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Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Burlington
During July and August we run a special summer camp for children who would otherwise not be able to experience the joys of making friends and learning new skills in a camp setting. Volunteers join our specially trained counselors and assist in all areas of the camp program. Energy, patience, and a keen sense of humor 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.
Nanny Angel Network
Halton
Nanny Angels provide free, specialized in-home relief childcare support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period. All of our Nanny Angels have two important things in common: their love of children and their commitment to providing excellent, dependable childcare for mothers with cancer. 
Become a Nanny Angel! How you can help: 
• Provide fun, educational, creative and safe experiences for the children 
• Minimum 6 months of commitment to ensure support during the duration of a mom’s cancer treatment and recovery 
• 4 hours of childcare service per week to the same family 
• Volunteers are matched with families based on compatibility and location within the Greater Toronto Area: Halton, Peel, York, Durham Regions and the City of Toronto. 
 
The role is not that of a babysitter, housekeeper or personal assistant – Nanny Angels are there to engage and support the children.
Burlington Track and Field Club
Burlington
Coaching kids ages 6+ in Track and Field and Cross Country running events.  
Currently training Mondays and Thursdays from 6pm to 7:30 pm, as well as specific Saturdays or Sundays when track meets are held.
Summer Camp Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton 
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
We offer camp in Acton; in Milton; in Burlington (all summer)
These ROCK summer day camp programs work with at-risk children and youth. The over-arching goals are to develop the children's social skills and self-esteem.  
 
1. Work side by side with program staff and other volunteers.  
2. Assist with planning and implementation of activities including crafts, games, sports, etc. that focus on the development of life skills, social skills, and character building. 
3. Ensure that all children are safe while participating in the program. 
4. Be prepared to work one-to-one with some of the children as directed by the staff. 
5. Assist program staff with monitoring the children’s behaviour.
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
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.
Milton Community Resource Centre
410 Bronte St. South, Milton
Staff and volunteers work together to provide a safe and fun environment during this adult and child together drop-in program. Volunteers will interact with families, assist with organizing activities, materials and toys and assist with light cleaning at the end of program. 
 
Volunteers must have completed grade 8.
St Christophers Anglican Church, Burlington, Open Doors @ St Christophers
662 Guelph Line, Burlington
Support out after school program staff member in running the program. This is an after school program that provides activities, recreation and a healthy snack to children aged 4 to 12. We have a staff member who plans and runs the program, volunteers responsibility would be to assist the staff person.
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
Burlington Public Library, Central Branch
BPL locations: Central, Tansley Woods, Alton, Brant Hills, Aldershot, and New Appleby Branches
Teen Volunteers in this role will assist with children's programs during the summer months. Volunteers will engage and interact with participants, assist with set-up and clean-up, and assist participants with the project and/or activity presented in the program.
Milton Community Resource Centre, EarlyON Child and Family Centre
410 Bronte St. South, Milton
Assist staff with labeling and putting children's art work in cubbies, tidying collage shelves, reading stories to small groups of children, preparing some paper or creative activities
Burlington Public Library, Central Branch
BPL branch locations: Central, Alton, Tansley Woods, and New Appleby
Teen volunteers will work with children in a small group setting.  
Volunteers will assist participants in completing various STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) focused activities and projects.  
Volunteers must be comfortable interacting and engaging with children.  
Volunteers will also assist with set-up and clean-up.
Milton Community Resource Centre
Event location: Victoria Park, 100 Mary St., Milton Volunteer training: 410 Bronte St. S, Milton
Volunteers will be helping staff with: 
• Supervising Family and Children Games and Activities 
• Supervising Bounces, Paddle Boats 
• Henna Tattoos 
• Hair Braiding/Beading
YMCA of Oakville
YMCA of Oakville, 410 Rebecca St, Oakville
• Have fun and be a positive role model for all participants  
• Provide specific and relevant feedback to participants for assist instructing  
• Take an initiative to assist Aquatic staff in setting up and cleaning up all daily activities 
• Scan all participants and area around them always for safety purpose 
 
Pre-requisite:  
Completion and current Bronze Cross & Emergency or Standard First Aid with CPR B or C certificate
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
There are several events held at different locations around Halton.
We ask our summer volunteers to help with set up and clean up before and after special events, and monitoring and replenishing refreshments, supervising children’s activities and directing parents during the event. 
We are looking for volunteers for the following dates this summer:  
Friday, June 28th, 2019 (Milton) 
Thursday, August 1st, 2019 (Oakville) 
Saturday, August 17th, 2019 (Oakville) 
Sunday, August 18th, 2019 (Burlington)
Oakville. Recreation and Culture
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre: 2302 Bridge Rd, Oakville, ON L6L 3L5
We are looking for volunteers for the Oakville Children’s Festival to help out with the following roles: 
• Building Workshop(s) – Assisting participants with building kits, cleaning and organizing supplies 
• Arts and Crafts Workshop – Assisting participants with organizing supplies, cleaning tables and using their creativity to compose pieces of art 
• Green Team – Assist with waste sorting, creating an eco-friendly environment and helping to move towards zero waste 
• Activity Support – Assist activity providers with set up, activity support, and providing child friendly recreation activities for all ages 
• Town of Oakville Ambassadors (Greeters) – Welcome participants at the front gate and at stations at various points in the park to distribute programs and direct pedestrian traffic 
 
For more information, please go to http://bttr.im/e7vos
Darling Home for Kids
Milton
- Preparation of home cooked meals for our children on open respite weekends  
- Preparing freezer meals for our staff to utilize at later dates  
- Running errands to pick up groceries (reimbursement by organization and/or in-kind donation) 
- Cleaning and organizing our kitchen 
- Tidying up after a volunteer shift
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
1010 Main Street East, Milton (Milton Central Library)
Volunteer tutors will help the student with their academic needs and to complete their homework assignments in Math; French; Chemistry.  
We are currently looking to fill in 3 positions (1 for each subject area) for a volunteer tutor who will be able to help a newcomer students.
Learning Disabilities Association of Halton
Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Georgetown
Responsibilities: 
-Implement an effective individualized literacy program to meet the literacy needs of 2 children in their group, utilizing an existing framework 
-Implement engaging, creative and hands-on literacy activities and games in the areas of: phonics, sight words, fluency, as well as spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and more to provide assistance to each assigned child struggling with literacy skills 
-Develop a unique and creative workstation poster board based on the interests of the child where the child’s successes are emphasized by graphing their success in the three central program areas (phonics, sight words, fluency) after every night of the program 
-Conduct informal literacy assessment on the first day of program (pre-assessment) as well as on the last day of program (post-assessment) 
-Provide a positive learning environment to invoke self‐motivation for both children as he/she develops phonological awareness and processing skills 
-Provide regular positive feedback on the student’s progress to instill self‐motivation and self‐confidence in their academic development 
-Fill out session reports after the tutoring sessions to track the children’s progress 
-Communicate with the children’s parents 
-Attend required training sessions as necessary 
-Where applicable, transports both children’s work station boards to and from the program 
-Responsible for own transportation to and from program location 
-Complete time sheets 
-Assists the program facilitator if needed
Burlington Public Library, Central Branch
BPL locations: Central, Tansley Woods, Alton, Brant Hills, and Killbride
We are seeking Teen volunteers in this role, to assist with children's programs, which may include: March Break programs, science-based activities, drop-in programs, crafting, construction, cooking, movie events, etc.  
Volunteers will assist participants with the activities, assist with set-up, and clean-up, and engage and interact with participants.
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.
Junior Achievement of Central Ontario
Local schools in Milton, Burlington, and Oakville
Using our highly interactive education programs you will aid students in developing necessary business and life skills, to enter tomorrows’ workforce. Acting as a resource, facilitator, motivator and role model you will facilitate a Junior Achievement program in the classroom for a day. There are multiple programs to choose from, depending on your interests and skills.  
 
- Visit a grade 7, 8, or high school classroom in Milton and share your knowledge and experience in business/entrepreneurship 
- Educate students about careers in your industry sector 
- Volunteer dates are on weekdays during school hours
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Organizes (and ideally stores) indoor and outdoor displays and life-size breastfeeding cutouts. 
Plans, prepares, delivers and collects displays for events and initiatives. 
Seeks opportunities for HBFI promotion. 
Coordinates with Event Manager to organize displays at events. 
Requires use of a personal vehicle that can accommodate displays, including life-size cutouts to deliver and collect displays. 
Requires the ability to carry displays. 
Leads workgroup when new displays are necessary (including obtaining quotes, liaising with vendor, preparing and leading design collaboration between the vendor and workgroup).
Radius Child and Youth Services
Burlington City Hall, 426 Brant St, Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Set-Up (20 spots), Tear-Down (20 spots), Road Marshals (24 spots), Food & Beverage (10 spots), Kidsfest (10 spots) 
Registration - Friday, May 31, 2019 - shifts from 10 - 6 pm and Saturday - June 1st shifts from 9 am- 8 pm) (20 spots) 
General (10 spots), Finish Line (10 spots)  
This is a fun night in downtown Burlington on Saturday, June 1, 2019
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
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.
Driver Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Milton and Halton Hills
Our Volunteer drivers play an extremely valuable role in the lives of our children in care. As a driver, you become a familiar and friendly face the children can depend on, someone who will listen to their stories and bring a smile to their faces at what can be a very confusing time in their lives.  
 
If you have a few hours to spare a week, enjoy driving and love children then this is the volunteer role for you. Volunteer drivers take children and on occasion parents, to various appointments: therapy sessions, family visits, counselling sessions, court dates, support groups, and other important meetings.  
 
Drivers are currently needed during day time hours. Some do a specific drive or two each week, others are called upon on a daily basis and yet others do once a month. We are always in need of reliable, readily available volunteer drivers.
ArtHouse for Children and Youth, Mailing Address
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.
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.
School Workshop Assistant   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Focus on Nature, Halton Branch - Mailing Address
Halton Region Elementary Schools
Join us for a fun day helping kids find the beauty of nature! Workshop Program Assistants will be part of a team assisting the lead instructor with the delivery of Focus on Nature photography workshops in local schools, outdoor education centres, and at special events.  
 
Duties include: mentoring students in nature exploration and photography while accompanying them on photo walks in local parks and natural areas; assisting with the importing, editing, and reviewing of student images; leading a small group activity in the afternoon as part of a series of photography/nature activity stations.  
 
Key goals of Focus on Nature are to inspire young people to explore and appreciate nature through photography and to connect with their creativity. This is done by teaching students the "elements of design", and by exploring local natural areas as photographers, with eyes wide open to the beauty and complexity of nature. Students are encouraged to slow down and to look for the elements of design in nature, and they are reminded that nature has always acted as inspiration for art, design, and architecture. At the end of each workshop, there is a celebration with a slideshow of each students' 10 favourite images, and we give "extension activities" to teachers and students so that they can continue to learn.
Community Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ActiveChefs
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.
Halton Women's Place, Emergency Shelter and Crisis Services
Burlington and Milton
- Front line reception  
- Child and youth duties for Burlington and Milton locations
Family Night Social Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Once a 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
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