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Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
376 Plains Rd. East, Burlington Ontario L7T 0A4. We meet in the office of Kay Fisher Realty,
The Secretary, is a Board member, is carrying a lot of responsibility at this time. We are trying, as an organizational goal, to have a collaborator for every person in order to back each other up, to be available at times when either one has to be absent. The duties involve collaborating with the Secretary in taking minutes to be sent to attendees at meetings after editing; sending email reminders and notices to active members/drafting messages/letters; completing certain forms to be edited before submission; collaborating in developing the monthly newsletter; The Secretary and Secretarial Assistant both collaborate with the members of the Board in maintaining the activities of the organization. The Board members stay in frequent communication, and the Assistant will be part of that message-sharing and discussion.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
376 Plains Rd. East, opposite East Plains Church. Red sign over door Kay Fisher Realty
- To be an attending member of the Recycling Revisited Development Committee. (There is a possibility of taking part by teleconferencing). We prefer strong interest in the environment, community activity and group participation,and enjoy a diverse mix of members. 
 
- To engage in discussion, planning, advising, brainstorming and assisting with new projects.  
 
We need to create policies and procedures for making the public aware of the documentary, books, database and new website. We also need to gain more funds for printing of them and costs of our projects. We need to do planning and costing for our 2020 projects, and engage interested volunteers in those programs. Our Mission is to use the CCPC story in film and a book, to inspire today's citizens to take action on their current environmental concerns. This is of course in the large perspective of climate change. 
We believe that taking action on our concerns keeps us mentally and emotionally healthy, are doing our best, respectfully, to assist people of all ages in getting into positive action.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
The duties would be to continue research across Canada about the beginnings of recycling in Canada. The information will be used in a book still to be written - or random searches requested by the Board or Development Committee. In the Historical Research, you will be guided through a sequence of steps. In other research tasks, you will do more free and imaginative searches.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
376 Plains Rd. E. - L7T 1N8. South side: "Kay Fisher Realty" in red letters over the door.
You would also a member of our Development Committee, collaborating and assisting a Fundraising Subcommittee (being developed). The Committee meets twice a month on a Tuesday evening (6:30-7:30) in Aldershot, Burlington. Attending Committee meetings when possible will provide knowledge of our values, history, current activities, procedures, and weaknesses vs. strengths. We have had a poor record in fundraising and are committed to gaining skills and strategies. We would invite you from time to time to meet with the Board.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
376 Plains Rd. E., Burlington (Kay Fisher Realty office, in a strip mall)
We are a friendly grassroots organization with a lot of energy and ideas to put into action in an exciting year ahead. 
 
The Outreach Coordinator will help get our records organized and keep track of new contacts effectively: 
- reconnect with previous contacts  
- connect with Citizens' Committee for Pollution Control (CCPC) participants to add to our newsletter distribution  
- prepare invitations for the celebration of our 50th anniversary of City-Wide Recycling (initiated in May of 1970) 
 
We are open to some guidance and training in better organizing of information and details.also, you likely will be working with a collaborator. We find that it is important to have each person ready and able to stand in for the other, in circumstances of the other person being absent.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
We need an occasional Driver, and we invite this individual to be a Member of our Development Committee, so that he or she will feel part of the organization, as a valued member of our group's decision- making process.This membership is an invitation, not a requirement. We hope to be able to cover fuel costs, but we need to be frank - we will not know till February whether the fuel costs can be covered. In the meantime, there will not be much call for a Driver. We are planning projects that will require quite a bit of getting around, so we hope that the arrangement can be paid for through a special fund-matching project with the City. There might rarely be a need to pick up an individual who lives in Hamilton, needing to get to the Burlington Public Library to make a presentation. 
 
The vehicle might need to carry event materials as well as people (e.g.)folded tables, refreshments, and other materials for a tree planting event.materials
Community Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Active Chefs
Halton
If you'd like to become actively involved in making a positive contribution in your community, we have various volunteer positions available with ActiveChefs - a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) serving school-age children in various elementary schools & community neighbourhoods covering Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga and Brampton. 
 
Based on your background, expertise & special interest, you could help with various organizational initiatives such as marketing, communication, social media, event management & coordination, youth & community engagement, fundraising, donations, program support, administrative support, coaching, recreation, program activities, teaching assistance, education support, general assistance, transportation, food prep, kitchen work, meal preparation, usher, server, games, sports etc.
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
1800 Appleby Line, Unit 10, Burlington; 700 Main St. E. Milton
This volunteer position provides customer service to ReStore customers, pricing of donated items for resale using pricing guidelines provided (pricing will require some lifting 20-25lbs), general product merchandising.
Country Heritage Park, A Food and Farm Experience
8560 Tremaine Road, Milton (near Kelso Conservation Area & 401)
Do you like working with historical artifacts; cataloguing items; moving objects; outdoor work; parking cars; fairtime tasks?  
Our volunteer opportunities are vast and varied.
Ten Thousand Villages, Oakville
Downtown Oakville
1. Deliver excellent customer service: 
- greet, welcome customers 
- assist customers in finding gifts or products  
- learn product features and artisan information  
- share the mission of Ten Thousand Villages 
2. Operate the computerized cash register to ring in purchases, handling cash and credit cards.  
3. Assist the Store Manager with keeping the store neat, clean and attractive and restocking inventory.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
376 Plains Rd. E., Burlington
With a collaborator to share your responsibility, we need you to be observant about the way we are communicating with the public, volunteers, committees and subcommittees. Your observations and suggestions will assist us in maintaining positive,respectful, effective ways of communicating. If needed, we will create a subcommittee to share your work. 
 
You and your collaborator would need the maturity and objectivity to share your perceptions and suggestions. You would not have the responsibility for taking action to solve problems. That would be the job of the Board, in consultation with you. You would not be in a sort of "policing" position, but a helpful overseer to keep us on track with our ways of dealing with each other and our projects efficiently, respectfully, and democratically.  
 
All volunteers are invited to attend the Development Committee/Planning Committee meetings on a drop-in or regular basis. You would need to attend various kinds of meeting on a rotation, to get a feel for how effective our communications are in all modes of communication including social media. Almost all meetings are held in the evening, in Aldershot area of Burlington. 
 
You would be volunteering within the general direction of the Board, but would have a great deal of discretion and flexibility. We are doing our best to have every member with a commitment or duty to have a collabortor so that if a member became sick or was absent, the collaborator could step into the responsibility for the time of absence. You might have an acquaintance who you would be comfortable to collaborate with, if he or she would agree to join us.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
376 Plains Rd. E., Burlington
Experience or financial education preferred. As a small organization, our finances are quite uncomplicated. At tax time, assistance could be provided (if needed) for the completion of tax documents. You would be a member of the Board, which is an interesting experience in a friendly organization that is still in a transitional process.  
We have deep roots in the 1970-1983 parent organization, and a restarted under our current name in 2012 - then circumstances that led to an almost entirely new membership. We are very democratic and informal but need to be aware of government requirements. 
For our distant history, look up our website (recyclingrevisited.org) and you will find a link to our 16-minute historical documentary and two books.
Council of Canadians, Halton Chapter
Oakville Town Hall or Community Development Halton, Burlington
The meeting secretary is an occasional position to record the minutes of the meeting.  
 
- Attend the meeting on the last Thursday of the month (except for Halloween!) 
- Take minutes for that specific meeting 
- Type up the minutes and create PDF file
School Workshop Assistant   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Focus on Nature, Halton Branch - Mailing Address
Halton Region & Hamilton-Wentworth Elementary Schools
Join us for a fun day helping kids find the beauty of nature! Workshop Program Assistants will be part of a team assisting the lead instructor with the delivery of Focus on Nature photography workshops in local schools, outdoor education centres, and at special events.  
 
Duties include: mentoring students in nature exploration and photography while accompanying them on photo walks in local parks and natural areas; assisting with the importing, editing, and reviewing of student images; leading a small group activity in the afternoon as part of a series of photography/nature activity stations.  
 
Key goals of Focus on Nature are to inspire young people to explore and appreciate nature through photography and to connect with their creativity. This is done by teaching students the "elements of design", and by exploring local natural areas as photographers, with eyes wide open to the beauty and complexity of nature. Students are encouraged to slow down and to look for the elements of design in nature, and they are reminded that nature has always acted as inspiration for art, design, and architecture. At the end of each workshop, there is a celebration with a slideshow of each students' 10 favourite images, and we give "extension activities" to teachers and students so that they can continue to learn.
Adults in Motion, Oakville, Day Program for Adults with Developmental DisABILITIES
141 Bronte Road, Oakville, L6L 3C3
AIM - A day program for adults with developmental disABILITIES! Volunteer with our AIMazing team!  
 
Assisting individuals with a developmental disABILITY in a fun, friendly atmosphere! Helping out with crafts, activities and community outings. Sharing your talent with cooking, music, singing, crafts, dancing, fitness, drama, sports or any other special talent you can share with our program! 
 
We accept half day, full day volunteers AND co-op students!  
 
You are welcome to join on a regular or casual basis!
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
1800 Appleby Line, Burlington and 700 Main St. E., Milton
Position Duties: 
• Ensure the merchandise is presented in a tidy, clean and organized manner to encourage sales 
• Responsible to know what merchandise is currently on the shelves 
• Be able to respond to customer inquiries regarding merchandise when needed 
• Assist with loading and unloading donated merchandise from/to customers’ vehicles 
• Actively approach customers to help them find items they are looking for 
• Be courteous, respectful and professional to both the customer and your fellow volunteers 
• Train and provide support to all new volunteers as required 
• Ensure work area is clean, tidy and safe at all times 
• Assist in providing information on Habitat for Humanity and making referrals when appropriate 
• Other duties as required.
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
1800 Appleby Line, Unit 10, Burlington and 700 Main St. E.,Milton
Assisting in the ReStore.  
Provide customer service 
Help with general housekeeping tasks 
Assist with pick ups 
Loading/unloading product 
Repair damaged items and assembles products to sell in the ReStore
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
1800 Appleby Line, Unit 12, Burlington and 700 Main St. E., Milton
● Test and repair electrical lighting and fixtures; 
● May be required to test large appliances 
● Adhere a “tested” sticker to the items tested – with date tested, name and any comments; 
● Train and mentor new volunteers as required; 
● Ensure work area is clean, tidy and safe at all times; 
● Be able to respond to customer inquiries regarding electrical products when needed; 
● Assist in providing information on Habitat for Humanity and making referrals when appropriate 
● Work collaboratively with other volunteers 
● Other duties as required
Halton Environmental Network, Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
QEPCCC, 2302 Bridge Rd, Oakville (Events are throughout Halton, rides may be available)
Photography and Media, Writing & Editing E-Newsletters, Social media, Blogging and Vlogging.
Halton Environmental Network, Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
Events throughout Halton Region
Assisting at events throughout the community of Halton (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills). Interact and engage with the public. Help with surveying and support community in understanding local environmental challenges and opportunities. Set up and clean up of booths.
Halton Environmental Network, Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
HEN is currently seeking dedicated volunteers to support our community to divert waste at events in the community of Halton. Duties include working with the public, education, asking and instructing the public on recycling and composting to help support proper mitigation.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Volunteer's home, library, archival centre /our office on Plains Rd. E, Burlington for meetings.
To do information research in the area of recycling history in Ontario and Canada &/or information searches in support of a book about the CCPC 13-year citizen action (1970-1983), to inform the general public, researchers, teachers/professors, historians, and others, about this historical event. This could involve searching online or in publications and clipping files, making phone calls &/or sending emails under direction of the Volunteer Coordinator. 
 
- Following an established sequence in a historical research project, province by province 
- Literature Searcher in relevant journals and publications including government documents  
- There may be a request for assistance with some archival duties with materials from the 1970s/1980s.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
376 Plains Rd, E., Burlington. L7T 0A4 - Office of Kay Fisher Realty. (Red sign over door).
- Edit a large collection of videotaped interviews with individuals who were active in the Citizen Action in Burlington that pioneered city-wide recycling in Canada. The collection has been used in the completion of a 20-minute documentary. We intend to add more material from the collection to create a longer documentary on the same topic.  
- Create an "Interview Library" for our collection. Go over all of the footage for bits that need to be cut out due to misstatements, repetitions, interruptions, etc. 
 
** Must have video editing experience and use your own editing equipment
Compassion Society of Halton
484 Plains Rd E, Burlington
- Collecting food donations all over the city Monday, Wednesday Friday from 9:00 - 1:00 pm 
- Bread collection from Cobbs Bread on Tuesday & Thursdays at 8:00 pm 
- Emptying 6 clothing bins all over Burlington during food collection routes 
- Transporting food to partnering organizations for families in need when and where needed (sporadic and not daily) 
- We are looking for a dedicated and reliable volunteer who feels comfortable lifting and also is able to walk back and forth to help us do recyclables, garbage etc.
Wastewise, Thrift Store
12A Armstrong Ave, Georgetown
Helping out in a community store: sorting items, placing them on shelves and in boxes, sorting books, toys, clearing the areas of the store, organizing inventory, helping customers, helping with recycling, fixing items, preparing them for sale or display, making signs.
Oakville Community Centre for Peace, Ecology and Human Rights
Volunteers will assist coordinator in campaign development, hosting of events and fundraising.