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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Board or Committee Member||Oakville Literacy Council, Oakville Public Library - Woodside Branch||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
- 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
|Culture Days Volunteer||Community Development Halton, Burlington - Harrington Crt, Volunteer Halton||- Giving out informational brochures and materials about Burlington arts and culture
- Tracking attendance at arts events
- Distributing promotional materials prior to the event weekend
- Promoting the event and participating artists and culture makers via social media
|Board of Directors; Committee Members (various), Volunteer Facilitators||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|
|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|
|Store Volunteers||Compassion Society of Halton||Different positions:
Clothes sorters, client helpers, donation box empires.
Scouts for donations: food and clothes. Marketing advisors.
|484 Plains Road East, Burlington (Bingo Hall plaza)||Required|
|Administrative/Social Media Assistant||Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office||A volunteer administrative assistant is needed for 4 to 8 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
|Adults aged 18 and up||Flexible, with some work from home||Required|
|Board of Directors / President||Parkview Childrens Centre, Oakville - Lakeshore Rd - The Lakeshore School, Licensed Child Care Centre||- Provides general leadership to the Board
- Fosters strong working relationships with other Board members and the Executive Director
- Strives to maintain an effective Board culture to ensure a higher performing team capable of fulfilling its responsibilities
- Ensures organizational policies and procedures are followed
- Acts as chairperson for Board meetings; helps mediate and guide board discussions; and assists in achieving consensus.
- Drives the strategic direction of Parkview
- Has signing authority for financial and legal matters
- Ideally has a legal background (not required) and previous not-for-profit Board experience
|Meetings take place between three sites that are located in Burlington and Oakville||Required|
|In-Community Volunteer: Public Awareness||Canadian Blood Services, Burlington - Power Centre, Blood Donor Clinics||• Assist with set-up and teardown of the promotional booth and other equipment (if applicable)
• Provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors
• Provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives
• Assist with management of participant records and event documentation
• Deliver professional presentations on behalf of Canadian Blood Services about programs
(including stem cell registry, as appropriate), the importance of blood donation and the need to
recruit new blood donors for Canada’s blood system
• Complete all required forms on time and bring forward requests for additional information and
post-presentation feedback to Volunteer Resources
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families|
|Community Ambassador||Habitat for Humanity Halton, Burlington||This volunteer position acts as an ambassador for the affiliate by delivering HFHH’s key messages through presentations to people in our community. This includes but not limited to faith congregations, community groups, service clubs, schools and potential donors and sponsors.||Adults aged 18 and up||Habitat Halton Offices in Burlington and various venues in the Halton Region|
|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 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|
|Friends of the Library Board Member||Friends of the Oakville Public Library, Mailing Address||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|
|Special Event Support||Museums of Burlington, Burlington - Ireland House at Oakridge Farm, Historic House Museums||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||Ireland House Museum and/or Joseph Brant Museum||Required|
|Administration Volunteer||Links2Care, Georgetown - Armstrong Ave - Georgetown Office, Community Social Services Programs||Answering 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 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 fundraising event committees
|Adults aged 18 and up||Various locations in Halton, depending on event||Required|
|Community Outreach Volunteer and Event Planner||Bereaved 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 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|
|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 (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|
|Board member||Musikay, 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|
|Special events - Fundraising Volunteer||Halton 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|
|Administrative Volunteers||Heart 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 Milton||Canadian Cancer Society, Oakville - Halton Unit||Looking 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|
|Hospital Youth Volunteers||Halton Healthcare Services, Milton - 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|
|Fundraising||S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond St||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|
|Convenor - Sponsorships||Oakville Girls Softball Association, Mailing Address||Working with the Director of Marketing, the Sponsorship Convenor is responsible for managing the overall OGSA sponsorship program, soliciting all sponsorships, and maximizing sponsorship revenue, working in tandem with the Board and the Convenor of Publicity & Promotions.||Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Oakville|
|Director of Development||Oakville Girls Softball Association, Mailing Address||Together 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 League||Oakville Girls Softball Association, Mailing Address||Together 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 Member||North Central Community Association, Brant Hills Community Centre||Attend monthly meetings||Adults aged 18 and up||Brant Hills Community Center, Burlington||Required|
|Volunteer Board Members||Links2Care, Oakville Office (Oakville/ Burlington/ Milton/ Mississauga), Community Social Services Programs||Interested Applicants should be committed to active participation in bi-monthly board meetings and sub committees. Committee meetings may be held on a monthly or quarterly basis. Board meetings are scheduled every other month at locations within the Halton Region.||various||Required|
|Board Member and Tutor||Literacy 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 Assistant||Oakville Community Centre for Peace, Ecology and Human Rights, Mailing Address||Volunteers will assist coordinator in campaign development and fundraising.||Youth ; High School Students||Not Required|
|Event Planning and Fundraising Volunteer||Community Living North Halton, Milton - 917-B Nipissing Rd||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|
|Communications Assistant||Halton Environmental Network, Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre||-Identify ways to improve communication with faith communities and encourage their involvement in greening initiatives.
-Maintain and build on faith community directory.
-Contact faith communities to find out Environmental Team, Building Committee, Community Leader, and Youth Group contact information.
-Set appointments for Greening Sacred Spaces and/or topic specific presentations or events.
-Participate in monthly meetings, conference calls, task teams and other activities to the fullest extent possible.
|Youth ; Adults aged 18 and up||Halton and Peel Regions||Not 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|
|Volunteers||Oakville Chamber Orchestra||Prepare promotional material for distribution, help usher and assist in staging of concerts, provide ticket information and sales to concert-goers, assist with post-concert reception.
We are also looking for some people with an interest in helping to distribute some flyers "door to door" in specific areas within Oakville and Burlington.
|Youth ; High School Students||St.Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and Central Baptist (340 Rebecca St.) Oakville||Not Required|
|Ambassador||CNIB, Halton/Peel Region - Mississauga Office||- To educate the public about vision loss, promote vision health, and enhance awareness of CNIB and our services.
- Speak on behalf of CNIB to community groups, corporations, schools, seniors centres, vision health professionals, etc.
- Use your multi-lingual language skills in speaking with ethno-cultural community groups OR share your personal experience with vision loss and CNIB
- Set up and staff displays at community information forums with other volunteers and/or staff
- Demonstrate technical aids with other volunteers and/or staff
- Submit a report within one week after each presentation
- Attend ongoing training as requested
|People with a physical disability ; People with a visual impairment ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||Various Community Locations||Not 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|
|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|