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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Ikea Burlington, 1065 Plains Rd E, Burlington, ON L7T 4K1
Volunteers will help Ikea Burlington customers select their Christmas tree and sell tree bags to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters.  
 
Responsibilities during volunteer shifts included:  
• Representing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington  
• Greeting Tree Lot customers  
• Checking store receipts to ensure trees have been pre-purchased  
• Assisting customers to pick out Christmas trees, and if applicable, helping them transport the tree to their vehicle  
• Physical labour involved--lifting trees, bagging them and helping people get them to their cars 
• Tree bag sales and money handling  
• Tree lot tidy up, including fallen/blown over trees and sweeping needles  
 
*Must be 16 years or older, or otherwise accompanied by an adult.
St Luke's Anglican Church, Palermo
St. Luke's Community Centre, 3114 Dundas Street West, Oakville (1 block west of Bronte Road)
Volunteers will be responsible for setting up and taking down tables, chairs and grocery items; preparing foods for distribution; and ensuring that the program’s clients are served with respect and support. 
 
Responsibilities Include: 
• Set up tables and chairs 
• Help to unload food from truck 
• Display available food items 
• Package food items 
• Provide hospitality 
• Assist clients 
• Keep records 
• Take down tables and chairs 
• Ensure food is properly stored 
 
We will work to make sure that volunteers of all abilities can be successful and contribute.
Autism Ontario Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Autism Ontario
Autism Ontario-Central West Region offers programming and events for children, youth, and adults on the autism spectrum and their families. We are seeking new and past volunteers of all abilities to join our growing Autism Ontario volunteer community. There are multiple ways you can get involved at Autism Ontario. Below you will find a list of the ways you can get involved!  
 
We are seeking volunteers to join:  
• Sub-Committees 
• Program and Event Support  
• Outreach and Advocacy  
• Language Supports  
• Fundraising initiatives
Milton Community Resource Centre
410 Bronte Street South, Milton
Volunteer artists will share their expertise in the arts with Educators, children and families. This may include planning materials and open-ended experiences that can be offered for children to represent their ideas and thinking through various types of art forms. Art forms include but not limited to: visual arts, movement/dance, music, dramatic arts or photography.
Burlington. Parks and Recreation, Burlington Seniors' Centre
Various Food Service Roles in "The Bistro"
Milton Community Resource Centre
410 Bronte St. South, Milton, Ontario
MCRC is currently seeking additional Board Directors for a minimum 2-year commitment to: 
-Utilize expertise in a professional field and provide counsel and advise to support the successful governance of the organization 
-Support and provide guidance to the Executive Director in accordance with the Board of Directors By-laws 
-Ensure Board By-laws remain current and relevant 
-Provide expertise and advice in the development of the overall strategic direction of the organization 
-Support and assist in the development of philanthropic resources and fundraising efforts; attend MCRC fundraising events 
-Understand and influence, where necessary, public policies that affect MCRC 
-Network within the community and advocate on behalf of the organization 
-Report to the community and stakeholders at the Annual General Meeting 
-Monitor and evaluate the Executive Director's performance 
-Participate on Board sub-committees and attend monthly Board meetings 
MCRC is especially interested in applicants from diverse backgrounds with expertise in not-for-profit operations and in Law and/or Human Resources.  
Please forward your cover letter and resumé to Becky Andrade, Associate Executive Director at rebeccaa@mcrc.on.ca.
Crime Stoppers of Halton, Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters
Halton
Raise funds & increase awareness of the Crime Stoppers program throughout the community and at community events where Crime Stoppers is present.
The Salvation Army, Khi Community, Milton, Community and Family Services
The Salvation Army- Milton, various locations in Milton
Greeting people with a smile :) in various locations around Milton. Volunteers are required to help raise funds by standing with a donation kettle and accepting donations from the public.
Group Leaders   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Halton Region
Volunteers required to facilitate ongoing group programming. We strive to host groups that are "safe spaces" for individuals who may not be ready to participate in community activities. We are looking for people to share their craft, favourite hobby or skill with our clients. Computer basics, homework helper, and book/film clubs are all client suggestions. We run our programs in all areas of Halton Region. Please send us an email indicating your availability and area of interest.
Milton Meals on Wheels
Allendale Long Term Care, 185 Ontario St S, Milton, Ontario
Deliver hot meals to clients within our community who are unable to prepare meals for themselves in the Milton area.
YMCA of Hamilton / Burlington / Brantford, Family Recreation Programs
Ron Edwards YMCA, 500 Drury Lane, Burlington
Provide support to our new towel service. Folding towels and stacking towels. Assisting where needed in other possible areas (basic cleaning support).
Melody Maker   Halton Hills 
Extendicare Halton Hills, Long-Term Care Centre
9 Lindsay Court, Georgetown, On L7G 6G9
Play your instrument for individuals or in a group setting. We are looking for people who play an instrument to enhance the lives of our residents through music. Utilize the skills you have learned and entertain the residents of our home.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative, Mailing Address
1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Promote, protect and support breastfeeding in the Halton community. Attend and participate in monthly planning meetings (2 hrs per month). Participate in work groups to create/edit resources, plan and host community events for families.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative, Mailing Address
1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Looking to recruit older adult volunteers to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in the Halton community.  
Attend and participate in monthly planning meetings (2 hrs per month).  
Participate in work groups to create/edit resources, plan and host community events for families.
Milton Community Resource Centre
The Halton Resource Connection, 410 Bronte St. S., Milton
Assist staff with the developing and preparing educational resources as needed. May include labeling resources and some light cleaning of learning materials when they are returned to the library. 
Assist staff with the organization of resource materials.
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter
The visits will be taking place in the Long-Term Care Home that your match resides in.
A Friendly Visitor is someone who will visit weekly/bi-weekly to spend time with the individual they are matched with. This is a social and recreational visit, talking, reading a book together, playing games/cards, grabbing a coffee/drink and sitting outside or even just watching tv or a movie together.  
 
Often times living in a Long Term Care (LTC) can be lonely, many of the individuals living with MS in LTC can often be more isolated because of the age difference and interests compared to the other residents.  
 
If you have a spare few hours a month, you can really make a difference in someone's life.  
Must be over 18 years old to complete Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Check screening requirements
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.
Darling Home for Kids
Milton
- Preparation of home cooked meals for our children on open respite weekends  
- Preparing freezer meals for our staff to utilize at later dates  
- Running errands to pick up groceries (reimbursement by organization and/or in-kind donation) 
- Cleaning and organizing our kitchen 
- Tidying up after a volunteer shift
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
53 Bond St. (Kerr & Rebecca corner) Oakville, and 2521 Dundas St. West, Oakville
Help to clean up the kitchen and set tables for lunch. Assist with serving clients lunch. Assist with cleanup, loading dishwasher. Start the laundry after lunch.
Event Volunteer   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
Some at Lighthouse others at event venue which varies
Duties can vary from helping out on an event committee to helping on event day with set up, food & drink, helping event participants.
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Community Social Services Programs
Oakville
We are looking to conduct 20 inclusive and creative ‘Exploring Dreams’ interview experiences with consenting adults who identify as having a developmental disability and volunteers (research assistants). Research assistants will engage participants through a variety of accessible and creative interview activities that will be designed and led by Inclusive Community Engagement Researcher, Heryka Miranda. The interview process will be experiential in nature and will include individual and group art-making activities using visual arts, movement and dance, and visualization/breathing exercises. Light snacks and refreshments will also be provided.  
 
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.
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.