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Cancer Support - Childcare Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Nanny Angel Network (GTA), North York Office, Child Care and Support
In-Home Childcare
How you can help?  
 
Provide fun, educational, creative, and safe experiences for the children.  
 
Minimum six-month commitment to ensure support during the duration of a mom’s cancer treatment and recovery.  
 
Four (4) hours of childcare service per week to the same family  
 
Make a Difference in a child's life, Become a Nanny Angel!  
 
Imagine a world where every family with cancer receives the care needed for their children – so they have enough time to care for themselves. Now, also imagine a world where every child receives the support they need to cope with their parent’s illness or death.  
 
The Nanny Angel Network (NAN) offers rewarding volunteer positions for skilled childcare providers who are looking to make a difference in the lives of families.  
 
Nanny Angels provide free, specialized in-home relief childcare support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period.  
 
Nanny Angels lessen the impact of cancer on families, by engaging children in enjoyable, age-appropriate activities to help reduce any stress or anxiety they may be experiencing due to their mom’s illness or death.  
 
By visiting weekly, building trust, and having fun, Nanny Angels help mothers gain the confidence and peace of mind to rest or attend appointments, knowing their children are cared for and supported by knowledgeable and compassionate volunteers.  
 
Nanny Angels receive specialized training including children’s grief and bereavement and receive the support of NAN’s Child Life Specialist throughout their volunteering time.  
 
Kindly note, the role is not that of a babysitter, housekeeper, or personal assistant – a Nanny Angel’s primary focus is engaging and supporting the children.  
 
How to apply  
Please apply by visiting https://nannyangelnetwork.com/apply/  
 
Select: _ “BE A NANNY ANGEL- Greater Toronto Area (GTA)” 
Please apply by visiting https://nannyangelnetwork.com/apply/  
 
Select: _ “BE A NANNY ANGEL- Greater Toronto Area (GTA)”_***CHANGE LINK FOR KINGSTON***  
 
Create a MY IMPACT ACCOUNT to complete the application  
 
Qualifications:  
 
Individuals with one year of recent (within three years) paid or volunteer experience with children  
 
Must be willing to get a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening clearance and current First Aid/CPR-Level C  
 
Must be able to engage children and adapt engagement approach based on age and ability.  
 
Experience supporting children requiring special learning accommodations (an asset).  
 
Be physically able to care for children, including standing, lifting, bending, and kneeling as required.  
 
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.  
 
There’s a family in your community waiting for their very own Nanny Angel!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Selected elementary schools in Oakville, Milton and Georgetown
NOW ENROLLING VOLUNTEERS FOR FALL 2022 
 
High school students will mentor a child once a week after school, in a one-to-one relationship. Involves assisting a child in grade 3-8 with their homework, playing educational games, and developing organizational skills. Homework Club takes place at a number of elementary schools across Halton Region. In the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 School Years, Homework Club has run entirely virtually on Zoom. Our hope for Fall 2022 is to return to IN-PERSON programs.
BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association
Getting Inspired, Learning, Outdoor Opportunities, Social Media Content Creation Opportunities 
Are you between the ages of 14 - 24? Are you interested in protecting the environment? Do you want to learn how YOU can make a difference? Whether you are a passionate environmentalist, if you have even a small interest, or want to know where to start, our drop-in Zoom meetings are for YOU!  
 
By sharing ideas, resources, successes and by working together on school and community eco-projects, we can have a greater impact with a louder voice. After all, it is OUR collective future.  
 
UPCOMING BGYN (BurlingtonGreen Youth Network) MEETINGS AND EVENTS  
Usually every other Monday @ 4:30 over Zoom, plus outdoor hikes, event greening activities, and opportunities to connect and care for nature as part of our Youth Connect 4 Climate initiative. 
 
Join us every other week as we learn about eco-issues and campaigns, plan educational / empowering activities eco-action activities for the community, discuss the latest eco-news, and connect with like minded people. All are welcome!  
 
Where and How: On Zoom. Message us on social media or send us an e-mail for the link  
When: Every other Monday at 4:30pm (stay tuned to our Instagram to see promos for upcoming meetings / events).  
If you have something you would like to add to the agenda, please let us know when you join the meeting or get the invite.
BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association
City of Burlington
Burlington’s Clean Up Green Up registration is open! Sign up to participate in this popular and rewarding city-wide opportunity to collect litter from our communities, and you can also register to participate in various green up activities that you can do with the community and at home to help grow the local tree canopy and strengthen local biodiversity too! 
 
Since BurlingtonGreen began hosting this inclusive event in 2011, a whopping 110,950+ participants have joined these collective efforts, resulting in cleaner and greener parks, streams, schoolyards and neighbourhoods. You can participate in this eco-action activity through to October 31! 
 
Please note that the community’s health and safety is of utmost importance to us, please follow Halton COVID-19 safety guidelines to ensure your personal safety and those around you prior to choosing to participate in any eco-activities or tips shared by BurlingtonGreen. 
 
Visit www.burlingtongreen.org for further details and to sign up to participate!
Oakville Chamber Orchestra, Mailing Address
St. Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and St. John's United (262 Randall St.) Oakville
4-5 hours on concert dates (Saturday and Sunday) focused on two areas: 
- 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 after the concert, etc . 
 
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
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.
Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton
Burlington, Hamilton, Online
This 8-week literacy intervention program is designed to motivate and help vulnerable readers between the ages of 6-12 gain confidence and academic success in reading. 
 
As an Online Volunteer Literacy Tutor, you will be paired with a child, and expected to work twice per week in the evening, for 8 weeks. Program time is 1 hour per night. 
 
As a tutor, you will be responsible for developing and implementing hands-on, active activities to explicitly teach the program component phonics, sight words, and fluency, based on the needs of the child, which will be determined through informal assessments that you will conduct on the first night. At the same time, you will help the child set achievable goals, and help them create an engaging, individualized poster board that graphs their achievements in the reading component areas.  
*Training and ongoing support will be provided* 
 
Summary of expectations: 
 
Ability to commit to full program schedule (both nights that program runs for each site) 
Ability to prepare teaching activities/games outside of program time 
Responsible for being online on Microsoft Teams during program times 
Must be punctual and reliable 
Must have valid vulnerable sector clearance (18 years of age or older)
Joseph Brant Hospital, Volunteer Resources
Burlington
The HELP Program at Joseph Brant Hospital provides enhanced patient care for older adults through a small staff team and a large group of volunteers. Volunteers will visit patients one shift per week (4 hours) to provide social interaction and do selected activities with patients to prevent delirium and loss of function. We have shifts in the morning, afternoon and evenings; Monday through Sunday.
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
VIRTUAL
ONLINE TUTORING 
Volunteer tutors will help the student with their academic needs and complete their homework assignments for Grade 6 -12 in Math; French; Science & English.  
We are currently looking to fill in 10 positions for French, Math, and English) for a volunteer tutor who will be able to help newcomer students. We have a higher demand for tutors who can teach older students (Grade 11 - 12).
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton
Thank you for reaching out unfortunately we are not taking any new volunteers on at the moment as the offices are closed until outreach in the community is permitted. 
 
Spread awareness of sexual violence and the services of SAVIS throughout the Halton Region by staffing information booths. Youth between the ages of 14 and 18 are able to staff some booths based on the booth location and topics. 
Suitable for: Woman-identified, male-identified, genderfluid people
Joy of Learning Centre
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
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
Royal City Soccer Club, Soccer Camps
Oakville, Burlington and Milton
Volunteers at our summer day camps may have any of the following responsibilities:  
• Assisting staff with coaching and supervising children at camp  
• Equipment collection and maintenance (ie. inflating soccer balls, collecting cones)  
• General help around camp  
• Maintain a clean camp environment and help staff meet all safety protocols  
• Adhere to and help enforce all camp policies  
 
Qualities we’re looking for:  
• Enjoys soccer and sporting activities  
• Great with children (ages 5 to 13 years)  
• Energetic and enthusiastic  
• Responsible and reliable  
 
Volunteers at our camp must be at least 14 years of age by the time their camp week of volunteering starts. If you are 16 or older, you may be eligible for a CIT (Counsellor in Training) or Camp Counsellor position with us. Any volunteers aged 18 or older will be required to submit a police background check. There are a limited number of volunteering spots available at each camp location.
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
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks, Halton Hills Town Hall
Gellert Community Centre / Georgetown Indoor Pool / Acton Indoor Pool
Assist Swimming Instructors teach skills, drills and activities to Learn to Swim participants.
Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution
Food for Life Warehouse - 2258 Mountainside Drive Burlington
Working with our compost program to help shovel wood chips to help our composter run smoothly. This job will be performed outside.
Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution
Food for Life Warehouse - 2258 Mountainside Dr. Burlington
Sorting fresh food into crates. This would include separating edible food from the inedible. Removing the packaging and stickers to then be placed in green bins or our onsite composter.
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.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Virtual or in-person at your school (flexible)
The Believe Initiative, which helps students build resilience and self-belief, is looking for capable and passionate student leaders to run a Believe Leadership Chapter at their school! The Believe Leadership Course that each Chapter facilitates, will teach important leadership, entrepreneurship, and mental wellness skills to high school students all while helping them earn volunteer hours. 
 
Next Cohort begins FALL 2022. Deadline to apply is October 31, 2022. Chapter Heads are responsible for running a BLC Chapter at their school from Fall 2022 - Spring 2023. It is an extracurricular club that runs throughout school year. 
 
If accepted you would be in charge of running a Believe Leadership Chapter at your school or in your community. You will: 
- Complete the Chapter Head training which will give you everything you need to be able to run a successful chapter 
- Set up Chapter at your school 
- Promote the Chapter & recruit members 
- Teach lessons to help your members build leadership skills and complete a Believe Passion Project. All lessons, activities, and content will be provided  
- Optional Chapter Head meet ups to connect and learn from other Believe Chapters  
- Can choose to apply with a friend/peer 
 
Next Step: Apply @ https://www.believeinitiative.com/believe-leadership-course/
#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 Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Virtual Zoom meetings
The Development Committee interacts with the Board: brainstorming, making creative suggestions, and collaborating with several Action Groups that are the "front line" of the organization. In general, we need people with a commitment to the natural world and willingness to collaborate with a group to apply that commitment in action. 
 
1. Attending and participating in a biweekly Zoom meeting of the Development Committee, usually on a Tuesday evening, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
2. Brainstorming and engaging in creative, imaginative thinking with a diverse group.  
3. As much as possible, following up between meetings to report relevant information or ideas for the following meeting.  
 
We welcome and value a few high school students, but we need a majority of adults. We respect that the students must put their academics first, which usually results in losing students at some time in the year.
Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution
Burlington
Pack and Sort fresh food into grocery bags that will be distributed to our neighbours in need.
Country Heritage Park, A Food and Farm Experience
8560 Tremaine Road, Milton (near Kelso Conservation Area & 401)
*Volunteer opportunities are slowly opening up again- with limited availability as COVID-19 restrictions are still in place.* 
 
Do you like working with historical artifacts; cataloguing items; moving objects; outdoor yard work; parking cars; meeting people and participating in events? Our volunteer opportunities are vast and varied.
Halton Food for Thought, Student Nutrition Programs
Various schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown
-Shopping for food for our programs. 
-Online 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 cleanup; 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. 
ALL COVID-19 GUIDELINES PERMITTING
St Jude's Anglican Church
Oakville
Volunteers needed in the following Community Outreach Programs: 
• Neighbourhood Care Network (ongoing, work with individuals or families to identify and access needed resources) 
• Grocery Delivery Program (weekly on Wednesday, to an Oakville Halton Community Housing neighbourhood) 
• Community BBQ program (Summer only, weekly on Thursday, at Halton Housing community in Oakville) 
• Lyon’s Lane vegetable garden plot (growing and harvesting produce for donation to local food outreach programs) 
• St. Simon’s and St. Jude’s Pantry program (monthly, prepare and package 60 - 75 meals for local meal outreach programs)