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Tutor Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
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.  
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.
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Community Social Services Programs
2200 Sawgrass Drive, Oakville
Assist with filling out forms, assist client in making calls for services and referrals, potentially help clients with setting budgets, set goals and drive to appointments. Help people in need who come into the centre with our staff support!
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
ROCK Head Office - 471 Pearl St. Burlington
- Alongside a team of volunteer group facilitators, facilitate a weekly social skills group for kids ages 6-12. 
- Prepare for each weekly session of the group by following the Youth Aiding Youth program manual/curriculum. 
- Plan activities (including games, crafts, role playing, etc.) pertaining to the weekly topics. 
- Facilitate group discussions pertaining to the weekly topics. 
- Prepare weekly progress reports for each child in attendance. 
- Manage behaviours and use quick problem solving. 
- Create a fun, friendly, welcoming and inviting environment so that all children feel comfortable attending the group and enjoy their experience. 
- Notify the YAY Program Coordinator of any concerns within the group. 
- Debrief with the YAY Program Facilitator at the end of each session. 
 
Previous experience working with children, working in or towards a career in social work, education, mental health services, etc. considered an asset.
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Acton - Our Kids Network Hub, 69 Acton Blvd; Oakville - ROCK Oakville Office, 504 Iroquois Shore Rd.
- Alongside a team of volunteer group facilitators, facilitate a weekly social skills group for girls ages 6-12.  
- Prepare for each weekly session of the group by following the Youth Aiding Youth program manual/curriculum.  
- Plan activities (including games, crafts, role playing, etc.) pertaining to the weekly topics.  
- Facilitate group discussions pertaining to the weekly topics.  
- Prepare weekly progress reports for each child in attendance.  
- Manage behaviours and use quick problem solving.  
- Create a fun, friendly, welcoming and inviting environment so that all children feel comfortable attending the group and enjoy their experience.  
- Notify the YAY Program Coordinator of any concerns within the group.  
- Debrief with the YAY Program Facilitator at the end of each session.  
 
Previous experience working with children, working in or towards a career in social work, education, mental health services, etc. considered an asset.
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Burlington, Milton, Acton
- Work alongside program staff and other volunteers. 
- Help to create a fun and inviting environment for the children at the camp by being fun and energetic. 
- Encourage the children to participate in the planned activities. 
- Assist with planning and implementation of activities including crafts, games, sports, etc. that focus on the development of life skills, social skills, self-esteem building, and character building. 
- Ensure that all children are safe while participating in the program. 
- Be prepared to work one-to-one with some of the children as directed by the staff. 
- Assist program staff with monitoring the children’s behaviour.
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Our Lady of Victory School - Our Kids Network Hub - 540 Commercial St, Milton, ON
1. Alongside a team of volunteer group facilitators, facilitate a weekly social skills group for boys ages 6-12.  
2. Prepare for each weekly session of the group by following the Youth Aiding Youth program manual/curriculum.  
3. Plan activities (including games, crafts, role playing, etc.) pertaining to the weekly topics.  
4. Facilitate group discussions pertaining to the weekly topics.  
5. Prepare weekly progress reports for each child in attendance.  
6. Manage behaviours and use quick problem solving.  
7. Create a fun, friendly, welcoming and inviting environment so that all children feel comfortable attending the group and enjoy their experience.  
8. Notify the YAY Program Coordinator of any concerns within the group.  
9. Debrief with the YAY Program Facilitator at the end of each session.  
 
Previous experience working with children, working in or towards a career in social work, education, mental health services, etc. considered an asset.
Board Member   Burlington 
Community Development Halton
3350 South Service Rd, Burlington
- Board Members are expected to attend monthly board meetings, currently in the evening of the second Tuesday of each month except July and August, and to participate on at least one committee. There may be other occasions when board members' attendance is required.  
- Board members must live or work in Halton.  
 
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with one or more of the following: 
• Nonprofit sector 
• Finance 
• Communications, public affairs management, marketing 
• Fundraising 
• Voluntary governance 
• Community outreach 
• Social justice advocacy 
• Team building 
 
Deadline for submission: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 12 noon. Please email your resume to: 
Jan Mowbray, President 
president@cdhalton.ca
Oakville Chamber Orchestra
Generally meet at Oakville Town Hall
The candidate would initially serve as a Director-at-Large or with a specific portfolio, with a groomed path towards the elected position of Vice President. The candidate must have a commitment to, and develop a clear understanding of the mission of the organization. He/she must have 5 to 8 hours per week for his/her primary duties as this groomed path allows him/her to become familiar with the strategic direction and the strengths of the organization. 
 
The duties include:  
- Developing a vision and strategic direction for the organization with a plan to achieve healthy growth 
- Serving as a spokesperson for the organization  
- Developing and maintaining relationships with new sponsors and advertisers  
- Management and governance of the organization  
- Developing agendas, chairing Board meetings, and organizing the annual general meeting  
- Ensuring the monitoring and evaluating of the quality of collective and individual Board member performance  
- Ensuring timely and effective performance of organizational functions necessary for the maintenance of not-for-profit charitable organization tax-related status. 
- Ensuring the Board is meeting its obligations in relation to effective: 
• organizational planning 
• efficient and prudent financial management 
• resource development and fundraising 
• relationships with the community 
• management of human resources  
• management of responsive, quality programming
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Iroquois Shore, Oakville
- Alongside a team of volunteer group facilitators, facilitate a weekly social skills group for boys ages 6-12. 
- Prepare for each weekly session of the group by following the Youth Aiding Youth program manual/curriculum. 
- Plan activities (including games, crafts, role playing, etc.) pertaining to the weekly topics. 
- Facilitate group discussions pertaining to the weekly topics. 
- Prepare weekly progress reports for each child in attendance. 
- Manage behaviours and use quick problem solving. 
- Create a fun, friendly, welcoming and inviting environment so that all children feel comfortable attending the group and enjoy their experience. 
- Notify the YAY Program Coordinator of any concerns within the group. 
- Debrief with the YAY Program Facilitator at the end of each session. 
 
Previous experience working with children, working in or towards a career in social work, education, mental health services, etc. considered an asset.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative
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 working on different projects, including creating/editing resources, planning social media posts, connecting with other community organizations and planning and hosting community events for families.
Oakville Chamber Orchestra
Oakville
This is a high profile, exciting volunteer position for an experienced marketing pro and for an associate 
• Responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive multi-channel marketing strategy that helps achieve objectives approved by the Board 
• Helps develop, execute and manage OCO’s brand, social media, website, publications, marketing, advertising, and communications in a proactive and strategic manner 
• Success is measured by achieving increasing levels of recognition of OCO leading to a target number of concert attendees and associated revenues  
• A passion for music and previous experience in event organizing is desirable  
• This position reports to the President 
 
Kindly provide copy of CV and a letter indicating interest and motivation in seeking this position.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative
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 on a volunteer basis.
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
At child's home or own home as convenient - will be matched with someone in their area.
Spend time with a child aged 6 to 12 years, participating in fun & recreational activities. The goal is to develop social skills & self-esteem and to be a positive role model. This position is suitable for high school and college/university students. Interested candidates will be:  
 
-16 to 24 years of age 
-Looking to make a difference in the lives of "at-risk" children within Halton 
-Able to commit 3 hours a week for a minimum of 9 months  
-Matched on a one to one basis. 
 
Please note, interested candidates must complete an online application form. See the link below.
Oakville Senior Citizens Residence
2220-2222 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville
Oakville Senior Citizen Residence has many opportunities for volunteers in the community. Currently, we are looking for volunteers to assist in running our on-site cafe "OSCaR's Place". OSCaR's Place or 'OP', is a convenient spot for clients to purchase hot, fresh meals, beverages, snacks, groceries or miscellaneous items. OP volunteers assist in operating the cafe, with some of the duties including handling payment, preparing and serving coffee and refreshments and interacting and providing a social opportunity with our clients.  
 
OP is open Monday- Friday and runs from 10-4pm. Volunteers are split into two shifts : 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Most shifts have two volunteers working together at a time.
Milton Community Resource Centre, Milton - Bruce Trail Public School, Licensed Child Care Centre
Bruce Trail Early Learning and Child Care Centre, 1199 Costigan, Milton
- Assist teachers with the care of toddlers and young children in a child care setting 
- Play/read to toddlers and young children 
- Assist with set-up/tidying of room 
- Learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
Canadian Blood Services, Halton
Joseph Brant Hospital
• Run monthly promotional booth for Canadian Blood Services at various locations in the community (including Joseph Brant Hospital) including set-up and tear-down of the table and any other equipment (if applicable)  
• Provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors  
• Provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and recruit blood donors 
• 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
Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville
1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229, Oakville
The Women's Centre is looking for volunteers in our Oakville and Milton locations. 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 Supporters 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. 
 
We are especially looking for volunteers for our Milton location to better serve the women of North Halton.
Civil Engineering Career Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by mentor -- for example: cofee shop or library
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•improving job search strategies and networks
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by volunteer Mentor, for example: coffee shop or library
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•improving job search strategies and networks
Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton
Oakville
Our Reading Rocks program is an 8 week literacy intervention program that is designed to motivate and increase the reading skills of children between the ages of 6 and 12 years who struggle with early literacy skills due to an identified or suspected reading disability (dyslexia). 
 
As a volunteer literacy tutor, you will be working one-one-one with a child for the duration of the program, developing hands-on, active activities and games that explicitly teach phonics (or phonemic awareness), increase sight word vocabulary, and improve reading fluency based on their level of need, while also helping the child set realistic goals and graph their success in each reading area on an engaging poster board based on their interests. 
 
Along with directly teaching the child, you will be required to conduct an informal assessment. The first night of the program involves a pre-assessment to determine where the child's needs are and where to base the activity plan. The same assessment will be done on the last day of the program (post-assessment) to measure the child's gains in the program. 
 
As a Volunteer Literacy Tutor, you are required to volunteer twice per week in the evenings (every Monday and Wednesday from 6:15 - 7:45 pm for the full 8 weeks, as the structure of the program is consecutive. 
 
You must be a minimum of 17 years old, and have a vulnerable sector clearance (18 years or older).
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Community Centres located in Oakville and Burlington
Volunteers will mentor black youth within a community based setting. Volunteers will assist in providing mentoring relationships while black youth participate in activities that reflect Caribbean and African heritage, cultural icons, carnival arts, diaspora experiences and other fun group based activities.
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
Halton Region
We are looking for group leaders to facilitate tai-chi, dance excercise, hiking groups, trips to the gym or lend us your expertise in your favourite sport or activity. 
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, or holistic health nuts.
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1, Burlington
Would you like to help nurture the mind of child or youth? The Halton Children's Aid Society (Halton CAS) runs an educational program designed to teach critical thinking and advocacy skills to improve the educational outcomes of our children and youth in the context of a fun and creative learning environment. There are two focuses - one for elementary students and one for secondary school students.  
 
Our program is designed to meet the needs of our students in a learning environment that provides opportunities for blended learning activities with access to both hands-on and interactive materials.  
 
Volunteers are required to assist in supervising individual groups and for general logistics of arrival/departure of the students who attend. This program has proven to be very successful, not only in raising the students’ school averages, but in allowing them to gain confidence and self-respect.
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.
Volunteer Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Halton community
Are you a happy, confident adult with a positive outlook on life? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child/youth in need in your community?  
 
Our volunteers act as positive role models to children of all ages throughout Halton. Individuals are matched with a child/youth in need and spend time doing recreational or social outings in the community. In as little as a few hours a month you can make a significant difference in the life of a child.
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
Adults in Motion, Oakville, Day Program for Adults with Developmental DisABILITIES
141 Bronte Road, Oakville, L6L 3C3
Adults in Motion - A day program for adults with developmental disABILITIES! Volunteer with our amazing team!  
 
Assisting individuals with a developmental disABILITY in a fun, friendly atmosphere! Helping out with crafts, activities and community outings. Sharing your talent of cooking, music, singing, crafts, dancing, fitness, drama, sports or anything else you love!  
 
We accept half day, full day volunteers AND co-op students!  
 
You are welcome to join on a regular or casual basis!
Darling Home for Kids
Milton
The Companionship Volunteer works alongside the professional care team and provides companionship to enhance the quality of life for our children during their stay at The Darling Home for Kids. Companion volunteers are involved in our residential and respite programs.  
 
Our Companionship volunteers are with the children at the bedside, during activities, within the Snoezelen area, enjoying arts and crafts, spending time outside, and generally are there to support the child and staff with whatever activities are going on around the Home.  
 
Companionship volunteers must be at least 20 years of age.
Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton
-Work one-on-one with a child, developing and implementing fun, hands-on activities and games that explicitly teach and reinforce skills in phonics, sight words, and fluency based on the needs of the child  
-Develop a unique and creative 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) to determine where children need the most support, and to measure their gains in the program 
-Provide a positive and safe learning environment  
-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 child's parents on their progress and goals  
-Attend required training sessions as necessary  
-Where applicable, transport poster boards to and from the program  
-Responsible for own transportation to and from program location  
-Assist the program facilitator if needed
In-School Mentor   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Oakville, Milton, Georgetown and Acton Schools
The In-School Mentoring Program provides a child/youth with a positive role model to share the experiences and challenges of growing up. Mentors visit with their mentees 1:1 (age 6-13) at school and engage in activities such as board games, crafts, sports or taking a walk on school grounds. This is a non-academic program that focuses on building confidence, social skills and problem-solving techniques through having fun! Commitment: For one hour each week during the school year. Matches do not meet over the summer break or during school holidays.
Museums of Burlington, Ireland House Museum
Joseph Brant Musuem and/or Ireland House Museum
Education Program Assistant - Volunteering with the interpretive department is great for anyone who loves teaching and working with people. Duties may include assisting with the craft or tour segment or another program component, to helping with program set-up and clean-up. Availability – September to June.  
 
Badge Program Assistant – Museum badge programs are designed specifically for Sparks, Brownies, Girl Guides, Cubs and Scouts. Volunteer duties may include assisting with the craft and/or tour segment or another program component, to helping with program set-up and clean-up.  
Availability – October to May (primarily early evenings, occasional weekend day) 
 
Camp & Club Program Assistant – This position is perfect for the creative-minded who enjoys working with children. Duties may include assisting with the delivery of camp programs, the craft and/or tour segment or another program component, to helping with program set-up and clean-up. Camps are operated during P.A. Days, March Break, Summer and seasonal celebration camps. Availability – throughout the year
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
Big Brother   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
As convenient to volunteer and client
Provide Little Brother with support, guidance and mentoring. Instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions and encourage leadership skills and independent thinking. Offer low to no cost shared activities and above all, make a difference while having fun.
Big Sister   Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Halton and Hamilton Regions
Provide Little Sister with support, guidance and mentoring. Instill trust and self-confidence in order to make healthy decisions and encourage leadership skills and independent thinking. Offer low to no cost shared activities and above all, make a difference while having fun.
Joy of Learning Centre
Saturdays: Sixteen Mile Creek, 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
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by volunteer Mentor for example: coffee shop or library
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•improving job search strategies and networks
May Court Club of Oakville
The May Court Nearly New Shop, 200 Kerr Street, Oakville
A New and Prospective Member's Information Session will be held twice yearly. Please contact maycourtmembership@gmail.com for more information and to register. 
 
An overview of our women's service organization and the available volunteer opportunities that we offer will be presented. All volunteer positions require you to become a member of The May Court Club of Oakville. We are dedicated to creating a volunteer experience that can meet the active demands of today's lifestyle. 
 
The Board of Directors manages every facet of the club. Terms are a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years in the same role. Job descriptions are available and can be requested from the Membership Director. Board Orientation is available.  
 
Our fiscal year runs from September 1st to June 30th. The club does not operate throughout the summer months, although the club audit is conducted in the summer.
Community Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Active Chefs
Halton
If you'd like to become actively involved in making a positive contribution in your community, we have various volunteer positions available with ActiveChefs - a not-for-profit charitable organization (Canadian registered charity) serving school-age children in various elementary schools & community neighbourhoods covering Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Acton, Georgetown, Mississauga and Brampton. 
 
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.
Engineering Career Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by mentor -- for example: workplace, library, Sheridan, Tim Hortons
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer 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 
•improving job search strategies and networks
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
1010 Main Street East, Milton (Milton Central Library)
Volunteer tutors will help the student with their academic needs and to complete their homework assignments for Grade 12 in Math; French; & English  
We are currently looking to fill in 10 positions (at least 3 for French; 5 for Math and 1 each for Chemistry and English) for a volunteer tutor who will be able to help a newcomer students.
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Burlington, Oakville, Milton
Career Mentors help newcomers to Canada!  
- help internationally trained individuals to gain a better understanding of the current job market in their field or occupation;  
- establish valuable networking contacts;  
- learn more about sector-specific language and professional practice in Canada.
ROCK, Burlington - Cumberland Ave, EarlyON Child and Family Centre
645 Plains Rd East, Aldershot - Burlington
Assist with set up and clean-up of assigned program. Supervise and interact with parents and children in program. Assist in leading specific activities (i.e. small group reading, games).
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Elementary schools across Halton
As a GLOW facilitator, your role is to lead activities for a group of young girls (aged 11-14) from diverse backgrounds, in a 10 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating, and being confident in all aspects of their identity. 
This position is suitable for female adults with a strong understanding of diversity & inclusion.
Start2Finish, Oakville - Oakwood Public School, Running & Reading Club
357 Bartos Drive, Oakville, ON L6K 3E5
Volunteer responsibilities include: 
- 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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Selected elementary schools in Oakville, Milton and Georgetown
High school students or adult volunteers will mentor a child in a local elementary school, 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. 
 
**Also in need of volunteer adults 19+ to supervise groups, please inquire if interested**
Communication Volunteer   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Halton-Peel Community Aphasia Programs (H-PCAP)
​Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Mississauga and Brampton
Under the guidance of the Speech Language Pathologist and Communicative Disorders Assistant, the communication volunteer will learn new skills to: 
- Work with small groups of adults with acquired communication disorders 
- Use supportive conversation skills in facilitating discussion groups with clients within our programs 
- Assist clients to understand and participate in various conversational and language-based communication activities  
- Bring forth thoughts and new ideas to the group 
 
Other responsibilities may include: 
- Assisting staff with the set-up and clean-up of program space before and after each session 
- Informing the SLP or CDA in advance when unable to attend a session 
- Maintaining confidentiality within the parameters defined by the Halton-Peel Community Aphasia Programs
Volunteer Signaler   Hamilton (City of)  Oakville 
Hamilton Signals Association
Oakville, Hamilton, Toronto
Summer season volunteer positions for museums, schools and public events. Interacting with the public to explain and demonstrate vintage Signals equipment from WW1 and WW2. Ability to learn Morse Code and Code-breaking is an advantage. 
- Speak and tell the tales of Signalling 
- Use Vintage equipment 
- Wear period uniforms if needed
Centre for Education & Training, Oakville Location, Newcomer Information Centre
Oakville/Halton Region
Seniors Engagement and Empowerment Network led by seniors to educate and inspire seniors. 
 
Expand the awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse in your communities. 
- Help in organizing training, info sessions, workshops and events to celebrate seniors in your communities 
- Support and encourage social participation and inclusion of seniors 
- Participate in the creation of flyers, calendars and other promotional materials for the purpose of the SEEN project 
- Assist with the production and distribution of promotional materials 
- Perform outreach activities and other related duties as required
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Public and Catholic Elementary Schools in Oakville, Milton, Georgetown & Acton
Male volunteer mentors needed for our Game On! (Eat Smart, Play Smart, Live Smart) Program. Suitable for men aged 18-30 years who are dedicated to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle!  
As a Game On! Facilitator your role is to lead a group of 10-12 grade 6 to 8 boys in a 10 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating and feeling positive about themselves.
S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program
Volunteer at 53 Bond St, Oakville or 2521 Dundas St. (Palermo site) Oakville
There are many volunteer opportunities for students such as: 
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.
Interpreters and Translators   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Burlington, Oakville, Milton
To assist newcomers, government and community agencies by interpreting/translating in another language on issues such as domestic violence, immigration, welfare, health and other issues.