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|Position Title||Organization Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|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|
|YMCA Healthy Kids Day Event Volunteer||YMCA of Oakville||• Assist with set up and tear down of equipment
• Assist instructors with games and activities
• Supervise activity areas
• Assist as a door greeter
• Assist with crowds and directing visitors to desired activities
• BBQ food prep
• BBQ ticket sales
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Peter Gilgan Family YMCA 410 Rebecca Street Oakville Ontario|
|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|
|Food Drive Assistant||Salvation Army, Oakville Community and Family Services||-Distribute food collection bags (leave one bag per household in the mailbox or on the doorstep) between May 29th & June 3rd (can be an independent or a group activity)
-Go door-to-door and collect food donations between 11am & 1pm on Sunday June 9. You can sign up individually, or as a group! (Please specify in your response)
-Drive your own vehicle in the designated map area with your team on Sunday, June 9, so that food donations can be loaded and transported back to the food bank
|Youth ; Families ; Community Groups||Oakville - SW Oakville and Bronte Community|
|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|
|Lunch Money Tuesday event volunteer||Food for Life Canada||Work as part of a team of canvassers at one of 6 GO Train stations in Halton, asking commuters to donate to our Lunch Money Tuesday fund raising event.||Anyone ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups||GO Train Stations in Halton (Burlington, Appleby, Oakville, Bronte, Milton, Georgetown)||Not Required|
|Special Event Volunteer||Food for Life Canada||Ask Go Train commuters to donate their "Lunch Money" to Food for Life on May 28th, 2013, hand out flyers and collect money in containers||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) ; Families||GO trains station in Halton ( Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Georgetown)||Not 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)|
|Lunafest Event Support||Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services of Halton||SAVIS is looking for youth 16+ to help us with our upcoming fundraiser, Lunafest. Greeting guests as they arrive, taking tickets, selling snacks, tidying up after event.||Youth ; High School Students||Not Required|
|Special May Youth Volunteer Thursdays||Willow Park Ecology Centre||In 2013 Willow Park developed, Special May Youth Volunteer Thursdays held after school from 4:00-6:00pm on all five Thursdays in May.||Youth ; High School Students||Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown and Brampton, just west of Winston Churchill)|
|Booksale Help||Oakville Literacy Council||Sorting books, packing boxes, recycling, lifting boxes. On set up day: we need a team of strong people to lift boxes of books, transport them using dollies to the Rehearsal Hall, set up tables. On take down day, we need strong people to lift boxes onto a truck. General helpers at all times are need to pack books into boxes.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre, 2302 Bridge Road, Oakville||Required|
|In-Community Shaker Sign Volunteer||Canadian Blood Services, Blood Donor Clinics, Burlington||● Stand on the sidewalk in front of the Canadian Blood Services clinic.
● If prospective donors stop to ask questions, direct them to the clinic.
● Communicate with In-Clinic volunteers and Donor Services Representatives to distinguish if and how many donors are donating due to the shaker sign (tracking)
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups||1250 Brant Street, Burlington||Not Required|
|In-Community Volunteer: Public Awareness||Canadian Blood Services, Blood Donor Clinics, Burlington||• 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|
|Front of House Volunteer||Oakville Ensemble||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.||Downtown and North Oakville||Not Required|
|Golf Tournament Helper||Halton Family Services||Registration, putting contest, ticket sales, hole in one ... general support||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Millcroft Golf and Country Club, Burlington||Not Required|
|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|
|Environmental Education Program Assistant||Willow Park Ecology Centre||Assist with set up and clean up for educational activities.
Assist in delivery of educational activities for summer drop-in and special event programs.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Willow Park Ecology Centre is located in Norval ON. There is no public transit to the location||Required|
|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|
|Chill Zone Sports Instructor||Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton||Volunteer Sport Instructor will commit to one full week in the summer. The program takes place from 9:30am-11:30am. The instructor will be present the full two hours and will be in charge of leading a skill development session that they have created from 10am - 11am. Each day the session will take place at a new North Burlington location and the volunteer will be responsible for meeting us at that location. The sport equipment will be provided by Chill Zone.||Youth ; High School Students||Burlington, TBA||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|
|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|
|Youth Volunteer||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton Incorporated||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|
|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|
|Seniors' Centre Volunteer||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Burlington Seniors' Centre||Many varied activities which may include: help setting tables preparing coffee, tea, arranging food on platters and tables. Some food preparation (no cooking). Assisting team with cleanup.||Youth ; High School Students||Not Required|
|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|
|Volunteer||ErinoakKids, Centre for Treatment and Development||The following are some examples of the programs that are assisted by volunteers:
Direct Support (working with children 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)
Clerical, Information and Resource Centre, data entry, photocopying, reception, mailings, etc.
ErinoakKids Foundation (assisting with the profile raising and fundraising endeavours of our Foundation and other third party events to benefit ErinoakKids)
Holiday festivities, HOG (Harley Owners Group) Ride, Dinner and Dance, Golf Tournaments, etc.
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|
|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|
|Various Volunteer Positions||Darling Home for Kids (The)||- assisting with recreation therapy programs (arts and crafts, reading, baking, outdoor games)
- administrative support
- gardening/maintenance of the home
- special events and fundraising (golf tournament and Comfort & Joy Gala)
- Comfort & Joy Gala Committee Members
|Youth ; High School Students||5657 15th Side Road, Milton Ontario||Required|
|Special Event Support||Burlington Museums, 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||Ireland House, and/or Joseph Brant Museum||Required|
|Special Events Set-up||Burlington Museums, 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. Most often events are scheduled to start early in the day - 8:00 a.m. and end at 4:00pm.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Ireland House at Oakridge Farm and Joseph Brant Museum||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||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|
|Student Volunteer||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton Incorporated||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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Volunteer Assistant||Oakville Community Centre for Peace, Ecology and Human Rights||Volunteers will assist coordinator in campaign development and fundraising.||Not Required|