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Volunteer Mentor - Bigs Program   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office

ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Big Brothers Big Sisters enables life-changing mentoring relationships. Our vision is that all young people realize their full potential. 

Our mentoring programs are interventions, helping empower young people to realize their potential. 80% of the young people involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters are experiencing 3-5 Adverse Childhood Experiences, which are forms of social, emotional or economic challenges. With the support of volunteer mentors and our community, we are able to provide 1,200 young people and their families with mentoring services each year.  

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Big Brothers Big Sisters is now recruiting Volunteer Mentors for 1:1 and Group Programs. 

While time commitments vary by program type, we typically require a minimum voluntary investment of two hours per week. We understand that everyone has their own commitments, and try our best to accommodate student and volunteers schedules.

Our program portfolio continues to grow to reflect the needs of the communities we serve. Programs take place in one-to-one or group settings, during school hours or outside of them. 

1:1 PROGRAM:  BIGS COMMUNITY MATCHING
The Bigs Community Mentoring Program provides young people (Littles) an adult mentor (Bigs).  

Bigs help provide developmental relationships to our young people. This means, they express care, challenge growth, provide support, share power and expand opportunities. 

Bigs and Littles meet for community outings once a week for two hours or more. Matches are made based on the Big and Little's interests, personalities and geographical location.  "

Volunteer Mentors - Group Program   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office

ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Big Brothers Big Sisters enables life-changing mentoring relationships. Our vision is that all young people realize their full potential. 

Our mentoring programs are interventions, helping empower young people to realize their potential. 80% of the young people involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters are experiencing 3-5 Adverse Childhood Experiences, which are forms of social, emotional or economic challenges. With the support of volunteer mentors and our community, we are able to provide 1,200 young people and their families with mentoring services each year.  

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Big Brothers Big Sisters is now recruiting Volunteer Mentors for 1:1 and Group Programs. 

While time commitments vary by program type, we typically require a minimum voluntary investment of two hours per week. We understand that everyone has their own commitments, and try our best to accommodate student and volunteers schedules.

Our program portfolio continues to grow to reflect the needs of the communities we serve. Programs take place in one-to-one or group settings, during school hours or outside of them. 

GROUP PROGRAMMING OVERVIEW
Group programs focus on mentorship for elementary-aged youth. Programs take place on school property, during school hours, in 99 schools within our Grand Erie, Halton and Hamilton communities. 

Programs focus on: 
- Promoting healthy lifestyle including physical activity, balanced eating, self-esteem;
- Empowerment, leadership development, building communications skills;
- Building self-esteem and helping participants feel confident in all aspects of their identity;
- Celebrating cultural identities

Student Considerations: Note that we rely heavily on post-secondary student volunteers, and accommodate individuals who reside in our catchment area during the post-secondary academic year (typically September to April) "

Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their own profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentee. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.
Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Virtually (Zoom, Team etc ) or in person at public place such as a coffee shop or library
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their own profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentee. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.
Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Duties: 
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their own profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentee. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.
Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville - Rebecca St, Women's Support Services
1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229, Oakville
The Women's Centre is looking for volunteers in our Oakville & Milton location.  
If you would like to help other women through difficult times, we will provide the training and support so that you can truly make a difference!  
Peer Supporter Volunteers provide clients with a safe, supportive environment in which they can explore their options and receive the information and support they need to make positive changes in their lives. 
Currently we are looking for volunteer in Oakville, Mondays and Wednesdays 10 am-8 pm and in Milton on Thursdays 10-3 pm.
Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
VIRTUAL during COVID-19. Volunteer from home using Zoom, Skype, FaceTime
Mentors are paired a recent immigrant professional from their profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentee. 
 
Pairs can meet virtually or in-person.
Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Mentors are paired an immigrant professional from their profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentee.
Peer Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Ontario Caregiver Organization, Online Services / Find Support
Mentoring is a method of passing on lived experiences to support another caregiver in an empowering and meaningful way. Anyone who has been a caregiver will know that the caregiving role presents many challenges. These challenges will be different for every caregiver and from time to time support will be needed. 
 
Purpose: To participate in the Ontario Caregiver Organization’s 1:1 Peer Support Program as a Peer Mentor, delivering emotional support to other caregivers as they navigate their caregiving journey. 
 
Responsibilities  
• Be familiar with OCO’s mission, vision and programs and supports 
• Facilitate peer support programs in a confidential, non-judgmental and friendly atmosphere 
• Expertly guide conversations that allow caregivers to meet others with similar and dissimilar caregiving experiences 
• Offer support and guidance on matters that help caregivers in their journey 
• Provide feedback on OCO’s programs and resources that can help shape the ongoing delivery of OCO’s support and resources for caregivers 
• Maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues as per OCO’s confidentiality agreement 
• Communicate in a timely matter any concerns or issues to OCO staff liaison 
• Follow all policies and procedures outlined in OCO’s volunteer handbook 
• Understand and accept the roles and responsibilities of the peer support program 
• Successfully complete all peer mentor training 
 
Qualifications 
• Caregiver who is currently or has previously provided physical and/or emotional support to a family member, partner, friend or neighbor 
• Passionate about and committed to ensuring all caregivers in Ontario feel supported and valued 
• Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
• Demonstrate maturity, comfort and understanding around the caregiver process, its challenges and issues 
• Ability to read people and situations (i.e. when to talk, when to listen, when to offer input, etc.) 
• Experience working without supervision in situations that require critical thinking and flexibility in how and when to respond 
• Be comfortable working with a wide variety of people 
• Have a positive, caring and non-judgmental approach to supporting others 
• Be emotionally able to provide support to others 
• Ability to constructively participate in discussions with people of different backgrounds and experiences 
• Must be over 18 years of age 
 
Commitment: We ask all interested candidates to commit to participating in the program for a minimum of one year. We ask for a time commitment of 1-2 hours a week. As part of our screening, Peer Mentors are required to complete a reference check and a Criminal Records Check. 
 
Support 
• Orientation and training for this position will be provided  
• Staff will maintain on-going supervision, support and regular 'check-ins' 
 
The Ontario Caregiver Organization invites caregivers with diverse backgrounds from across Ontario to join our 1:1 Peer Support Program as a Peer Mentor. We are actively recruiting bilingual or multilingual caregivers who are fluent in English and other languages, and caregivers with experience caring for a spouse or child.
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.
Career Mentors   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Halton
You will be paired with someone who has immigrated to the GTA and has experience and/or training in their industry, but who may not understand the Canadian context of their profession, workplace culture, or know how to translate their skill sets. 
 
As a mentor, you may help your mentee by doing the following: 
• Giving practical advice on how to navigate a job search in the GTA 
• Supporting them to grow their professional networks, connecting them to your contacts where appropriate 
• Advising on recommended training and career development 
• Helping them deal with questions and issues that may arise in the early stages of employment.
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Virtual
- Prior EFL/ESL/TOEFL/IELTS teaching experience.  
- Experience working with multicultural and multilingual classrooms.  
- Self-motivated, organized, professional, and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
- Be able to help high school students prepare and successfully pass English assessments for admission in university/college.
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).
Virtual or In-Person Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Halton community
Are you interested in making a positive impact in the Halton community? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children and youth? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child or youth in need in your community? Our volunteers act as positive role models to children and youth of all ages throughout Halton. In as little as a few hours a month, you can make a significant difference in the life of a child or youth.  
 
The Halton CAS is dedicated to developing mentorship relationships that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, and we encourage applications from diverse groups including from Black, 2SLGBTQ, First Nations, Inuit and Metis persons.  
 
Physical distancing does not have to mean social disconnection – we have adjusted and adapted to ensure mentors and mentees continue their relationships while they may be separated due to Coronavirus COVID-19.
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
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
In your home, library, foster parents home or agency
Would you like to help a child/youth reach their full academic potential or motivate them to achieve more?  
Volunteers are required to tutor children/youth in all subjects, especially math, English, science and French on various virtual platforms.  
The volunteer will assist a child to experience success in learning through a supportive one-to-one relationship.  
The children requiring assistance can range from age 6-18 and all academic levels.  
Scheduling can be arranged directly with the caregiver at your mutual convenience.
Adult Learning Centre, Georgetown - Head Office, Literacy and Basic Skills
Milton
Conduct lessons using resources and outlines provided; small group tutoring for basic computer skills, 8 weeks per session. 
Communicate with staff, attend mandatory training workshop. 
Tutors meet with learners for a minimum of three hours per week. Tutoring schedules depend on volunteers and learners availability.
Adult Learning Centre, Georgetown - Head Office, Literacy and Basic Skills
Spend 2.5 - 3 hours per week for a minimum of one 12 - 15 weeks session working with an assigned learner; meet with your learner at a designated time and location for the weekly lesson; develop lesson plans based on the learning plan & resources provided by LNH; administer evaluation tasks; keep written records of your learner’s progress and complete an evaluation feedback form. 
 
Tutors meet with learners for a minimum of three hours per week. Tutoring schedules depend on volunteers and learners availability. 
 
Classes run in North Halton (Georgetown, Milton and Acton) in 12-15 week sessions from September to July. 
*Current need is for Milton Daytime (Basic Math, Reading) and Georgetown/Acton Day & Evening (all subjects). Volunteers are placed with learners as they become available.
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.
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/
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Virtual from your own home
We're looking for an individual to assist in managing volunteers. 
1. Working closely with the Volunteer Coordinator, to manage the wave of new volunteers.  
2. Staying aware of Board decisions about new or changed programs for volunteer placement.  
3. Staying in frequent phone or email contact, to ensure that every new volunteer is contacted promptly and given orientation to the history, values, and projects of the organization.  
4. Doing your utmost to learn enough about the individual volunteer to ensure that we find an appropriate “fit” for the individual.  
5. Ensure that the new volunteer is thriving in the volunteer position.  
5. In the case of an unhappy or discontented volunteer, collaborate closely with the Volunteer Coordinator to rectify the situation. Ideally, you will collaborate with one other member of the Committee, who could replace you in situations of absence
Program Support   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Summit Housing & Outreach Programs, Burlington - Brant St
Home based
All programs are online.  
- Make phone calls to clients that are in need, especially during these hard times 
- Assist in various programs that we offer online to clients 
- Training will be provided 
- Shifts are flexible and are offered to our clients throughout the Region, Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm 
- Lived mental health experience considered an asset.
Volunteer Tutor   Burlington  Oakville 
Literacy South Halton, Burlington Head Office, Literacy and Basic Skills
At offices in Burlington or Oakville
Tutoring adults with low level literacy skills, one-on-one, once or twice a week. Training provided. No previous teaching experience is required, just some free time, enthusiasm and a desire to help someone.
Community Connections Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Indus Community Services, Oakville Office, Employment Services
Virtual with a possibility of in person in 2022
Mentor newcomer families or individuals to support a successful transition into their new community. 
Provide an introduction and ongoing support to help the newcomer (and family) get started in Canada 
Help the newcomer to gain an understanding of Canadian cultural norms, social etiquette, and more 
Provide opportunities for English language practice and learning (and access to 'ESL' programs, if needed) 
Help the newcomer build a 'social network' and learn new skills 
Learn about community resources (public and private) and their effective use 
Able to accommodate a schedule that will have you connecting with your client 1-2 times per week for a minimum of 3-6 months (MONTHLY time commitment is a minimum of 6 to 8 hours) 
You are an immigrant yourself and have been in Canada for MORE THAN 2 YEARS