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Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Milton
• Be familiar with the Canadian Cancer Society’s key messages, programs and services 
• Find opportunities to share the Canadian Cancer Society’s mission and activities before, during and after the event. 
• Develop activities or other ways to share these messages. 
• Implement all the mission activities suggested by the Canadian Cancer Society in your Relay  
• Respond to questions from participants about the Canadian Cancer Society’s programs and investments. 
• Always put the mission and impact at the centre of activities offered to participants.
Autism Ontario Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Autism Ontario
Autism Ontario-Central West Region offers programming and events for children, youth, and adults on the autism spectrum and their families. We are seeking new and past volunteers of all abilities to join our growing Autism Ontario volunteer community. There are multiple ways you can get involved at Autism Ontario. Below you will find a list of the ways you can get involved!  
 
We are seeking volunteers to join:  
• Sub-Committees 
• Program and Event Support  
• Outreach and Advocacy  
• Language Supports  
• Fundraising initiatives
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years
Work is done from volunteer's own home
Contact expectant and new mothers who have signed up for support. Contact as necessary until mother feels confident and connected with other supports. Share own breastfeeding experience when appropriate to assist new mother in feeling comfortable. Volunteers can seek out advice and support as needed from their Volunteer Coordinator, Public Health Nurses and other breastfeeding resources in the community. All work is done from the volunteer's own home. Volunteers send client notes to the Health Department upon completion of support.
Community Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Active Chefs
Halton
If you'd like to become actively involved in making a positive contribution in your community, we have various volunteer positions available with ActiveChefs - a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) serving school-age children in various elementary schools & community neighbourhoods covering Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga and Brampton. 
 
Based on your background, expertise & special interest, you could help with various organizational initiatives such as marketing, communication, social media, event management & coordination, youth & community engagement, fundraising, donations, program support, administrative support, coaching, recreation, program activities, teaching assistance, education support, general assistance, transportation, food prep, kitchen work, meal preparation, usher, server, games, sports etc.
Crime Stoppers of Halton, Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters
Halton
Raise funds & increase awareness of the Crime Stoppers program throughout the community and at community events where Crime Stoppers is present.
Our Kids Network
Holy Rosary Catholic Elementary School, 261 Plains Rd E, Burlington
The Aldershot Youth Crew is looking for Burlington youth, 12 to 17 years old (born from 2002-2007), to participate as members on our team. We’re providing an opportunity for youth to have a voice in Aldershot, Burlington and to work with adult allies from different organizations. We believe that youth voices matter, especially when it comes to making decisions that affect them!  
 
Crew Member responsibilities: 
• Give insight about what’s missing in our community for youth and how we can work together to find some solutions 
• Be open to learning about community resources for youth so you can share them with your friends and other youth you know 
• Plan, organize and participate on projects and events 
• Engage with other youth and adults in the community to promote the goals of the Aldershot Youth Crew and encourage your peers to also get involved as volunteers or event participants 
• Identify things you might want to learn about from adult allies 
• Attend meeting twice a month on Tuesdays at “the Hub” at Holy Rosary school – 5:30-7:30pm 
• A suggested commitment of 6-12 months with the possibility of extension, but feel free to attend some meetings first to check it out! 
 
Please note: This opportunity is intended for youth residing in Burlington, Ontario.
Board Member   Milton  Oakville 
Family Place (The), Milton - Bishop Reding High School, Licensed Child Care Centre
Meetings alternate between our two sites in Milton and Oakville
We are seeking community members with one or more of the following qualities: proven entrepreneurship, legal experience, financial experience and training, fundraising, previous Not For Profit board experience, knowledge of governance, knowledge of childcare, and strategic vision. 
 
We are governed by a Policy Board made up of a maximum of 11 volunteers, a mixture of parents and community members. Our board meets approximately 11 times per year (once per month, usually the 3rd Wednesday), in the evening. In addition to the board meetings, all board members have the opportunity to participate in one or more committees, which meet every 2 to 4 months. The average time commitment for our board members is about 3 to 4 hours per month. 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. 
 
We are currently accepting applications from interested and committed community members for the position of general Board Member. If you have a friend or neighbour in the community who you believe may be interested, please feel free to forward this posting to them. 
 
If you are self-directed, currently reside in Halton, and are interested in giving back to your community, we would love to hear from you. We are a group of like-minded people who can have fun while still recognizing the important task our childcare centres must do. 
 
Are you interested in learning more or applying? Please send by email a letter of interest to our Board President, Allison McLean at familyplace.bod@gmail.com with the subject heading: Board Member.  
 
All communication will be kept confidential, and you will be contacted immediately with more information regarding the open positions. Please note that we ask for a minimum volunteer commitment of 2 years.
Council of Canadians, Halton Chapter
Oakville Town Hall or Community Development Halton, Burlington
The meeting secretary is an occasional position to record the minutes of the meeting.  
 
- Attend the meeting on the last Thursday of the month (except for Halloween!) 
- Take minutes for that specific meeting 
- Type up the minutes and create PDF file
Our Kids Network
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, 2200 Sawgrass Drive, Oakville
The NOYDC is looking for Oakville youth, 12 to 17 years old to participate in our various volunteer opportunities. We provide opportunities for youth to have a voice in North Oakville and get involved in building a caring and supportive neighbourhood for youth. Youth volunteers are any youth in North Oakville, or neighbouring Oakville areas, who wish to get involved in the project by participating in subcommittees, workgroups, peer engagement activities, community events, etc. Contact us for current opportunities. 
 
Duties may include the following items depending on the current project:  
• Youth insights and feedback on various projects  
• Learning about community resources and sharing them with your friends and other youth you know  
• Planning, organizing and participating in projects and events  
• Advocacy around project deliverables that have an impact on youth in our community 
 
 
*PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is intended for youth residing in Oakville, Ontario. We are specifically seeking youth volunteers from the following schools in our North Oakville neighbourhood, but would be open to any youth living in Oakville who want to apply: 
*Secondary Schools (All grades) 
-Holy Trinity S.S. 
-White Oaks S.S. 
 
*Elementary Schools (Grades 7-8) 
-St. Michael's Elementary 
-St. Andrew's Elementary 
-Our Lady Peace Elementary 
-Sunningdale 
-Riveroaks 
-Post's Corners 
-Montclair
Milton Community Resource Centre
The Halton Resource Connection, 410 Bronte St. S., Milton
Assist staff with the developing and preparing educational resources as needed. May include labeling resources and some light cleaning of learning materials when they are returned to the library. 
Assist staff with the organization of resource materials.
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter
The visits will be taking place in the Long-Term Care Home that your match resides in.
A Friendly Visitor is someone who will visit weekly/bi-weekly to spend time with the individual they are matched with. This is a social and recreational visit, talking, reading a book together, playing games/cards, grabbing a coffee/drink and sitting outside or even just watching tv or a movie together.  
 
Often times living in a Long Term Care (LTC) can be lonely, many of the individuals living with MS in LTC can often be more isolated because of the age difference and interests compared to the other residents.  
 
If you have a spare few hours a month, you can really make a difference in someone's life.  
Must be over 18 years old to complete Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Check screening requirements
Memory Visiting Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Client's home apartment, supported living or retirement home (Oakville, Burlington, North Halton)
You can provide sunshine by making a new friend with a client who is still very social, friendly and happy to see you but is experiencing challenges with their memory. Many are still very physically able. 
 
Visits can be weekly or every 2 weeks for as little as one hour total time commitment for an in-home visit or a couple of hours if you care to take them to an activity in which you share an interest (coffee & shopping, an art show, live music, shopping, bowling or even for a walk by the lake). By volunteering, you may also be providing some much-needed support to a caregiver or family member simply by visiting one of our wonderful clients.
Blogger and Online Forum Host   Burlington  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Children's Design International Collection / Collection internationale desseins d'enfants, Online Service, Educational and Research Archives
Volunteer from home
Disseminate information about the Collection on social media and forums, particularly those addressing students and professionals in the humanities. Collect and share citations, reading suggestions and events of interest. Engage Internet users in conversations about the preservation of children drawings and our mission.
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter
Bingo Connection, 484 Plains Rd. E., Burlington
Before bingo session begins: 
- Sell bingo cards 
- Make correct change 
- Act in a friendly manner to bingo participants 
 
While bingo session occurs: 
- Interact with bingo participants on the floor to sell cards 
- Responsible for small float while selling cards on the floor 
- When someone yells "bingo", call winning numbers back to "the caller" so he/she can approve their bingo call 
- If approved, give winner their prize money
Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel, Centre for Grief and Healing
Halton & Peel regions (Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton, Caledon)
Our goal is to work with individuals who are over the age of 18 and who have suffered loss themselves or who feel they are capable of using their own experiences with grief to provide peer support within a facilitation role in our grief support group.  
- Two open grief support groups: closed and drop-in. The open group sessions are held weekly or biweekly. 
- Individuals to fill the Facilitator volunteer positions are needed for both groups.
Interpreters and Translators   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Burlington, Oakville, Milton
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.