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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Helson Gallery Docent||Halton Hills. Halton Hills Cultural Centre and Library, Helson Gallery||Volunteer docents staff the Helson Gallery during public hours and engage visitors through discussion and interaction.||Adults aged 18 and up||Required|
|Communication Faciliator||Halton Aphasia Centre, Mailing Address||- 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
- Setting-up materials prior to start of the group as well as assisting in minor clean-up following the session
|Adults aged 18 and up||5 locations, Burlington: Legion & Wellness House, Georgetown, Brampton Tall Pines, and Nance Horwood||Required|
|Burlington Waiting Room Coordinator||ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office||We need a qualified volunteer who can assist with managing the children in our waiting room. Some children will be with parents and others will be on their own. The main function is to ensure the children are safe and are appropriately occupied while they are waiting for their appointment. We will have activities, games and movies on hand for the volunteer to use with the children. Most children are well behaved. Some children start to misbehave when they are bored or anxious/stressed. Sometimes they will just need a little reassurance that our staff are very kind and helpful. If there are any behaviours that are not manageable then we will have staff nearby who can help. We want the waiting room to be family friendly, so the volunteer will help to make everyone feel welcome!||Adults aged 18 and up||471 Pearl Street, Burlington;||Required|
|Coffee Shop Mini-Market OSCaR's Place Volunteer||Oakville Senior Citizens Residence||OSCaR'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|
|Distress Line Volunteer||Distress Centre Oakville||Volunteers provide an empathetic, confidential, and non-judgmental telephone support service to callers in accordance with policies and guidelines learned in the training course.
We do not give advice. Volunteers befriend and listen to callers, provide crisis prevention/intervention and help callers explore alternatives so they may find a solution to their particular situation.
|Adults aged 18 and up||Oakville, Milton, Halton, GTA||Required|
|General Volunteer||Oakville Senior Citizens Residence||Volunteer will assist in the Healthy Living Programs/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|
|Milton Social Skills Group Leader||ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office||With the assistance of teen volunteers, lead and supervise a social skills group of boys and 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||540 Commercial Street, Milton||Required|
|Oakville Waiting Room Attendant||ROCK, Oakville - Iroquois Shore Rd - Oakville Office||We need a qualified volunteer who can assist with managing the children in our waiting room. Some children will be with parents and others will be on their own. The main function is to ensure the children are safe and are appropriately occupied while they are waiting for their appointment. We will have activities, games and movies on hand for the volunteer to use with the children. Most children are well behaved. Some children start to misbehave when they are bored or anxious/stressed. Sometimes they will just need a little reassurance that our staff are very kind and helpful. If there are any behaviours that are not manageable then we will have staff nearby who can help. We want the waiting room to be family friendly, so the volunteer will help to make everyone feel welcome!||Adults aged 18 and up||504 Iroquois Shore Road, unit 12A||Required|
|Volunteer Receptionist||Oakville Senior Citizens Residence||OSCR is looking for mature adults to work in our Reception weekday afternoon. An excellent command of the English language, a friendly manner, the ability to answer the phone, direct calls and provide basic information is required, and the ability to interact with clients, greet visitors, assist with inquiries. Full training provided. Current police check required.
Answer the phone, direct calls, provide basic information to callers. Interact with visitors, clients and guests. Provide information and direction. Some basic clerical duties. Full training provided.
|Adults aged 18 and up||2222 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville ON L6L 5G5||Required|
|Advisory Committee Member (Halton Breastfeeding Connection)||Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - Dorval Dr, Early Years Health||As an Advisory Committee member, you would attend monthly meetings to discuss current Halton Breastfeeding Connection issues and to plan events such as volunteer education sessions, volunteer recognition, community awareness promotion and World Breastfeeding Week celebrations. Meetings take place in Halton region at various members' homes and times are flexible around members' schedules. Members may bring their children to meetings. It is recommended to have training as a Telephone Peer Counsellor for the Halton Breastfeeding Connection as part of taking on this Committee role.||Adults aged 18 and up||Meetings in Committee members' homes throughout Halton.||Not Required|
|Big Brothers/Big Sisters/Big Couples/Big Families||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington, Burlington Office - Rotary Youth Centre||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||Required|
|Board Member||Halton Food for Thought, School Nutrition Programs||Board Members are responsible for governance and strategy for Halton Food for Thought (HFFT) and will support the agency in achieving its mission and vision. HFFT's Board is a governance board that works in collaboration with the Executive Director to build policy and strategy for the agency.
Members meet bi-monthly for full board meetings (the last Friday of the month at 8:00 am) and monthly for sub-committee meetings. We require a 5-10 hour commitment to the agency each month which will include reading of documents before meetings and meeting times. Board members will be asked to attend HFFT programs and events from time to time and to promote and contribute to our annual fundraiser and gala.
|Adults aged 18 and up||All of Halton Region, with Board meetings held in Burlington||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 aged 18 and up||Through out Halton Region|
|Interpreters and Translators||Halton Multicultural Council, Oakville - Speers Rd - Oakville Office||To assist newcomers, government and community agencies by interpreting/translating in another language on issues such as domestic violence, immigration, welfare, health and other issues.||Adults aged 18 and up||Burlington, Oakville, Milton||Required|
|Public Education Volunteer||Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Oakville Location||Position: to assist the Public Education Coordinators with Virtual Dementia Tours and Public Display request at various locations in Hamilton and/or Halton
Virtual Dementia Tours (VDTs):
1. Explain the Virtual Dementia Tour and its’ goals of promoting awareness and empathy
2. Provide participants with all pertinent information and materials
3. Follow the procedures as indicated for each participant involved
4. Keep records of attendees, questions and evaluations as required by staff
Public Display/Information Booths:
1. Act as a representative of the Alzheimer Society at public display opportunities
2. Set up and take down the display booth
3. Answer questions, provide brochures and direct people to appropriate resources in a professional and helpful manner
|Youth ; High School Students ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||throughout the Halton region||Not Required|
|School Based Nutrition Program Volunteer||Halton Food for Thought, School Nutrition Programs||Volunteers will work within our school based programs. All programs run before or during the school (7:00 am to 12:00 pm) day from Monday to Friday between September and June.
Volunteers are needed to perform the following duties:
-Food preparation and service
-Program set-up and cleaning
-Grocery shopping for school programs
-Financial tracking for school programs
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown||Required|
|Telephone Peer Counsellor (Halton Breastfeeding Connection)||Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - Dorval Dr, Early Years Health||Contact expectant mother(s)about 2 weeks before due date. Call as necessary once baby arrives home and until mother feels confident and connected with other supports. Share own breastfeeding experience when appropriate to assist new mother in recognizing the normal process of nursing. Volunteers can seek out advice and support as needed from their Volunteer Coordinator, Public Health Nurses and other breastfeeding resources in the community. Volunteers will provide contact statistics to the Health Department upon completion of client support.||Adults aged 18 and up||Work is done from volunteer's own home||Required|
|Telephone Volunteer||Distress Centre North Halton||Telephone crisis prevention and intervention, emotional support, information and referral. Our service provides a confidential, non-judgmental listening ear to the lonely and distressed and to intervene in crisis situations. Information provided as requested re: government & social agencies. Referral for counselling and professional services and contact for AA, drug abuse, Meals on Wheels and other emergencies.||Adults aged 18 and up||Confidential||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 aged 18 and up||Various locations|
|Volunteer Visitor||Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Oakville Location||As a volunteer respite visitor you must strive:
1) to maintain client/family confidentiality
2) to give support to client and family members
3) to work toward ideals of program
4) to submit volunteer visiting activity reports, e-mail or regular mail
5) to act in the accordance with the image the Alzheimer Society wishes to project in the community
6) to notify the coordinator when service is terminated and complete a program evaluation
|Administrative/ Reception Volunteer||Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Halton Region Office||• Provide a high quality customer and donor service experience through answering phones and walk-ins
• Support programs and initiatives through data entry and financial tasks
• General office duties
|Adults aged 18 and up||4391 Harvester Road, Unit 7, Burlington, ON|
|Administrative/Social Media Assistant||Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office||A volunteer administrative assistant is needed for 2 to 4 hours per week, to assist the Coordinator of Volunteers with program set up, volunteer records, monthly newsletters, calendars, social media, exhibit booths/displays, reports, etc.
Experience with social media and newsletters is required
Experience with website design would be an asset
Lived mental health experience would be an asset
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Flexible, with some work from home||Required|
|Focus Group Volunteer||Canadian Mental Health Association, Oakville - Halton Region Branch - Head Office||To participate in a one-time focus group providing input and insight into a new recreationally based mental health support program for youth / young adults ages 15-22. Looking for input around the program name. guidelines, marketing strategy, messaging, etc.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||CMHA-Halton, 1540 Cornwall Rd, Unit 102, Oakville||Not Required|
|Gift Wrapping||United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton, Burlington Office||We are looking for volunteers to wrap gifts at the Burlington Mall, for day, evening and weekend shifts.
||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Burlington mall||Not Required|
|Peer Mentorship||Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office||Suitable for individuals with mental health and/or addiction lived experience (Consumer Survivors.) This opportunity is for peers that are looking to support individuals in their recovery journey. The Coordinator of Volunteers will match peer mentors and clients.||Burlington, Acton, Georgetown, Oakville, Milton (Halton Region)||Required|
|Board Member||Family Place (The), Milton - Bishop Reding High School, Licensed Child Care Centre||We are seeking community members with one or more of the following qualities: Proven entrepreneurship, legal experience and training, previous Not For Profit board experience, knowledge of governance, and strategic vision
Each Board Member commits to a two year term, during which they are to attend all Board meetings, vote on issues, sit on committees and form the governance direction of the organization.
|Meetings alternate between our two sites in Milton and Oakville||Required|
|Child Care & Parental Support Volunteer||Halton 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|
|Christmas Kettle Volunteer||Salvation Army, Oakville - Rebecca St, Community and Family Services||Spread Christmas cheer - In various locations around town, volunteers are required to help raise funds by standing with a donation kettle/station and accepting donations from the public.
VOLUNTEER WITH A PURPOSE and together make a difference this Christmas! Shifts are typically 3 hours long and you can donate as much of your time as you would like!
|Anyone ; People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Various locations around Oakville||Not Required|
|Driver Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||Our Volunteer drivers play an extremely valuable role in the lives of our children in care. As a driver you become a familiar and friendly face the children can depend on, someone who will listen to their stories and bring a smile to their faces at what can be a very confusing time in their lives. If you have a few hours to spare a week, enjoy driving and love children then this is the volunteer role for you. Volunteer drivers take children and on occasion parents, to various appointments; therapy sessions, family visits, counselling sessions, court dates, support groups, and other important meetings. Drivers are needed days, evenings and weekends. Some do a specific drive or two each week, others are called upon on a daily basis and yet others do once a month. We are always in need of reliable, readily available volunteer drivers.||Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Halton Region||Required|
|Food Delivery Volunteer||Food4Kids Hamilton Halton Niagara, Hamilton||This role involves coming into our Oakville office on Friday mornings to pick up plastic bins that contain food bags for children to consume for over the weekend. You will then deliver the bins to various schools along a delivery route. The route can stay the same week-to-week or it can be varied depending on your request. Approximately 4-5 schools are along one route. This can also be negotiated depending on how involved you would like to be.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Corporate Groups||Food4Kids Oakville Office, 2345 Wyecroft Road Unit 14, Oakville|
|Food for Life Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||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 aged 18 and up||Burlington office - 1445 Norjohn Court, Unit # 1||Required|
|FUTURES Educational Program - Tutoring Assistant||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||Would you like to help nurture the mind of child or youth? The Halton Children's Aid Society (Halton CAS) runs a reading and math enhancement program for children and youth in need of extra help in achieving their full academic potential. Volunteers are required to assist in supervising the program and for general logistics of arrival/departure of the students who attend. This program has proven to be very successful, not only in raising the students’ school averages, but in allowing them to gain confidence and self-respect.||People with a physical disability ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1, Burlington, ON & 325 Main St., Milton||Required|
|Seasonal Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||Sort donations, pick up and deliver toys/donations (throughout Halton Region) and help wrap gifts for Christmas parties.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Toys/gifts stored in Burlington office – 1445 Norjohn Court, Unit # 1|
|Special events - Fundraising Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||Are you an organized individual who enjoys helping out at fun-filled and rewarding special events and fundraisers. If so, you may be interested in becoming a part of our special events volunteer team. Several special events are organized each year where volunteers are needed to assist with organizing and running the event. Events such as: golf tournaments, diversity day events, racquet club events, dragon boat races and most importantly our annual fundraising Stardust gala. The funds raised at these events goes towards providing programs for children in care such as bursaries, camps, educational programs and seasonal gifts through the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Required|
|Summer Camp Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||During July and August we run a special summer camp for children who would otherwise not be able to experience the joys of making friends and learning new skills in a camp setting. 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.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Burlington and Milton and Acton||Required|
|Toy Depot Receptionist||Salvation Army, Oakville - Rebecca St, Community and Family Services||Greet/ Welcome clients as they come to access our Toy Depot. Complete registration process by checking ID's and distributing grocery vouchers/ gift cards. We are willing to work with your schedule. You can volunteer as little/often as you would like!||Anyone ; 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+) ; Families ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||1225 Rebecca Street, Oakville||Required|
|Toy Depot Supervisor/ Driver||Salvation Army, Oakville - Rebecca St, Community and Family Services||Lead the set-up/ take down of our 2014 Toy Depot.
Pick up donations of food/clothing as needed.
Very flexible hours, we are willing to work with you and your schedule!
Any time you can offer would be greatly appreciated!
|Anyone||1225 Rebecca Street, Oakville|
|Tutor Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||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 foster parents and the tutor at your mutual convenience.||High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||In your home, library, foster parents home or agency||Required|
|Volunteer Mentors||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington||Are you a happy, confident adult with a positive outlook on life? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child/youth in need in your community? Our volunteers act as positive role models to children of all ages throughout Halton. Individuals are matched with a child/youth in need and spend time doing recreational or social outings in the community. In as little as a few hours a month you can make a significant difference in the life of a child.||Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||In the community||Required|
|In-clinic volunteer||Canadian Blood Services, Burlington - Power Centre, Blood Donor Clinics||• Ensure that the hospitality area is inviting, orderly and welcoming for all donors
• Welcome donors to hospitality area and ensure they are offered refreshment items
• Observe donors and immediately alert clinic staff of adverse reactions
• Provide donors with organizational updates and information on Canadian Blood Services’ programs and activities
• Respond to donor concerns by addressing their questions or complaints or directing to the appropriate staff and invite donors to complete the donor feedback card
• Thank donors before they leave and invite them to book their next appointment if they have not already done so
• Provide donors achieving milestones with appropriate donor recognition item
|Youth ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||1250 Brant Street, Burlington||Not Required|
|Player Assistant, Starter, Cart Detail||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Burlington - Tyandaga Park Dr - Tyandaga Municipal Golf Course, Golf Course & Rental Facility||Customer Service, keep golfers on pace and help them maintain the rules of the facility, help keep power carts clean and gassed for the next client.||Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Outside; Tyandaga Golf Course, 1265 Tyandaga Park Dr, Burlington||Not Required|
|Rotary Fundraiser Flyer Delivery Volunteer||Rotary International, Rotary Club of Oakville West||Door To Door delivery of flyers, promoting awareness of and fundraising for Rotary International's Polio Plus Program to eradicate polio world wide, on specific routes||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL||Oakville, Burlington, Milton|