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- maintain the playroom as a safe, clean and enjoyable space
- supervise and play with children in a positive and appropriate manner.
Volunteers will be with staff and a group of up to 30 children. Seven locations to become involved at.
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.
This could involve searching online or in publications and clipping files, making phone calls &/or sending emails under direction of the Volunteer Coordinator.
- 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.
If you are skilled haircutter you would cut hair as well
- Strong interest in the environment, community history and citizen action; We are looking for diverse members..
- Engaging in discussion, planning, advising, brainstorming and assisting in developing bylaws and new structures as needed with our new Not-for-Profit status; and support of this year's projects as follows: finishing a documentary film; and supporting the development of the documentary and a student level book about the citizen action in the 1970s and 1980s that led to Burlington being the first municipality in Ontario and Canada to hire a contractor for an ongoing curbside recycling program.
• Provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors
• Provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives
• Assist with management of participant records and event documentation
• Deliver professional presentations on behalf of Canadian Blood Services about programs (including stem cell registry, as appropriate), the importance of blood donation and the need to recruit new blood donors for Canada’s blood system
• Complete all required forms on time and bring forward requests for additional information and post-presentation feedback to Volunteer Resources
Visits can be weekly or every 2 weeks for as little as one hour total 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 (coffee & shopping, an art show, live music, shopping, bowling or 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.
-Shopping for 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.
• Connect with your neighbours, coworkers, family and friends online or in person with an outreach kit. Ask for donations, as well as share health information and thank donors
• Attend a training session in January
• Return your outreach kit and donations in March
• Enjoy interacting with people
• Willing to ask for donations in person and / or online (with training)
• Able to walk outdoors in February
• Responsible to coordinate tools required for the day’s activity and return tools to the Tool Crib Attendant.
• Ensure safety onsite at all times.
• Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all time.
• Maintain quality build standards in collaboration with the Site Foreperson and Construction Manager.
• May be required to load and unload delivery vehicles
• Must bring a cooperative and enthusiastic attitude to the construction site
• Able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs and possess reasonable agility to do necessary physical labour.
• Willingness and ability to learn new skills.
- Electronic equipment
- Lighting and fixtures
- Seasonal items
Other duties as required.
- Participate in fulfilling the HFH Halton volunteer department goals as set out in the Strategic Plan
- Schedule and Chair “Recognition Planning” meetings as required
- Lead the Volunteer Relations Committee in post-event debriefings
- Develop and recommend an affiliate recognition program (BBQ, internal awards etc.)
- Develop an Annual Events Calendar
- Plan, execute and assume the lead role in recognition events (theme, décor, location, food & beverage, supplies, etc. 350+ volunteers & guests)
- Work closely with HFH Halton-Mississauga Staff and Volunteers as required
Visits could include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Suitable for Adults and Seniors who have a good driving record.
This is a great opportunity to learn new cooking skills in a friendly environment. Our team organizers can show you how to prepare recipes. Volunteers who are not interested in cooking can help with table set up, greeting guests and clean up.
Some previous St. Luke's events include: St. Luke's Christmas Bazaar, Fabulous Fridays Food Truck and Karaoke Night, a wine and cheese fundraiser, Nicole's Car Wash, and more. Details and requirements for each event are sent to volunteers in advance. Volunteers can choose which events they would like to help in.
Successful candidates will possess:
• Good organization and planning skills
• Ability to lift loads and unload items from a truck
• Friendly, outgoing, compassionate personalities with a willingness to help
• Food preparation skills (or a willingness to learn)
• Ability to monitor inventory and keep records
• 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
Volunteers will be assigned to a rotating schedule once or twice per month depending on the number of volunteers.
* On-route Course Marshal
* Sweep Pacer - we are seeking two individuals, one Sweep Pacer will be assigned to the 10K Race, the other to the Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon. -- the role of the Sweep Pacer is to follow each race and aid any runners seeking assistance, update the event staff via radio, and to advise the team when the last participant crosses the finish line.
* Bus Volunteer - if you are 18 or older
* Runner’s Expo Volunteer Assistant
* Photographer Volunteer
We have a wide variety of options for you to choose from. If you are an Ontario high school student looking to get an early start on your community service hours, look no further!
Non-students, Oakville residents and beyond are all welcome to join the fun of Race Weekend. Sign up here today: www.oakvillehalfmarathon.com/volunteers/
If you have any questions or concerns feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (905)-949-1910 ext. 235.
We are currently in search of many more Course Marshals to be stationed along the route on the Sunday. The shift time would be from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM and will change slightly depending on your assigned location. All Course Marshals are required to attend a mandatory training session which they will be notified about via email closer to Race Weekend. We could also use assistance at our Runner’s Expo and start/finish area both taking place in Coronation Park, Oakville.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are able to assist with an aid station, cheer station or other areas please contact us directly at 905-949-1910 ext. 235. ‘Cheer Stations’ will be located between aid stations so if you have a group with lots of spirit and energy that want to be an official ‘Cheer Station’, let us know! Groups can include friends, family, a team, cheerleading squad, a group of office friends, etc.
Interested groups should email directly email@example.com.
Provide one to one conversations with clients, give manicures, read stories, reminisce, play cards,etc.
Bring your own special skills and perhaps start a new interest group.
Twice a month pick up market vegetables.
This position requires moderate lifting and access to a vehicle
Volunteer Driver required on Mondays: 9:00AM to 11:30AM, starting July 10 and ending August 14th.
This position requires the volunteer to use their own personal vehicle and it must be a large vehicle (full-sized SUV, mini-van, or equivalent/larger) or the ability to drive a G-class 16 foot straight truck. Mileage will be expensed if personal vehicle is used.
- Play/read to toddlers and young children
- Assist with set-up/tidying of room
- Learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
- 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
Events may include a drum circle, crafts for families, scavenger hunts, weather-related activities. Volunteers are encouraged to present ideas for crafts or other programs 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.
Kids Nature Mornings in July and August Wild Canada Summer of discovery consists of themed discovery of local animals and plants. Activities may include nature walks and park 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.
Assisting with loading and unloading of merchandise from donor locations to ReStore receiving docks
Assisting with moving merchandise onto the sales floor
Assisting with the training of new Volunteer Driver Assistants and Drivers when required
Assisting with documenting and verifying items picked-up
• Commitment to creating safe environments for girls, both emotionally and physically
• Communicate with parents/guardians
• Adhere to the Girl Guide Code of Conduct and Safe Guide
• Have fun
When you join Girl Guides as an adult volunteer, you’re embarking on an exciting journey. Each year from September to May, you’ll have the opportunity to help shape the next generation of girls through weekly activities, fun outings and programming that’s girl-centric, fun and engaging. There are so many possibilities! Your unit could go on an outdoor scavenger hunt, have a sleepover at a science museum or plant a tree. Our dynamic programming offers plenty of opportunities for you and your fellow Guiders to be creative and ignite the minds of girls.
• 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.
Provide customer service
Help with general housekeeping tasks
Assist with pick ups
Repair damaged items and assembles products to sell in the ReStore
Several special events are organized each year where volunteers are needed to assist with organizing and running the event. Events such as: golf tournaments, diversity day events, racquet club events, dragon boat races and most importantly our annual fundraising Stardust gala.
The funds raised at these events goes towards providing programs for children in care such as bursaries, camps, educational programs and seasonal gifts through the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton.
Volunteers must have completed grade 8.
• People able to water, weed and harvest
• Fundraisers and a treasurer
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, yoga or holistic health nuts.
Training is provided and all expenses are covered. You are welcome to join our activities. Make some new friends, get some exercise, commune with nature or stretch your artistic talents, all while giving back to your community.
Shifts are flexible and are offered throughout the region.
Lived mental health experience considered an asset.
This is a free neighbourhood event for older adults. A hot lunch, time to socialize and play cards, games and shoot pool afterwards.
I.e., office assistance, friendly visiting, assisting in activities, escorts to appointments, reading, library, computer, etc. Assignments will be based on volunteer skills and interests and department need.
Assist staff with the organization of resource materials.
THE BISTRO CAFE..daily food service
Breakfast @ the Bistro..Saturday monthly event
Volunteers pack unsold bread at Cobs Bread (Lakeshore Rd. & Thomas St. in downtown Oakville or at the new Upper Middle/8th line location) and deliver it to our storage facility located at Kerr Street Ministries (Kerr and Speers)
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.
• Learn how and help measure and ID trees
• Maintain vital trails system for the park
• Identify and remove invasive plants
courteous and professional service.
- Answer questions or direct to the correct staff person if necessary to appropriately answer.
- To respond to and handle house disturbances.
- To assist anyone who requires assistance or special seating arrangements.
- Other duties as assigned
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. And very importantly, what plants are invaders that overrun our local natural spaces if not kept in check through removal and replacement plantings. Of course 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!