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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Special Steps Volunteer (Burlington)||Acclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office||To provide companionship, emotional and social stimulation in the form of a home visit, outing/drive or a walk with clients who are experiencing memory loss. In home regular visits weekly, biweekly or bimonthly for as little as 1 hour. Volunteer could also provide some caregiver relief to spouse or family member simply by visiting.
Volunteers are often matched with seniors with similar interests and volunteers level of comfort with suggested client match (degree of memory challenge, male or female client, and frequency of, or activities preferred during, visits).
We try to match you to a client who is close to your home/work.
Volunteer opportunity great for college students.
|Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||Client's home or retirement home||Required|
|Special Steps Volunteer (Oakville)||Acclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office||To provide companionship, emotional and social stimulation in the form of a home visit, outing/drive or a walk with friendly, happy Seniors who are experiencing some degree of memory loss. In home regular visits weekly, biweekly or (or more frequently if you can) for as little as 1 hour. Volunteers often provide caregiver relief to spouse or family member through their visits.
Volunteers are matched with seniors with similar interests and volunteer can dictate level of comfort with suggested client match (type of client challenges and frequency of visits).
Duties are in volunteers' own community.
Volunteer opportunity great for college or university students, stay at home Mum's with school aged children and/or retired persons.
|Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||Client's home or retirement home||Required|
|Special Steps/Friendly Visiting Oakville or Burlington||Acclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office||Visit once every week for 1-3 hours. Volunteers are needed to provide in home visits or to take clients out for short walks or drives to the mall, lakeshore, driving range, RBG/areas of interest, go shopping or have a coffee (you decide). Clients often have various challenges which cause social isolation and may include physical limitations or memory impairments – but matches are based on previous experience, area of interest and comfort level. Ongoing support from a supervisor is always available but this is an independent position.
Exercise Program is for balance challenged Seniors living in Burlington. Volunteers will be trained in a free half day training session and certified with the CCAA. Time commitment after training is 1 hr per week for 12 wk cycles with one client. One year commitment is required for free training.
|People with a physical disability ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Oakville OR Burlington||Required|
|Youth Programs||Halton Healthcare Services, Oakville - 327 Reynolds St - Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital - Volunteer Services||The Hospital administers a Fall/Winter Youth after school program and in weekends for students aged 14 to 18 years of age. They provide help in various area of the hospital particularly in-patient services.
One 2-3 hour shift per week. More than one shift is possible.
|Volunteer Visitor||Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Oakville Location||Volunteers will provide socialization and companionship through weekly visits with clients. Through activities (games, puzzles,crafts),walking and reminiscing, volunteers will share quality time that will have a positive impact on the client as well as the caregiver by providing short periods of respite through the visits.||Youth ; High School Students||Within the clients home. Matches will be made based on geography as well||Required|
|Friendly Visitor||Community Living Burlington||Volunteer with individuals both one to one and in groups. May include reading books, assisting with computer or reading skills, etc. May assist employees while attending events or activities in the community such as; going to the movies, shopping, walks in the community etc.||3057 Mainway, Burlington||Required|
|Home Support Exercise Supervising Volunteer||Acclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office||Free 4 hour training is provided so that volunteers are certified to supervise one client in their own home while they perform the Home Support Exercise Program ( HSEP ). Visits are made once per week and will normally last close to one hour. Volunteers will be matched with each client for a 12 week cycle. Volunteers should plan to commit to be available for at least one calendar year of service.||Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||At your convenience, close to your work or home, in the clients home. ** BURLINGTON ONLY **||Required|
|Hospice Volunteer||Ian Anderson House||Looking for volunteers to answer phone, transfer calls, take messages, as well as answering door, welcoming visitors, escorting visitors to residents rooms. Taking, coffee, tea, snacks to residents rooms. Light housekeeping. Offering support to families.||Adults aged 18 and up||Required|
|Alzheimer Services Volunteer||Acclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office||Under the direction of program staff, the volunteer assists in the delivery of therapeutic social and recreational activities for memory impaired seniors participating in the seniors day program.||Adults aged 18 and up||1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville & 760 Brant Street, Burlington||Required|
|Elder Life Program Volunteer||Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington - North Shore Blvd||Volunteers will be part of the HELP team to provide social support, mental stimulation,daily walking & exercise to elderly patients preparing to discharge from the hospital.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Required|
|Friendly Visitor||Links2Care, Georgetown - Armstrong Ave - Georgetown Office, Community Social Services Programs||To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes or to go on outings in the community.
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Visits are in client homes. Location of client's homes varies by community.||Required|
|Hospital Volunteer - Adult||Halton Healthcare Services, Georgetown - Georgetown Hospital||Hospital volunteers assist in the emergency department, diagnostic imaging, chronic care, medical surgical wards, gift shop and coffee kiosk, information desk and fundraising functions depending upon availability and openings.||Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Not Required|
|Coffee Shop Mini-Market OSCaR's Place Volunteer||Oakville Senior Citizens Residence||OSCaR's Place volunteers serve seniors and visitors. They assist clients with groceries within the shop, serve refreshments, work as cashier, socialize with patrons and be part of a vibrant team.||Youth ; High School Students||Required|
|General Volunteer||Oakville Senior Citizens Residence||Volunteer will assist in the Activation/Volunteer Department with seniors' programs and duties as assigned.
I.e., office assistance, friendly visiting, assisting in activities, escorts to appointments, reading, library, computer, etc. Assignments will be based on volunteer skills and interests and department need.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Required|
|Lunch-Time Assistant||S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond St||Help to clean up the kitchen and set tables for lunch. Assist with serving clients lunch. Assist with cleanup, loading dishwasher. Start the laundry after lunch.||People with a hearing impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||S.E.N.A.C.A.'s Central Location: 53 Bond St. (Kerr/Rebecca Streets) Oakville||Required|
|Recreation Volunteer||Hampton Terrace Care Centre, Long Term Care Facility||1:1 visits with residents; reading, playing, cards, chatting.
Participate in programs with residents.
Go on trips with residents and activity staff.
Participate in big events run by home.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Families||75 Plains Rd West, Burlington ON||Required|
|Student Volunteer||S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond St||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|
|Art to Colour Volunteer||Halton. Social and Community Services Department, Burlington - Corporate Dr - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Facility||Conduct a group of Resident through a colouring project on a weekly basis.
Residents benefit from social interaction and use of fine motor skills.
|Creek Way Village, 5200 Corporate Drive, Burlington||Required|
|Friendly Visitor Volunteer||Halton. Social and Community Services Department, Burlington - Corporate Dr - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Facility||To provide social, physical, spiritual or intellectual stimulation on a one on one basis to residents. Visit residents as assigned by manager. Meet, talk, interact with residents. Assist residents to interact with others and participate in activities. Go for walks, read and conversations with residents.||Creek Way Village||Required|