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Canadian Blood Services, Halton
Joseph Brant Hospital
• Run monthly promotional booth for Canadian Blood Services at various locations in the community (including Joseph Brant Hospital) including set-up and tear-down of the table and any other equipment (if applicable)  
• Provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors  
• Provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and recruit blood donors 
• Assist with management of participant records and event documentation  
• Deliver professional presentations on behalf of Canadian Blood Services about programs (including stem cell registry, as appropriate), the importance of blood donation and the need to recruit new blood donors for Canada’s blood system  
• Complete all required forms on time and bring forward requests for additional information and post-presentation feedback to Volunteer Resources
Canadian Blood Services, Halton
Burlington Donor Centre 1250 Brant St; OR Ancaster Donor Centre 35 Stone Church Rd
Welcome donors to hospitality area of clinic * offer refreshments * give information and updates to donors * answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items * observe donors and watch for adverse reactions * keep hospitality area in good order
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.
Joseph Brant Hospital
Joseph Brant Hospital, 1245 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON L7S 0A2
We need adult volunteers to volunteer in our gift shop in the evenings and on weekends.  
Greet and assist with customer purchases, handle money transactions, merchandise products.
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years
Work is done from volunteer's own home
Contact expectant and new mothers who have signed up for support. Contact as necessary until mother feels confident and connected with other supports. Share own breastfeeding experience when appropriate to assist new mother 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. Volunteers send client notes to the Health Department upon completion of support.
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.
Joseph Brant Hospital
Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington
Assist feeding patients meals at mealtimes - either Breakfast or Lunch time
Program Assistant   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Active Chefs
Public & Catholic Schools in Halton & Peel and other Community Partner Locations
ActiveChefs is a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) dedicated to promoting health and well-being of children. You will assist ActiveChefs Staff and Instructors with programs and activities (during-school and after-school) for elementary school children (ages 5-12 years) in Halton and Peel Region (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon).
Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home
Creek Way Village
To enhance the mealtime experience and encourage residents to increase their food intake. Training provided & staff supervisor on hand at all times.
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
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.
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Halton Region
We are looking for group leaders to facilitate tai-chi, dance excercise, hiking groups, trips to the gym or lend us your expertise in your favourite sport or activity. 
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, or holistic health nuts.
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.
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.
Extendicare Halton Hills, Long-Term Care Centre
Extendicare Halton Hills, 9 Lindsay Crt, Georgetown
Assist with providing a quality dining experience for residents. Set up of dining room area. Assist residents to the dining room. In some cases, assist resident in a safe manner to eat their meal.
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.
Independent Living Halton, Deborah's Home and Attendant Outreach Services
Milton, Ontario
Persons with one of the skills listed are urgently needed: 
- A volunteer with Real Estate or Property Management experience is urgently required. 
- Someone with a Legal background would be a great addition to our Board of Directors. 
- A Director with Fundraising experience is urgently required. 
 
Regularly attend and participate in board monthly meetings. Read, review materials that involve the corporation, especially board minutes, reports, and any literature that involves the corporation. Exercise a fiduciary responsibility for the assets, finances and investments of the corporation and exercise due diligence, care and caution as if handling one’s own personal finances.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative, Mailing Address
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.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative, Mailing Address
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.
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Halton Branch Office, 2345 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville
We are looking for retirees and students from the Health/Social Services (nursing, social work, teachers/facilitators and those who have experience with supporting individuals with dementia) to join our team.  
 
- Under the direction of the Coordinator, Tele-connect Program, make outreach calls to clients who have been diagnosed with a dementia and/or their caregivers.  
- Provide support and socialization to aid in decreased feelings of isolation and depression and increased independence.  
- Educate clients on appropriate resources (brochures, handouts, etc.), and other community programs that may benefit the client and caregiver/family.
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
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
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Throughout Halton
Provide emotional and social support to adults and their families with a life limiting / terminal diagnosis.  
Volunteers provide an opportunity for the client to be more than a diagnosis; creating a safe place for clients and their families to share the physical, emotional and spiritual changes they are experiencing. A visit might include legacy work, sharing histories, talking of gardening, or sitting quietly. 
Visits usually take place once a week for about 1-2 hours in the client’s home. At times the volunteer may provide respite for the caregiver. Dependent on the client’s ability may take the client out for a walk or a drive as well.
Wellness Services Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Halton Region
Looking for volunteers trained in the following wellness modalities: RMT, Therapeutic Touch, Reiki etc., able to commit to 1 hour per week or biweekly, providing volunteer wellness services to clients in the community in need. 
Expanding to include hand/arm massage and music therapy.
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Knox Presbyterian Church 170 Main St. E. Milton or Extendicare 9 Lindsay Court, Georgetown
To facilitate an Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton discussion/social group of care partners, family members and friends who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia at our Georgetown or Milton locations.
Volunteer Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Clients' home in Halton
To provide socialization and companionship through weekly home visits with a client in the early to mid stages of Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Through activities like games, puzzles, crafts, music, walking and reminiscing, volunteers will provide quality time that will have a positive impact on the client as well as the caregiver by providing short periods of respite through the visit.
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.
Halton Food for Thought, Student Nutrition Programs
Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown
These are some the of the duties our volunteers perform: 
 
-Shopping for food for our programs. 
-On-line ordering of food for our programs. 
-Preparing meals and snacks for students to eat; most programs do not involve cooking, but most have some cutting of fresh fruits and vegetables and minimal preparation of other food items. 
-Setting up for food service which can include setting up chairs and tables, cleaning the eating and food preparation surfaces and putting out dishes and food.  
-Post-program clean up; this can include doing dishes, putting food away, cleaning tables and putting away chairs. 
-Monthly reporting and financial tracking; this involves working with school staff to obtain account balances and submitting totals to HFFT each month.
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 Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Public and Catholic Elementary Schools in Oakville, Milton, Georgetown & Acton
Male volunteer mentors needed for our Game On! (Eat Smart, Play Smart, Live Smart) Program. Suitable for men aged 18-30 years who are dedicated to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle!  
As a Game On! Facilitator your role is to lead a group of 10-12 grade 6 to 8 boys in a 10 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating and feeling positive about themselves.
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.
Canadian Blood Services, Halton
1250 Brant Street, Burlington, Ontario
The need for blood is constant and we welcome donors to help patients in need.
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
Ian Anderson House
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.