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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.
The team will meet regularly over the course of the year, with increasing commitments as the event approaches. Each team member will have their own portfolio but will share a passion for the mission: to provide the opportunity for those affected by cancer to come together and draw support while raising funds for critical, life-saving cancer research and programs.
We are seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to volunteer working with other team members to identify and solicit donations from potential donors and sponsors in our community. Secured donations which highlight businesses will be showcased at our annual 2020 Stardust Gala (April 2020).
- Connect with your neighbours, members of the community, businesses, family and friends (online or in person) with a donation/sponsorship kit.
- Seek donations, as well as share information about the work of the Children's Aid Foundation of Halton.
The funds raised at the Stardust Gala will benefit children and youth in care with programs such as bursaries, camps, supplemental educational programs and seasonal gifts. With your help children and youth are put on the path to success. You’re the ONE making a difference and we thank you!
Great volunteer opportunity selling toques, hats and socks to passengers at the GO station before school on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 and February 4, 2010. This is a fun energetic opportunity at Burlington GO (at Fairview near Walmart) and Burlington GO (Aldershot). Some locations will be indoors.
Eight to ten volunteers are required at each location:
- before school/work from 5:30am to 8:30am,
and after school/work from 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Handheld debit/credit machines will be available.
Become a Nanny Angel! How you can help:
• Provide fun, educational, creative and safe experiences for the children
• Minimum 6 months of commitment to ensure support during the duration of a mom’s cancer treatment and recovery
• 4 hours of childcare service per week to the same family
• Volunteers are matched with families based on compatibility and location within the Greater Toronto Area: Halton, Peel, York, Durham Regions and the City of Toronto.
The role is not that of a babysitter, housekeeper or personal assistant – Nanny Angels are there to engage and support the children.
Help staff to receive drop off items from our donors.
• 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
We are seeking volunteers to join:
• Program and Event Support
• Outreach and Advocacy
• Language Supports
• Fundraising initiatives
• Process outgoing mail
• Maintain a safe and healthy work environment
• Perform other duties as assigned to support the agency
• Participate in the annual volunteer survey
Our Frontline 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 Frontline staff with whatever activities are going on around the Home.
Frontline volunteers must be at least 20 years of age.
-Assist with the completion of client applications as needed
-Review and verify client application information by phone
-Request income verification as required
-Schedule in-home assessments and renovation work
-Assistance in the preparation and completion of program documentation
- recruitment of participants
- retention of participants
- survivor engagement
- marketing and promotions
- sponsorship and product donations
- To engage in discussion, planning, advising, brainstorming and assisting with new projects.
We need to create policies and procedures for making the public aware of the documentary, books, database and new website. We also need to gain more funds for printing of them and costs of our projects. We need to do planning and costing for our 2020 projects, and engage interested volunteers in those programs. Our Mission is to use the CCPC story in film and a book, to inspire today's citizens to take action on their current environmental concerns. This is of course in the large perspective of climate change.
We believe that taking action on our concerns keeps us mentally and emotionally healthy, are doing our best, respectfully, to assist people of all ages in getting into positive action.
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture
•gathering information on their occupation and industry
•improving job search strategies and networks
Greet and assist with customer purchases, handle money transactions, merchandise products.
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.
Create awareness around the immediate community about the event through media releases, online community boards, post event media releases and more.
The Outreach Coordinator will help get our records organized and keep track of new contacts effectively:
- reconnect with previous contacts
- connect with Citizens' Committee for Pollution Control (CCPC) participants to add to our newsletter distribution
- prepare invitations for the celebration of our 50th anniversary of City-Wide Recycling (initiated in May of 1970)
We are open to some guidance and training in better organizing of information and details.also, you likely will be working with a collaborator. We find that it is important to have each person ready and able to stand in for the other, in circumstances of the other person being absent.
Volunteer Teams will be responsible for encouraging customers to purchase a turkey to be donated to Food for Life. This turkey will then be delivered to families in need in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, and Acton to ensure they receive a holiday meal.
Fortinos Store Locations:
1059 Plains Rd Burlington
5111 New St Burlington
2025 Guelph Ln Burlington
2512 Appleby Ln Burlington
493 Dundas St. Oakville
173 Lakeshore Rd W Oakville
Throughout your shift, you will be changing up roles. Roles include greeting shoppers as they enter the store, being present in the meat department for anyone who may have questions, collecting turkeys as shoppers hand them off once purchased, and overall just interacting with shoppers. This turkey drive has been running for many years, and many shoppers look forward to this event.
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Currently looking for English, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, German speaking men and women in Halton. Other languages as needed.
Suitable for Adults and Seniors who have a good driving record.
-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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
- Help develop, plan & organize special events and support our organizational fundraising activities.
- Work with other team members to identify, solicit & connect with potential donors, prospects and sponsors.
- Assist create communications, mailing lists, promotional and marketing materials.
- Support other initiatives like annual gala, anniversary celebrations, event programming, volunteer & alumni relations, PR and special campaigns, as needed and assigned.
- Manage highly sensitive financial and other personal information with confidentiality.
- Willingness and ability to travel and meet deadlines is required.
Prior relevant experience in a similar role especially working with non-profit organizations/charities/charitable foundations/schools is preferred but not necessary. Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and computer proficiency. Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail and sense of urgency. Superb in negotiation and relationship cultivation. Creative-thinker, self-starter with ability to work independently and within a team.
• Reporting to the designated depot at the assigned time (Mississauga near Oakville border)
• Picking up route list, and meals, etc.
• Delivering meals to assigned clients, dropping off notices etc. within expected time frames
• Ensuring that meals are received by the client at the time of delivery or following previously made arrangements or procedures
• Talking with the client to observe that they are safe and all is well
• Returning containers and any money collected to the designated depot
• Returning any undelivered meals to the designated depot
b) Maintain confidentiality of route sheets
c) Submission of expense claim form as required
d) Use “MOW” car sign to facilitate parking and to increase community awareness of the program
e) Report to the supervisor any concerns regarding the well-being of the clients
f) Attend in-service training as arranged by the branch, including initial orientation
• Help manage various social media channels for the OCO.
• Amplify key messages via social media, attract qualified followers, drive engagement and increase participation in events and campaigns. You will stay on top of industry trends, company or customer stories, and breaking news to seize opportunities to strategically inject OCO into timely news articles and social discussions.
• Establish, monitor, analyze and communicate PR/social media targets and results. You have impeccable writing skills and a learned understanding of engaging and interacting with different social media communities.
• Understand social metrics and are able to identify the ‘so what?’ behind them as you’ll be reporting on insights development and some measure the success of our campaigns.
What can you expect to do?
• Be Curious and constantly seek creativity
• monitor social media accounts and respond to questions and comments
• be highly familiar with the tone of the patron and be able to represent across social channels accordingly
• support the creation of monthly trend reports, campaign pulse reports and conduct sentiment analysis
• assist with the creation of organic content (ideation, creative development, copywriting)
• support the management of the monthly content calendars
• participate in research and social listening to uncover insights for strategic planning
• provide thought-starters into new & emerging trends and how they might be applied to current projects and campaigns
• bring value based upon your experience and interests within the Arts social and advertising space
- Update volunteer files
- Assist with documentation of completed hours
- Provide assistance in creating and updating volunteer orientation and training modules
- Assist with updating volunteer literature (position description and manuals)
- Assist with the creation and updating of policies and procedures
- Help with administrative duties as required (photocopying, faxing, etc.)
- Assist with the planning and execution of volunteer recognition programs and events
- Tent Set-Up & Assist Market Vendors
- Stage Production
- Food Table
- Tent Take Down
Download the volunteer application on the link below.
• 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.
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, or holistic health nuts.
Visits are weekly for as little as one-hour 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 such as coffee, shopping, attend an art show, live music, 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.
Your visit helps maintain and encourage the client's confidence and independence.
We have a long list of non-English speaking clients waiting for company.
-Packing crates with lighting displays
-Unmounting T-bars and cords/hookups
-Safely using all appropriate equipment/tools
• Use appropriate equipment flashlight, proper footwear and have cell-phone.
• Report all malfunctioning display lights, damage or suspect activity observed to FOL contact
• Must be able to remain calm under pressure and deal with changing situations
• Treat festival guests and other FOL volunteers with respect
• Use all appropriate safety equipment/tools/procedures
• Check-in and out as directed
• Receive your Official Volunteer package
• Work safely and have fun
- Deliver material to customer on a monthly basis
- Arrange delivery times
- Pick-up material customer is finished with
- Demonstrate new library resources to customers
- Communicate requests/change of information to VLS staff
- Attend quarterly Volunteer meetings
- Represent the library in a positive and professional manner
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.
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.
**We are currently seeking someone who is available Friday Mornings from 10:00am-1:00pm or a volunteer who can cover random shifts here and there.**
If you are ready to make an impact in your community, please contact email@example.com or call us at (905) 827-4139 ex 155.
Our volunteer opportunities are vast and varied.
A companion does not require personal experience with the justice system. Companion’s become an ally by providing support to program participants as they reintegrate into the community.
2. PEER MENTOR
A peer mentor is someone who has lived experience with the justice system and wishes to use that experiential knowledge to provide peer support to program participants.
Peers and companions will meet with program participants in the community once a week for a minimum of an hour. There will be "check-ins" and "check-outs" with the volunteer coordinator. There will be a monthly meeting for volunteers to get together and debrief their volunteer experience.
Peers and companions support program participants with their reintegration goals and do not perform counselling or case management duties. Peers and companions will support clients to be independent and provide guidance when a program participant is struggling. The only difference between the two roles is a peer has experiential knowledge and a companion does not have that lived experience. Therefore, the dynamic of the relationship will be slightly different. However, both roles are equally important to help program participants reintegrate back into the community and reduce the barriers of oppression.
Maintain a database of donors, interact with donors including donor institutions as required, oversee communications with donors, as well as relations with local media.
This position is suitable for female adults with a strong understanding of diversity & inclusion.
The time you spend during your weekly visit can be putting together a scrapbook, playing card games, or coming up with a creative and fun activity to do with your client over a 6 month period.
Provide social support for clients who are experiencing challenges with their memory, but still look forward to social and friendly visits.
-Implement engaging, creative and hands-on literacy activities and games in the areas of: phonics, sight words, fluency
-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)
-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, transports poster boards to and from the program
-Responsible for own transportation to and from program location
-Complete time sheets
-Assist the program facilitator if needed
We have deep roots in the 1970-1983 parent organization, and a restarted under our current name in 2012 - then circumstances that led to an almost entirely new membership. We are very democratic and informal but need to be aware of government requirements.
For our distant history, look up our website (recyclingrevisited.org) and you will find a link to our 16-minute historical documentary and two books.
Weekly visit one of our wonderful clients' in their home. During your visit you can chat over coffee, play a game of cards, visit the library or museum, run some errands together - like grocery shopping...these are just a few ideas.
You'll be helping keep seniors and psychically challenged adults active, independent and happy.
- Greet food donors, weigh food and record entry
- Sort and store food in the warehouse
- Check for damaged/expired food
- Work with Warehouse Supervisor and Program Lead to determine if food goes to the market or storage refrigerator
- Organize food in refrigeration units
- Replenish food in the market as required
- Maintain supply of empty boxes
- Keep sorting area clean and tidy
- Maintain a courteous and professional manner with staff and other volunteers
- May be asked to train new Warehouse Assistants
- Occasionally accompany KSM staff to go offsite and pick up donations
We are governed by a Policy Board made up of a maximum of 11 volunteers, a mixture of parents and community members. Our board meets approximately 11 times per year (once per month, usually the 3rd Wednesday), in the evening. In addition to the board meetings, all board members have the opportunity to participate in one or more committees, which meet every 2 to 4 months. The average time commitment for our board members is about 3 to 4 hours per month. Each Board Member commits to a two-year term, during which they are to attend all Board meetings, vote on issues, sit on committees and form the governance direction of the organization.
We are currently accepting applications from interested and committed community members for the position of general Board Member. If you have a friend or neighbour in the community who you believe may be interested, please feel free to forward this posting to them.
If you are self-directed, currently reside in Halton, and are interested in giving back to your community, we would love to hear from you. We are a group of like-minded people who can have fun while still recognizing the important task our childcare centres must do.
Are you interested in learning more or applying? Please send by email a letter of interest to our Board President, Allison McLean at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading: Board Member.
All communication will be kept confidential, and you will be contacted immediately with more information regarding the open positions. Please note that we ask for a minimum volunteer commitment of 2 years.
Duties may include the following items depending on the current project:
• Youth insights and feedback on various projects
• Learning about community resources and sharing them with your friends and other youth you know
• Planning, organizing and participating in projects and events
• Advocacy around project deliverables that have an impact on youth in our community
*PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is intended for youth residing in Oakville, Ontario. We are specifically seeking youth volunteers from the following schools in our North Oakville neighbourhood, but would be open to any youth living in Oakville who want to apply:
*Secondary Schools (All grades)
-Holy Trinity S.S.
-White Oaks S.S.
*Elementary Schools (Grades 7-8)
-St. Michael's Elementary
-St. Andrew's Elementary
-Our Lady Peace Elementary
- Visit a grade 7, 8, or high school classroom in Milton and share your knowledge and experience in business/entrepreneurship
- Educate students about careers in your industry sector
- Volunteer dates are on weekdays during school hours
- 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.
- A volunteer with Real Estate or Property Management experience is urgently required.
- Someone with a Legal background would be a great addition to our Board of Directors.
- A Director with Fundraising experience is urgently required.
Regularly attend and participate in board monthly meetings. Read, review materials that involve the corporation, especially board minutes, reports, and any literature that involves the corporation. Exercise a fiduciary responsibility for the assets, finances and investments of the corporation and exercise due diligence, care and caution as if handling one’s own personal finances.
If you have a few hours to spare a week, enjoy driving and love children then this is the volunteer role for you. Volunteer drivers take children and on occasion parents, to various appointments: therapy sessions, family visits, counselling sessions, court dates, support groups, and other important meetings.
Drivers are currently needed during day time hours. Some do a specific drive or two each week, others are called upon on a daily basis and yet others do once a month. We are always in need of reliable, readily available volunteer drivers.
Youth are divided into teams to work together and meet the challenges set out each day. It will be up to the youth to problem solve to win the RACE. The race is part of the whole camp experience and each day youth have the opportunity to win points and prizes as they complete each task and get closer to the final challenge.
The race includes trip to Toronto, Hamilton and Burlington. Volunteers join our specially trained counsellors and assist in all areas of the camp program. Energy, patience, and a keen sense of humour are the key qualifications for this role. This position is especially rewarding for students who are thinking of a career in social work or teaching.
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.
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
- assisting audience members to their seats
- ensuring the safety of the audience members at events, under the supervision of the Theatre staff
- checking tickets at ticketed events
- providing information to patrons about events at the theatre
- maintaining the basic tidiness of the theatre seating area and lobby
- assisting with Coat Check when needed
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.
. 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 etc after the concert.
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
- Training is provided and gloves and bags which are necessary to get the job done are provided.
- Able to lift about 20 pounds of bread product and to be conscientious in getting the job done.
- Only takes total of one hour of your time per week or as many days of the week you would like to volunteer.
- Two people are required at a time to perform this task.
- Students welcome to earn volunteer hours
- A car is essential so either a parent driving a student, or student driver with valid ID or anyone else who knows how to drive and has a vehicle.
- 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
• 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
Assist staff with the organization of resource materials.
We are looking for volunteers who would like to work with our Social Media team (interviewing, editing, video and photo) and to work with our Theatre group (writing play scripts, rehearsing lines, setting up final stage presentation)
In The Loop Media (Mondays and/or Wednesdays 9-3).
Theatre group (Fridays 9-3).
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
FREE certificate training. This training will get you ready to:
-Offer supervision and companionship
-Help improve strength, balance and mobility while preventing falls, so our clients can remain independent in their own homes
We'll match you with one client for a 12-week cycle, with visits made once per week for approximately 1 hour.
Volunteers provide an opportunity for the client to be more than a diagnosis; creating a safe place for clients and their families to share the physical, emotional and spiritual changes they are experiencing. A visit might include legacy work, sharing histories, talking of gardening, or sitting quietly.
Visits usually take place once a week for about 1-2 hours in the client’s home. At times the volunteer may provide respite for the caregiver. Dependent on the client’s ability may take the client out for a walk or a drive as well.
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.
Expanding to include hand/arm massage and music therapy.
- Following an established sequence in a historical research project, province by province
- Literature Searcher in relevant journals and publications including government documents
- There may be a request for assistance with some archival duties with materials from the 1970s/1980s.
- engage visitors in conversations and dialogues regarding the museum's collections and temporary exhibitions
- ensure memorable and positive visits, including ensuring comfort and safety of visitors while fostering educational growth
- participate in specialized programs that may be developed (i.e. Docents in the Schools, Speakers Bureau, Drawing in Galleries, Family Tour etc.)
- seek clarification and guidance from Cultural Centre staff when needed
- Helping to brainstorm and plan weekly activities, the sky is the limit!
- Help us promote the activities via social media or by handing out flyers
- Volunteers are also expected to attend program and help execute the planned activities
- Volunteers also support with the set up and take down of activities
- Volunteers must be comfortable enough to help implement the programming they plan
- Volunteers are required to interact with the Youth during program hours
- Volunteers are required to communicate safety instructions to youth and communicate any inappropriate behaviours witnessed to staff team
~Assist residents to get to and from the program area and help them during the activity is needed
- Support survivors of sexual assault and violence (and their support people) on the SAVIS 24 hour crisis line using an anti-
racist/anti-oppression feminist framework
- Complete SAVIS crisis line training and evaluation
- Agree to work 20 hours per month on the crisis line
- Must attend monthly volunteer meetings (6:30pm-8:30pm)
- Schedule shifts with Coordinator
- Submit monthly statistics reports
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.
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.
- Create an "Interview Library" for our collection. Go over all of the footage for bits that need to be cut out due to misstatements, repetitions, interruptions, etc.
** Must have video editing experience and use your own editing equipment
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
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
• Understands the scope of the fitness class and participation capabilities
• Be prepared to modify class to suit needs of participants
• Ensure all equipment is safe and report any issues to Team Leader of HFR
• Program management, motivating, coaching members to reach their goals
• Provide excellent customer service and support on the wellness floor
• Circulate the wellness floor monitoring members to ensure the safe use of equipment and offering fitness advice when needed.
• Follow Adult HFR Policy and Procedures manual and ensure compliance (e.g.: uniforms, service standards)
• Administrative duties, responsible for tracking daily statistics for the Wellness Centre usage and the number of participants in the various fitness classes
• Participates with the cleaning of all Wellness Centre equipment
• Individual Conditioning Level 1
• Current CPR and First Aid
• Customer Service and Relationship Building Skills
- Bread collection from Cobbs Bread on Tuesday & Thursdays at 8:00 pm
- Emptying 6 clothing bins all over Burlington during food collection routes
- Transporting food to partnering organizations for families in need when and where needed (sporadic and not daily)
- We are looking for a dedicated and reliable volunteer who feels comfortable lifting and also is able to walk back and forth to help us do recyclables, garbage etc.
2. Emptying, cleaning out and restocking the store room
3. Answering telephones/taking messages in the office
- Handling donor acknowledgements and thank-you letters
- Identify donor prospects and research donor prospects
- Data entry and maintenance of the database
- Development of donor materials, presentations, and mailings
- Serves as an ambassador for the organization and promotes a positive image
(Please note this list is not exhaustive, nor do we require one volunteer to fulfill all roles. Volunteers will be assessed for suitability and job tasked accordingly.)
- 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
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.
Twice a month pick up market vegetables.
This position requires moderate lifting and access to a vehicle
We do not give advice. Volunteers befriend and listen to callers, provide crisis prevention/intervention and help callers explore alternatives so they may find a solution to their particular situation.
We are especially looking for volunteers for our Milton location to better serve the women of North Halton.
Our organization is based in Oakville. This position requires a commitment of about 5 hours per week and attendance at board meetings about 10 times per year.