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I.T. Career Mentor   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by volunteer Mentor, for example: coffee shop, library, workplace, Sheridan
Mentors are paired with an immigrant professional from their 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
Marketing Career Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by volunteer Mentor, for example: coffee shop, library, workplace, community centre
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•improving job search strategies and networks
Big Sister   Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Halton and Hamilton Regions
Provide Little Sister with support, guidance and mentoring. Instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions and encourage leadership skills and independent thinking. Offer low to no cost shared activities and above all, make a difference while having fun.
Engineering Career Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by mentor -- for example: workplace, library, Sheridan, Tim Hortons
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•improving job search strategies and networks
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Burlington (off Mainway between Appleby Line and Burloak)
Do you love to run? If so, would you enjoy mentoring a youth in a running group?  
The running group will be targeted to our youth in care between the ages of 12-18.  
The youth will learn to run 5kms and complete a 5km run  
The group will also have an educational component with weekly presentations on key health issues.  
Each youth will be set up with a mentor to run alongside.
ROCK
Iroquois Shore Rd, Oakville
Lead and supervise a social skills group of girls with the assistance of teen volunteers 
Must be willing to follow manual and lead discussions and activities as outlined 
Must be able to supervise teen volunteers and youth clients 
Organize group discussions, crafts and games
Big Brother   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
As convenient to volunteer and client
Provide Little Brother with support, guidance and mentoring. Instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions and encourage leadership skills and independent thinking. Offer low to no cost shared activities and above all, make a difference while having fun.
Summer Camp Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton 
ROCK
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.
ROCK
Iroquois Shore, Oakville
Along with male teen volunteers, supervise and lead a social skills group of boys aged 9 to 12 years. Must be willing to follow a manual and lead discussions with activities outlined. Interesting group discussions and fun sports to play.
Youth Aiding Youth Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ROCK
At child's home or own home as convenient - will be matched with someone in their area.
Spend time with a child aged 6 to 12 years, participating in fun & recreational activities. The goal is to develop social skills & self esteem and to be a positive role model. 
 
-Suitable for youth aged 16 to 24.  
-Nine month to one year commitment of 3 hours per week.  
-Hours are flexible.  
-Volunteers are matched on a one to one basis. 
-Must complete an online application form. See link below.
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.
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.
Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel
Halton & Peel regions (Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton, Caledon)
Our goal is to work with individuals who are over the age of 18 and who have suffered loss themselves or who feel they are capable of using their own experiences with grief to provide peer support within a facilitation role in our grief support group.  
- Two open grief support groups: closed and drop-in. The open group sessions are held weekly or biweekly. 
- Individuals to fill the Facilitator volunteer positions are needed for both groups.
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.
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Burlington, Oakville, Milton
Provide a supportive and empowering relationship with one adult learner involved in Career Pathways, employment preparedness and/or employment retention. 
• Attend mentor orientation and training session before meeting mentee 
• Attend quarterly career mentor sessions 
• Have bi-weekly contact with the mentee to establish a working relationship and to support mentee in employment and career goals 
• Assist mentee in solving work-related issues, identify and remove barrier to employment and other problems that interfere with mentee’s achieving employment and/or higher education success 
• Keep accurate records of mentee interaction and progress as requested by HMC. 
• Adhere to the HMC Core values 
• Understanding Canadian workplace culture 
• Identifying skills required by market demand  
• Guiding through the licensing and accreditation process (if applicable)  
• Improving professional terminology  
• Mastering self-marketing techniques and confidence building  
• Selecting technical skills upgrading programs and resources  
• Locating publications and workshops on recent developments in the field of the mentee 
• Establishing professional networks  
• Supporting and encouraging efforts to become professionally established 
• Help make a difference in someone’s life! 
 
All volunteer mentors are expected to visit HMC website & submit their application online.
Volunteer Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Halton community
Are you a happy, confident adult with a positive outlook on life? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child/youth in need in your community?  
 
Our volunteers act as positive role models to children of all ages throughout Halton. Individuals are matched with a child/youth in need and spend time doing recreational or social outings in the community. In as little as a few hours a month you can make a significant difference in the life of a child.
Civil Engineering Career Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by mentor -- for example: cofee shop or library
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•improving job search strategies and networks
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by volunteer Mentor, for example: coffee shop or library
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•improving job search strategies and networks
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by volunteer Mentor, for example coffee shop or library
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•improving job search strategies and networks
Crisis Line Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office
1515 Rebecca St, Oakville
24 Hour Crisis Line Volunteer with a commitment of 20 hours per month. 
 
- 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 20 hours per month on the crisis line  
- Must attend monthly volunteer meetings (6:30pm-8:30pm)  
- Schedule shifts with Coordinator 
- Submit monthly statistics reports
Distress Line Volunteer   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Distress Centre Halton, Oakville Office, Distress Centre
Halton
Volunteers provide an empathetic, confidential, and non-judgmental telephone support service to callers in accordance with policies and guidelines learned in the training course.  
 
We do not give advice. Volunteers befriend and listen to callers, provide crisis prevention/intervention and help callers explore alternatives so they may find a solution to their particular situation.
Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville
1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229, Oakville
The Women's Centre is looking for volunteers in our Oakville and Milton locations. 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 Supporters 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. 
 
We are especially looking for volunteers for our Milton location to better serve the women of North Halton.
Bereavement Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Office: 2370 Speers Road, Oakville. Volunteering: Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton
Offer the support needed to those struggling to cope with the death of a loved one. Wonderful training in one-on-one bereavement support is provided at no cost. After training, our Bereavement Coordinator will match you with a client to visit for 1-2 hours a week for a period of 3 to 12 months (depending on the client's needs), making all the difference in their journey through grief.
Ontario Provincial Police, Burlington Detachment, Highway Safety Division
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.
Interpreters and Translators   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Burlington, Oakville, Milton
To assist newcomers, government and community agencies by interpreting/translating in another language on issues such as domestic violence, immigration, welfare, health and other issues.
Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
Oakville
Facilitation of open-ended peer support groups for bereaved children, teens, adults.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home
Creek Way Village LTCH
- 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.