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Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Help with the tear down of the Relay For Life event on Saturday, June 3 from 7 AM to 10 or 11 AM. Duties include: 
taking down tents 
taking down signs 
picking up luminaries 
taking down start/finish tower and banner 
loading truck 
picking up garbage
Community Development Halton, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Burlington
Helping at Chill Zone, an after school program in Burlington, running from 3:15pm until 6:00pm on: 
- Tuesdays at Calvary Baptist Church at 2458 St Frances Dr 
- Thursdays at Tansley United Church at 3111 Walkers Line 
 
Responsibilities include helping with homework, crafts and games.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton
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.
Community Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ActiveChefs
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.
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).
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.
Oakville Chamber Orchestra
St.Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and Central Baptist (340 Rebecca St.) Oakville
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. 
- help setting up the stage & box office before concerts and tear-down post-concert  
- usher and interact with patrons 
- assist in raffle and soloist flower presentations 
- assist with intermission reception preparation, execution & clean-up
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.
Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Oakville
URGENT NEED FOR VOLUNTEERS! We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic volunteers to help set up Relay For Life in Burlington, Bronte Creek Provincial Park on Friday June 2, 2017 
 
Work with other volunteers and staff to help with the set up Relay For Life at Bronte Creek Provincial Park on Friday, June 2. Set up start/finish, put up signs, unload truck, set up tables and chairs, help set up for various activities. We also have positions available for tear down on Saturday, June 3, 2017.
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 Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Recruit team and individual participation utilizing own network and committee generated leads. 
Assist in promotion of event through presentations and contact to potential individuals or teams. 
Develops a list of potential individuals or teams. 
Build or assist with construction of an obstacle for event.
BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association
Burlington
The City of Burlington is hosting multiple tree planting events in each ward of the city throughout the month of May/beginning of June, and has teamed up with BurlingtonGreen to make it happen!  
- Plant small potted trees. 
- Please wear sturdy shoes, and bring a shovel and gloves if you have them. 
- No registration required.  
 
Saturday, May 13th at Ireland Park 
Saturday May 27th at Thorpe Park 
Saturday, June 3rd at Brant Hills Park
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
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
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!
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.
Salvation Army, Oakville - Rebecca St, Community and Family Services
We will be dropping off the bags for food collection & collecting food in teams, and will need volunteers to help with bag drop off in a designated map area, driving vehicles to collect food and going up to doors and driveways to collect food. 
 
Suitable for families to volunteer together. Because we want to serve the community, this requires many volunteers in the community to make this happen. We would love to have you help out! If you are able to, please confirm the way that you would like to be involved: 
 
- Bag Distribution 
We need people to distribute food collection bags (leave one bag per household in the mailbox or on the doorstep) between June 1st- June 9th  
 
- Sorting Food 
Teams will meet at either 10am or 12pm on Saturday June 10th to help sort the food that is collected. (Please specify a time in your response) 
 
- Collecting Food 
Teams will go to a designated map area(s) of Oakville and collect food donations between 9am & 2pm on Saturday June 10th.  
Each team will need a Driver that will drive their own vehicle in the designated map area(s) on Saturday June 10th so that food donations can be loaded and transported back to the food bank
Community Development Halton, 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.
Musikay
Downtown and North Oakville
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
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Links2Care, Oakville - Bristol Circle, 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.
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.) 
 
Volunteers are also needed to help pack 'site boxes' approximately 2-3 weeks prior to the event day.  
Site boxes contain brochures, pens, papers, small first-aid kits, etc.
Links2Care, Georgetown - Guelph St, 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.
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. 
-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.
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.
Links2Care, Acton - Mill St E, 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 - Guelph St, 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.
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
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. Parks and Recreation, Burlington Seniors' Centre
Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2285 New Street (Central park location)
Volunteers WANTED and VALUED to serve great food and friendship. 
Are you friendly, team worker, and have experience handling cash or in the food service business..then we want you! 
Areas of opportunities are as follows: 
THE BISTRO CAFE..daily food service 
Breakfast @ the Bistro..Saturday monthly event 
Special Events
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
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks, Halton Hills Civic Centre
Gellert Community Centre / Georgetown Indoor Pool / Acton Indoor Pool
Assist Swimming Instructors teach skills, drills and activities to Learn to Swim participants.
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
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.
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.
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
Canadian Red Cross, Region of Peel Branch, Transportation Services
To provide transportation for vulnerable clients who are unable to use public transportation or private means of mobility.
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   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.
Darling Home for Kids
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. 
 
We are currently recruiting for committee members for our three signature events - Gala (November), Wheels - cycling fundraiser (June), Golf (July). Individuals can specify desired committee.
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.
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
- 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
Willow Park Ecology Centre
Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown and Brampton, just west of Winston Churchill)
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 
 
Summer camp days in July and August give volunteers the opportunity to learn new crafts and assist younger children with making crafts and learning about nature in the park.
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
Burlington
Assist with the brick work on new builds being completed at Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
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
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
Burlington
Leading a team and assisting volunteers in one of the following areas on our construction builds: 
- Framing 
- Drywalling 
- Insulation 
- Flooring 
- Kitchens 
- Painting
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.
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East, Unit 14, Burlington
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).
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!