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|Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon Volunteer||STRIDE, Oakville - South Halton Worksite, Supported Employment||* Start and Finish Line Volunteer
* 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 email@example.com or call (905)-949-1910 ext. 235.
We are currently in search of many more Course Marshals to be stationed along the route on the 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, cheerleading squad, a group of office friends, etc.
Interested groups should email directly firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Anyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups||Coronation Park, Oakville, Ontario||Not Required|
|Therapy Dog Member||St John Ambulance, Oakville - Morden Rd - Milton & Halton Hills Branch, Therapy Dog Program||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.||Adults (18+)||Various locations|
|Breakfast at the Bistro Volunteer||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Burlington - 2285 New St - Burlington Seniors' Centre, Recreation Facilities & Programs||Helping with our Breakfast at the Bistro Program including: help setting tables arranging food on platters and tables (no cooking or food preparation). Assisting team with cleanup.||Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups||Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2285 New Street||Not Required|
|School Nutrition Program Volunteer||Halton Food for Thought, School Nutrition Programs||These are some the of the duties our volunteers perform:
-Shopping for 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.
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups||Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown||Required|
|Hospital Volunteer - Adult||Halton Healthcare Services, 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 (18+) ; Seniors (55+)||Not Required|
|Hospital Youth Volunteer||Halton Healthcare Services, Georgetown Hospital||Youth volunteers (high school students) assist in chronic care, medical surgical and obstetrics wards, offering meal tray support, friendly visiting and helping out staff on the patient unit. Youth can also be placed on the information desk, or those 16 years of age and older can volunteer in the Gift Shop. Post-secondary students must apply as an adult.||Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Not Required|
|Front of House Volunteer||Musikay, Mailing Address||We're seeking front of house volunteers, including ushers and greeters, and reception coordinator to:
- welcome patrons
- manage ticket sale table
- hand programs out
- usher patron to seats
- help setup and clean the stage for larger productions
- help with patron's data compilation
- assist with post-concert receptions
|Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Downtown and North Oakville||Not Required|
|IMPACT Volunteer Team Member||Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation, Burlington||There are various volunteer roles available including administrative support and representing the Foundation in the Community at various events and festivals throughout the year. Some of the Foundation’s events include the annual Crystal Ball Gala and the Amazing Bed Race and many more.||Adults (18+)||Required|
|Tutor Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office||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.||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students||In your home, library, foster parents home or agency||Required|
|Friendly Visitor||Links2Care, Oakville 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.
|Adults (18+)||Visits are in client homes. Location of client's homes varies by community.||Required|
|Friendly Visitor in Acton||Links2Care, Acton - Mill St E - Acton 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 could include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
|Adults (18+)||Visits are in client homes. Location of client's homes varies by community.||Required|
|Friendly Visitor in Georgetown||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.
|Adults (18+)||Visits are in client homes.||Required|
|Food for Life Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office||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 Thursday in Acton. Confidentiality and commitment is of the utmost importance since these families rely on this service to help feed their children.
|Adults (18+)||Burlington office - 1445 Norjohn Court, Unit # 1||Required|
|FUTURES "Amazing Race" Camp Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office||The Futures Amazing Race is a 3 week program for youth ages 14-17 and 2 week program for youth ages 10-14. The program is going to be an exciting way to show and teach our youth valuable life skills in a fun and hands-on way.
Youth are divided into teams to work together and meet the challenges set out each day. It will be up to the youth to problem solve to win the RACE. The race is part of the whole camp experience and each day youth have the opportunity to win points and prizes as they complete each task and get closer to the final challenge.
The race includes trip to Toronto, Hamilton and Burlington. Volunteers join our specially trained counsellors and assist in all areas of the camp program. Energy, patience, and a keen sense of humour are the key qualifications for this role. This position is especially rewarding for students who are thinking of a career in social work or teaching.
|Y Program Support Volunteer - Wiggles & Giggles program||YMCA of Oakville, Oakville - 410 Rebecca St, Family Recreation Programs||• greet children and families
• assist the program staff with set up/take down
• assist with craft preparation and implementation
• assist with supervision of the participants within the program
|Adults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, 410 Rebecca St. Oakville||Required|
|Compassion Volunteer||Compassion Society of Halton||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.||Adults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language||484 Plains Road East, Unit 7||Required|
|Donation Sorting Volunteers||Compassion Society of Halton||-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.
|Adults (18+)||484 Plains Road East (Bingo Plaza), Burlington||Required|
|Holiday Volunteer||Compassion Society of Halton||Sorting clothes donations for quality, putting on hangers, hanging on racks in correct area. Tidying baby and shoes section. Tidying food cupboard area.||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families||484 Plains Road East (Bingo Plaza), Burlington||Required|
|In-Community: Public Awareness Volunteer||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
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families|
|On-Call Pick Up Donation Driver||Compassion Society of Halton||On-call volunteer drivers needed to pick up donated pizzas from three Little Caesar locations. Then usually one other pick up from one of our drop boxes (which contain bags of clothes).||Adults (18+)||484 Plains Road East, Unit 7, Burlington||Required|
|Administrative Volunteer||Darling Home for Kids||-assisting with administrative tasks to our Development Coordinator
-utilizing Microsoft Office programs, data entry, and word processing
-helping with mailings, filing, and other duties as required
-work alongside Development Team for signature events and fundraising
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)||5657 15th Side Road, Milton Ontario||Required|
|Garden Preparation for Summer / Storage Room Cleanup / Office Assistance||S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond St||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
|Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||53 Bond St. Oakville and/ or 2521 Dundas St W at Bronte Rd.||Required|
|Volunteer Bricklayers||Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, Burlington||Assist with the brick work on new builds being completed at Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples||Milton and Burlington||Not Required|
|Volunteer Carpenter||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
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples||Milton and Burlington||Not Required|
|Volunteer Drywallers||Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, Burlington||-Drywall / Taping / Texture experience an asset
-Ability to lead and coach volunteers is a must
-Basic framing experience an asset
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples||Milton and Burlington||Not Required|
|Volunteer Framer||Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, Burlington||- Able to use nailer and circular saw
- Energetic, ambitious team player with Excellent attention to detail
- Ability and confidence to work independently or as team
- Able to lead a team or coach others on construction a must
- Knowledge about single and multi- family unit framing
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples||Not Required|
|Volunteer General Contractor||Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, Burlington||-Promote and aid agency in its goals
-Ability to lead and coach volunteer teams is a must
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)||Burlington and Milton|
|Volunteer Handyman||Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, Burlington||Leading a team and assisting volunteers in one of the following areas on our construction builds:
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Couples||Burlington and Milton|
|Event Committee & Crew Members||Canadian Cancer Society, Oakville - Halton Community Office||Be part of a team that organizes and runs special events in the Halton Region.||Anyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups||Halton||Not Required|
|Construction Crew Leader||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 lb and possess reasonable agility to do necessary physical labour.
• Willingness and ability to learn new skills.
|Adults (18+)||Milton and Burlington|
|Volunteer Relations Committee Member - Recognition Team||Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, Burlington||- Attend and participate in regular Volunteer Relations Committee meetings
- Present Recognition and/or Event reports at committee meetings
- 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 Staff and Volunteers as required
|Adults (18+) ; Highschool students||1800 Appleby Line, Unit 13 Burlington, Ontario||Not Required|
|School Credit Hours volunteer||Burlington Reuse Environmental Group, Yorkbury Square, Reuse Centre||Various volunteer duties such as receiving, cleaning, stacking shelves, etc.||Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||3335 North Service Road, Burlington|
|Volunteer Security Guard||Burlington Reuse Environmental Group, Yorkbury Square, Reuse Centre||To patrol the store and look for potential theft.||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||3335 North Service Road, Burlington, L7N 3G2|
|Leader||Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council Office, Ontario Council||Volunteer opportunities with Girl Guides of Canada are tailored to fit your schedule, your skills and your interests. Whether you want to offer an hour or two every few months or make a regular weekly commitment, there are lots of ways to volunteer and help Girl Guides of Canada put girls in the lead.
Through Guiding, you can develop skills that are highly valued in the workplace, such as communications, event planning, risk management, program delivery, training and more.
|Program Assistant||ActiveChefs, No Physical Address||ActiveChefs is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting health and well-being of children. You will assist ActiveChefs Staff and Instructors with programs for children (ages 5-12 years) in Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga and Brampton.
ActiveChefs programs are designed to promote healthy living and empower children through experiential learning opportunities focused around:
* Healthy Eating and Nutrition
* Multicultural Food Education & Cooking Skills
* Active Living & Physical Activity
* Family Engagement & Community Building
|Anyone ; Adults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Public & Catholic Schools in Halton & Peel and other Community Locations||Required|
|Backstage Assistant, Crew, Actor||Burl-Oak Theatre Group||A) Crew and Backstage: Helping out pre and post production . No experience needed - all training provided.
Backstage roles: costumes, props, stage hands, lighting, sound, publicity, make-up.
B) Actor depending on auditions
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)||1290 Speers Road, Unit 12, Oakville||Not Required|
|Child Care Assistant||Milton Community Resource Centre, Milton - Costigan Rd - Bruce Trail Public School, Licensed Child Care Centre||-to assist teachers with the care of toddlers and young children in a child care setting
-playing/reading to toddlers and young children
-assist with set-up/tidying of room
-learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language||Bruce Trail Early Learning and Child Care Centre, 1199 Costigan, Milton||Required|
|North BurLINKton Seniors Lunch Volunteer||Community Development Halton, Burlington - Harrington Crt||A free neighbourhood event for older adults.
A hot lunch, time to socialize and play cards, games and shoot pool afterwards.
Looking for volunteers to help with serving lunch and clean up.
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Community Groups||Burlington Christian Fellowship Church, 2054 Mountainside Dr, Burlington||Not Required|
|NorthBurLINKton Dinner Night Out Volunteer||Community Development Halton, Burlington - Harrington Crt||Great opportunity to get your 40 hours done, helping with set up and clean up, serving, cooking, and washing dishes.||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Community Groups||Glad Tidings Church, 1401 Guelph Line, Burlington||Not Required|
|The New Mentality Youth Leader||ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office||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!||Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Flexible. Meetings will be held in Oakville.||Not Required|
|Recreational Soccer Convenor||Burlington Youth Soccer Club||As a convenor, you will act as a liason between parents, coaches, and the Club for distribution of important information, schedule changes, upcoming events, concerns, referee attendance, etc. Understand their commitment to the BYSC and their assigned division and the importance of the BYSC Rules and Regulations, Volunteer Code of Conduct, BYSC Vision & Mission Statement and Recreational Policies.||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students||Burlington||Required|
|Aquatics Volunteer||Halton Hills. Community & Corporate Services Department, Halton Hills - Civic Centre||Assist Swimming Instructors teach skills, drills and activities to Learn to Swim participants.||Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Gellert Community Centre / Georgetown Indoor Pool / Acton Indoor Pool||Required|
|Inside Maintenance||Lowville United Church||Bi-weekly: vacuuming all carpeted and hardwood floors upstairs, clean bathrooms, sinks, toilet urinals, mop floors, collect all garbage to kitchen cans
Monthly: vacuuming all carpeted downstairs, vacuum and mop harwood floors downstairs
Seasonal: wash all windows except stained glass, inside & out
|Adults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||5800 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON||Not Required|
|Peer Outreach Training||POSSE Project, Peer Outreach Support Services & Education (POSSE)||Your only duty is to show up, be open minded, non-judgmental and willing to learn.
January through May is our official POSSE outreach trainings where we cover such topics as racism, sexism, sexual assault, homelessness, homophobia, harm reduction, sexual health, anti-oppression etc... Reps from various social service agencies come in and engage the youth in discussion around the issues but also let us know about what services are available in the community. Youth are encouraged to get involved in the discussions but are welcome to listen only.
The youth who have been through trainings are out in the community from June through September handing out harm reduction supplies, resource and referral information connecting with youth in their community.
From October to December we begin meeting again and these trainings are a little more informal, and open to what youth want to do. Sometimes we have doc/talk nights where we watch a documentary and have a discussion. We have done resume building/ interview skills, yoga, improv, starting a social movement, self-defense.
This is an opportunity to come to POSSE trainings, get your volunteer hours for school, and potentially apply for one of the paid positions for which you will receive honoraria for all training and outreach work.
|Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Locations info on our website: http://www.posseproject.ca/index.php/peer-outreach/training/||Not Required|
|Backpack Program Student Volunteer||Links2Care, Georgetown - Armstrong Ave - Georgetown Office, Community Social Services Programs||To assist in packing backpacks with supplies, organizing and marketing of the Backpack Program, awareness campaign, fundraising activities, special projects or events as needed.||Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Various|
|Chill Zone Volunteer||Community Development Halton, Burlington - Harrington Crt, Volunteer Halton||Great opportunity to get your 40 hours done, helping in an after school program from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.
Responsibilities include helping with homework, crafts and games.
|Adults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Burlington||Required|
|Organizing Committee Members||Doors Open Burlington, Mailing Address||Serve on the organizing committee to plan the annual Doors Open Burlington event which includes sitting on one of the sub-committees. Sub-committees are sponsorship, marketing site & volunteer.||Anyone||Organizing Committee usually meets at Ireland House Museum, 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON.||Not Required|
|Youth Leader - Be the Change project||Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office||- Complete a full day training provided by SAVIS.
- Assist with the ongoing review of eLearning lessons.
- Assist with website content.
- Youth Leaders will also have the opportunity to assist with classroom presentations.
|Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||Required|
|Fundraiser volunteer||Halton Fresh Food Box, Fresh Food Boxes||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.||Adults (18+)||Through out Halton Region|
|Volunteers||Oakville Chamber Orchestra||Prepare promotional material for distribution, help usher and assist in staging of concerts, provide ticket information and sales to concert-goers, assist with post-concert reception.
We are also looking for some people with an interest in helping to distribute some flyers "door to door" in specific areas within Oakville and Burlington.
|Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students||St.Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and Central Baptist (340 Rebecca St.) Oakville||Not Required|
|Acton Community Garden Volunteer||Community Development Halton, Burlington - Harrington Crt||Suitable for anyone interested in getting outside to garden or learn about gardening. Volunteer skills needed for the 2014 growing season:
• People able to water, weed and harvest
• Fundraisers and a treasurer
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
|Anyone||Rotary Park off of Elizabeth Street, Acton||Not Required|
|Stewardship & Monitoring Programs leaders - helpers||Willow Park Ecology Centre||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!
|Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups||Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown and Brampton, just west of Winston Churchill)|
|Community Event Day Programs leaders - helpers||Willow Park Ecology Centre||During Community Event Day Programs volunteers can look forward to helping with interactive stations, kids programs and crafts, leading tours, assisting with theme specific activities and taking pictures for the Willow Park records and online postings.||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups||Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown and Brampton, just west of Winston Churchill)|