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• Provide specific and relevant feedback to participants for assist instructing
• Take an initiative to assist Aquatic staff in setting up and cleaning up all daily activities
• Scan all participants and area around them always for safety purpose
Completion and current Bronze Cross & Emergency or Standard First Aid with CPR B or C certificate
• Program management, motivating, coaching members to reach their goals
• Provide excellent customer service and support on the wellness floor
• Circulate the wellness floor monitoring members to ensure the safe use of equipment and offering fitness advice when needed.
• Follow Adult HFR Policy and Procedures manual and ensure compliance (e.g.: uniforms, service standards)
• Administrative duties, responsible for tracking daily statistics for the Wellness Centre usage and the number of participants in the various fitness classes
• Participates with the cleaning of all Wellness Centre equipment
• Individual Conditioning Level 1
• Current CPR and First Aid
• Customer Service and Relationship Building Skills
2. Emptying, cleaning out and restocking the store room
3. Answering telephones/taking messages in the office
Please head to http://bttr.im/l5gyd to see all the positions available!
We are looking for volunteers for the following dates this summer:
Friday, June 28th, 2019 (Milton)
Thursday, August 1st, 2019 (Oakville)
Saturday, August 17th, 2019 (Oakville)
Sunday, August 18th, 2019 (Burlington)
Please head to http://bttr.im/ggcn2 to see all the positions available!
• Building Workshop(s) – Assisting participants with building kits, cleaning and organizing supplies
• Arts and Crafts Workshop – Assisting participants with organizing supplies, cleaning tables and using their creativity to compose pieces of art
• Green Team – Assist with waste sorting, creating an eco-friendly environment and helping to move towards zero waste
• Activity Support – Assist activity providers with set up, activity support, and providing child friendly recreation activities for all ages
• Town of Oakville Ambassadors (Greeters) – Welcome participants at the front gate and at stations at various points in the park to distribute programs and direct pedestrian traffic
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Please head to http://bttr.im/hk6n8 to see all the positions available!
The running group will be targeted to our youth in care between the ages of 12-18.
The youth will learn to run 5kms and complete a 5km run
The group will also have an educational component with weekly presentations on key health issues.
Each youth will be set up with a mentor to run alongside.
- Speak and tell the tales of Signalling
- Use Vintage equipment
- Wear period uniforms if needed
Planting, weeding, removing spent flowers and leaves.
Assist staff with the organization of resource materials.
We are currently looking to fill in 3 positions (1 for each subject area) for a volunteer tutor who will be able to help a newcomer students.
We are currently looking to fill in five positions for a volunteer tutor who will be able to help newcomer students in Grade 6 - 8
-Implement an effective individualized literacy program to meet the literacy needs of 2 children in their group, utilizing an existing framework
-Implement engaging, creative and hands-on literacy activities and games in the areas of: phonics, sight words, fluency, as well as spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and more to provide assistance to each assigned child struggling with literacy skills
-Develop a unique and creative workstation poster board based on the interests of the child where the child’s successes are emphasized by graphing their success in the three central program areas (phonics, sight words, fluency) after every night of the program
-Conduct informal literacy assessment on the first day of program (pre-assessment) as well as on the last day of program (post-assessment)
-Provide a positive learning environment to invoke self‐motivation for both children as he/she develops phonological awareness and processing skills
-Provide regular positive feedback on the student’s progress to instill self‐motivation and self‐confidence in their academic development
-Fill out session reports after the tutoring sessions to track the children’s progress
-Communicate with the children’s parents
-Attend required training sessions as necessary
-Where applicable, transports both children’s work station boards to and from the program
-Responsible for own transportation to and from program location
-Complete time sheets
-Assists the program facilitator if needed
- Physical activity: Volunteers lead warm up, running workouts, and other fitness activities while cheering them on and providing encouragement.
- Snack: Volunteers help to distribute snack to the students after the physical activity component.
- Word of the Day: Volunteers have the opportunity to explain a "Word of the Day” for the whole group. They will share the word selected for that week (as provided in the Director’s Manual) and ask for feedback from the students regarding the definition and how they can use it at some point in their lives.
- Journal: Volunteers assist children to record their accomplishments in both running and reading each week.
- Reading: Volunteers supervise as children read silently, read one-on-one with children or lead group reading, listen to them read and providing help and encouragement.
Our volunteer opportunities are vast and varied.
Each of the 20 interview experiences will include five different participants from the developmental disabilities community and five volunteers/research assistants. The duration of the interview experiences will be 2.5 hours and will run from January to August, 2019 (one-to-three interview experiences will be held each month).
We are looking for volunteers who are:
• Committed to the rights of people with disabilities to live dignified lives
• Not related to participating adult with disability
• Creative, and open-minded
• Patient, flexible and understanding
• Supportive and compassionate
• Responsible and maintains confidentiality
• Excellent listeners and creative communicators
• Artistic or have an appreciation for the arts
• Able to work as part of a team
• MUST attend mandatory volunteer training - January 26
• Available for first interview experience on Monday, January 28, 4pm to 7pm.
1. help with computer work
2. assist staff with one to one activities such as reading, talking, doing manicures, puzzles, crafts, cards
3. assist staff with program activities such as carpet bowling, shuffle board, horseshoes, trivia
4. assist by helping with the day to day organizational chores such as set up, clean up, laundry, tidying, crafts, bulletin boards
5. help with special events such as Christmas party, garage sale, fundraising events.
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs, Fri - facilitate a woodworking/social group of men
- Help out with various everyday tasks such as setting up for lunch, cleaning up after lunch
Volunteers must have completed grade 8.
- Play/read to toddlers and young children
- Assist with set-up/tidying of room
- Learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
- Play/read to toddlers and young children
- Assist with set-up/tidying of room
- Learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
- Encourage guests and participants to bring a donation for the Infant Food Bank - diapers, formula, cereal and/or jars and pouches of baby food
-Volunteers work with the Infant Food Bank Facilitator to provide a plan for their event which includes methods of gathering donations, outline of product or fundraising goal and identification of event timeline.
- MCRC will provide posters and information about the Infant Food Bank and, if you like, an Infant Food Bank container for your guests to fill
Note: You can drop off your collected donations to MCRC at 410 Bronte Street South, Milton or we can arrange to pick them up.
Students: earn up to 4 hours of volunteer time for organizing and hosting your own Infant Food Bank event
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.
Tyke and Novice Basketball League
Get out and give it a shot! This recreational league focuses on teaching basketball skills in a progressive manner while encouraging participation to maximize success and growth of every player. Under the guidance of a coach, players learn the fundamentals of the game through sound instructional skill, drills, teamwork and game situations. Each week the team practices a skill and plays a game!
Junior and Senior Volleyball League
This program focuses on the development of skills, sportsmanship, self- esteem, teamwork and fair play. These elements will be highlighted through instructional drills, game strategies and gameplay. Each team will practice their skills and participate in a weekly game.
- Capture children's work through photos/videos and notes
- Attend monthly artists meetings to collaborate in art related experiences
- Engage in recreational activities, crafts and games with children in care
- Plan and execute recreational activities
- Assist with feeding children, and minor household tasks such as laundry, kitchen cleaning, and toy tidy up
- Students will form relay teams to fundraise and take turn walking or running around your school’s track, passing the baton to teammates to achieve personal or team distance goals, and connect with others in this emotionally inspiring event
- Following an established sequence in a historical research project, province by province
- Literature Searcher in relevant journals and publications including government documents
- Interviewer to gather verbal and personal testimony
- There may be a request for assistance with some archival duties with materials from the 1970s/1980s.
Help with group or one on one activities.
~ Visit residents as assigned by Life Enrichment staff to provide companionship and conversation
-Sort and stock our emergency food cupboard
-Helping donors in with their donations
-Volunteers should be able to work standing up for short periods of time.
-Some of the volunteers positions do require some walking, hanging and sorting clothing in the store.
-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.
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.
- Help with interactive stations, kids programs, and crafts
- Lead tours
- Assist with theme specific activities
- Take pictures for the Willow Park records and online postings
Event activities may include a drumming circle, crafts for families, scavenger hunts, weather-related activities. Volunteers are encouraged to present ideas for crafts. nature games or other activities that can be done outdoors. Volunteers needed in the planning stages and to help on the day of the event.
Yearly events are Maple Syrup Day, Earth Day, Wildlife Day, Nature in the fall with Pumpkins, Birds of Hungry Hollow, Biodiversity Day.
Kids Nature Mornings in July and August called "Discovering Our Friends in Nature" consists of a themed discovery of local animals and plants. Activities may include nature walks and exploration, handicrafts, caring for nature - stewardship, games.
Summer camp days in July and August give volunteers the opportunity to learn about local ecology and nature interpretation, engage children in outdoor nature exploration and nature crafts.
New: Tree monitoring - locate, identify, measure, and monitor trees in the park.
Stewardship Committee - planning and supervising
• Learn how and help measure and ID trees
• Maintain vital trails system for the park
• Identify and remove invasive plants
Those who step forward to help with gardening learn about water efficiency, and what plants are habitat or food for which wildlife and important insect species. Also, will learn what plants are invaders that overrun our local natural spaces if not kept in check through removal and replacement plantings.
The learning occurs while engaged in hands-on projects that may include getting your hands dirty while digging, planting, weeding, watering. Then, take a walk in the park and watch your work grow! The Park is a great place to meet others while enjoying the outdoors!
Activities you may get to assist our kids with are:
-arts & crafts
-reading to our children
-going for walks
-outdoor games and activities
-meal time preparation and feeding
• 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.
Clothes sorters, client helpers, donation box empires.
Scouts for donations: food and clothes.
Programs such as bingo, music, trivia, special meal programs, manicures, crafts.
Assist residents to get to and from programs and help them during the activity if needed.
Greet persons entering the organization
Direct persons to appropriate destination
Answer telephone, screen and direct calls
Deal with general queries
Take and relay messages
Provides general clerical and office support
Assist in preparing letters and newsletters for large mail campaigns
Assist with data entry
Aid in organizing the office
Work in collaboration with other office volunteers
- Assist with set-up and clean-up of event.
- Assist in delivering specific activities.
- Assist with post-event reporting.
CAUGHT BEING ACTIVE campaign:
- Visit local parks, trails, open spaces as assigned, preferably on a bicycle.
- “Catch” individuals/families being active; reward with promotional swag.
- Have a photo release signed and take a photograph
. Usher audience members into the Church, provide programs and sometimes assist in seating more elderly audience members . Assist in staging of concerts, moving piano, chairs and stands before and clearing chairs etc after the concert.
We are looking for volunteers with an interest in:
- understanding how an orchestra concert is presented
- providing excellent customer service to OCO patrons
- helping set up the stage & box office before concerts and tear-down post-concert
- ushering and interacting with patrons
- assisting in raffle and soloist flower presentations
- assisting with intermission reception preparation, execution & clean-up
• People able to water, weed and harvest
• Fundraisers and a treasurer
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
4-6pm assist staff in after-school programming
7-8:30pm assist staff in childminding during Calling all Parents programming
Coaching duties include:
- Organizing/coming up with practice drills
- Executing drills
- Helping players on the field
- Coordinating games
•You must be comfortable working with dogs, including large breed dogs.
•Ability to work independently and communicate experiences from walks to staff
•Dependable and committed to your scheduled shift.
•Willingness to work in all weather conditions.
•Provide dogs with appropriate exercise through walking, mental stimulation, play and positive physical contact while adhering to animal control by-laws
•Encourage positive adoptable behaviors and basic leash skills.
•Providing affection with petting and grooming.