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Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
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.
Links2Care, Acton, Community Social Services Programs
From clients home to restaurant and back
Volunteers drive clients to and from dining locations and can participate in the meal. A social outing for shut-in seniors every other week. Outing includes transportation by volunteers, if needed, to a local restaurant.  
Suitable for Adults and Seniors who have a good driving record.
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 Drive, Burlington
Conduct a group of Residents through a colouring project on a weekly basis. 
Residents benefit from social interaction and use of fine motor skills.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home
Creek Way Village
To provide social, physical, spiritual or intellectual stimulation on a one on one basis to residents. Visit residents as assigned by manager. Meet, talk, interact with residents. Assist residents to interact with others and participate in activities. Go for walks, read and conversations with residents.
Pub Volunteer   Burlington 
Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home
Community Room
Volunteer will pour and serve alcoholic drinks for residents of the long term care home for one afternoon or evening a week.
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.
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
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.
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.
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
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
Youth Aiding Youth Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
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.
Oakville Senior Citizens Residence
2220-2222 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville
Oakville Senior Citizen Residence has many opportunities for volunteers in the community. Currently we are looking for volunteers to assist in running of our on-site cafe "OSCaR's Place". OSCaR's Place or 'OP', is a convenient spot for clients to purchase hot, fresh meals, beverages, snacks, groceries or miscellaneous items. OP volunteers assist in operating the cafe, with some of the duties including handling payment, preparing and serving coffee and refreshments and interacting and providing a social opportunity with our clients.  
 
OP is open Monday- Friday and runs from 10-4pm. Volunteers are split into two shifts : 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Most shifts have two volunteers working together at a time. 
 
**We are currently seeking someone who is available Friday Mornings from 10:00am-1:00pm or a volunteer who can cover random shifts here and there.** 
 
If you are ready to make an impact in your community, please contact allisonc@oakvilleseniors.com or call us at (905) 827-4139 ex 155.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Join in on this exciting 6-month pilot project! 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 physically able.  
The time you spend during your weekly visit can be putting together a scrapbook, playing card games, or coming up with a creative and fun activity to do with your client over a 6 month period. 
 
Provide social support for clients who are experiencing challenges with their memory, but still look forward to social and friendly visits.
Oakville Meals on Wheels
Start at Mo's Family Restaurant, 467 Speers Road - Deliveries throughout Oakville
To deliver hot and/or frozen meals to individuals in their homes in Oakville on a regular or substitute basis.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
In the client's house, apartment or retirement residence (Oakville, Burlington & North Halton)
Provide social support for lonely, isolated or frail seniors and adults with limited mobility and (for this listing) little to no English language skills. 
 
Weekly visit one of our wonderful clients' in their home. During your visit you can chat over coffee, play a game of cards, visit the library or museum, run some errands together - like grocery shopping...these are just a few ideas. 
 
You'll be helping keep seniors and psychically challenged adults active, independent and happy.
Friendly Visiting Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Indus Community Services, Oakville Office, Newcomer and Employment Services
- Visit clients in their home or assisted living facility; minimum of 1 hour weekly visit at a mutually agreed upon time (between Mon-Sun, 9am-7pm) 
- Build a supportive relationship through conversation and discussion 
- Actively participate in activities which are of interest to the client 
- Complete the Friendly Visiting Monthly Service Record 
- Report issues, concerns and all incidents to the Friendly Visiting Coordinator 
- Represent Indus in a professional manner at all times 
- Adhere to the vision, mission and guiding values of the organization and the Friendly Visiting Program.
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.
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.
Communication Volunteer   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Halton-Peel Community Aphasia Programs (H-PCAP)
​Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Mississauga and Brampton
Under the guidance of the Speech Language Pathologist and Communicative Disorders Assistant, the communication volunteer will learn new skills to: 
- Work with small groups of adults with acquired communication disorders 
- Use supportive conversation skills in facilitating discussion groups with clients within our programs 
- Assist clients to understand and participate in various conversational and language-based communication activities  
- Bring forth thoughts and new ideas to the group 
 
Other responsibilities may include: 
- Assisting staff with the set-up and clean-up of program space before and after each session 
- Informing the SLP or CDA in advance when unable to attend a session 
- Maintaining confidentiality within the parameters defined by the Halton-Peel Community Aphasia Programs
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. Parks and Recreation, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities
Brant Hills Community Centre, 2255 Brant Street
Assist in drop-in program for teens & young adults who have developmental delays.  
Help with group or one on one activities.
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter
The visits will be taking place in the Long-Term Care Home that your match resides in.
A Friendly Visitor is someone who will visit weekly/bi-weekly to spend time with the individual they are matched with. This is a social and recreational visit, talking, reading a book together, playing games/cards, grabbing a coffee/drink and sitting outside or even just watching tv or a movie together.  
 
Often times living in a Long Term Care (LTC) can be lonely, many of the individuals living with MS in LTC can often be more isolated because of the age difference and interests compared to the other residents.  
 
If you have a spare few hours a month, you can really make a difference in someone's life.  
Must be over 18 years old to complete Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Check screening requirements
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.
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.
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.
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.
Darling Home for Kids
Milton
The Frontline Volunteer works alongside the professional care team and provides companionship to enhance the quality of life for our children during their stay at The Darling Home for Kids. Frontline volunteers are involved in our residential and respite programs.  
 
Our Frontline volunteers are with the children at the bedside, during activities, within the Snoezelen area, enjoying arts and crafts, spending time outside, and generally are there to support the child and Frontline staff with whatever activities are going on around the Home.  
 
Frontline volunteers must be at least 20 years of age.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
53 Bond St. (Kerr & Rebecca corner) Oakville, and 2521 Dundas St. West, Oakville
Help to clean up the kitchen and set tables for lunch. Assist with serving clients lunch. Assist with cleanup, loading dishwasher. Start the laundry after lunch.
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.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
Oakville Central: 53 Bond St | Oakville North: 2521 Dundas St. West (Palermo United Church)
Assisting staff with group activities such as: bowling, shuffleboard, golf, boccee ball, cards, tea parties, dancing, baking, crafts, music, serving lunches, serving snacks, drama, gardening,discussion groups, helping with laundry, dishes, etc. 
Provide one to one conversations with clients, give manicures, read stories, reminisce, play cards,etc. 
Bring your own special skills and perhaps start a new interest group.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
Volunteer at 53 Bond St, Oakville or 2521 Dundas St. (Palermo site) Oakville
There are many volunteer opportunities for students such as: 
1. help with computer work 
2. assist staff with one to one activities such as reading, talking, doing manicures, puzzles, crafts, cards 
3. assist staff with program activities such as carpet bowling, shuffle board, horseshoes, trivia 
4. assist by helping with the day to day organizational chores such as set up, clean up, laundry, tidying, crafts, bulletin boards  
5. help with special events such as Christmas party, garage sale, fundraising events.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
2 Locations in Oakville: Central: 53 Bond St and 2521 Dundas St. West (Palermo)
- Help out with activities in the program such as crafts, ceramics, baking, carpet bowling, bingo, sing-alongs, group discussions, one on one reminiscing, shuffleboard, bocce ball, word games, drama, exercise classes, current affairs, trivia, manicures, board games 
- Help out with various everyday tasks such as setting up for lunch, cleaning up after lunch
Ian Anderson House
430 Winston Churchill Blvd., Oakville
Volunteers needed daily: 
- To assist with answer phone, transfer calls, take messages, as well as answering door, welcoming visitors, escorting visitors to residents rooms 
- Taking, coffee, tea, snacks to residents rooms 
- Light housekeeping 
- Offering support to residents and families
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Burlington Community
A volunteer(s) is matched with a little brother or sister between the ages of six and sixteen. Together they spend 2 or 3 hours a week out in the community enjoying shared interests and participating in low cost social, educational and recreational activities. It is highly recommended that the volunteer have access to a vehicle.
Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
Oakville
Facilitation of open-ended peer support groups for bereaved children, teens, adults.
Community Living Burlington
Various location in Burlington
Volunteer to spend time with an adult with developmental disabilities. Assist person in accessing their community by community activities such as going for walks, coffee, movies, bowling etc. depending on interest.
Community Living Burlington
3057 Mainway, Burlington
Volunteer with individuals both one to one and in groups. May include reading books, assisting with computer or reading skills, etc. May assist employees while attending events or activities in the community such as; going to the movies, shopping, walks in the community etc.
Community Living Burlington
Various homes in Burlington
Suggested activities include; shopping, movies, sporting events, swimming, fairs & festivals, out to dinner or coffee, going to Chapters.