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Let's talk Health - Virtual Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Our Kids Network, Halton Youth Initiative
- Participate in a 1 hour virtual event  
- Actively discuss wellness during the discussion section 
- Fill in a form/survey that will be used to create an infographic and to impact conversations with youth mental health service providers in our Region
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office, Halton Coordinated Service Planning
Virtual meetings
About The New Mentality: 
 
The New Mentality is a network of youth facilitated groups across Ontario that partner with children and youth mental health agencies in their communities. The goals are to raise awareness about mental health and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness. 
 
ROCK- Reach out Centre for Kids, is the host agency for the Halton New Mentality Chapter. The group consists of dedicated youth and adult allies who work together on projects to promote meaningful engagement by empowering youth to concentrate on the work that they are most passionate about. At The New Mentality, we work to amplify youth voice in order to influence change in the mental health system and beyond. 
 
Key Responsibilities: 
 
· To attend monthly meetings, in order to plan and work collaboratively on an annual anti-stigma project 
 
· To actively participate in the development and implementation of a group project in a way that is meaningful and aligns with the objectives of The New Mentality 
 
· To have a basic understanding of canva and social media tools which can be used to promote project work and The New Mentality objectives within the community (creating flyers which can be shared within the community, using social media as a platform to advertise TNM events and projects) 
 
· To demonstrate work that is inclusive, respectful and empowering 
 
· To partake in activities such as TNM events and /or training opportunities, throughout the yearly commitment. These training opportunities aim to train and educate volunteers in matters related to mental health. 
 
Requirements: 
 
· Position is suitable for youth between the ages of 12-18 (high school students 
 
· A police check is required for anyone 18 years of age or older 
 
· It is required that volunteers are able to seek their own transportation for any in person meetings that may be scheduled
Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville - Rebecca St, Women's Support Services
1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229, Oakville
The Women's Centre is looking for volunteers in our Oakville & Milton location.  
If you would like to help other women through difficult times, we will provide the training and support so that you can truly make a difference!  
Peer Supporter Volunteers provide clients with a safe, supportive environment in which they can explore their options and receive the information and support they need to make positive changes in their lives. 
Currently we are looking for volunteer in Oakville, Mondays and Wednesdays 10 am-8 pm and in Milton on Thursdays 10-3 pm.
Peer Supporter Chapter Leader   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Children's Mental Health Ontario
Scope of Responsibilities 
Chapter Leaders are responsible for establishing and providing peer support; sometimes this is done through monthly peer support groups or being available for one-to-one support. Chapter Leaders must have lived experience raising a child/youth with mental health challenges and have a solid understanding of local resources in the Child and Youth Mental Health Sector.  
Peer support is a form of self-care, being heard and seen by others who understand what it is like to be on your journey helps make the journey a bit easier.  
Direct Support 
● Flexible availability and use of methods in providing support for families  
● Knowledge of mental health supports and services within the community 
● Communicate issues or challenges with Family Partnership Program Manager as they arise 
● Communicate periodically with families through the peer support offered and/or through a distribution list (eg. email, newsletter, or mail) as necessary 
Chapter Development & Leadership 
● Attend mandatory training (no more than 10 hours per year) 
● Promote PCMH within the community to ensure it is a widely known resource to our target audience 
 
Administrative 
● Communicate with PCMH through email, phone, virtual and in-person meetings 
● Ensure chapter email and telephone line are checked at a minimum every 4 days  
● Attend monthly Town Halls and support resource creation by sharing your experiences and knowledge 
● Participate in training opportunities 
● Complete quarterly data surveys and respond to requests for information to better inform PCMH programming and support initiatives 
Core Competencies 
● Strong Facilitation Skills 
● Team-focused 
● Communication Skills 
● Planning & Organizing  
● Leadership 
● Ethics & Integrity 
● Compassion & Empathy 
● Knowledge of child and youth service systems and sectors, both locally and provincially or a willingness to learn more about this to be effective in your role
Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village LTCH, 5200 Corporate Dr, Burlington
- Visit palliative care patients as directed. 
- As time allows, visit with non-palliative patients. 
- Offer activities such as: reading, playing games, walks outside, listening to music, writing  
cards/letters, make a cup of tea or coffee.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village, 5200 Corporate Dr, Burlington
- assist with meeting the spiritual needs of our residents, family members, and staff. 
- Provide a variety of spiritual/religious resources that reflect the diversity of the population served 
- Plan and organize the rotation of community Church leaders with services rotating on a monthly basis. 
- Provide 1:1 spiritual visits to our residents1-2x per week 
- Provide compassion and comfort when illness is chronic or incurable 
- Assist our residents to find meaning and purpose in a safe environment
Stride, Milton - Head Office
STRIDE offices - Milton
The Board of Directors meet 7 times a year. A two year commitment is needed. Volunteers should have an interest in assisting Stride and help provide direction in the services provided by the agency.
Links2Care, Oakville, Community Support Services
Visits are currently socially distanced, outside. Location of clients vary by community.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities by going on outings, walks in the community, playing games, or having conversations in an outdoor setting.  
 
Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week. 
 
Currently looking for English, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, German speaking men and women in Halton. Other languages as needed.
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Oakville - Sawgrass Dr
Churchill Neighbourhood Centre, 125 North Service Rd East Oakville
We are looking for adults, who are comfortable working with vulnerable populations, including homeless populations, sex trade workers, and those struggling with addictions and mental health. 
Support providing food at our food program 
Setting up tea & coffee 
Chatting with clients 
Organizing stock 
All supported by staff 
 
Also we're looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to organize schedule