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Friendly VisitorAcclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office   Isolated and/or lonely Seniors seek social visitor to sit in and have coffee/chat/play cards or other activities and often for outings to have coffee with volunteer, visits to library, park, museum or for a lakeside chat, play pool/snooker, grocery and/or personal shopping. Visits to clients in volunteers' own community. Primary Aim: Provide assistance and companionship to isolated seniors and physically challenged adults. Specific languages sometimes needed. Time commitment of 1-3 hours per week or by-weekly.   Clients home or retirement home----Oakville, Burlington & North Halton Required
Special Steps Volunteer (Burlington)Acclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office   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 simply by visiting. 
Volunteers are often matched with seniors with similar interests and volunteers level of comfort with suggested client match (degree of memory challenge, male or female client, and frequency of, or activities preferred during, visits). 
We try to match you to a client who is close to your home/work. 
Volunteer opportunity great for college students.
Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) Client's home or retirement home Required
Special Steps Volunteer (Oakville)Acclaim Health, Oakville - Speers Rd - Main Office   To provide companionship, emotional and social stimulation in the form of a home visit, outing/drive or a walk with friendly, happy Seniors who are experiencing some degree of memory loss. In home regular visits weekly, biweekly or (or more frequently if you can) for as little as 1 hour. Volunteers often provide caregiver relief to spouse or family member through their visits. 
Volunteers are matched with seniors with similar interests and volunteer can dictate level of comfort with suggested client match (type of client challenges and frequency of visits). 
Duties are in volunteers' own community. 
Volunteer opportunity great for college or university students, stay at home Mum's with school aged children and/or retired persons.
Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) Client's home or retirement home Required
Boys Group SupervisorROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head OfficeAlong 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
Girls Group SupervisorROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head OfficeWith 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. Adults aged 18 and up Kerr Street, Oakville Required
Summer Camp VolunteerROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office  Assist with the facilitation of the summer day camp programs at ROCK. Ensure children are behaving, having fun and are safe. Must be able to follow the lead of our staff. Must be able to take initiative to ensure camper safety. Must have patience, caring and understanding. Youth ; High School Students We offer camps at three different locations in Burlington, one in Milton and one in Acton Required
Child Care AssistantMilton Community Resource Centre, Milton - Costigan Rd - Bruce Trail Public School, Licensed Child Care Centre, Preschool-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
Major ServicesHalton Healthcare Services, Oakville - 327 Reynolds St - Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital - Volunteer ServicesVariety 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
Senior Youth Volunteer - Male or FemaleROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - 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. 
-Must complete an online application form. See link below.
Youth ; High School Students At child's home or own home as convenient - will be matched with someone in their area. Required
Big BrotherBig 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. Adults aged 18 and up As convenient to volunteer and client Required
Group Recreation VolunteerBig 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 an organized activity once a month. One year commitment. 
 
Some activities include: snow tubing, attending a play, beach party, playing hockey/soccer, laser tag, dodgeball day, attending sporting events, and many more!
Adults aged 18 and up Varies with the event location Required
Wheels to Meals DriverLinks2Care, Acton - Mill St E - Acton Office, Community Social Services ProgramsVolunteers 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 Centre Volunteer - Bronte Street SchoolMilton Community Resource Centre, Milton - 410 Bronte St S - 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
Adult Leisure Buddy volunteerCommunity Living BurlingtonVolunteer 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. Adults aged 18 and up Various location in Burlington Required
Friendly VisitorCommunity Living BurlingtonVolunteer 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 volunteerCommunity Living BurlingtonSuggested activities include; shopping, movies, sporting events, swimming, fairs & festivals, out to dinner or coffee, going to Chapters. Youth ; High School Students Various homes in Burlington Required
Communication VolunteerHalton Aphasia Centre, Mailing Address 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
Adventures & Aquatics VolunteerBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Burlington - Mailing Address, Programs for Individuals with DisabilitiesWork 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
Dunk & Dive VolunteerBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Burlington - Mailing Address, Programs for Individuals with DisabilitiesAssist 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
Friday Activity NightBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Burlington - Mailing Address, Programs for Individuals with DisabilitiesAssist 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 VolunteerBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Burlington - Mailing Address, Programs for Individuals with DisabilitiesAssist 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
Big Brothers/Big Sisters/Big Couples/Big FamiliesBig Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington, Burlington Office - Rotary Youth CentreA 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 Required
Child Care VolunteerHalton Children's Aid Society, Burlington   Child Care responsibilities. Assist needy families with occasional child care duties. Occasional cooking or cleaning may be required. Picking up children from school. Adults aged 18 and up At the agency, your home, or client's home Required
Coffee Shop Mini-Market OSCaR's Place VolunteerOakville Senior Citizens ResidenceOSCaR's Place volunteers serve seniors and visitors. They assist clients with groceries within the shop, serve refreshments, work as cashier, socialize with patrons and be part of a vibrant team. Youth ; High School Students   Required
General VolunteerOakville Senior Citizens ResidenceVolunteer will assist in the Activation/Volunteer Department with seniors' programs and duties as assigned.  
I.e., office assistance, friendly visiting, assisting in activities, escorts to appointments, reading, library, computer, etc. Assignments will be based on volunteer skills and interests and department need.
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up   Required
Program AssistantS.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond StAssisting 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
Youth VolunteerS.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond StHelp 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
Student VolunteerS.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond StThere 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
Camp VolunteerCommunity Living North Halton, Milton - 917-B Nipissing Rd 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
Leisure BuddyCommunity Living OakvilleVolunteer 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
Friendly VisitorCommunity Living OakvilleVolunteer 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