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March of Dimes Canada, West Central Regional Office, After Stroke Program
Hamilton General Hospital, Guelph General Hospital, and Joseph Brant Hospital.

March of Dimes Canada, After Stroke, vision is a world where everyone impacted by stroke can recover 
and live a life with renewed purpose and optimism and inspire others to do the same.

We are looking for volunteers to join our Hosptial Peer Connection Program which connects stroke survivors in a hospital setting with peer volunteers who are stroke survivors themselves.  As a Peer Connector, you will utilize your lived experience to provide emotional support, education, encouragement, and most importantly inspire hope to stroke survivors while in the hospital.

Main Responsibilities 

  • Initiate and lead one-to-one conversations (online or in-person) with patients in a respectful, calm, and supportive manner
  • Encourage patients to participate and engage in conversation
  • Respect the nature and extent to which patients engage in conversations
  • Attend meetings with the Hospital and Volunteer Engagement Coordinator when needed
  • Introduce MODC After Stroke personalized case management program and community-based peer support programs using materials provided by MODC
  • Adhere to all Hospital and MODC policies, procedures, and guidelines including public health-related guidelines
  • Report any urgent concerns regarding the patients that arise during the visit to hospital unit staff and 
    MODC Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
  • Provide hope, optimism, encouragement, and personal knowledge of stroke recovery and encourage continued contact with MODC through sharing details of the After Stroke Program and other MODC programs and services.
Canadian Blood Services, Halton
1250 Brant Street, Burlington, Ontarion

A Donor Centre Volunteer's main responsability is in the hospitality area of blood donor events. Volunteers play an integral part in maintaining donor relationships as they provide a warm and welcoming environment post donation. They offer refreshments, thank donors and monitor for donor reactions. Volunteers work hand in hand with clinic staff to ensure a positive donation experience.

Hospice Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Client's home

This is one of the most meaningful volunteer experiences you'll ever have. As a Hospice Care Volunteer, you will support the emotional, psychological, spiritual, practical, and social needs of a person dying at home and their family.  With deep compassion and without judgment, you'll provide a safe space for the client to express their feelings and share their story.  Ultimately, you'll improve the quality of life for the dying person and act as an important support for the family during a difficult time. 

FREE 30-hour training will be provided for all successful volunteers.  Sign-up today to be registered for our upcoming Hospice volunteer program:

2024 Spring Hospice Training Schedule:


Saturdays from 9 am to 4 pm

April 27, May 4, 11, 25, June 1


Daytime Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 am to 12 pm

April 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, May 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, June 4, 6, 11, and 13

Links2Care, Oakville, Care at Home for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
Visits are currently socially distanced, outside. Location of clients vary by community.
  • Interact professionally in accordance with Links2Care Code of Conduct and Human Rights Act.
    • Maintain complete confidentiality of client information in accordance with Links2Care 
    confidentiality/privacy policy.
    • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
    • Visit or call client on a consistent, weekly basis.
    • Engage in friendly conversation and leisure activities that both parties enjoy, such as playing 
    cards or sharing a hobby as per client interests, in order to develop a respectful, friendly, caring 
    • Maintain contact with the Coordinator, informing them of any concerns and receiving 
    instructions to meet client and Links2Care goals.
    • Maintain communication with the client in the event of any schedule changes.
    • Complete and submit a monthly volunteer time record.
    • Maintain calmness in emergencies, with an ability to assist in a crisis.
    • Participate in annual volunteer survey.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. 

    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.
Ian Anderson House, Residential Hospice
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

Ian Anderson House, Residential Hospice
430 Winston Churchill Blvd., Oakville

Looking for weekend volunteers to help out the hospice by answering phone and doors, taking messages, greeting visitors, escorting visitors to rooms, making tea and coffee for visitors and providing support and a listening ear to families going through a difficult time.

Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative
In person meetings take place in Oakville, 1151 Bronte Road

- Support the vision, mission and goals of HBFI  
- Attend monthly in person or virtual meetings as able  
- Participate in meetings and workgroups as able (workgroups may be related to social media, printed resources, planning and hosting events, celebrating Canadian or World Breastfeeding Week, etc.)

Halton. Halton Region Public Health, Early Years Health
Work is done from volunteer's own home
Contact expectant and new parents who have signed up for support. Contact as necessary until parent feels confident and connected with other supports. Share own breastfeeding experience when appropriate to assist new parent in feeling comfortable. Volunteers can seek out advice and support as needed from their Volunteer Coordinator, Public Health Nurses and other breastfeeding resources in the community. All work is done from the volunteer's own home.
Oakville Strokers
Glen Abbey Community Centre, 1415 Third Line, Oakville, ON L6M 3G2
Assist stroke survivors in the swimming pool and in the pool change rooms. 
This volunteer opportunity may appeal to individuals who are familiar with stroke because of an experience in the family.  
It would also appeal to volunteers 30+ or students needing related experience.