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Bronte Creek Community Residents Association
Bronte Creek Community, Oakville
Help Clean Up North Oakville on Earth Day, April 21, 2018 from 9am to 12pm. 
Meeting location West Oak Trails Community Park, 2860 Westoak Trails Blvd, gloves, garbage bags and refreshments will be provided.
Wesley Urban Ministries, 52 Catharine St
571 Brant Street, Burlington & 1059 Plains Road East, Burlington. Hamilton locations also available
As a Bus Route Assistant, you will assist older adults with support on and off the bus on their way to No Frills and/or Fortinos grocery stores. As a grocery assistant, you will assist in the store by packaging food items and retrieving groceries. Your interaction helps clients engage with a familiar face and provides social interaction with other seniors in the community. 
 
Key Duties: 
-Support with mobility on and off the bus and in the store as needed 
-Friendly and attentive communication with clients 
The yearly schedule operates bi-weekly, alternating between No Frills and Fortinos. Burlington and Hamilton locations available. 
 
Qualifications: 
-Positive, friendly attitude 
-Must be able to easily get on/off the bus 
-Capability to lift client’s groceries
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Burlington
• Provide on the job direction and supervision of crew members of all skill levels 
• 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.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
53 Bond St. Oakville and/ or 2521 Dundas St W at Bronte Rd.
1. Preparing the garden for clients' use during the summer months 
2. Emptying, cleaning out and restocking the store room 
3. Answering telephones/taking messages in the office
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Burlington
- Energetic, ambitious team player with Excellent attention to detail 
- Willing and able to lead a team, mentor and coach others on construction is a must 
- Knowledge about single and multi- family unit framing  
- Assist in Carpentry related aspects of home build process
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
1800 Appleby Line, Unit 13 Burlington, Ontario
- Attend and participate in volunteer recognition events 
- 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
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
-Drywall / Taping / Texture experience an asset 
-Ability to lead and coach volunteers is a must 
-Basic framing experience an asset
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Burlington and Mississauga
-Promote and aid agency in its goals 
-Ability to lead and coach volunteer teams is a must 
-Framing 
-Drywalling 
-Insulation 
-Flooring
Fitness for Mental Health
Responsibilities include welcoming guests and providing them with information about the timing and flow of event, as well as being courteous and helpful. Taking instruction from Lead Volunteer and event organizers.  
- Assist in set up before event 
- Assist sponsors with set-up, provide help they may require throughout event 
- Welcome guests as they arrive 
- Direct guests to reception area and theatre 
- Provide information about the event to guests 
- Assist in clean-up after event
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.
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Burlington office - 1445 Norjohn Court, Unit # 1
This is one of the most vital roles we have at the Halton Children’s Aid. Once a week, the Food for Life organization provides food which we then distribute to families associated with our organization and identified as being “a family in need”.  
 
Volunteers are required to sort the food into individual grocery bags and then deliver the food directly to the families. The volunteer could choose to do either the bagging or the delivery, or both. The time commitment is once a week, every Wednesday. Confidentiality and commitment is of the utmost importance since these families rely on this service to help feed their children.
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.
Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Social Services Programs
Various locations in Halton Hills
To assist in packing backpacks with supplies, organizing and marketing of the Backpack Program, awareness campaign or events as needed.
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.
Oakville Chamber Orchestra
St.Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and St. John's United (262 Randall St.) Oakville
4-5 hours on concert dates (Saturday and Sunday) focused on two areas: 
. Usher audience members into the Church, provide programs and sometimes assist in seating more elderly audience members . Assist in staging of concerts, moving piano, chairs and stands before and clearing chairs etc after the concert. 
 
We are looking for volunteers with an interest in: 
- understanding how an orchestra concert is presented 
- providing excellent customer service to OCO patrons 
- helping set up the stage & box office before concerts and tear-down post-concert  
- ushering and interacting with patrons 
- assisting in raffle and soloist flower presentations 
- assisting with intermission reception preparation, execution & clean-up
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.
Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client homes.
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.
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.
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East, Unit 14, Burlington
On-call volunteer drivers needed to pick up donated pizzas from four Little Caesar locations. Then usually one other pick up from one of our drop boxes for donations (which contain bags of clothes). Clothes and food donation pick ups with a scheduled route. Will be provided training with our current very skilled and reliable driver, Gilbert
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).
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.
Burlington. Parks and Recreation, Burlington Seniors' Centre
Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2285 New Street (Central park location)
Breakfast @ the Bistro.. one Saturday monthly
Home Suite Hope, Unpublished, ReStart Halton
Oakville
Our event committees are a fun, engaged and dedicated team committed to making events the best and most successful experiences possible. Duties could include sponsorship, in-kind donations, marketing & promotions, volunteer recruitment and management, entertainment, and more. We're always looking for new ideas and fresh approaches!
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks, Halton Hills Town Hall
Gellert Community Centre / Georgetown Indoor Pool / Acton Indoor Pool
Assist Swimming Instructors teach skills, drills and activities to Learn to Swim participants.
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East (Bingo Plaza), Burlington
-Sorting and hanging donated clothing 
-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.
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
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Community Social Services Programs
Assisting for two-hour shifts or more on September 8th, 2018 from 10 am to midnight, supporting various stations and BBQ
St Christophers Anglican Church, Burlington, Open Doors @ St Christophers
662 Guelph Line, Burlington
Tuesdays:  
4-6pm assist staff in after-school programming 
7-8:30pm assist staff in childminding during Calling all Parents programming
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.
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
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton
Elementary schools across Halton
As a GLOW facilitator, your role is to lead activities for a group of young girls (aged 11-14) from diverse backgrounds, in a 10 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating, and being confident in all aspects of their identity. 
This position is suitable for female adults with a strong understanding of diversity & inclusion.
Doors Open Burlington
Burlington, Ontario
• Welcome visitors to the site  
• Record the number of visitors at the site  
• Distribute site information (where applicable)  
• Assist with opening / closing of the site (put up signage, set out information pamphlets, etc.)
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.
Milton Community Resource Centre, Milton - Bruce Trail Public School, Licensed Child Care Centre
Bruce Trail Early Learning and Child Care Centre, 1199 Costigan, Milton
- Assist teachers with the care of toddlers and young children in a child care setting 
- Play/read to toddlers and young children 
- Assist with set-up/tidying of room 
- Learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
Crime Stoppers of Halton, Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters
One of the primary functions of our team of volunteers is to raise funds & increase awareness of the Crime Stoppers program throughout the community.
Darling Home for Kids
Milton & Oakville (for meetings)
Wheels! Sounds intriguing? If you're looking for an opportunity to grow - VOLUNTEER and join the Wheels Event Committee. Darling Home for Kids is currently looking for committee volunteers, eager, dedicated, team-oriented people, who have a desire to drive an event forward to benefit an amazing cause. Committee members need not have cycling experience nor have sat on an event committee previously. 
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.
Girl Guide Leader   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council
• Provide responsible leadership to a group of girl or youth members while facilitating engaging programming 
• 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.
Board Member   Oakville 
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Community Social Services Programs
This is a working board. The board is involved in the organization - i.e. bookkeeping, fundraising, special events, communications, member and volunteer management, monthly evening meetings, promoting the organization, strategic planning, community engagement.
ROCK
Flexible. Meetings will be held in Oakville.
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!
Tutor Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
In your home, library, foster parents home or agency
Would you like to help a child/youth reach their full academic potential or motivate them to achieve more? Volunteers are required to tutor children/youth in all subjects, especially math, English, science and French. The volunteer will assist a child to experience success in learning through a supportive one-to-one relationship. The children requiring assistance can range from age 6-18 and all academic levels. Scheduling can be arranged directly with the caregiver at your mutual convenience.
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East, Burlington
Preparation before store opening. We open at 12 but need to organize food received that morning from Food for Life and Refresh Foods. Clothes sorting, screening and organizing.
Heart and Stroke, Halton Region Office
Various host sites throughout Burlington, Milton and Oakville
Big Bike Event Day Volunteers are needed to assist with this fun event that supports the foundation and makes an impact on the fight against heart disease!  
Volunteers will enthusiastically greet riders coming out to Big Bike Day; take registrations and give out prizes; count and add up money to announce fundraising dollars; help out with set-up and clean-up; serve food and coffee. Volunteers must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, be task oriented and detail oriented.
Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights
Spencer Smith Park, Burlington
In collaboration with the FOL Management team, as a Operations Manager you'll manage all elements of site management. A people person responsible for overseeing a large team of volunteers and suppliers for the setup and tear down of the seasonal event. Managing multiple deliverables and ensuring timelines are achieved. Regular status update reports to management team Part of an outstanding team that helps light up Spencer Smith Park each holiday season.
Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights
Spencer Smith Park, Burlington
In collaboration with the FOL Management team, as a Volunteer Coordinator you'll manage aspects of the volunteer program.  
- A people person responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a volunteer program for the festival. 
- Managing multiple deliverable and ensuring timelines are achieved.  
- Regular status update reports to management team part of an outstanding team that helps light up Spencer Smith Park each holiday season.
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, Serbian, Ukrainian, Spanish,Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Cantonese, Russian, German speaking men and women in Halton.
North BurLINKton Community Group, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Provide childcare for children of Single Mom Club, while they participate in a peer mentoring program. 
Great opportunity to get your 40 hours done.  
Responsibilities include helping with homework, crafts and games.
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.
St Christophers Anglican Church, Burlington, Open Doors @ St Christophers
662 Guelph Line, Burlington
Weekly volunteer role supporting Open Doors food bank, Tuesdays evening, Thursdays afternoon and/or Saturdays morning.
Joy of Learning Centre
Oakville
Challenger baseball is a division of Little League for players with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the full benefits of participation in baseball at a level structured to their abilities. 
 
Coaching duties include:  
- Organizing/coming up with practice drills 
- Executing drills  
- Helping players on the field 
- Coordinating games
Board Member   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel
33 City Centre Dr. Suite 610, Mississauga Hwy 10/& Hwy 403
Expansion of our programs and services, establishing our organization with new funders and new fundraising programs.
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.
Therapy Dog Member   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
St John Ambulance, Therapy Dog Program
Various locations
Handlers and their canines make weekly visits to long term care facilities in Milton, Oakville & Halton Hills. There is a short training/evaluation process including a minimum of 10 visits. Canines must be at least 1 year old. Volunteer hours are flexible to your schedule. Handlers must be 18 or 16 and accompanied by an adult. Handlers must commit to 60 hours per year.
Fundraiser volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Fresh Food Box
Through out Halton Region
People who love to fund raise in a variety of ways would be a real asset to our program. It can be as simple as approaching local sponsors for donations to organizing and hosting a fund raising event to writing grant proposals. Volunteers can self-select the type of fund raising they like to be involved with in conjunction with the Sustainability Committee. Time commitment: dependent on type of fundraising and each fundraisers’ availability.
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!