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Darling Home for Kids
5657 15th Side Road, Milton ON
Planning inclusive and adaptable recreation activities for children who are medically-complex, providing companionship to children aged 0-18, augmenting the services providing by staff. Engaging in games, crafts, baking, and more with our clients.
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.
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.
Joy of Learning Centre, Oakville
Oakville
Challenger baseball is a division of Little League for players with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the full benefits of participation in baseball at a level structured to their abilities. 
 
Coaching duties include:  
- Organizing/coming up with practice drills 
- Executing drills  
- Helping players on the field 
- Coordinating games
Joy of Learning Centre, Oakville
Saturdays: Sixteen Mile Creek - Oakville, Sundays: Milton Sports Centre
Milton Skating and Hockey Skills: assist players on the ice with fundamentals of skating and hockey. Encourage participation. 
Oakville Rangers Hockey: organize and run practice drills, assist players on the ice, assist players in the dressing room, encourage participation, coordinate games
Friendly Visiting Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Client's home in Halton
Volunteers always needed for lonely, isolated Seniors - some who do not speak English. 
One visit per week can bring a lonely Senior a huge sense of worth and happiness. Seniors 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 and your new Senior Friend. 
 
Visit a socially isolated Senior in their own home. 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 very physically able.  
 
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 have a long list of non-English speaking clients waiting for company. 
 
We are following the proper precautions for COVID as per government requirements
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.
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks, Halton Hills Town Hall
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.
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.
#Youth4DHK   Milton 
Darling Home for Kids
Milton
- Attend virtual or in-person meetings with fellow youth and program directors  
- Volunteer a minimum of 10 hours in-person or virtually in 2022  
- Fundraise a minimum of $100 for The Darling Home for Kids 
- Plan and execute fundraising events in support of The Darling Home for Kids and the #Youth4DHK program 
- Volunteer opportunities available throughout duration of program may include: on-site event preparations, recreational activity planning, virtual engagement opportunities, event assistance
Community Living Burlington
3057 Mainway, Burlington
Volunteer with individuals both one to one and in groups. May include reading books, assisting with computer or reading skills, etc. May assist employees while attending events or activities in the community such as; going to the movies, shopping, walks in the community etc.