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(Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs)

Position ID: V-HVC0931 Last Full Update: 15 Jan 2020
Opportunity Details
CommentsSummit Housing & Outreach Programs (SHOP) is a charitable organization that provides a variety of housing, treatment, and case management services to individuals who require mental health supports in Halton Region. SHOP is primarily funded through the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and the Mississauga/Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).
ContactSharon Paris, Coordinator of Volunteers, SHOP; Phone: 905-847-3206 ext 121 * 289-208-1937; Email:
DutiesVolunteers required to facilitate ongoing group programming. We strive to host groups that are "safe spaces" for individuals who may not be ready to participate in community activities. We are looking for people to share their craft, favourite hobby or skill with our clients. Computer basics, homework helper, and book/film clubs are all client suggestions. We run our programs in all areas of Halton Region. Please send us an email indicating your availability and area of interest.
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BenefitsJoin a great organization, sharing your passion with a group eager to learn a new skill. Full training provided.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Education Support (Training Programs) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Friend / Penpal ; Health Care ; Life Skills Support ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Recreation & Sports
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work ; Creativity; Good Humour, Sense of fun, Lived experience with mental health issues not required, but considered an asset.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; 1 to 2 hours weekly, every two weeks, or monthly basis. Looking for a minimum of 3 month commitment.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group ; Groups of 4 - 14
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Hours and commitment are flexible. Programming runs Monday through Friday 9 to 4
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance
LocationHalton Region
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice check and any volunteer costs will be reimbursed.
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Organization NameSummit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Office Phone905-333-4814
Address & Map
760 Brant St, Suite 405A
Burlington, ON L7R 4B7
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