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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Big Bike Event Day Volunteer||Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Office||Big Bike Event Day Volunteers are needed to assist with this fun event that supports the foundation and makes an impact on the fight against heart disease!
Volunteers will enthusiastically greet riders coming out to Big Bike Day; take registrations and give out prizes; count and add up money to announce fundraising dollars; help out with set-up and clean-up; serve food and coffee. Volunteers must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, be task oriented and detail oriented.
|Various host sites throughout Burlington, Milton and Oakville|
|Open House for Colours of Hope Committee Member||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||At this open house we will discuss this event to take place on July 20 to raise necessary funds for cancer research and programs.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL||Meetings in Oakville. Event is held in Milton||Not Required|
|Event Volunteer||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||So you want to make a difference? Good on you! There are so many ways to help out. We are looking for event volunteers for the following events in Burlington, Milton and Oakville from May- July 2014. Great way to help your community, those living with cancer, research and yes the hours count for high school hours!
* Relay for Life- May 30- Appleby College, June 6- Bronte Creek Park, June 13- Milton Fairgrounds, June 20 - Oakville
* HALTON H.E.R.O.S - Obstacle 5 km - July 19 Milton
* Colours of Hope - 5 km run - July 20 - Milton
* Committee members still be sought for Colours and Great Ride n Stride Milton October 19- Milton.
Depending on the event- some events are 12 hours long so volunteer duties have a great range of needs. You don't have to stay 12 hours but there are a lot of opportunities.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||locations listed in description||Not 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|
|Mother's Day "Great Gatsby" Tea Event Volunteer||Museums of Burlington, Ireland House at Oakridge Farm||Servers * Table clearing * Food runners (from kitchen prep area to service area - 1 flight of stairs) *
A spring celebration event open to all with activities throughout the museum grounds and with an exclusive ticketed Mother’s Day “Great Gatsby” themed Tea, which will include a delectable tea menu, live musical performances, entertainment, special activities and a surprise host! Not to be missed!
|Youth ; High School Students||Ireland House Museum, 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington|
|Fundraising Committee volunteer- Special Events||St John Ambulance, Oakville - Milton & Halton Hills Branch||- Attend a monthly meeting
- Organize logistics ofvarios fundraising events - Solicit silent auction/ raffle donations
- Solicit sponsors
- Sell tickets to events/ recruit participants
- Brainstorm new fundraising event ideas
|Adults aged 18 and up||202-407 Speers Rd West Oakville||Required|
|Y Program Support Volunteer - Summer Camp Counselor||YMCA of Oakville, Oakville, Family Recreation Programs||• Assist with the management of group behaviour to ensure an emotionally and physically safe environment is provided for all children and youth
• Recognizes the uniqueness and interest of all children and youth and assists them to successfully achieve their goals at camp
• Assist with plans, coordinates and executes camp wide theme days and special events
• Ensure all communication with all YMCA staff, volunteers, families, partners and the public is professional and courteous at all times
|Youth ; High School Students||Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Palermo Public School, Valens Conservation||Required|
|Gabrielle's Ride Family Cycling Event Volunteer||Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton||Seeking energetic volunteers of all ages duties will include event set up, water station and route marshalls, site volunteers, registration desk, kids and family fun zone and traffic control.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Sixteen Mile Sports Complex, 3070 Neyagawa Blvd, Oakville ON||Not Required|
|ChangeTheWorld: Earth Day Activity Volunteer||Willow Park Ecology Centre||Assist with activity stations during Earth Day Event.
• Oversee interactive learning stations
• Lead park tours
• Assist with activities
• Help with kids’ educational programs
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown and Brampton, just west of Winston Churchill)||Not Required|
|ChangeTheWorld: Restoration and Monitoring Volunteer||Willow Park Ecology Centre||• Restore park after Ice Storm damage
• Assist with wildlife monitoring programs
• Learn how and help Measure and ID trees
• Maintain vital trails system for the park
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families||Willow Park, off Mary Street, Norval||Not Required|
|Volunteers||Willow Park Ecology Centre||Volunteers would assist with pathway maintenance, park clean up, planting trees, shrubs, and general help as needed. Special planting days for aquatics in wetland and other special days such as Earth Day, Butterfly Day, & Organic Gardening Day. Call for specific information.
New: Tree monitoring - locate, identify, measure, and monitor trees in the park.
|Willow Park, off Mary Street, Norval||Not Required|
|Front of House Volunteer||Musikay||Welcome patrons, manage ticket sale table, hand programs out, usher patron to seats, help setup and clean the stage for larger productions, help with patron's data compilation. Assist with post-concert receptions.||Youth ; High School Students||Downtown and North Oakville||Not Required|
|Colour of Hope Committee Members||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||Be a colour enthusiast for a great cause! The most vibrant and exhilarating event is coming to Halton! The Canadian Cancer Society is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join their leadership committee for the new, non-competitive Colours of Hope 5 km event that will be held on July 20th 2014 at Kelso Quarry in Milton. Ideal candidates must be organized and have a passion for working as part of a team in a lively, outdoor, festival environment. Volunteers will have a burning desire to spread the spirit of hope by encouraging participants throughout the event. Experience in event planning and knowledge of similar charitable events an asset. Specific areas of need will be focusing on food, equipment, team recruitment, marketing, and sponsorship. Meetings will be held in Oakville on a monthly basis in the evenings.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Kelso Quarry - MIlton||Not Required|
|Board Member - Treasurer||Family Place (The) - Oakville, Heritage Glen Elementary School, Licensed Child Care Program||If you have a knack for accounting, organizational skills, fundraising, or special event planning, and if you currently reside in Halton and are interested in giving back to your community, we would be interested in hearing from you. This position is ideal for professionals or retired individuals.
We are governed by a Policy Board made up of a maximum of 11 volunteers, a mixture of parents and community members. Our board meets approximately 7 times per year, in the evening, and the average time commitment for our board members is only two to four hours per month.
|Meetings alternate between our two site locations in Milton and Oakville.||Not Required|
|Infant Food Bank Host and Organizer||Milton Community Resource Centre||What better to celebrate a birthday/anniversary/event than helping those in need.
If you are organizing or hosting personal or organizational events consider adding the Infant Food Bank as part of your plans. Simply ask your guests/participants to bring in a donation for the Infant Food Bank – diapers, formula, cereal or jars of baby food.
MCRC will provide posters and information about the Infant Food Bank and, if you like, a container for your guests to fill. You can drop your collected donations off to 410 Bronte Street South, Milton or we can arrange to pick them up.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||At your personal or organizational event||Not 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.||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|
|ChangeTheWorld: Mercedes-Benz Oakville 10k Run Volunteer||Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton||Race Kit Pickup - April 25: 4pm-8pm
Race Kit Pickup - April 26: 10am-4pm
Setup Crew - April 26: 12pm-6pm
Setup Crew - April 27: 5:30am-8:30am
Registration - April 27: 6am-8:30am
Course Marshal - April 27: 6:30am-12pm
Start/Finish Line - April 27: 6am-1pm
Tear Down Crew - April 27: 12pm-5pm
|Youth ; High School Students||Not Required|
|Committee Members Great Ride 'n' Stride Milton||Canadian Cancer Society, 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|
|Special Events Set-up||Museums of Burlington, Ireland House at Oakridge Farm||Volunteer would: assist with the set-up & take down for Museum events; must be physically capable of lifting & moving heavy items.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Ireland House Museum and Joseph Brant Museum||Required|
|IMPACT Volunteer Team Member||Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation||There are various volunteer roles available including administrative support and representing the Foundation in the Community at various events and festivals throughout the year. Some of the Foundation’s events include the annual Crystal Ball Gala and the Amazing Bed Race and many more.||Adults aged 18 and up||Required|
|Volunteer||ErinoakKids, Centre for Treatment and Development||The following are some examples of the programs that are assisted by volunteers:
Direct Support - working with clients and clinicians/therapists
Audiology, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Vision Services, Intensive Behavioural Services, Medical Services, Communication Services (i.e.clinics, hydrotherapy, printing and typing, classroom support, summer camps, social skills groups, etc.)
Psychology & Psycho-educational Services, Special Services at Home, Transition Services, Nursing Services, Assistive Devices Resource Services, Caregiver Education Services, Community Participation and Engagement, Respite Services, Specialty Clinics, Recreation Therapy (Music, Drama), Early Childhood Education Services, Behaviour Consultation/ Therapy, Social Work (i.e.Respite Camp, Brothers and Sisters Day, Teen Drop-In, Dances, Skating, Cooking, book club, music, baseball, games nights, drama productions, music groups, etc.)
Indirect Support - working behind the scenes to ensure that all services and operational needs function smoothly in support of our children and families
Administrative Support - Clerical, Information and Resource Centre, data entry, photocopying, reception, mailings, etc.
Fundraising - assisting with the profile raising and fundraising endeavours at EOK events and third party events.
Group Volunteering - Group volunteer days with corporations, teams, or community groups
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Burloak site - International Blvd, Burlington, Respite site - Oakville, Bristol site - 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|
|Fundraising||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton||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|
|Youth Volunteer||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton||Help out with activities in the program such as: crafts, ceramics, baking, carpet bowling, bingo, sing alongs, group discussions, one on one reminiscing, shuffleboard, bocce ball, word games, drama, exercise classes, current affairs, trivia, manicures, board games
Help out with various everyday tasks such as setting up for lunch, cleaning up after lunch
|Youth ; High School Students||2 Locations in Oakville: Central: 53 Bond St and 2521 Dundas St. West (Palermo)||Required|
|Special Event Support||Museums of Burlington, 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 Museum||Required|
|Special Event Support||Museums of Burlington, Ireland House at Oakridge Farm||Assist with set up and take down of event and with any of the following activities: staffing activity and refreshment tables; take admissions/ticket sales; children's games and activities; front reception desk and gift shop sales; providing tours in the museum; parking.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Ireland House Museum and/or Joseph Brant Museum||Required|
|Wingfest Committee Member||Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Halton Regional Chapter||• Attend and participate in meetings as scheduled
• Develop and implement local fundraising projects deemed essential to achieving revenue generation
• Take an active leadership role in the success of the planned event(s)
• Assist in the planning and evaluation of the event(s)
• Schedule volunteers, committee members and staff to attend events
• Solicit sponsorship and donations
• Attend various events and assist with the execution of the event plan
• Engage with event participants to ensure high level of satisfaction
|Adults aged 18 and up||Halton Region||Not Required|
|Convenor of Special Events||Oakville Girls Softball Association||In 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|
|Doors Open 2014 Burlington Site Greeters||Doors Open Burlington||Greet, count and direct the public who come to the sites. Educate the public about the overall Doors Open programme and direct them to other sites. Volunteers are not required to give tours of the site, that will be done by site specific volunteers.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||You will be volunteering at one site per shift, where possible we try to place a site of your choice||Not Required|
|Event Planning Volunteers "Race for Teens At Risk" 10/5K||Drew Hildebrand Teen Benefit Fund||Assist with sponsorship/donations/prizes for our upcoming Race.
Create community awareness about our charity message, programs and becoming involved with our event to help Teens At-Risk in Halton.
|Adults aged 18 and up||Meetings held between Burlington, Oakville and Mississauga|
|Student Volunteer||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton||There are many opportunities for students such as:
1)help with computer work
2)assist staff with one to one activities such as reading, talking, doing manicures, puzzles, crafts, cards
3) assist staff with program activities such as carpet bowling, shuffle board, horseshoes, trivia
4)assist by helping with the day to day organizational chores such as set up, clean up, laundry, tidying, crafts, bulletin boards
5) help with special events such as Christmas party, garage sale, fundraising events.
|Youth ; High School Students||53 Bond Street or Palermo United Church (Bronte Road and Dundas) Oakville, On||Required|
|North BurLINKton Seniors Lunch Volunteer||Community Development Halton||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||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|
|Day of Volunteers "Race for Teens At Risk"||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.
Collect Donations and Raffle Tickets
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Coronation Park, Oakville|
|Chill Zone Volunteer||Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton||Great opportunity to get your 40 hours done, helping in an after school program from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.
Responsibilities include helping with homework, crafts and games.
|Youth ; High School Students||Burlington||Required|
|Volunteer Assistant||Oakville Community Centre for Peace, Ecology and Human Rights||Volunteers will assist coordinator in campaign development and fundraising.||Youth ; High School Students||Not 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|
|Community Event Day Programs leaders - helpers||Willow Park Ecology Centre||During Community Event Day Programs volunteers can look forward to helping with interactive stations, kids programs and crafts, leading tours, assisting with theme specific activities and taking pictures for the Willow Park records and online postings.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown and Brampton, just west of Winston Churchill)|
|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|
|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 Volunteers||Halton Women's Place, 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 & 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|