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Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Toys/gifts stored in Burlington office – 1445 Norjohn Court, Unit # 1, Burlington, Ontario
If you enjoy the warmth and spirit of the holiday season and bringing a smile to the face of a child, this is the role for you. A group of volunteers are required at this very busy time of year to coordinate the gifts and donations that are offered to the children and youth in the care of Halton Children’s Aid Society. Toys that are donated to our children in care are sorted and wrapped by gender and age group. They are then distributed to our foster parents who present them to the children at agency provided parties.
Townsend Smith Foundation, Mailing Address
We are growing fast! Volunteer co-ordinator needed to communicate with, assess and appropriately place volunteers for events and administrative support. Contact, interview potential candidates, and liaise with the foundation Board of Directors and Director of Development to identify needs. Maintain database in Excel and use SharePoint or Dropbox.
Joy of Learning Centre
Oakville
Challenger baseball is a division of Little League for players with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the full benefits of participation in baseball at a level structured to their abilities. 
 
Coaching duties include:  
- Organizing/coming up with practice drills 
- Executing drills  
- Helping players on the field 
- Coordinating games
Joy of Learning Centre
Saturdays: Sixteen Mile Creek, Sundays: Milton Sports Centre
Milton Skating and Hockey Skills: assist players on the ice with fundamentals of skating and hockey. Encourage participation. 
Oakville Rangers Hockey: organize and run practice drills, assist players on the ice, assist players in the dressing room, encourage participation, coordinate games
Race Marshall   Oakville 
Salvation Army, Oakville - Rebecca St, Community and Family Services
Oakville
Race Marshalls are asked to stand at a designated location along the Race Route to direct participants on the route and encourage them as they pass by.
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
Food for Life Canada
Loblaws and Fortinos stores in Burlington and Oakville
Food for Life needs 150 outgoing, enthusiastic volunteers for our annual Turkey Drive December 7-8, 2019 at Fortinos stores across Burlington and Oakville. 
 
Volunteer Teams will be responsible for encouraging customers to purchase a turkey to be donated to Food for Life. This turkey will then be delivered to families in need in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, and Acton to ensure they receive a holiday meal.  
Fortinos Store Locations: 
1059 Plains Rd Burlington 
5111 New St Burlington 
2025 Guelph Ln Burlington 
2512 Appleby Ln Burlington 
493 Dundas St. Oakville 
173 Lakeshore Rd W Oakville 
Throughout your shift, you will be changing up roles. Roles include greeting shoppers as they enter the store, being present in the meat department for anyone who may have questions, collecting turkeys as shoppers hand them off once purchased, and overall just interacting with shoppers. This turkey drive has been running for many years, and many shoppers look forward to this 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.
Volunteer Drivers Assistant   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Food for Life Canada
Food for Life warehouse : 2258 Mountainside Drive, Burlington
We receive various food donations from all over the Halton Region. This donated food needs to be picked up, as well as distributed to various agencies and FFL programs throughout the Region. Our drivers need a hand when loading and unloading the truck. You could be helping on a truck that goes to Milton, Georgetown, Acton, Oakville, or Burlington.  
 
• Wednesday shift - 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
• 2258 Mountainside Drive, Burlington, Ontario – the starting and ending point, if living in Milton, could possibly pick up enroute if supporting the Halton Hills programs that day
Food for Life Canada
2258 Mountainside Drive, Burlington
We need your help in our warehouse to sort, organize, and pack food, so we can distribute it back into the community to support those in need. This food will go to Food for Life programs, community dinners, food banks, food pantries, and many other food programs within our community.
Joseph Brant Hospital
Burlington Centre (formerly Burlington Mall)
We are looking for volunteers to wrap gifts at the Burlington Centre (formerly Burlington Mall), for day, evening, and weekend shifts December 6 - December 24, 2019. Volunteers must have experience wrapping gifts.
Salvation Army, Oakville - Rebecca St, Community and Family Services
Various Locations Across Oakville
Greeting people with a smile :) in various locations around town, volunteers are required to help raise funds by standing with a donation kettle/station and accept donations from the public.  
Shifts are typically 2 hours long and you can donate as much of your time as you would like!
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.
Active Chefs
We are seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to: 
- Help develop, plan & organize special events and support our organizational fundraising activities.  
- Work with other team members to identify, solicit & connect with potential donors, prospects and sponsors.  
- Assist create communications, mailing lists, promotional and marketing materials.  
- Support other initiatives like annual gala, anniversary celebrations, event programming, volunteer & alumni relations, PR and special campaigns, as needed and assigned.  
- Manage highly sensitive financial and other personal information with confidentiality. 
- Willingness and ability to travel and meet deadlines is required.  
 
Prior relevant experience in a similar role especially working with non-profit organizations/charities/charitable foundations/schools is preferred but not necessary. Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and computer proficiency. Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail and sense of urgency. Superb in negotiation and relationship cultivation. Creative-thinker, self-starter with ability to work independently and within a team.
Program Assistant   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Active Chefs
Public & Catholic Schools in Halton & Peel and other Community Partner Locations
ActiveChefs is a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) dedicated to promoting health and well-being of children. You will assist ActiveChefs Staff and Instructors with programs and activities (during-school and after-school) for elementary school children (ages 5-12 years) in Halton and Peel Region (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon).
North BurLINKton Community Group, North BurLINKton Neighbourhood Project
Tansley United Church 2111 Walkers Line, Burlington
Provide childminding for children of Single Mom's Group, while they participate in a peer mentoring program. 
Great opportunity to get your 40 volunteer hours completed.  
Responsibilities include helping with homework, crafts and games.
Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Event takes place at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Oakville
As the Recruitment and Retention Lead, you are organized, self-motivated, and have great interpersonal skills. Using your personal and professional networks, you will assist in promotion and recruitment for the Relay For Life event by collaborating with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner and the Relay For Life Event Chair. This role involves prospecting, developing, and establishing new relationships and leads, as well as educating them about this opportunity. You will also be provided contact information for participants from the previous year's event; you will become their point of contact for engaging in 2020!
Food for Life Canada
Two locations: Hopedale Bible Church, 342 Sherin Dr., Oakville and 1180 Dorval Dr., Oakville
Our Food for Life Programs is in need of volunteers to help run the food program. This would involved volunteers to engage with those who use the Food for Life program while handing out baskets of food to those living in the building.
The Salvation Army, Khi Community, Milton, Community and Family Services
The Salvation Army- Milton, various locations in Milton
Greeting people with a smile :) in various locations around Milton. Volunteers are required to help raise funds by standing with a donation kettle and accepting donations from the public.
Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights
Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington
Help take-down the lighting displays, which includes:  
-Packing crates with lighting displays  
-Unmounting T-bars and cords/hookups  
-Safely using all appropriate equipment/tools
Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights
1. Perform as “Twinkle” mascot on Opening night. 
2. Walk slowly and carefully. 
3. Mascot support (Festival of Lights Coordinators will be your support) does all the speaking and interacting with event guests.  The Mascot is encouraged not to speak or reveal their identity. 
4. Mascot to follow the direction of their Twinkle Support partner at all times.  They are your voice and extra set of eyes and ears.  
5. Proven competency in the safe use and management of mascot costume.
Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights
Spencer Smith Park, Burlington
Patrol designated areas as scheduled/instructed by FOL  
• Use appropriate equipment flashlight, proper footwear and have cell-phone. 
• Report all malfunctioning display lights, damage or suspect activity observed to FOL contact 
• Must be able to remain calm under pressure and deal with changing situations 
• Treat festival guests and other FOL volunteers with respect 
• Use all appropriate safety equipment/tools/procedures 
• Check-in and out as directed  
• Receive your Official Volunteer package 
• Work safely and have fun
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Elementary schools across Halton
As a GLOW facilitator, your role is to lead activities for a group of young girls (aged 11-14) from diverse backgrounds, in a 10 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating, and being confident in all aspects of their identity. 
This position is suitable for female adults with a strong understanding of diversity & inclusion.
ArtHouse for Children and Youth
Multiple locations across Burlington, Oakville and Milton
Leads and Volunteers work together to provide a safe and fun environment during this after-school drop-in art program. Volunteers will interact with children/families, assist with organizing activities, materials, games, and homework help. Volunteers may need to provide one-on-one support to a child during the program. At the end of the program, volunteers assist with light cleaning.
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
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Burlington, Toronto
The Futures Amazing Race is a 3 week program for youth ages 14-17 and 2 week program for youth ages 10-14. The program is going to be an exciting way to show and teach our youth valuable life skills in a fun and hands-on way.  
 
Youth are divided into teams to work together and meet the challenges set out each day. It will be up to the youth to problem solve to win the RACE. The race is part of the whole camp experience and each day youth have the opportunity to win points and prizes as they complete each task and get closer to the final challenge.  
 
The race includes trip to Toronto, Hamilton and Burlington. Volunteers join our specially trained counsellors and assist in all areas of the camp program. Energy, patience, and a keen sense of humour are the key qualifications for this role. This position is especially rewarding for students who are thinking of a career in social work or teaching.
Tutor Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
In your home, library, foster parents home or agency
Would you like to help a child/youth reach their full academic potential or motivate them to achieve more?  
Volunteers are required to tutor children/youth in all subjects, especially math, English, science and French.  
The volunteer will assist a child to experience success in learning through a supportive one-to-one relationship.  
The children requiring assistance can range from age 6-18 and all academic levels.  
Scheduling can be arranged directly with the caregiver at your mutual convenience.
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks, Halton Hills Town Hall
Gellert Community Centre / Georgetown Indoor Pool / Acton Indoor Pool
Assist Swimming Instructors teach skills, drills and activities to Learn to Swim participants.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative, Mailing Address
1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Promote, protect and support breastfeeding in the Halton community. Attend and participate in monthly planning meetings (2 hrs per month). Participate in work groups to create/edit resources, plan and host community events for families.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative, Mailing Address
1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Looking to recruit older adult volunteers to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in the Halton community.  
Attend and participate in monthly planning meetings (2 hrs per month).  
Participate in work groups to create/edit resources, plan and host community events for families.
Girl Guide Leader   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council
• Provide responsible leadership to a group of girl or youth members while facilitating engaging programming 
• Commitment to creating safe environments for girls, both emotionally and physically 
• Communicate with parents/guardians 
• Adhere to the Girl Guide Code of Conduct and Safe Guide 
• Have fun 
 
When you join Girl Guides as an adult volunteer, you’re embarking on an exciting journey. Each year from September to May, you’ll have the opportunity to help shape the next generation of girls through weekly activities, fun outings and programming that’s girl-centric, fun and engaging. There are so many possibilities! Your unit could go on an outdoor scavenger hunt, have a sleepover at a science museum or plant a tree. Our dynamic programming offers plenty of opportunities for you and your fellow Guiders to be creative and ignite the minds of girls.
Oakville Chamber Orchestra
St.Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and St. John's United (262 Randall St.) Oakville
4-5 hours on concert dates (Saturday and Sunday) focused on two areas: 
. Usher audience members into the Church, provide programs and sometimes assist in seating more elderly audience members . Assist in staging of concerts, moving piano, chairs and stands before and clearing chairs etc after the concert. 
 
We are looking for volunteers with an interest in: 
- understanding how an orchestra concert is presented 
- providing excellent customer service to OCO patrons 
- helping set up the stage & box office before concerts and tear-down post-concert  
- ushering and interacting with patrons 
- assisting in raffle and soloist flower presentations 
- assisting with intermission reception preparation, execution & clean-up
Milton Community Resource Centre, Milton - Bruce Trail Public School, Licensed Child Care Centre
Bruce Trail Early Learning and Child Care Centre, 1199 Costigan, Milton
- Assist teachers with the care of toddlers and young children in a child care setting 
- Play/read to toddlers and young children 
- Assist with set-up/tidying of room 
- Learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Community Centres located in Oakville and Burlington
Volunteers will mentor black youth within a community based setting. Volunteers will assist in providing mentoring relationships while black youth participate in activities that reflect Caribbean and African heritage, cultural icons, carnival arts, diaspora experiences and other fun group based activities.
Burlington. Parks and Recreation, Burlington Seniors' Centre
Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2285 New Street (Central park location)
Breakfast @ the Bistro.. one Saturday monthly
Halton Food for Thought, Student Nutrition Programs
Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown
These are some the of the duties our volunteers perform: 
 
-Shopping for food for our programs. 
-On-line ordering of food for our programs. 
-Preparing meals and snacks for students to eat; most programs do not involve cooking, but most have some cutting of fresh fruits and vegetables and minimal preparation of other food items. 
-Setting up for food service which can include setting up chairs and tables, cleaning the eating and food preparation surfaces and putting out dishes and food.  
-Post-program clean up; this can include doing dishes, putting food away, cleaning tables and putting away chairs. 
-Monthly reporting and financial tracking; this involves working with school staff to obtain account balances and submitting totals to HFFT each month.
Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Social Services Programs
Visits are in client homes.
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.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
53 Bond St. Oakville and/ or 2521 Dundas St W at Bronte Rd.
1. Preparing the garden for clients' use during the summer months 
2. Emptying, cleaning out and restocking the store room 
3. Answering telephones/taking messages in the office
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Community Social Services Programs
Oakville
We are looking to conduct 20 inclusive and creative ‘Exploring Dreams’ interview experiences with consenting adults who identify as having a developmental disability and volunteers (research assistants). Research assistants will engage participants through a variety of accessible and creative interview activities that will be designed and led by Inclusive Community Engagement Researcher, Heryka Miranda. The interview process will be experiential in nature and will include individual and group art-making activities using visual arts, movement and dance, and visualization/breathing exercises. Light snacks and refreshments will also be provided.  
 
Each of the 20 interview experiences will include five different participants from the developmental disabilities community and five volunteers/research assistants. The duration of the interview experiences will be 2.5 hours and will run from January to August, 2019 (one-to-three interview experiences will be held each month).  
 
We are looking for volunteers who are:  
• Committed to the rights of people with disabilities to live dignified lives  
• Not related to participating adult with disability 
• Creative, and open-minded 
• Patient, flexible and understanding 
• Supportive and compassionate 
• Responsible and maintains confidentiality 
• Excellent listeners and creative communicators 
• Artistic or have an appreciation for the arts 
• Able to work as part of a team 
• MUST attend mandatory volunteer training - January 26 
• Available for first interview experience on Monday, January 28, 4pm to 7pm.
Canadian Blood Services, Halton
1250 Brant Street, Burlington, Ontario
The need for blood is constant and we welcome donors to help patients in need.
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East (Bingo Plaza), Burlington
-Sorting and hanging donated clothing 
-Sort and stock our emergency food cupboard 
-Helping donors in with their donations 
-Volunteers should be able to work standing up for short periods of time.  
-Some of the volunteers positions do require some walking, hanging and sorting clothing in the store.
St Christophers Anglican Church, Burlington, Open Doors @ St Christophers
662 Guelph Line, Burlington
Weekly volunteer role supporting Open Doors food bank
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Road East, Burlington
Preparation before store opening. We open at 12 but need to organize food received that morning from Food for Life and Refresh Foods. Clothes sorting, screening and organizing.
Fundraiser Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Fresh Food Box
Through out Halton Region
People who love to fund raise in a variety of ways would be a real asset to our program. It can be as simple as approaching local sponsors for donations to organizing and hosting a fund raising event to writing grant proposals. Volunteers can self-select the type of fund raising they like to be involved with in conjunction with the Sustainability Committee. Time commitment: dependent on type of fundraising and each fundraisers’ availability.