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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|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|
|Lowville Winter Games Volunteer||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Lowville Winter Games||Volunteers will assist by supervising your favourite winter sports, set-up and tear down||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Lowville Park, Guelph Line & Britannia Rd, Burlington|
|New Year’s Day Volunteer||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department||Volunteers will assist with set-up, running games and activities, and tear down||Tansley Woods Community Centre, 1996 Itabashi Way, Burlington, ON|
|Leadership Volunteers - Info/Open House||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||At this information night, you will learn about the different roles available for these 2 leadership committees.||Adults aged 18 and up||Milton||Not Required|
|Infant Food Bank Host and Organizer||Milton Community Resource Centre||What better to celebrate the festive season than helping those in need.
If you are organizing or hosting personal (birthday party, family gathering, etc) 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|
|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|
|Turkey Drive volunteer||Food for Life Canada||We are asking students, churches, individuals, and companies to participate as volunteers. We need your assistance in asking prospective shoppers to donate a turkey to Food for Life and help a hungry family this holiday season.
- Loblaws, Real Canadian Superstore 201 Oak Park Blvd (Trafalgar & Dundas)
- Fortinos (South Oakville Store) 173 Lakeshore Road W. Oakville
- Fortinos (New St Store) 5111 New St, Burlington
- Fortinos (Appleby Store) 2515 Appleby Line, Burlington (Appleby & Dundas)
- Fortinos (Upper Middle Store) 2025 Guelph Line, Burlington
- Fortinos (Plains Road Store) 1059 Plains Rd. E., Burlington
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups||Loblaws and Fortinos stores in Burlington and Oakville||Not 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|
|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 programs such as getting people to their cancer related treatments.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||June 6 - Burlington, June 13 in Milton, June 20 in Oakville||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|
|HALTON HEROS Committee Member||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||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. Specific areas on Committee will be focusing on sponsorship i.e. food, equipment, monetary and marketing.
||Adults aged 18 and up||meetings are held at the Oakville Office||Not Required|
|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|
|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|
|Various Volunteer Positions||Darling Home for Kids||- 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|
|Gala Event Committee Member||Darling Home for Kids||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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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 ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||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|
|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|
|Band Night Event Assistant||YMCA of Hamilton / Burlington / Brantford, Ron Edwards Family YMCA, The Underground, YMCA Youth Resource Drop-In Centre||For all our regular band nights and events
-Assisting with set up for the event, including tables, chairs, lighting, sound system and curtains. -Assisting with door ticket sales, concession sales, minor "security" (checking wristbands).
-Tearing down and clean (reverse of set up duties including sweeping, mopping)
|Youth ; High School Students||Ron Edwards Family YMCA - Burlington||Not Required|
|Charity Golf Committee Members||Darling Home for Kids||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|
|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|
|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|
|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|