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Hospitality Co-ordinator for Aldershot Outreach ProjectEast Plains United ChurchTo welcome clients to the Aldershot Outreach program and sign them in. Prepare juice and cookies for the clients. Package toiletry items in sandwich bags when necessary. Organize hats, socks, and mittens to offer to clients in the winter. 
 
Suit students with interest in social justice and outreach. Confidentiality is important. Provide a positive attitude and welcome our clients as they would guests.
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up East Plains United Church located at 375 Plains Road East Burlignton ON L7T 2C7 Required
Alzheimer Services VolunteerAcclaim HealthUnder the direction of program staff, the volunteer assists in the delivery of therapeutic social and recreational activities for memory impaired seniors participating in the seniors day program. Adults aged 18 and up 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville & 760 Brant Street, Burlington Required
Board MemberDanielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource CentreAttend monthly board meetings. Participate in sub committee activities focused on strategic development of programs and funding opportunities. Community Outreach and education.   895 Brant St., Unit 3, Burlington Required
Board MemberJoseph Brant Hospital, AuxiliaryThe JBH Auxiliary Board consists of 12 members. It is organized into a number of committees including Finance, Board Development(Governance) and Fundraising. We are seeking candidates with strong leadership qualities and/or experience in fundraising /business or retail and a willingness to make a 4 to 6 year commitment to the Board Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) Joseph Brant Hospital for meetings, work from home and in the community Required
Certified Complementary TherapistsDanielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource CentreParticipate as a team member to develop and deliver anxiety reduction programs through discrete, confidential therapeutic support for individuals facing a variety of eating disorders. 
Therapists must be certified in their area of practice. (Reiki, Reflexology, Yoga, Meditation)
Adults aged 18 and up Danielle's Place, 3 - 895 Brant Street, Burlington Required
Event VolunteerCanadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit  So you want to make a difference? Good on you! There are so many ways to help out. We are looking for event volunteers for the following events in Burlington, Milton and Oakville from May- July 2014. Great way to help your community, those living with cancer, research and yes the hours count for high school hours!  
 
* Relay for Life- May 30- Appleby College, June 6- Bronte Creek Park, June 13- Milton Fairgrounds, June 20 - Oakville  
 
* HALTON H.E.R.O.S - Obstacle 5 km - July 19 Milton  
 
* Colours of Hope - 5 km run - July 20 - Milton  
* Committee members still be sought for Colours and Great Ride n Stride Milton October 19- Milton.  
 
Depending on the event- some events are 12 hours long so volunteer duties have a great range of needs. You don't have to stay 12 hours but there are a lot of opportunities.
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) locations listed in description Not Required
Events/ Fundraising Committee MemberDanielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource CentreDuties include: attending fundraising meetings, helping to plan, organize and execute fundraising events, educating the public about eating disorders and role of Danielle's Place in community, raising profile of agency to increase fundraising. May include letter writing. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up Danielle's Place in Burlington Required
Mother's Day "Great Gatsby" Tea Event VolunteerMuseums of Burlington, Ireland House at Oakridge FarmServers * Table clearing * Food runners (from kitchen prep area to service area - 1 flight of stairs) *  
 
A spring celebration event open to all with activities throughout the museum grounds and with an exclusive ticketed Mother’s Day “Great Gatsby” themed Tea, which will include a delectable tea menu, live musical performances, entertainment, special activities and a surprise host! Not to be missed! 
 
Youth ; High School Students Ireland House Museum, 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington  
Volunteer VisitorAlzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Oakville office   Volunteers will provide socialization and companionship through weekly visits with clients. Through activities (games, puzzles,crafts),walking and reminiscing, volunteers will share quality time that will have a positive impact on the client as well as the caregiver by providing short periods of respite through the visits. Youth ; High School Students Within the clients home. Matches will be made based on geography as well Required
What's Your Type? Volunteer ABO TyperCanadian Blood Services, Blood Donor Clinics, Burlington  • Regularly review written volunteer duties and region specific procedures 
• Set up typing stations per Canadian Blood Services standards 
• Ensure identity of participant matches “What’s Your Type?” registration form information 
• Provide ongoing, meaningful conversation to put the participant at ease 
• Explain the procedure and method used to determine ABO grouping 
• Prepare blood grouping trays 
• Obtain capillary sample 
• Determine ABO blood group and Rh factor 
• Monitor the participant and advise supervisor of any participant adverse reactions 
• May be required to perform First Aid or CPR 
• Explain ABO system, Rh factor and the need for blood 
• Ensure proper disposal of bio-hazardous waste
Adults aged 18 and up Varies  
Acton Community Garden VolunteerCommunity Development HaltonSuitable 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
Administrative/Social Media AssistantSummit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office   A volunteer administrative assistant is needed for 4 to 8 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
Adults aged 18 and up Flexible, with some work from home Required
Adventures & Aquatics VolunteerBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, 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, 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, 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
Fundraising Committee volunteer- Special EventsSt John Ambulance, Oakville - Milton & Halton Hills Branch  - Attend a monthly meeting  
- Organize logistics ofvarios fundraising events - Solicit silent auction/ raffle donations  
- Solicit sponsors  
- Sell tickets to events/ recruit participants  
- Brainstorm new fundraising event ideas
Adults aged 18 and up 202-407 Speers Rd West Oakville Required
Leisure Link VolunteerBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Programs for Individuals with DisabilitiesThe role of a Leisure Link Volunteer is to be matched with a person who has special needs and support him/her in the camp setting on a one-to-one basis. Together, they will participate in leisure activities and tasks that take place during the camp day. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) City of Burlington camps run out of various schools and Burlington facilities across the city. Required
Out & About VolunteerBurlington. Parks and Recreation Department, 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
Reading Buddies visitorMilton Community Resource Centre"Reading Buddies" will visit MCRC's nursery school program to read to children for 20-30 minutes once per week (maximum) Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+) MCRC's Early Learning Centre, 45 Bruce Street, Milton Required
Therapy Dog MemberSt John Ambulance, Oakville - 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 DriverSummit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office   Drive clients to and from appointments, groups, events, etc. on a regular or as needed basis. Rides needed will be posted and volunteers can sign up. Company vans are also available for transporting groups. 
Lived mental health experience considered an asset.
Adults aged 18 and up Throughout Halton Required
Y Program Support Volunteer - Summer Camp CounselorYMCA of Oakville, Oakville, Family Recreation Programs• Assist with the management of group behaviour to ensure an emotionally and physically safe environment is provided for all children and youth 
• Recognizes the uniqueness and interest of all children and youth and assists them to successfully achieve their goals at camp 
• Assist with plans, coordinates and executes camp wide theme days and special events 
• Ensure all communication with all YMCA staff, volunteers, families, partners and the public is professional and courteous at all times
Youth ; High School Students Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Palermo Public School, Valens Conservation Required
Y Program Support Volunteer - Fitness InstructorYMCA of Oakville, Oakville, Family Recreation Programs• Plan and execute a sound, safe & effective fitness class.  
• Understands the scope of the fitness class and participation capabilities 
• Be prepared to modify class to suit needs of participants 
• Ensure all equipment is safe and report any issues to Team Leader of HFR 
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, 410 Rebecca St. Oakville Required
Director – Volunteer Board MemberUnited Way of Burlington & Greater HamiltonAs a member of the Board of Directors, you support the Board and CEO to establish a vision for Community Impact that is achieved through the efforts of a diverse team of high-performing leaders, staff and volunteers alike.  
The volunteer Director possesses a high level of broad business and management skills, is a highly engaged community volunteer and is effective at generating resources and financial support for the organization in a volunteer capacity. Along with the CEO, the Directors are the stewards of brand, growing and protecting the reputation of United Way. They are responsible for building trust in United Way and its relevance in the community. They value network and strive to leverage their personal network to enhance United Way’s breadth of community presence, relationships, and strategy.
  Burlington and Hamilton Not Required
Advisory Committee Member (Halton Breastfeeding Connection)Halton. Halton Region Health Department, 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 (usually Burlington or Oakville) and times are flexible around Members' schedules. Members may bring their children to meetings. Adults aged 18 and up Meetings in Planning Committee members' homes (usually Burlington, Oakville). Not Required
Board Member - TreasurerOakville Chamber OrchestraWe are looking for an accredited accountant to act as a volunteer Treasurer. The Treasurer is responsible for the administration of the financial affairs 
of the Orchestra and shall: 
(a) receive and account for all the Orchestra’s funds, including but not limited to Member fees, Subscriber fees, ticket sales,donations, grants; 
(b) manage account or accounts in the name of the Orchestra with four signing officers of record, two (2) out of four (4) to sign all cheques [President, Treasurer, General Manager and 
other Director as agreed to by the Board]; 
(c) deposit all money received on the Orchestra’s behalf to the credit 
of that account or accounts, investing funds appropriately which 
are not immediately required for expense as the Board approves; 
(d) produce an annual balanced and debt-free operating budget in 
keeping with the Board’s plans and disburse the money as the Board directs; 
(e) remit the required payments and reimburse Directors for any reasonable expenses incurred on 
behalf of the Orchestra and within the approved annual budget 
(g) provide monthly financial reports to the Board and an annual financial statement to the Board and Members at the AGM as at the end of each fiscal year (July 31).
Adults aged 18 and up St. Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and Central Baptist (340 Rebecca St.) Oakville  
Career MentorSheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Halton Mentoring Partnership   Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
  Determined by volunteer -- for example: workplace, library, Sheridan , coffee shop Not Required
Gabrielle's Ride Family Cycling Event VolunteerCommunity Development Halton, Volunteer Halton  Seeking energetic volunteers of all ages duties will include event set up, water station and route marshalls, site volunteers, registration desk, kids and family fun zone and traffic control. Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up Sixteen Mile Sports Complex, 3070 Neyagawa Blvd, Oakville ON Not Required
Hospitality Management MentorSheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Community Employment Services Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
  Determined by volunteer -- for example: workplace, library, Sheridan , coffee shop Not Required
Telephone Peer Counsellor (Halton Breastfeeding Connection)Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years Health   Contact expectant mother(s)about 2 weeks before due date. Call as necessary once baby arrives home. 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
Architectural MentorSheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Community Employment Services   Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
  Determined by voluneer -- for example: workplace, library, Sheridan , coffee shop Not Required
Purchasing MentorSheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Community Employment Services   Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
  Determined by mentor -- for example: workplace, library, Sheridan ,coffee shop Not Required
Special Steps Volunteer (Burlington)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 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
Transportation MentorSheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Community Employment Services   Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
  Determined by volunteer -- for example: workplace, library, Sheridan , coffee shop  
ChangeTheWorld: Earth Day Activity VolunteerWillow Park Ecology Centre Assist with activity stations during Earth Day Event.  
• Oversee interactive learning stations 
• Lead park tours 
• Assist with activities 
• Help with kids’ educational programs 
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown and Brampton, just west of Winston Churchill) Not Required
ChangeTheWorld: Restoration and Monitoring VolunteerWillow Park Ecology Centre• Restore park after Ice Storm damage 
• Assist with wildlife monitoring programs 
• Learn how and help Measure and ID trees 
• Maintain vital trails system for the park 
Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families Willow Park, off Mary Street, Norval Not Required
Food Bank Team CaptainSalvation Army, Khi Community, Milton - Nipissing Rd, Family ServicesGive oversight and responsible for the: sorting of food; pre-bagging of groceries for clients; general warehouse duties as required; Adults aged 18 and up 100 Nipissing, Unit #3 Milton ON L9T 5B2 Not Required
Newcomer Youth Community LeadersCentre for Education and Training, Newcomer Information Centre, Oakville LocationS.O.Y.A is a group that meets twice a month in Oakville to come up with creative ideas for programming, activites, and information sessions that are offered at the Newcomer Information Centre for newcomer youth and their parents to support them with effective integration into Candian Society. Youth will share ideas, plan events, lead sessions, and organize these inititatives. Youth ; High School Students ; Newcomers/ESL 171 Speers Rd, Suite 20, Oakville, Ontario L6K 3W8 Not Required
VolunteersWillow Park Ecology CentreVolunteers would assist with pathway maintenance, park clean up, planting trees, shrubs, and general help as needed. Special planting days for aquatics in wetland and other special days such as Earth Day, Butterfly Day, & Organic Gardening Day. Call for specific information.  
New: Tree monitoring - locate, identify, measure, and monitor trees in the park.
  Willow Park, off Mary Street, Norval Not Required
Janitor & Light MaintenanceSalvation Army, Khi Community, Milton - Nipissing Rd, Family ServicesGeneral cleaning, sanitizing, dusting, cleaning of bathrooms, windows, floors, walls etc. as needed, repairing of minor problems, paint touch ups. Adults aged 18 and up 100 Nipissing Road, Unit #3 Milton ON L9T 5B2 Not Required