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- maintain the playroom as a safe, clean and enjoyable space
- supervise and play with children in a positive and appropriate manner.
Volunteers will be with staff and a group of up to 30 children. Seven locations to become involved at.
• Commitment to creating safe environments for girls, both emotionally and physically
• Communicate with parents/guardians
• Adhere to the Girl Guide Code of Conduct and Safe Guide
• Have fun
When you join Girl Guides as an adult volunteer, you’re embarking on an exciting journey. Each year from September to May, you’ll have the opportunity to help shape the next generation of girls through weekly activities, fun outings and programming that’s girl-centric, fun and engaging. There are so many possibilities! Your unit could go on an outdoor scavenger hunt, have a sleepover at a science museum or plant a tree. Our dynamic programming offers plenty of opportunities for you and your fellow Guiders to be creative and ignite the minds of girls.
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.
Based on your background, expertise & special interest, you could help with various organizational initiatives such as marketing, communication, social media, event management & coordination, youth & community engagement, fundraising, donations, program support, administrative support, coaching, recreation, program activities, teaching assistance, education support, general assistance, transportation, food prep, kitchen work, meal preparation, usher, server, games, sports etc.
- Help with interactive stations, kids programs, and crafts
- Lead tours
- Assist with theme specific activities
- Take pictures for the Willow Park records and online postings
Event activities may include a drumming circle, crafts for families, scavenger hunts, weather-related activities. Volunteers are encouraged to present ideas for crafts. nature games or other activities that can be done outdoors. Volunteers needed in the planning stages and to help on the day of the event.
Yearly events are Maple Syrup Day, Earth Day, Wildlife Day, Nature in the fall with Pumpkins, Birds of Hungry Hollow, Biodiversity Day.
Kids Nature Mornings in July and August called "Discovering Our Friends in Nature" consists of a themed discovery of local animals and plants. Activities may include nature walks and exploration, handicrafts, caring for nature - stewardship, games.
Summer camp days in July and August give volunteers the opportunity to learn about local ecology and nature interpretation, engage children in outdoor nature exploration and nature crafts.
New: Tree monitoring - locate, identify, measure, and monitor trees in the park.
Stewardship Committee - planning and supervising
• Learn how and help measure and ID trees
• Maintain vital trails system for the park
• Identify and remove invasive plants
Those who step forward to help with gardening learn about water efficiency, and what plants are habitat or food for which wildlife and important insect species. Also, will learn what plants are invaders that overrun our local natural spaces if not kept in check through removal and replacement plantings.
The learning occurs while engaged in hands-on projects that may include getting your hands dirty while digging, planting, weeding, watering. Then, take a walk in the park and watch your work grow! The Park is a great place to meet others while enjoying the outdoors!
* On-route Course Marshal
* Sweep Pacer - we are seeking two individuals, one Sweep Pacer will be assigned to the 10K Race, the other to the Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon. -- the role of the Sweep Pacer is to follow each race and aid any runners seeking assistance, update the event staff via radio, and to advise the team when the last participant crosses the finish line.
* Bus Volunteer - if you are 18 or older
* Runner’s Expo Volunteer Assistant
* Photographer Volunteer
We have a wide variety of options for you to choose from. If you are an Ontario high school student looking to get an early start on your community service hours, look no further!
Non-students, Oakville residents and beyond are all welcome to join the fun of Race Weekend. Sign up here today: www.oakvillehalfmarathon.com/volunteers/
If you have any questions or concerns feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (905)-949-1910 ext. 231.
We are currently in search of many more Course Marshals to be stationed along the route on Sunday. The shift time would be from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM and will change slightly depending on your assigned location. All Course Marshals are required to attend a mandatory training session which they will be notified about via email closer to Race Weekend. We could also use assistance at our Runner’s Expo and start/finish area both taking place in Coronation Park, Oakville.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are able to assist with an aid station, cheer station or other areas please contact us directly at 905-949-1910 ext. 235. ‘Cheer Stations’ will be located between aid stations so if you have a group with lots of spirit and energy that want to be an official ‘Cheer Station’, let us know! Groups can include friends, family, a team, a cheerleading squad, a group of office friends, etc.
Interested groups should email directly email@example.com
Assisting with loading and unloading of merchandise from donor locations to ReStore receiving docks
Assisting with moving merchandise onto the sales floor
Assisting with the training of new Volunteer Driver Assistants and Drivers when required
Assisting with documenting and verifying items picked-up
- Requires some physical strength to perform tasks as assigned
- Able to take direction as required and seek out guidance on projects.
- Perform assigned duties on renovation sites
- Work in collaboration with fellow Crew Members and affiliate staff.
- Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all time.
- Strive for quality
- Ensure safety on site at all times.
- Contribute to a positive and rewarding work environment for all.
- May need to load and unload delivery vehicles
• Ensure the merchandise is presented in a tidy, clean and organized manner to encourage sales
• Responsible to know what merchandise is currently on the shelves
• Be able to respond to customer inquiries regarding merchandise when needed
• Assist with loading and unloading donated merchandise from/to customers’ vehicles
• Actively approach customers to help them find items they are looking for
• Be courteous, respectful and professional to both the customer and your fellow volunteers
• Train and provide support to all new volunteers as required
• Ensure work area is clean, tidy and safe at all times
• Assist in providing information on Habitat for Humanity and making referrals when appropriate
• Other duties as required.
Provide customer service
Help with general housekeeping tasks
Assist with pick ups
Repair damaged items and assembles products to sell in the ReStore
- Prior to taking the shuttle out on the road, complete a safety inspection report including a walk around of the vehicle to ensure it is in good physical/safe condition(lights, brakes, flashers, scratches, etc). Post-driving inspections are also done to ensure the vehicle is returned in the same condition or, it is noted that repairs/maintenance need to be made prior to it’s next scheduled run. If repairs need to be addressed, notification must be made to the volunteer department at time immediately.
- Check the volunteer schedule for registrations to ensure all volunteers are accounted for to and from trips and notify the volunteer department of any discrepancies
- Adhere to all local traffic and parking by-laws (including provincial & municipal)
The running group will be targeted to our youth in care between the ages of 12-18.
The youth will learn to run 5kms and complete a 5km run
The group will also have an educational component with weekly presentations on key health issues.
Each youth will be set up with a mentor to run alongside.
time monthly to deliver library materials to the homes of individuals who are not able to
visit the library due to age, ill health or disability.
The volunteer position would appeal to an individual who enjoys interacting with
- Pick up selection of library materials from the Georgetown Branch and deliver to
individuals or seniors residences; return previous selection to the library.
- Refer changes in individual’s needs (e.g. material format, schedule, etc.) to the
Library on Wheels Coordinator.
• Provide specific and relevant feedback to participants for assist instructing
• Take an initiative to assist Aquatic staff in setting up and cleaning up all daily activities
• Scan all participants and area around them always for safety purpose
Completion and current Bronze Cross & Emergency or Standard First Aid with CPR B or C certificate
• Understands the scope of the fitness class and participation capabilities
• Be prepared to modify class to suit needs of participants
• Ensure all equipment is safe and report any issues to Team Leader of HFR
- Play/read to toddlers and young children
- Assist with set-up/tidying of room
- Learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
Training is provided and all expenses are covered. You are welcome to join our activities. Make some new friends, get some exercise, commune with nature or stretch your artistic talents, all while giving back to your community.
Shifts are flexible and are offered throughout the region.
Lived mental health experience considered an asset.
• Reporting to the designated depot at the assigned time
• Picking up route list, and meals, etc.
• Delivering meals to assigned clients, dropping off notices etc. within expected time frames
• Ensuring that meals are received by the client at the time of delivery or following previously made arrangements or procedures
• Talking with the client to observe that they are safe and all is well
• Returning containers and any money collected to the designated depot
• Returning any undeliverable meals to the designated depot
b) Maintain confidentiality of route sheets
c) Submission of expense claim form as required
d) Use “MOW” car sign to facilitate parking and to increase community awareness of the program
e) Report to the supervisor any concerns regarding the well-being of the clients
f) Attend in-service training as arranged by the branch, including initial orientation
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.
Driver assistants help pick up items from designated locations. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Assistant minimum age - 16 years.
Volunteers must have completed grade 8.
Assist staff with the organization of resource materials.
- greet, welcome customers
- assist customers in finding gifts or products
- learn product features and artisan information
- share the mission of Ten Thousand Villages
2. Operate the computerized cash register to ring in purchases, handling cash and credit cards.
3. Assist the Store Manager with keeping the store neat, clean and attractive and restocking inventory.
- Following an established sequence in a historical research project, province by province
- Literature Searcher in relevant journals and publications including government documents
- Interviewer to gather verbal and personal testimony
- There may be a request for assistance with some archival duties with materials from the 1970s/1980s.
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, Spanish,Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Cantonese, Russian, German speaking men and women in Halton.
- Historic building low maintenance
- Vegetable garden care
- Parking attendant
- Working with the public, our clientele at special events. i.e. crowd maintenance
- Other duties as they become available
Our Board meets approximately ten times a year in Oakville for 2 hour meetings from 6-8PM. Board members also participate in one Committee of the Board that convenes outside of meetings of the Board. Enthusiasm and time to devote to the agency are essential (average of 5 hours per month).
If you live in the community Links2Care serves and are interested in joining the Links2Care Board to support seniors and adults with disabilities, children and families and people in need, then please submit your resume and expression of interest to:
Chair, Governance Committee, Links2Care Board of Directors, c/o firstname.lastname@example.org indicating Board Recruitment-CPA in the subject line.
We welcome individuals interested in steering our organization. Experience in strategic planning, finance/accounting, marketing, law, compensation, information technology, risk management, and some knowledge of social and health services are assets.
Our Board meets approximately ten times a year for 2 hour meetings from 6-8PM. Board members also participate in one Committee of the Board that convenes outside of meetings of the Board. Enthusiasm and time to devote to the agency are essential (average of 5 hours per month).
We welcome your interest in joining the Links2Care Board to support seniors and adults with disabilities, children and families, and people in need in your community. Please submit your resume and expression of interest to:
Chair, Governance Committee, Links2Care Board of Directors, c/o email@example.com and indicate: Board Recruitment-Halton Hills in the subject line.
- Strong interest in the environment, community history or citizen action; We are looking for diverse members.
- Engage in discussion, planning, advising, brainstorming and assisting in developing bylaws and new structures as needed with our new Not-for-Profit status; and support of this year's projects as follows: and supporting the development of a documentary and a student level book about the citizen action in the 1970s and 1980s that led to Burlington being the first municipality in Canada to hire a contractor for an ongoing curbside recycling program.
• Responsible to coordinate tools required for the day’s activity and return tools to the Tool Crib Attendant.
• Ensure safety onsite at all times.
• Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all time.
• Maintain quality build standards in collaboration with the Site Foreperson and Construction Manager.
• May be required to load and unload delivery vehicles
• Must bring a cooperative and enthusiastic attitude to the construction site
• Able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs and possess reasonable agility to do necessary physical labour.
• Willingness and ability to learn new skills.
● May be required to test large appliances
● Adhere a “tested” sticker to the items tested – with date tested, name and any comments;
● Train and mentor new volunteers as required;
● Ensure work area is clean, tidy and safe at all times;
● Be able to respond to customer inquiries regarding electrical products when needed;
● Assist in providing information on Habitat for Humanity and making referrals when appropriate
● Work collaboratively with other volunteers
● Other duties as required
- Participate in fulfilling the HFH Halton volunteer department goals as set out in the Strategic Plan
- Schedule and Chair “Recognition Planning” meetings as required
- Lead the Volunteer Relations Committee in post-event debriefings
- Develop and recommend an affiliate recognition program (BBQ, internal awards etc.)
- Develop an Annual Events Calendar
- Plan, execute and assume the lead role in recognition events (theme, décor, location, food & beverage, supplies, etc. 350+ volunteers & guests)
- Work closely with HFH Halton-Mississauga Staff and Volunteers as required
Visits could include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
-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.
Suitable for Adults and Seniors who have a good driving record.
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, or holistic health nuts.
-Sort and stock our emergency food cupboard
-Helping donors in with their donations
-Volunteers should be able to work standing up for short periods of time.
-Some of the volunteers positions do require some walking, hanging and sorting clothing in the store.
• People able to water, weed and harvest
• Fundraisers and a treasurer
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
Visits can be weekly or every 2 weeks for as little as one hour total time commitment for an in home visit or a couple of hours if you care to take them to an activity in which you share an interest (coffee & shopping, an art show, live music, shopping, bowling or even for a walk by the lake) . By volunteering you may also be providing some much-needed support to a caregiver or family member simply by visiting one of our wonderful clients.
• 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
• Assist in loading the donated items into the Habitat ReStore truck
Twice a month pick up market vegetables.
This position requires moderate lifting and access to a vehicle
courteous and professional service.
- Answer questions or direct to the correct staff person if necessary to appropriately answer.
- To respond to and handle house disturbances.
- To assist anyone who requires assistance or special seating arrangements.
- Other duties as assigned