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Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Mainly Virtual. (If required & volunteer is willing. In-person visits assessed on a case basis)

The Volunteer Friendly Visiting Ambassador duties include making contact with an isolated senior for at least 1 hour weekly. This includes contact by phone, Zoom or in-person and include conversations and social activities, and may assist with basic support as companionship to seniors. The goal of FV is to make contact remotely and in-person to encourage seniors to stay active, healthy, and socially engaged within their local communities. See detailed duties in the link below.

Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Burlington, Oakville or Mississauga

As a volunteer you’ll help staff run the programming and activities that make the program so much fun. This might be playing games or completing puzzles, assisting with art or music sessions, or simply having a quiet conversation with a client.

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

Volunteers always needed for lonely, isolated older adults. 
One visit per week can bring a lonely older adults a huge sense of worth and happiness. Those who are isolated, often find their recall of daily details is frosted over. A little social contact can melt that ice and bring warmth to you both. 
 
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 are following the proper precautions for COVID as per government requirements

Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Anywhere in Halton Region

Volunteers needed for Oakville and Burlington.  
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! 
 
COVID-19 Precautions 
-All volunteers must attend a COVID training, sign a declaration and provide proof of vaccine.

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)

Clients in the Memory Visiting Program are in need of someone to remind them that they do matter, and to remind them of why they matter. Ask about their interests and their abilities and then use this week after week to guide your conversations and activities.  
 
You’ll provide a friendly social connection outside of the client’s normal social sphere and engage the client in activities or conversations that appeal to the client’s unique interests and abilities. This may involve looking at family photos, going out for a walk or simply sharing coffee and conversation. 
 
You’ll also be giving the family caregiver(s) a short break – a very important part of the support you’re providing. 
 
Training is available to assist you in supporting your client. The training includes suggested activities and strategies you can use to engage your client. Plus, our Care Managers are always available to support you and your client. 
 
COVID-19 Precautions 
Memory Visiting is now in person 1:1 following all COVID precautions. 
Current safety precautions are being followed carefully. Acclaim Health follows all current and up to date government regulations.  
Two vaccines are currently required.

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 speak another language. 
 
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.

Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Support Services
Georgetown and Acton area.
To pick-up and deliver hot meals to assigned clients in the Georgetown area while also performing a wellness check by talking with the client to ensure that they are safe and all is well.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village, 5200 Corporate Drive, Burlington
Assist staff and residents with programs (i.e Bingo, Crafts, Bowling). Assist staff to prepare space for program. Assist residents by helping them to and from program, Assist residents with playing the game and/or participating in the program.
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.
Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village, Long Term Care Home
Creek Way Village, 5200 Corporate Dr, Burlington
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, 5200 Corporate Dr, Burlington
- assist with meeting the spiritual needs of our residents, family members, and staff. 
- Provide a variety of spiritual/religious resources that reflect the diversity of the population served 
- Plan and organize the rotation of community Church leaders with services rotating on a monthly basis. 
- Provide 1:1 spiritual visits to our residents1-2x per week 
- Provide compassion and comfort when illness is chronic or incurable 
- Assist our residents to find meaning and purpose in a safe environment
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. 
Monday to Friday 11:15 am to 1:00 pm (hot meal delivery) or  
Wednesdays 9:00 am to 11:00 am (frozen meal delivery)
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.
Links2Care, Acton, Community Support Services
Acton
To pick-up and deliver hot meals to assigned clients in the Acton area while also performing a wellness check by talking with the client to ensure that they are safe and all is well.
Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Support Services
Various shopping centres in Georgetown and Acton. Location varies depending on clients' homes.
To provide grocery and pharmacy services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities. Volunteers complete grocery shopping and drop off at the clients home while also providing companionship services. 
 
Time commitment of 2-3 hours per week.
Victorian Order of Nurses, Peel Region Office, Meals On Wheels
Delivering meals to Oakville or Mississauga
a) Pick up and deliver meals to clients, including: 
 
• Reporting to the designated depot at the assigned time (Mississauga near Oakville border) 
• Picking up route list, and meals, etc. 
• Delivering meals to assigned clients, dropping off notices etc. within expected time frames 
• Ensuring that meals are received by the client at the time of delivery or following previously made arrangements or procedures 
• Talking with the client to observe that they are safe and all is well 
• Returning containers and any money collected to the designated depot 
• Returning any undelivered meals to the designated depot 
 
b) Maintain confidentiality of route sheets 
c) Submission of expense claim form as required 
d) Use “MOW” car sign to facilitate parking and to increase community awareness of the program 
e) Report to the supervisor any concerns regarding the well-being of the clients 
f) Attend in-service training as arranged by the branch, including initial orientation
Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
441 Maple Ave, Burlington
~ Provide social, physical, spiritual or intellectual stimulation on a one-on-one basis  
~ Visit residents as assigned by Life Enrichment staff to provide companionship and conversation
Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
441 Maple Ave, Burlington
~Assist with recreational programs with residents in a long-term care home. Programs such as bingo, music, trivia, manicures and crafts 
~Assist residents to get to and from the program area and help them during the activity is needed
Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
441 Maple Ave, Burlington
Assist residents who are not able to feed themselves with their meal and beverages
Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Support Services
Visits are currently socially distanced, outside. Location of clients vary by community.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities by going on outings, walks in the community, playing games, or having conversations in an outdoor setting.  
 
Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Links2Care, Acton, Community Support Services
Acton. Visits are currently socially distanced, outside.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities by going on outings, walks in the community, playing games, or having conversations in an outdoor setting.  
 
Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Links2Care, Oakville, Community Support Services
Visits are currently socially distanced, outside. Location of clients vary by community.
To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities by going on outings, walks in the community, playing games, or having conversations in an outdoor setting.  
 
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.