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Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Halton Region
We are looking for group leaders to facilitate tai-chi, dance excercise, hiking groups, trips to the gym or lend us your expertise in your favourite sport or activity. 
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, or holistic health nuts.
Group Leaders   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Halton Region
Volunteers 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.
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.
Family Night Social Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
The first three weeks of every month, rotating around the region, we host an evening where families have an opportunity to share in a meal together, meeting other families, sharing and learning from each other – a place and space for everyone to “be themselves”. 
Themes and activities change every month. 
 
Assist the Family Advisory Committee with the set-up, and facilitation of evening activities and tear down at the end of the event
Links2Care, Oakville, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client homes. Location of client's homes varies by community.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes or to go on outings in the community.  
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. 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.
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.
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Client's home in Halton
Visit a socially isolated Senior in their own home. 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 are weekly for as little as one-hour 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 such as coffee, shopping, attend an art show, live music, 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.  
 
Your visit helps maintain and encourage the client's confidence and independence.  
We have a long list of non-English speaking clients waiting for company.
Peer Mentor   Burlington 
Bridge (The), Halton, From Prison to Community
In the community in Halton or meet with clients at the Burlington office 460 Brant St. Unit 209
The Bridge Halton Allyship Program has two different streams: 
1. COMPANION  
A companion does not require personal experience with the justice system. Companion’s become an ally by providing support to program participants as they reintegrate into the community. 
 
2. PEER MENTOR 
A peer mentor is someone who has lived experience with the justice system and wishes to use that experiential knowledge to provide peer support to program participants. 
 
Peers and companions will meet with program participants in the community once a week for a minimum of an hour. There will be "check-ins" and "check-outs" with the volunteer coordinator. There will be a monthly meeting for volunteers to get together and debrief their volunteer experience.  
 
Peers and companions support program participants with their reintegration goals and do not perform counselling or case management duties. Peers and companions will support clients to be independent and provide guidance when a program participant is struggling. The only difference between the two roles is a peer has experiential knowledge and a companion does not have that lived experience. Therefore, the dynamic of the relationship will be slightly different. However, both roles are equally important to help program participants reintegrate back into the community and reduce the barriers of oppression.
Distress Centre Halton, North Halton Office, Distress Centre
Confidential
All of our volunteers receive specialized training. They will befriend, listen without judgment and provide support. No problem is too big or too small.
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.
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Burlington, Oakville and Milton
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!
Committee Member   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
The Board of Directors for SHOP seeks interested community members to join various committees to support the work of the Board of Directors, including our Finance Committee or Quality and Innovation Committee. We are currently looking for individuals with an interest in the committee topic as well as expertise in law/legal services, finance, housing/real estate, and/or police/law enforcement.