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|Position Title||Organization Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Camp Volunteer||Community Living North Halton, Child and Family Services||Support people with developmental disabilities to be involved in community activities and events. Swimming, gym and leisure centre activities are some of the opportunities available. We have camps for both children, youth and adults.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Depends on activity - Milton and Georgetown primarily||Required|
|Summer Camp Volunteer||Milton Community Resource Centre, Nursery School Programs||-assist with daily operation of day camp including maintaining a safe, clean, enjoyable space & supervise children in a positive manner & tidy play area||Youth ; High School Students||Milton Community Resource Centre, 410 Bronte St. South Milton, Ontario||Required|
|Big Brothers/Big Sisters/Big Couples/Big Families||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington, Burlington Office||A volunteer(s) is matched with a little brother or sister between the ages of six and sixteen. Together they spend 2 or 3 hours a week out in the community enjoying shared interests and participating in low cost social, educational and recreational activities. It is highly recommended that the volunteer have access to a vehicle.||Burlington Community|
|Boys Group Supervisor||ROCK, Head Office||Along with male teen volunteers, supervise and lead a social skills group of boys aged 9 to 12 years. Must be willing to follow a manual and lead discussions with activities outlined. Interesting group discussions and fun sports to play.||Adults aged 18 and up||Kerr Street, Oakville||Required|
|Community Support Volunteer||AbleLiving||Attend community events, go shopping, to movies, or out for coffee with a young male adult with a physical disability that uses a wheelchair||Adults aged 18 and up||On a bus route. Palmer Drive and Guelph Line in Burlington||Required|
|Girls Group Supervisor||ROCK, Head Office||With the assistance of teen volunteers, lead and supervise a social skills group of girls (grades 4 to 8) Must be willing to follow manual and lead discussions and activities as outlined. Must be able to supervise teen volunteers and youth clients. Organize group discussions, crafts and games.||Kerr Street, Oakville||Required|
|Senior Youth Volunteer - Male or Female||ROCK, Head Office||Spend time with a child aged 6 to 12 years, participating in fun & recreational activities. The goal is to develop social skills & self esteem and to be a positive role model.
-Suitable for youth aged 16 to 24.
-Nine month to one year commitment of 3 hours per week.
-Hours are flexible.
-Volunteers are matched on a one to one basis.
|Youth ; High School Students||At child's home or own home as convenient - will be matched with someone in their area.||Required|
|Communication Volunteer||Halton Aphasia Centre||ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the guidance of the Speech Language Pathologist, the communication volunteer will learn new skills to:
*work with small groups of people with aphasia
*help facilitate or create conditions for conversation and discussion to occur
*encourage the exchange of ideas and opinions among aphasic and non-aphasic members
*bring forth thoughts and new ideas to the group
Other responsibilities may include:
*setting-up materials prior to start of the group as well as assisting in minor clean-up following the session
*informing the SLP in advance when unable to attend a session
*maintaining confidential all information obtained from contact with members of the HAC
|Adults aged 18 and up||Required|
|Youth Volunteer||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton Incorporated||Help out with activities in the program such as: crafts, ceramics, baking, carpet bowling, bingo, sing alongs, group discussions, one on one reminiscing, shuffleboard, bocce ball, word games, drama, exercise classes, current affairs, trivia, manicures, board games
Help out with various everyday tasks such as setting up for lunch, cleaning up after lunch
|Youth ; High School Students||2 Locations in Oakville: Central: 53 Bond St and 2521 Dundas St. West (Palermo)||Required|
|Adventures & Aquatics Volunteer||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities||Work with children ages 5 to 12 years of age who have disabilities. Assist one on one with crafts, swimming sports, circle games||Youth ; High School Students||Tansley Woods - 1996 Itabashi Way||Required|
|Friday Activity Night||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities||Assist in drop-in program for teens & young adults who have developmental delays. Help with group or one on one||Youth ; High School Students||Brant Hills Community Centre, 2255 Brant Street||Required|
|Out & About Volunteer||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities||Assist adults (18 & over) who have a developmental delay in community activities.||Adults aged 18 and up||Various locations dependent on planned activity in Burlington||Required|
|Volunteer||ErinoakKids, Centre for Treatment and Development||The following are some examples of the programs that are assisted by volunteers:
Direct Support (working with children and clinicians/therapists)
Audiology, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Vision Services, Intensive Behavioural Services, Medical Services, Communication Services (i.e.clinics, hydrotherapy, printing and typing, classroom support, summer camps, social skills groups, etc.)
Psychology & Psycho-educational Services, Special Services at Home, Transition Services, Nursing Services, Assistive Devices Resource Services, Caregiver Education Services, Community Participation and Engagement, Respite Services, Specialty Clinics, Recreation Therapy (Music, Drama), Early Childhood Education Services, Behaviour Consultation/ Therapy, Social Work (i.e.Respite Camp, Brothers and Sisters Day, Teen Drop-In, Dances, Skating, Cooking, book club, music, baseball, games nights, drama productions, music groups, etc.)
Indirect Support (working behind the scenes to ensure that all services and operational needs function smoothly in support of our children and families)
Clerical, Information and Resource Centre, data entry, photocopying, reception, mailings, etc.
ErinoakKids Foundation (assisting with the profile raising and fundraising endeavours of our Foundation and other third party events to benefit ErinoakKids)
Holiday festivities, HOG (Harley Owners Group) Ride, Dinner and Dance, Golf Tournaments, etc.
Group Volunteering (Group volunteer days with corporations, teams, or community groups)
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Burloak site - International Blvd, Burlington, Respite site - Oakville, Bristol site - Oakville||Required|
|Dunk & Dive Volunteer||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities||Assist teens (13 to 16 years) who have a disability. Assist teens to participate in a variety of sports & swimming activities||Youth ; High School Students||Tansley Woods Community Centre 1996 Itabashi Way||Required|
|Wheels to Meals Driver||Links2Care, Acton Office||Volunteers drive clients to and from dining locations and participate in the meal. A social outing for shut-in seniors every other week. Outing includes transportation by volunteers, if needed, to a local restaurant. Suitable for Adults and Seniors who have a good driving record||Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||From clients home to restaurant and back||Required|
|Child Care Assistant||Milton Community Resource Centre, Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Bruce Trail Public School||-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
|People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; People with a visual impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||Bruce Trail Early Learning and Child Care Centre, 1199 Costigan, Milton||Required|
|Child Care Centre Volunteer - Bronte Street School||Milton Community Resource Centre||-to assist teachers with the care for 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
|People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; People with a visual impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||410 Bronte St. South, Milton||Required|
|Program Assistant||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton Incorporated||Assisting staff with group activities such as: bowling, shuffleboard, golf, boccee ball, cards, tea parties, dancing, baking, crafts, music, serving lunches, serving snacks, drama, gardening,discussion groups, helping with laundry, dishes, etc.
Provide one to one conversations with clients, give manicures, read stories, reminisce, play cards,etc.
Bring your own special skills and perhaps start a new interest group.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups||Required|
|Student Volunteer||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton Incorporated||There are many opportunities for students such as:
1)help with computer work
2)assist staff with one to one activities such as reading, talking, doing manicures, puzzles, crafts, cards
3) assist staff with program activities such as carpet bowling, shuffle board, horseshoes, trivia
4)assist by helping with the day to day organizational chores such as set up, clean up, laundry, tidying, crafts, bulletin boards
5) help with special events such as Christmas party, garage sale, fundraising events.
|Youth ; High School Students||53 Bond Street or Palermo United Church (Bronte Road and Dundas) Oakville, On||Required|
|Special Steps Volunteer||Acclaim Health||To provide companionship, emotional and social stimulation in the form of a home visit, outing/drive or a walk with clients who are experiencing memory loss. In home regular visits weekly, biweekly or bimonthly for as little as 1 hour. Volunteer could also provide some caregiver relief to spouse or family member.
Volunteers are often matched with seniors with similar interests and volunteer can dictate level of comfort with suggested client match (type of client and frequency of visits).
Duties are in volunteers' own community.
Volunteer opportunity great for students.
|Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||Client's home or retirement home||Required|
|Program Volunteer||Seniors Activation Maintenance Program||Opportunity depends on interest and hobbies of volunteer. Assist clients to participate in daily activities. Assist staff with program routine. Supervise group activities. Keep score for activities. Assist with serving coffee and meals. Socialize with clients. Work with staff and students for the well-being of the clients, basic computer skills for seniors, gardening/ horticulture||Youth||1921 Snake Road, Notre Dame Centre - Waterdown||Required|
|Friendly Visitor Volunteer||Acclaim Health||Outings for general errands, coffee, visits to library, parks, grocery and personal shopping. In-home visits to clients in volunteers' own community. Provide assistance and companionship to isolated seniors and physically challenged adults. Specific languages sometimes needed. Time commitment of 2-3 hours per week or by-weekly.||Clients home or retirement home----Oakville, Burlington & North Halton||Required|
|Big Brother||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton||Provide Little Brother with support, guidance and friendship, opportunities for improving social skills and self esteem, and offering low cost shared activities. Also opportunity for a couple to provide a Little Brother with same support.||As convenient to volunteer and client||Required|
|Group Recreation Volunteer||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton||Become a "Big Brother" or "Big Sister" for a day!
Enjoy sports, crafts & special outings. Recreation based program in which adult volunteers take children on our waiting list for a Big Brother or Big Sister to an organized activity once a month. One year commitment.
Some activities include: snow tubing, attending a play, beach party, playing hockey/soccer and many more!
|Varies with the event location||Required|
|Child Care Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society||Child Care responsibilities. Assist needy families with occasional child care duties. Occasional cooking or cleaning may be required. Picking up children from school.||At the agency, your home, or client's home||Required|
|Services For Seniors Volunteer||Allendale Volunteers, Allendale Village||Volunteers are important to us in Services For Seniors! Whether helping in a recreation program such as Bingo, assisting seniors to attend a concert or a play; or visiting with residents and clients, volunteers bring sunshine, laughter, and above all caring to brighten the lives of everyone - residents, clients and staff. A large variety of activities are offered.
Examples of some of the recreational programs available are: crafts, card games, bowling, special outings, special events, dinner/lunch programs, music, baking/cooking, fitness, games, etc
|Allendale Village, 185 Ontario Street South, Milton ON. L9T 2M4||Required|
|Leisure Buddy||Community Living Oakville||Volunteer to spend time with an adult with developmental disabilities. Assist person in accessing their community by going for walks, coffee, movies, bowling etc. depending on individual's interests.||Various locations in Oakville||Required|
|Major Services||Halton Healthcare Services, Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Volunteer Services||Variety of positions. Out-patient clinics, Nursing Units, Information Desk, Geriatric services, In-hospital Transport, Patient Visitation, Emergency, Dialysis, Clerical services, Fundraising, Leadership, are just a few of the opportunities available.||Not Required|
|Friendly Visitor||Community Living Oakville||Volunteer with individuals both one on one and in groups. May include reading books, assisting with computer or reading skills, etc. May assist with with attending community events events or activities such as going to the movies, shopping, walks.||Various Residential Settings in Oakville||Required|
|Adult Leisure Buddy volunteer||Community Living Burlington||Volunteer to spend time with an adult with developmental disabilities. Assist person in accessing their community by community activities such as going for walks, coffee, movies, bowling etc. depending on interest.||Various location in Burlington||Required|
|Friendly Visitor||Community Living Burlington||Volunteer with individuals both one to one and in groups. May include reading books, assisting with computer or reading skills, etc. May assist employees while attending events or activities in the community such as; going to the movies, shopping, walks in the community etc.||3057 Mainway, Burlington||Required|
|Leisure Buddy volunteer||Community Living Burlington||Suggested activities include; shopping, movies, sporting events, swimming, fairs & festivals, out to dinner or coffee, going to Chapters.||Various homes in Burlington||Required|