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Start2Finish, Running & Reading Club

The Start2Finish Running & Reading Club is a fun after-school program that encourages literacy, healthy active living, and play. The program runs from October to May one afternoon a week for two hours. Volunteers support students in various fitness and reading activities. As a result, students stay in school, build self-confidence and develop positive friendships with mentors and peers. With mentor Coaches, students discover the possibilities of a brighter future.

Information to highlight:

  • Children in the Running & Reading Club are 6 -13 years old; from grades 1-6
  • You do not have to be a runner to volunteer, there is something for everyone!

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participating with children in fitness activities
  • Reading with children
  • Help to serve snack
  • Leading literacy activities
  • Some administration

 

Locations, days & times:

  • Dr. J Edgar Davey Elementary School, 99 Ferguson Ave N, Hamilton, ON L8R 1L6, Wednesday 3:10-5:10 pm
  • Bennetto School, 47 Simcoe Street East, Hamilton ON L8L 3N2, Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 pm
  • St. Ann Catholic Elementary School, 15 St. Ann Street, Hamilton, ON L8L 0B8, Wednesdays 3:10-5:10 pm
  • St. Augustine Catholic Elementary School, 25 Alma St, Dundas, ON L9H 2C9, Thursdays 2:45-4:45 pm

APPLY NOW: https://timecounts.app/start2finish/forms/eaf26ab7-39a5-4878-b6e9-32da431d8c7d

Start2Finish, Running & Reading Club
357 Bartos Drive, Oakville ON L6K 3E5

The Start2Finish Running & Reading Club is a fun after-school program that encourages literacy, healthy active living, and play. The program runs from October to May one afternoon a week for two hours. Volunteers support students in various fitness and reading activities. As a result, students stay in school, build self-confidence and develop positive friendships with mentors and peers. With mentor Coaches, students discover the possibilities of a brighter future.

Information to highlight:

  • Children in the Running & Reading Club are 6 -13 years old; from grades 1-6
  • You do not have to be a runner to volunteer, there is something for everyone!

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participating with children in fitness activities
  • Reading with children
  • Help to serve snack
  • Leading literacy activities
  • Some administration

Location, day & times:
- Oakwood Public School: Thursdays 2:35-4:35 (Oakville)

APPLY NOW: https://timecounts.app/start2finish/forms/f011dd97-7cee-438f-aab4-076f32809d3b

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grand Erie, Halton and Hamilton, Halton Office, Mentoring Programs for Young People
Selected elementary schools in Oakville, Milton and Burlington

Enrolling volunteers to the WAITING LIST FOR THE 2023-24 SCHOOL YEAR at some schools in Burlington, Oakville and Milton. If you are waitlisted and do not get a spot this school year (and you are a successful applicant, with a completed file), your volunteer file will move over to the 2024-25 school year consideration/planning.  

Enrollment for the 2024-25 school year ramps up in April 2024 and continues all through the end of the school year and into the summer months.

 
High school students will mentor a child once a week after school in a one-to-one relationship. Involves assisting a child in grades 3-8 with their homework, playing educational games, and developing organizational skills. Homework Club takes place at a number of elementary schools across the Halton region. For the 2024-25 school year, Homework Club will only run in-person (we will no longer offer virtual spots).

Please only apply if you are interested in mentoring IN PERSON at a specific school (in Oakville, Burlington or Milton).

Kerr Street Mission, Community Social Services

Using your in-depth volleyball and previous coaching experience, lead an engaging and educational volley program for our KSM youth (aged 11-15).

Responsibilities:

o Plan and facilitate weekly volleyball practices for youth 11-15

o Educate the youth on game rules and proper technique

o Escalate any issues that arise during the program to the Youth Development Lead

o Ensure the gym and equipment are properly utilized

o Socialize and build positive relationships with youth during the program.

Main coach role is suitable for volunteers aged 18+, however assistant coach can be aged 16+.

Prime Earth, Youth Empowerment & Environmental Conservation Organization

Are you eager to make a positive impact on the world? We're on the lookout for passionate volunteers like you to be our beta testers and help shape the future of our exciting new personal growth  program, PowerSeekers. The program is designed to help young adults who care about the fragile state of our planet build confidence and develop personal skills for success while strengthening their connection to nature. PowerSeekers prioritizes personal growth, environmental conservation, and social justice to create a more compassionate world. We focus on 4 key issues: (1) how we treat nature, (2) how we treat animals, (3) how we treat ourselves, and (4) how we treat each other. We create opportunities for our members to become active agents of positive social and environmental change in their communities turning their passion into action. Volunteer BETA Testers will be on the forefront of change blazing the trail to help bring this exciting new program to life in Canada.  

Please sign up on our website: https://www.prime-earth.org/powerseekers-volunteers

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Work through self-guided educational material each week over the course of 30 days.

  • Provide a review of our materials each week by filling out a short feedback form.

  • Attend weekly feedback meetings with our team to discuss your experience as a BETA tester. 

North Central Community Association

Looking for friendly coodinator (18+yrs) to assist with running Monday night youth badminton program.

Re-Imagine Ontario, Oakville, Community Support Services for Children, Youth and Seniors

Job Summary:

Tutors will provide academic support, guidance, and mentorship to vulnerable youth in the Halton-Mississauga areas, with a focus on improving their knowledge and understanding of Reading, Science, Mathematics, and others. This will be online.

Responsibilities:

  •  Provide one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions to students aged 10-19 years primarily in STEM subjects, reading and others.
  • Assist students in understanding and completing their homework assignments, projects, and preparing for tests and exams.
  • Create a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages active participation and engagement from students.
  •   Identify individual student learning needs and tailor tutoring strategies accordingly.
  • Develop and implement personalized learning plans based on students' strengths, weaknesses, and goals.
  • Encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity among students through hands-on activities and real-life applications of STEM concepts and reading.
  • Foster a supportive and respectful relationship with students, promoting their confidence and self-esteem in their academic abilities.
  • Collaborate with other tutors, staff, and volunteers to share best practices, resources, and ideas for enhancing the tutoring program.
  • Maintain accurate records of tutoring sessions, including student progress, challenges, and areas for improvement.
  • Attend periodic training sessions and staff meetings to enhance tutoring skills and stay updated on program policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to the organization's guidelines, code of conduct, and safeguarding policies to ensure the safety and well-being of the students.
Oakville Public Library, Friends of the Oakville Public Library
Oakville Public Library, Central Branch
  • Establishes the monthly meeting schedule and chairs the meeting, whether conducted virtually or in-person
  • Collaborates with the secretary to set the agenda for all scheduled meetings, preparing and distributing meeting minutes and agendas incorporating input from the committee and OPL Management
  • Provides guidance and support to committee leads to ensure the successful planning and execution of fundraising activities
  • Takes an active leadership role in recruiting committee members, including the Chair, and identifying suitable committee leads
  • Offers support to the Book Sale Lead, Communications Lead, and Sorting Room Lead within the committee
  • Collaborates closely with the Book Sale Lead to plan and run book sales, volunteers and other pop-up fundraising activities
  • Compiles reports on fundraising results and offers recommendations to the Manager, Community Development & Engagement for consideration
  • Contributes content for promotion in the OPL Newsletter and Social Media platforms
  • Represents FOL within the community and with OPL staff
  • May assume additional responsibilities as needed, based on individual capabilities and capacity
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Anywhere in Halton Region

Volunteers and University/College Students are needed!

  • Next FREE training session to get certified and trained as a Home Support Exercise Volunteer - January 2024.  

Providing simple exercises guidance and support to frail Seniors in their homes for 12-week cycles.  

Training is provided and the program is intended to help Seniors gain strength and better balance. 
 
Support a frail older adult through a standardized exercise program designed to improve strength, balance, mobility, and endurance. 
 
You’ll learn how to do the set of 10 simple exercises (toe taps, leg raises, wall push-ups) safely and how to increase the difficulty level as your client makes progress. 
 
You’ll also learn how to motivate and cheer your client on so that they get the maximum benefit out of the program. The results are fantastic – over 90% of clients see improvement! 

Career Mentors   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Halton

You will be paired with someone who has immigrated to the GTA and has experience and/or training in their industry, but who may not understand the Canadian context of their profession, workplace culture, or know how to translate their skill sets. 
 
As a mentor, you may help your mentee by doing the following: 
• Giving practical advice on how to navigate a job search in the GTA 
• Supporting them to grow their professional networks, connecting them to your contacts where appropriate 
• Advising on recommended training and career development 
• Helping them deal with questions and issues that may arise in the early stages of employment.

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.)

Board Member   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Oakville 
Willow Park Ecology Centre
Halton Hills

Our volunteer board of directors meets monthly in Georgetown or Acton (Halton Hills), with additional meetings as deemed necessary for committees and project-oriented activities. Participation at meetings is in-person or through online conferencing when appropriate. Responsibilities of Directors include attending monthly meetings well-prepared to discuss agenda items that are meant to facilitate board decisions about the organization and its operations. Directors are asked to devote an average of 4-8 hours per month to respond to communication, participate at in-park events, participate in the activities of at least one subcommittee and actively extend help to other Directors as and when needed.

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.
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.
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Virtual
- Prior EFL/ESL/TOEFL/IELTS teaching experience.  
- Experience working with multicultural and multilingual classrooms.  
- Self-motivated, organized, professional, and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
- Be able to help high school students prepare and successfully pass English assessments for admission in university/college.
Lighthouse for Grieving Children and Families, Grief and Bereavement Support Services
Oakville
Facilitation of open-ended peer support groups, in-person and online, for bereaved children, youth and their adult parents/caregivers
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks
Gellert Community Centre / Georgetown Indoor Pool / Acton Indoor Pool
Assist Swimming Instructors teach skills, drills and activities to Learn to Swim participants.
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks
Georgetown
Special Needs Baseball 
Softball specially designed for teens and adults with special needs. The focus is on participation and getting active, no experience is necessary. Volunteers will assist staff in facilitating the games, engaging and encouraging participants. Participants vary in age from youth to adult. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older. 
 
Special Needs Soccer 
Soccer specially designed for teens and adults with special needs. The focus is on participation and getting active. Volunteers will assist staff in facilitating the games, engaging and encouraging participants. Participants vary in age from youth to adult. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older.
Victim Assistance Volunteer Program
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 Advocate (Results Canada)   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Results Canada, Ottawa
Hybrid
  • attend and actively participate in your group’s monthly education and action (E&A) meeting
  • take action alongside fellow group volunteers that includes (but is not limited to):
    • engaging with parliamentarians by writing or meeting with them (in person or virtually)
    • writing letters to the editor (LTE) or op-eds
    • organizing events
    • being active on social media
    • fundraising
    • tabling at an event to talk about Results Canada
  • keep a record of the actions you take on a monthly basis