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Community Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ActiveChefs
Halton
If you'd like to become actively involved in making a positive contribution in your community, we have various volunteer positions available with ActiveChefs - a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) serving school-age children in various elementary schools & community neighbourhoods covering Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga and Brampton. 
 
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.
ActiveChefs
We are seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to: 
- Help develop, plan & organize special events and support our organizational fundraising activities.  
- Work with other team members to identify, solicit & connect with potential donors, prospects and sponsors.  
- Assist create communications, mailing lists, promotional and marketing materials.  
- Support other initiatives like annual gala, anniversary celebrations, event programming, volunteer & alumni relations, PR and special campaigns, as needed and assigned.  
- Manage highly sensitive financial and other personal information with confidentiality. 
- Willingness and ability to travel and meet deadlines is required.  
 
Prior relevant experience in a similar role especially working with non-profit organizations/charities/charitable foundations/schools is preferred but not necessary. Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and computer proficiency. Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail and sense of urgency. Superb in negotiation and relationship cultivation. Creative-thinker, self-starter with ability to work independently and within a team.
Start2Finish, Burlington
638 Brant Street, Burlington, ON L7R 2H2; 357 Bartos Drive, Oakville, ON L6K 3E5
Some volunteer responsibilities include: 
 
Physical activity: Volunteers lead warm up, running workouts, and other fitness activities while cheering them on and providing encouragement. 
 
Snack: Volunteers help to distribute snack to the students after the physical activity component. 
 
Word of the Day: Volunteers have the opportunity to explain a "Word of the Day” for the whole group. They will share the word selected for that week (as provided in the Director’s Manual) and ask for feedback from the students regarding the definition and how they can use it at some point in their lives. 
 
Journal: Volunteers assist children to record their accomplishments in both running and reading each week. 
 
Reading: Volunteers supervise as children read silently, read one-on-one with children or lead group reading, listen to them read and providing help and encouragement.
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
Fundraising   Oakville 
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
Mainly at our central location 53 Bond St. (Rebecca and Kerr Streets)
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
Pink Ribbon Ambassador   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
various retail locations in Burlington, Milton and Oakville
Pink ribbon ambassadors are the smiling, cheerful volunteers who greet the public and sell pink ribbons for a donation at various retail locations in Burlington, Milton and Oakville from Thursday, September 28 to Sunday, October 1, 2017 Shifts are 2 and 3 hours and students are eligible for community hours.  
We have 17 locations to choose from with a variety of shift times.
Canvasser Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton 
Heart and Stroke, Halton Region Office
Responsibilities: 
• Connect with your neighbours, coworkers, family and friends online or in person with an outreach kit. Ask for donations, as well as share health information and thank donors 
• Attend a training session in January 
• Return your outreach kit and donations in March 
 
Skills/Attributes:  
• Enjoy interacting with people 
• Willing to ask for donations in person and / or online (with training) 
• Able to walk outdoors in February
Links2Care, Georgetown - Guelph St, Community Social Services Programs
Georgetown and Acton area
Drives to deliver meals with or without a runner to seniors and shut-ins in the area. Ensures that all meal components are being delivered. The driver could be expected to deliver meals in apartment buildings. A general knowledge of the Georgetown area is an asset.
St Luke's Anglican Church
3114 Dundas St. West, Oakville ON, L6M 4J3
Volunteers will assist with preparing food for the meal, setting up tables and chairs, setting places, serving food, welcoming guests and/or cleaning up. 
This is a great opportunity to learn new cooking skills in a friendly environment. Our team organizers can show you how to prepare recipes. Volunteers who are not interested in cooking can help with table set up, greeting guests and clean up.
St Luke's Anglican Church
3114 Dundas St. West, Oakville ON, L6M 4J3
Event Assistants help to develop, organize and run a variety of different events with St. Luke's members and staff. Exact roles may vary depending on the event, but volunteers normally help to set up tables and chairs, equipment and signs, as well as welcoming guests and running activities. 
 
Some previous St. Luke's events include: St. Luke's Christmas Bazaar, Fabulous Fridays Food Truck and Karaoke Night, a wine and cheese fundraiser, Nicole's Car Wash, and more. Details and requirements for each event are sent to volunteers in advance. Volunteers can choose which events they would like to help in.
St Luke's Anglican Church
3114 Dundas St. West, Oakville ON, L6M 4J3
This program takes place at St. Luke's each Thursday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. It is operated in partnership with Food for Life Halton, which distributes fresh produce and grocery items to many food bank initiatives in the Region. Volunteers will be responsible for setting up and taking down tables, chairs and grocery items; preparing foods for distribution; and ensuring that the program’s clients are served with respect and support. With your help, we can do our part in alleviating the cycle of poverty in our community and throughout Oakville. 
 
Successful candidates will possess: 
• Good organization and planning skills 
• Ability to lift loads and unload items from a truck 
• Friendly, outgoing, compassionate personalities with a willingness to help 
• Food preparation skills (or a willingness to learn) 
• Ability to monitor inventory and keep records 
Key Responsibilities: 
• Set up tables and chairs 
• Help to unload food from truck 
• Display available food items 
• Package food items 
• Provide hospitality 
• Assist clients 
• Keep records 
• Take down tables and chairs 
• Ensure food is properly stored 
 
Volunteers will be assigned to a rotating schedule once or twice per month depending on the number of volunteers.
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.
Museums of Burlington, Ireland House Museum
Museum special events take place at Ireland House Museum and/or Joseph Brant Museum
Assist with the delivery of special events. 
There are a variety of event components and duties to choose from that may include: serving refreshments, conducting tours, reception/admission duties, gift shop sales, assisting in the children’s activity area or set-up of equipment for the event (some heavy lifting may be required).
Willow Park Ecology Centre
Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown -Brampton, east of Georgetown off Hwy 7)
Community Event Planners - Leaders - Helpers: 
- 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 
 
Events may include a drum circle, crafts for families, scavenger hunts, weather-related activities. Volunteers are encouraged to present ideas for crafts or other programs 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. 
 
Kids Nature Mornings in July and August Wild Canada Summer of discovery consists of themed discovery of local animals and plants. Activities may include nature walks and park 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.
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Select from roles such as Course Marshalls, Water station volunteers, parking & directions, greeters, registration desk, start and finish line volunteers, Kid Zone volunteers, pop corn volunteers, and clean-up crew.
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
1800 Appleby Line, Burlington; 25 Brown St., Milton
Position Duties: 
• 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.
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
1800 Appleby Line, Unit 10, Burlington; 25 Brown St. Milton
Assisting in the ReStore.  
Provide customer service 
Help with general housekeeping tasks 
Assist with pick ups 
Loading/unloading product 
Repair damaged items and assembles products to sell in the ReStore
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).
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.
Community Development Halton
Rotary Park off of Elizabeth Street, Acton
Suitable for anyone interested in getting outside to garden or learn about gardening. Volunteer skills needed for the 2016 growing season: 
• People able to water, weed and harvest 
• Fundraisers and a treasurer 
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
Community Development Halton, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Glad Tidings Church, 1401 Guelph Line, Burlington
Helping with set up and clean up, serving, cooking, and washing dishes.
Community Development Halton, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Burlington Christian Fellowship Church, 2054 Mountainside Dr, Burlington
Looking for volunteers to help with serving lunch and clean up. 
This is a free neighbourhood event for older adults. A hot lunch, time to socialize and play cards, games and shoot pool afterwards.
Milton Community Resource Centre
At your personal or organizational event
- Organize and host your own personal/community/sports team/etc. event or product drive to collect donations 
- Encourage guests and participants to bring a donation for the Infant Food Bank - diapers, formula, cereal and/or jars and pouches of baby food 
-Volunteers work with the Infant Food Bank Facilitator to provide a plan for their event which includes methods of gathering donations, outline of product or fundraising goal and identification of event timeline. 
- MCRC will provide posters and information about the Infant Food Bank and, if you like, an Infant Food Bank container for your guests to fill 
 
Note: You can drop off your collected donations to MCRC at 410 Bronte Street South, Milton or we can arrange to pick them up. 
 
Students: earn up to 4 hours of volunteer time for organizing and hosting your own Infant Food Bank event
Oakville Senior Citizens Residence
Volunteer will assist in the Healthy Living Programs/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.
Burlington. Parks and Recreation, Burlington Seniors' Centre
Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2285 New Street (Central park location)
Areas of opportunities are as follows: 
THE BISTRO CAFE..daily food service 
Breakfast @ the Bistro..Saturday monthly event 
Special Events
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Burlington (off Mainway between Appleby Line and Burloak)
Do you love to run? If so, would you enjoy mentoring a youth in a running group?  
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.
Willow Park Ecology Centre
Willow Park, off Mary Street, Norval
• Assist with wildlife monitoring programs 
• Learn how and help measure and ID trees 
• Maintain vital trails system for the park 
• Identify and remove invasive plants
Willow Park Ecology Centre
Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown and Brampton, just west of Winston Churchill)
During Stewardship and Monitoring Programs suitable volunteers can act as leaders and/or helpers while they experience opportunities to learn how to ID wildlife, critters and tree species, and monitor tree growth.  
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. And very importantly, what plants are invaders that overrun our local natural spaces if not kept in check through removal and replacement plantings. Of course 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!