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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Friendly Visitor||AbleLiving||Companionship for an adult male with Alzheimers. Provide mental stimulation and assist with activities of daily living.||Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Burlington- Aldershot area||Required|
|Open House for Colours of Hope Committee Member||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||At this open house we will discuss this event to take place on July 20 to raise necessary funds for cancer research and programs.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL||Meetings in Oakville. Event is held in Milton||Not Required|
|Burlington Waiting Room Coordinator||ROCK, 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|
|Oakville Waiting Room Attendant||ROCK, 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|
|Hospitality Co-ordinator for Aldershot Outreach Project||East Plains United Church||To 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 Volunteer||Acclaim Health||Under 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 Member||Danielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre||Attend 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 Member||Joseph Brant Hospital, Auxiliary||The 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 Therapists||Danielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre||Participate 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 Volunteer||Canadian 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 Member||Danielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre||Duties 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 Volunteer||Museums of Burlington, Ireland House at Oakridge Farm||Servers * 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 Visitor||Alzheimer 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 Typer||Canadian 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 Volunteer||Community Development Halton||Suitable 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 Assistant||Summit 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 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|
|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|
|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|
|Fundraising Committee volunteer- Special Events||St 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 Volunteer||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities||The 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 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|
|Reading Buddies visitor||Milton 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 Member||St 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 Driver||Summit 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 Counselor||YMCA 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 Instructor||YMCA 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 Member||United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton||As 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|