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Joseph Brant Hospital
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.
Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Drive clients to and from their cancer related medical appointments at hospitals located in Halton, Hamilton and Toronto 
Respond to requests for client rides from the transportation Coordinator 
Confirm travel arrangements with client(s) by phone 
Offer minimal assistance to get clients in and out of the car (no lifting permitted) 
Follow safe driving procedures  
Become familiar with the programs and services provided by the Canadian Cancer Society and share these resources as needed 
Submit required forms regularly  
Provide up-to-date license and insurance information 
Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines including client confidentiality and our 100% smoke free policy 
Friendly, compassionate and sensitive to issues facing people living with cancer
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Milton, Georgetown, Acton, Halton Hills, Calendonia
Provide emotional and social support to adults and their families with a life limiting / terminal diagnosis.  
Volunteers provide an opportunity for the client to be more than a diagnosis; creating a safe place for clients and their families to share the physical, emotional and spiritual changes they are experiencing. A visit might include legacy work, sharing histories, talking of gardening, or sitting quietly. 
Visits usually take place once a week for about 1-2 hours in the client’s home. At times the volunteer may provide respite for the caregiver. Dependent on the client’s ability may take the client out for a walk or a drive as well.
Hospice Visiting Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton
Provide emotional and social support to adults facing life-threatening illnesses. Only a few hours a week can make all the difference! 
- Offer support and companionship 
- Provide much-needed respite for a caregiver 
- Help clients with daily activities, like reading and writing 
- Support those struggling to cope with the loss of their loved one
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
In the client's house, apartment or retirement residence (Oakville, Burlington & North Halton)
Provide social support for lonely, isolated or frail seniors and adults with limited mobility and (for this listing) little to no English language skills. 
 
On a weekly or bi-weekly you can visit one of our wonderful clients' in their home. During your visit you can chat over coffee, play a game of cards, visit the library or museum, run some errands together - like grocery shopping...these are just a few ideas. 
 
You'll be helping keep seniors and psychically challenged adults active, independent and happy.
Wellness Services Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Halton Region
Looking for volunteers trained in the following wellness modalities: RMT, Therapeutic Touch, Reiki etc., able to commit to 1 hour per week or biweekly, providing volunteer wellness services to clients in the community in need. 
Expanding to include hand/arm massage and music therapy.
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Knox Presbyterian Church 170 Main St. E. Milton or Extendicare 9 Lindsay Court, Georgetown
To facilitate an Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton discussion/social group of care partners, family members and friends who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia at our Georgetown or Milton locations.
Volunteer Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Clients' home in Halton
To provide socialization and companionship through weekly home visits with a client in the early to mid stages of Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Through activities like games, puzzles, crafts, music, walking and reminiscing, volunteers will provide quality time that will have a positive impact on the client as well as the caregiver by providing short periods of respite through the visit.
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Organizes (and ideally stores) indoor and outdoor displays and life-size breastfeeding cutouts. 
Plans, prepares, delivers and collects displays for events and initiatives. 
Seeks opportunities for HBFI promotion. 
Coordinates with Event Manager to organize displays at events. 
Requires use of a personal vehicle that can accommodate displays, including life-size cutouts to deliver and collect displays. 
Requires the ability to carry displays. 
Leads workgroup when new displays are necessary (including obtaining quotes, liaising with vendor, preparing and leading design collaboration between the vendor and workgroup).
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Links2Care, Oakville, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client homes. Location of client's homes varies by community.
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. 
Currently looking for English, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, German speaking men and women in Halton. Other languages as needed.
Oakville Strokers
Glen Abbey Community Centre, 1415 Third Line, Oakville, ON L6M 3G2
Assist stroke survivors in the swimming pool and in the pool change rooms.
Olive Us Care, No physical address
Burlington
Volunteers provide up to 10 hours per month of childcare for children age 12 and under in families living with a cancer diagnosis.  
Volunteers provide care in the client family's home so not to uproot the children during an already stressful time in their lives.  
Volunteer time is often spent playing games, making arts & crafts, helping with homework or simply preparing a snack for the children; allowing them to stay in their home environment while giving their parents/caregivers a much needed break from the stresses of a cancer diagnosis in the family.
Canadian Blood Services, Burlington - Power Centre, Blood Donor Clinics
Burlington Donor Centre 1250 Brant St; surrounding areas
Welcome donors to hospitality area of clinic * offer refreshments * give information and updates to donors * answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items * observe donors and watch for adverse reactions * keep hospitality area in good order
Communication Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Oakville 
Halton-Peel Community Aphasia Programs
​Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Mississauga and Brampton
Under the guidance of the Speech Language Pathologist and Communicative Disorders Assistant, the communication volunteer will learn new skills to: 
- Work with small groups of adults with acquired communication disorders 
- Use supportive conversation skills in facilitating discussion groups with clients within our programs 
- Assist clients to understand and participate in various conversational and language-based communication activities  
- Bring forth thoughts and new ideas to the group 
 
Other responsibilities may include: 
- Assisting staff with the set-up and clean-up of program space before and after each session 
- Informing the SLP or CDA in advance when unable to attend a session 
- Maintaining confidentiality within the parameters defined by the Halton-Peel Community Aphasia Programs
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Halton Region
We are looking for group leaders to facilitate tai-chi, dance excercise, hiking groups, trips to the gym or lend us your expertise in your favourite sport. 
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, or holistic health nuts.
Links2Care, Acton, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client home. Location of clients' homes varies by community.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes or to go on outings in the community.  
Visits could include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Group Leaders   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Halton Region
Volunteers required to facilitate ongoing group programming. We strive to host groups that are "safe spaces" for individuals who may not be ready to participate in community activities. We are looking for people to share their craft, favourite hobby or skill with our clients. Computer basics, homework helper, and book/film clubs are all client suggestions. We run our programs in all areas of Halton Region. Please send us an email indicating your availability and area of interest.
Halton Food for Thought, Student Nutrition Programs
Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown
These are some the of the duties our volunteers perform: 
 
-Shopping for food for our programs. 
-On-line ordering of food for our programs. 
-Preparing meals and snacks for students to eat; most programs do not involve cooking, but most have some cutting of fresh fruits and vegetables and minimal preparation of other food items. 
-Setting up for food service which can include setting up chairs and tables, cleaning the eating and food preparation surfaces and putting out dishes and food.  
-Post-program clean up; this can include doing dishes, putting food away, cleaning tables and putting away chairs. 
-Monthly reporting and financial tracking; this involves working with school staff to obtain account balances and submitting totals to HFFT each month.
Joseph Brant Hospital
Joseph Brant Hospital, 1245 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON L7S 0A2
We need adult volunteers to volunteer in our gift shop in the evenings and on weekends.  
Greet and assist with customer purchases, handle money transactions, merchandise products.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
S.E.N.A.C.A.: 53 Bond St. (Kerr & Rebecca corner) Oakville
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.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
Oakville Central: 53 Bond St | Oakville North: 2521 Dundas St. West (Palermo United Church)
Assisting staff with group activities such as: bowling, shuffleboard, golf, boccee ball, cards, tea parties, dancing, baking, crafts, music, serving lunches, serving snacks, drama, gardening,discussion groups, helping with laundry, dishes, etc. 
Provide one to one conversations with clients, give manicures, read stories, reminisce, play cards,etc. 
Bring your own special skills and perhaps start a new interest group.
Joseph Brant Hospital
Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington
Assist feeding patients meals at mealtimes
Oakville Senior Citizens Residence
2220-2222 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville
Assist clients with groceries within the shop, serve refreshments, work as a cashier, socialize with patrons and be part of a vibrant team. This Volunteers position is on an as needed basis, may be called last minute to cover shifts. Must have a flexible schedule.
Program Assistant   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ActiveChefs
Public & Catholic Schools in Halton & Peel and other Community Locations
ActiveChefs is a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) dedicated to promoting health and well-being of children. You will assist ActiveChefs Staff and Instructors with programs and activities (during-school and after-school) for elementary school children (ages 5-12 years) in Halton and Peel Region (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon).
Volunteer ConnectCARE Installer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Healthcare, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Volunteer Services
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital-Main Floor
Install the Connect Care Medical alert base unit for new clients.  
Replace unit batteries and personal help buttons as needed.
St John Ambulance, Oakville - Morden Rd - Milton & Halton Hills Branch
Varies with event
Working within a team you will provide first aid coverage at local events. St. John Ambulance will train you to Medical First Responder status at no fee to you. You will be asked to attend weekly meetings Wednesday evenings where training, event coverage and simulations scenario are conducted.
St John Ambulance, Oakville - Morden Rd - Milton & Halton Hills Branch
Varies with event
Working within a team you will provide first aid coverage at local events. St. John Ambulance will train you to Medical First Responder status at no fee to you. You will be asked to attend weekly meetings Monday evenings where training, event coverage and simulations scenario are conducted.
Independent Living Halton, Deborah's Home and Attendant Outreach Services
Milton, Ontario
Persons with one of the skills listed are urgently needed: 
- A volunteer with Real Estate or Property Management experience is urgently required. 
- Someone with a Legal background would be a great addition to our Board of Directors. 
- A Director with Fundraising experience is urgently required. 
 
Regularly attend and participate in board monthly meetings. Read, review materials that involve the corporation, especially board minutes, reports, and any literature that involves the corporation. Exercise a fiduciary responsibility for the assets, finances and investments of the corporation and exercise due diligence, care and caution as if handling one’s own personal finances.
Darling Home for Kids
Milton
The Frontline Volunteer works alongside the professional care team and provides companionship to enhance the quality of life for our children during their stay at The Darling Home for Kids. Frontline volunteers are involved in our residential and respite programs.  
 
Our Frontline volunteers are with the children at the bedside, during activities, within the Snoezelen area, enjoying arts and crafts, spending time outside, and generally are there to support the child and Frontline staff with whatever activities are going on around the Home.  
 
Frontline volunteers must be at least 20 years of age.
Darling Home for Kids
Milton
Our Peer Frontline Volunteers are instrumental in providing care and interaction to our children. You will be engaging and with children who are medically fragile and/or technology dependent and providing them an experience where they simply get to 'just be kids'.  
 
Activities you may get to assist our kids with are: 
-arts & crafts 
-recreational games 
-board/video games 
-reading to our children 
-going for walks 
-outdoor games and activities 
-meal time preparation and feeding
Canadian Blood Services, Burlington - Power Centre, Blood Donor Clinics
1250 Brant Street, Burlington, Ontario
The need for blood is constant and we welcome donors to help patients in need.
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years
Work is done from volunteer's own home
Contact expectant mother(s)about 2 weeks before due date. Call as necessary once baby arrives home and until mother feels confident and connected with other supports. Share own breastfeeding experience when appropriate to assist new mother in feeling comfortable. Volunteers can seek out advice and support as needed from their Volunteer Coordinator, Public Health Nurses and other breastfeeding resources in the community. All work is done from the volunteer's own home. Volunteers send their client notes to the Health Department upon completion of support.
Ian Anderson House
430 Winston Churchill Blvd., Oakville
Volunteers needed daily: 
- To assist with 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 residents and families
Ian Anderson House
430 Winston Churchill Blvd., Oakville
Looking for weekend volunteers to help out the hospice by answering phone and doors, taking messages, greeting visitors, escorting visitors to rooms, making tea and coffee for visitors and providing support and a listening ear to families going through a difficult time.
Bereavement Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Office: 2370 Speers Road, Oakville. Volunteering: Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton
Offer the support needed to those struggling to cope with the death of a loved one. Wonderful training in one-on-one bereavement support is provided at no cost. After training, our Bereavement Coordinator will match you with a client to visit for 1-2 hours a week for a period of 3 to 12 months (depending on the client's needs), making all the difference in their journey through grief.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Public and Catholic Elementary Schools in Oakville, Milton, Georgetown & Acton
Male volunteer mentors needed for our Game On! (Eat Smart, Play Smart, Live Smart) Program. Suitable for men aged 18-30 years who are dedicated to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle!  
As a Game On! Facilitator your role is to lead a group of 8-10 grade 6 to 8 boys in a 7 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating and feeling positive about themselves.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Public and Catholic Elementary Schools in Oakville, Milton, Georgetown & Acton
Female volunteer mentors needed for our Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program! Suitable for women aged 18-30 years who are dedicated to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle!  
 
As a Go Girls! Facilitator your role is to lead a group of 10-12 grade 6 to 8 girls in a 7 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating and feeling positive about themselves.
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Halton Branch Office, 2345 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville
We are looking for retirees and students from the Health/Social Services (nursing, social work, teachers/facilitators and those who have experience with supporting individuals with dementia) to join our team.  
 
- Under the direction of the Coordinator, Tele-connect Program, make outreach calls to clients who have been diagnosed with a dementia and/or their caregivers.  
- Provide support and socialization to aid in decreased feelings of isolation and depression and increased independence.  
- Educate clients on appropriate resources (brochures, handouts, etc.), and other community programs that may benefit the client and caregiver/family.
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Attend and participate in monthly planning meetings (2 hrs per month). Participate in work groups to create/edit resources, plan and host community events for families.
Canadian Blood Services, Burlington - Power Centre, Blood Donor Clinics
• Assist with set-up and tear-down 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
Canadian Blood Services, Burlington - Power Centre, Blood Donor Clinics
Varies
• Regularly review written volunteer duties and region specific procedures 
• Set up typing stations per Canadian Blood Services standards 
• Ensure identity of participant matches “What’s Your Type?” registration form information 
• Provide ongoing, meaningful conversation to put the participant at ease 
• Explain the procedure and method used to determine ABO grouping 
• Prepare blood grouping trays 
• Obtain capillary sample 
• Determine ABO blood group and Rh factor 
• Monitor the participant and advise supervisor of any participant adverse reactions 
• May be required to perform First Aid or CPR 
• Explain ABO system, Rh factor and the need for blood 
• Ensure proper disposal of bio-hazardous waste
Halton. Social and Community Services, Burlington - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village
To enable as many residents to attend faith based services as possible. Assist residents to and from chapel as directed by Life Enrichment Therapists. Assist during the service by helping with hymn books, prayers etc.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Burlington - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village
Experience a learning opportunity in a geriatric facility,working directly with residents and or clients under the guidance of a staff supervisor.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Burlington - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village
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.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Burlington - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village
To enhance the mealtime experience and encourage residents to increase their food intake. Training provided & staff supervisor on hand at all times.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Burlington - Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village LTCH
- Visit palliative care patients as directed. 
- As time allows, visit with non-palliative patients. 
- Offer activities such as: reading, playing games, walks outside, listening to music, writing  
cards/letters, make a cup of tea or coffee.