-up of equipment for the event (some heavy lifting may be required).  
Availability - primarily weekends and statutory holidays. 
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up Joseph Brant Museum or Ireland House Museum Required
Board of Directors; Committee Members (various), Volunteer FacilitatorsLighthouse Program for Grieving Children, 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. 
 
Other opportunities exist in support of various committees, notably fundraising and outreach. 
 
Frequent training program available for volunteer group facilitators.
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up Oakville Not Required
Boys Group SupervisorROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head OfficeAlong 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 LeaderROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - 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
Major ServicesHalton Healthcare Services, Oakville - 327 Reynolds St - Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital - Volunteer ServicesVariety 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
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
Board MemberLearning 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 and fundraising.  
Developing public image of the Association & providing leadership. Strategic planning and fundraising experience an asset. Corporate connections considered an invaluable asset. 
 
Board members are required to take an active role in carrying out the activities of the association.
  LDAH office and remote access  
Community Education Committee VolunteerLearning Disabilities Association of Halton   Be part of a team to help set up and run various educational events for the agency. This can include receiving registrants as they arrive, setting up chairs, setting up beverage service for the event or cleaning up and taking down chairs.  
 
Included in this role is participation in a community outreach project where volunteers will work to establish a contact database with individual schools within both the HDSB ad HCDSB to ensure our information reaches community parents. Access to email and phone are necessary. 
    Not Required
Organizing Committee MembersDoors Open Burlington, Mailing AddressServe 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
Friends of the Library Board MemberFriends of the Oakville Public Library, Mailing AddressThe 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
Administration VolunteerLinks2Care, Georgetown - Armstrong Ave - Georgetown Office, Community Social Services ProgramsAnswering phone, mail outs, sorting mail, surveys, greeting and directing visitors, other administration tasks as needed. Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) 36 Armstrong Ave Unit 1 in Georgetown or 47 Mill St. Acton Required
Special Events & Fundraising VolunteerCommunity Living BurlingtonCommunity 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 
- Sponsorship 
- Community Awareness/Marketing 
- Selling Tickets 
- Joining fundraising event committees 
 
Adults aged 18 and up Various locations in Halton, depending on event Required
Committee Member (Recycling Revisited)Community Development Halton, Burlington - Harrington Crt, Volunteer Halton- To join the Recycling Revisited planning committee 
- Strong interest in the environment, community history and citizen action; able to engage in an informal group structure. We want to increase our numbers and diversity. We are looking for diverse members as well as students/young people for summer event activity &/or other activities of youth interest.  
- Engaging in discussion, planning, advising, brainstorming and assisting in support of this year's 6 projects: planning a reunion event; proceeding with development of a documentary film; contributing ideas and material for our social media Communications Group; maintaining and advancing our records of several hundred participants in the 1970s & early 1980s; Archiving our historical materials; and creating an Interview Library of interviews with many early participants in the initiation of recycling (started in Burlington) - plus current fund-raising initiatives. 
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) Burlington  
Community Outreach Volunteer and Event PlannerBereaved Families of Ontario, Halton / Peel  Help to plan, run and attend the largest of our Memorial event, the Loving Memory Tree. Put together the power point presentation and a video of a year in review.  
Prepare the items to be for the fundraiser and help with the organizing of the day.
Adults aged 18 and up Halton & Peel regions (Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton, Caledon) Required
Board MemberDanielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource CentreAttend 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
Events/ Fundraising Committee MemberDanielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource CentreDuties 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
Board memberMusikay, Mailing Address - Actively support the organization's vision, mandate and activities 
- Attend board meetings and ensemble events 
- Promote toe ensemble 
- Seek and develop the financial resources needed for the growth of the ensemble
  Downtown and/or North Oakville Not Required
Sponsorship Funding CoordinatorHalton Fresh Food Box, Fresh Food Boxes   - Attend Sustainability Committee meetings either in person or via teleconference/Skype as required. 
 
- Work closely with the Sustainability Committee/Halton Fresh Food Box Board of Directors to: 
• Identify sponsors that best suit the profile of Halton Fresh Food Box 
• 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 
• Develop a sponsorship recruitment and recognition plan 
• Develop a sponsorship promotional package 
• Work with contacts to link connections with potential sponsors 
 
- Consult with the Sustainability Committee and Program Manager in order to identify in-kind services and supplies you might obtain through sponsorship.  
 
- Act as main contact for the sponsor representatives. 
 
- Create and maintaining a Master Plan to be shared with the Sustainability Committee annually including: 
• Contacts, activities, and timelines 
• Identified issues, challenges and opportunities for future planning and succession planning. 
• An end of year synopsis of activities and results 
 
- Work with Marketing and Promotions Committee to ensure that sponsors receive the promotional materials they require for distribution purposes, and to determine how any media sponsorships are negotiated.
Adults aged 18 and up Through out Halton Region Not Required
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
Committee Members Great Ride 'n' Stride MiltonCanadian Cancer Society, Oakville - Halton UnitLooking for a few great committee members to assist with the Great Ride 'n' Stride Milton. Fundraising, organizational and event planning skills are definite assets to this team. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Families Country Heritage Park, Milton Not Required
Administration CoordinatorHabitat for Humanity Halton, Burlington -Assist with volunteer scheduling (ReStore, special events, construction projects, etc.) 
- Assist with data entry  
- Update volunteer files  
- Assist with documentation of completed hours 
-Provide assistance in creating and updating volunteer orientation and training modules  
-Assist with updating volunteer literature (position description and manuals) 
-Help with administrative duties as required (photocopying, faxing, etc.) 
-report information and basic stats back to the Volunteer Relations Committee at monthly meetings 
-Assist with the planning and execution of volunteer recognition programs and events
Adults aged 18 and up 1800 Appleby Line, Unit 12, Burlington, Ontario Not Required
Hospital Youth VolunteersHalton Healthcare Services, Milton - Milton District HospitalYouth 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
Board Member - QualityOakville Kiwanis Meals on WheelsAs 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
FundraisingS.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond StHelp 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
Convenor of Special EventsOakville Girls Softball Association, Mailing AddressIn coordination with the Director of Development, the Special Event Convenor will manage the key OGSA events, Opening Day and Closing Gala’s, while acting as volunteer coordinator for Select and Rep Tournaments, providing attendees with a professional and fun experience. 
 
Key Tasks include: 
• Successfully execute all logistics related to OGSA signature events 
• Coordinate set-ups, staging, seating, parking and communication 
• Coordinate with Equipment Convenor to ensure all events are properly equipped 
Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) Oakville  
Convenor for Permits & SchedulingOakville Girls Softball Association, Mailing AddressUnder the direction of the Director of Permits & Scheduling, the Scheduling Convenor will manage the preparation and distribution of all OGSA schedules as it pertains to House League, Select and Rep season try-outs, games and tournaments. Acting as a signing authority, will facilitate the on-going coordination of permits as it pertains to the master schedules, and in collaboration with teams, division convenors and umpires, to ensure coverage of all OGSA usage.  
 
Key tasks include:  
- Prepare and maintain the master diamond schedule spreadsheet 
- Distribute the schedules to all division convenors and coaches 
- Collaborate with coaches/convenors to acquire additional or reschedule existing permit times 
- Communicate park closures to OGSA and affiliate members, coaches and umpires 
- Confirm all rescheduled games with Umpire-in Chief to ensure necessary coverage 
- On-going update of master diamond permit schedules (rain-outs/ cancellations/ additions) 
- Signing authority for Town of Oakville permit amendments (additions/ returns) 
- Provide monthly update of master permit spreadsheet to Director of Permits & Scheduling
People with a physical disability ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) Oakville  
Director of DevelopmentOakville Girls Softball Association, Mailing AddressTogether with the Board of Directors, the Director of Development oversees the OGSA’s global development strategy; responsible for coordinating development programs for Coaches, Junior Umpires and Athletes, helping implement Long Term Player Development (LTPD) principles and Best Practices, while acting as liaison between the OGSA divisions.  
 
Key tasks include:  
- Develop in-depth comprehension of Softball Canada’s Long Term Player Development (LTPD) and working knowledge of LTPD Best Practices 
- Enlist knowledge of LTPD to make recommendations and assist with the planning and advancement of internal Development initiatives 
- Conduct annual review of Development initiatives and performance within the OGSA divisions, Make recommendations for improved program performance based on LTPD Best Practices 
- Advise President and OGSA Board on contemporary LTPD advancements 
- Oversee the implementation of LTPD Clinics 
- Workshops and Training such as Advanced Training (ATP) 
- Player Development Clinics, Group Practices, Junior Umpires, Coaches-NCCP and Colour Your Dream-PWSA
Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) Oakville, and some nearby cities. Required
Vice President of House LeagueOakville Girls Softball Association, Mailing AddressTogether with the OGSA Board of Directors, the Vice President of House League will manage the day to day operation, promotion and planning of the House division; liaise with relevant interlock associations, develop internal programs and promote grassroots involvement within the community.  
 
The Vice President may perform other duties such as overseeing special projects and committees that may occasionally be requested by the Board of Directors. 
 
Key functions include:  
- Prepare and present fiscal year operating budget 
- Supervise and support division convenors 
- Identify and recruit coaches for the House League divisions 
- Coordinate with league Registrar to prepare player draft for each division 
- Facilitate training programs for players & coaches 
- Undertake seasonal review of league operation, policies & procedures, rules and programs, make recommendations for future improvement 
- Participate in resolving House League matters of conflict and dispute.  
Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) Oakville, and some nearby cities Required
NCCA Board MemberNorth Central Community Association, Brant Hills Community CentreAttend monthly meetings Adults aged 18 and up Brant Hills Community Center, Burlington Required
Board Member and TutorLiteracy North Halton, Adult Learning Centre Georgetown, Literacy and Basic Skills Usually a commitment of at least 3 hours per week for volutneer tutor. Daytime or evenings Monday to Thursdays. Training takes place twice per year. Please look on website www.literacynh.org for more information.  
 
Application for board membership is accepted when the board needs new members. Please send email to request application. Members meet Tuesday evenings once a month, and are also required to participate in other activites in relation to fundraising and outreach. Candidates are interviewed for the position.
  North Halton area Not Required
Volunteer AssistantOakville Community Centre for Peace, Ecology and Human Rights, Mailing AddressVolunteers will assist coordinator in campaign development and fundraising. Youth ; High School Students   Not Required
Special Events VolunteersHalton 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
Special Events and Fundraising VolunteerCommunity Living OakvilleCommunity 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 
-Sponsorship 
-Community Awareness/Marketing 
-Sitting on the fund raising committee
  Various locations in Oakville Required