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Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton

Have you experienced a significant loss in your own life and been through your own grieving experience and are interested in supporting others as they grieve? As a trained volunteer, you can help those with the loss of a loved one, work through their grief and find a way to move forward. Visits are taking place on the phone and in person. Wonderful training in one-on-one bereavement peer support is provided. After training, our Bereavement Counsellor will match you with a client to visit for a period of 3 to 12 months (depending on the client's needs), making all the difference in their journey through grief. 
Next training starts October 17th.

Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their own profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentee. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.
Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Virtually (Zoom, Team etc ) or in person at public place such as a coffee shop or library
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their own profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentee. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.
Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Duties: 
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their own profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentee. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.
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 Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Ontario Caregiver Organization, Online Services / Find Support
Mentoring is a method of passing on lived experiences to support another caregiver in an empowering and meaningful way. Anyone who has been a caregiver will know that the caregiving role presents many challenges. These challenges will be different for every caregiver and from time to time support will be needed. 
 
Purpose: To participate in the Ontario Caregiver Organization’s 1:1 Peer Support Program as a Peer Mentor, delivering emotional support to other caregivers as they navigate their caregiving journey. 
 
Responsibilities  
• Be familiar with OCO’s mission, vision and programs and supports 
• Facilitate peer support programs in a confidential, non-judgmental and friendly atmosphere 
• Expertly guide conversations that allow caregivers to meet others with similar and dissimilar caregiving experiences 
• Offer support and guidance on matters that help caregivers in their journey 
• Provide feedback on OCO’s programs and resources that can help shape the ongoing delivery of OCO’s support and resources for caregivers 
• Maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues as per OCO’s confidentiality agreement 
• Communicate in a timely matter any concerns or issues to OCO staff liaison 
• Follow all policies and procedures outlined in OCO’s volunteer handbook 
• Understand and accept the roles and responsibilities of the peer support program 
• Successfully complete all peer mentor training 
 
Qualifications 
• Caregiver who is currently or has previously provided physical and/or emotional support to a family member, partner, friend or neighbor 
• Passionate about and committed to ensuring all caregivers in Ontario feel supported and valued 
• Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
• Demonstrate maturity, comfort and understanding around the caregiver process, its challenges and issues 
• Ability to read people and situations (i.e. when to talk, when to listen, when to offer input, etc.) 
• Experience working without supervision in situations that require critical thinking and flexibility in how and when to respond 
• Be comfortable working with a wide variety of people 
• Have a positive, caring and non-judgmental approach to supporting others 
• Be emotionally able to provide support to others 
• Ability to constructively participate in discussions with people of different backgrounds and experiences 
• Must be over 18 years of age 
 
Commitment: We ask all interested candidates to commit to participating in the program for a minimum of one year. We ask for a time commitment of 1-2 hours a week. As part of our screening, Peer Mentors are required to complete a reference check and a Criminal Records Check. 
 
Support 
• Orientation and training for this position will be provided  
• Staff will maintain on-going supervision, support and regular 'check-ins' 
 
The Ontario Caregiver Organization invites caregivers with diverse backgrounds from across Ontario to join our 1:1 Peer Support Program as a Peer Mentor. We are actively recruiting bilingual or multilingual caregivers who are fluent in English and other languages, and caregivers with experience caring for a spouse or child.
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
Lighthouse for Grieving Children and Families, Oakville
Oakville
Facilitation of open-ended peer support groups, in-person and online, for bereaved children, youth and their adult parents/caregivers
Crisis Line Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton
24 Hour Crisis Line Volunteer with a commitment of at least 6 hours per month (minimum of 1 - 4 hour shift per week). 
 
- Support survivors of sexual assault and violence (and their support people) on the SAVIS 24 hour crisis line using an anti- 
racist/anti-oppression feminist framework 
- Complete SAVIS crisis line training and evaluation  
- Agree to work a minimum of 16 hours per month on the crisis line  
- Must attend monthly volunteer meetings - 2 hours in length maximum - in addition to crisis line shift 
- Schedule shifts with Crisis Line Coordinator 
- Submit call logs after each shift
Virtual or In-Person Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Halton community
Are you interested in making a positive impact in the Halton community? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children and youth? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child or youth in need in your community? Our volunteers act as positive role models to children and youth of all ages throughout Halton. In as little as a few hours a month, you can make a significant difference in the life of a child or youth.  
 
The Halton CAS is dedicated to developing mentorship relationships that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, and we encourage applications from diverse groups including from Black, 2SLGBTQ, First Nations, Inuit and Metis persons.  
 
Physical distancing does not have to mean social disconnection – we have adjusted and adapted to ensure mentors and mentees continue their relationships while they may be separated due to Coronavirus COVID-19.
Victim Assistance Volunteer Program, Burlington, Milton and Oakville - Mobile Service
As required in Halton region (i.e Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville).
Provide practical assistance as needed. Identify longer-term needs by responding to victim's concerns. Supply the victim with appropriate options and referrals to services in the community. Volunteers are on call to the Burlington OPP 24 hours a day. Volunteers are specially trained to provide short term emotional and practical support to victims of tragic circumstances, fatalities, serious personal injury, crime and road trauma.
Volunteer Tutor   Burlington  Oakville 
Literacy South Halton, Burlington Head Office, Literacy and Basic Skills
At offices in Burlington or Oakville
Tutoring adults with low level literacy skills, one-on-one, once or twice a week. Training provided. No previous teaching experience is required, just some free time, enthusiasm and a desire to help someone.