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Fare Share Food Bank Oakville
1240 Speers Rd., Unit 6, Oakville, ON L6L 2X1
Fare Share Food Bank is looking for a mature volunteer to join our team, who can support us with being: 
- comfortable using Microsoft Office, in particular creating and maintaining mailing lists/labels - email/merge, etc.  
- willing to learn our in house client management program, specific to food banks.  
- responsible for the maintenance of our online presence through our Website, Facebook page & Instagram.  
- able to give us General IT support, i.e. setting up printers/new hardware. 
 
No Students Please!
BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association
City of Burlington
Community Clean Up has been postponed due to the stay-at-home order issued by the province. We look forward to resuming the city-wide clean up when the province lifts the order, with plans to extend the opportunity through to the end of October. 
 
Safe at home green up activities continue, please visit www.burlingtongreen.org to learn more. 
In the meantime, stay safe and enjoy nature responsibly. 
The BurlingtonGreen Team
Food for Life Canada
Food for Life Warehouse - 2258 Mountainside Dr., Burlington
Packing Fresh Food bags at our warehouse to be distributed to neighbours in need in the community.
Kerr Street Mission, Family Programs
Oakville
To ensure food is received, sorted, packaged and ready for distribution to clients. 
 
Responsibilities:  
- Receive food deliveries  
- Greet food donors, weigh and record food donations  
- Sort food based on category and store in the appropriate location  
- Assist with the first in, first out flow of food. Shuffle crates and boxes of food in the warehouse as needed 
- Organize food in refrigeration units 
- Replenish food in the market as required  
- Keep warehouse and sorting area clean and organized  
- Maintain a courteous and professional manner with staff and other volunteers 
- Occasionally accompany KSM staff to go offsite and pick up donations
Burlington Symphony Orchestra
Board meetings at East Plains United Church 375 Plains Rd E, Burlington ON
The BSO is looking for a dynamic individual to join its Board of Directors and spearhead its fundraising and sponsorship initiatives. Ideally, this person has experience developing and executing relationship-based fundraising initiatives in the Hamilton/Burlington area. She or he has led fundraising programs that included major and annual giving, corporate donations, planned giving, etc. but will also spearhead the exploration and execution of new fundraising opportunities and ideas.
Burlington Symphony Orchestra
Currently online only
The primary role of the secretary is to be the active conduit for communication within the board by providing timely notice of meetings, preparing agendas in consultation with the president, driving the agenda items (e.g., ensuring the completion of action items), and the distribution of meeting materials and correspondence. As the custodian of BSO’s records, the secretary is also responsible for maintaining accurate documentation and ensuring legal requirements, such as annual filings, are submitted as required.
Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Support Services
Georgetown and Acton area
Drives to deliver meals to seniors and shut-ins in the area. Ensures that all meal components are being delivered. The driver could be expected to deliver meals in apartment buildings. A general knowledge of the Georgetown area is an asset.
Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel, Centre for Grief and Healing
Halton & Peel regions (Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton, Caledon, Acton)
Our Group Facilitators lead open and closed support groups for individuals who have experienced a loss through the death of a loved one; leading peer to peer support delivery with compassion and understanding in a non-judgmental environment. 
 
- Establish and maintain physical and emotional and social/cultural safety 
- Provide socio-emotional support and connect group members with additional resources 
- Promote, initiate and guide interactions that are characterized by equality and non-judgment 
- Role model in the expression of authentic emotion and respectful, empathetic interactions 
- Listen empathetically by giving your full attention to the speaker 
- Journey alongside members as they navigate their grief and mourn the loss of their loved one 
- Reassure group members of the individual nature of grief 
- Observe group members’ expressions and reactions 
- Identify, intervene and help to resolve conflict 
- Explore opportunities for growth and change
Treasurer   Milton  Oakville 
Family Place (The), Milton - Bishop Reding High School, Licensed Child Care Centre
Do you have a strong financial background? Are you an accountant or bookkeeper looking to give back to a non-profit organization in Halton Region? The Family Place Child Care Centre is looking for an individual to join our Board of Directors as a Treasurer.  
 
As Treasurer of The Family Place, you will oversee the financial matters of our centres in accordance to document and legal requirements.  
You will also: 
• Work directly with the Executive Director and staff on financial matters. 
• Prepare and present a Treasurer’s report at each board meeting. 
• Provide oversight of financial matters of the organization.  
• Ensure that financial resources are spent and invested according to The Family Place’s policies, legal and regulatory requirements. 
• Commit to a two-year term and attend bi-monthly Board of Directors meetings. 
• Assist the Executive Director and Board of Directors including developing, approving, and overseeing the annual budget. 
 
How do you apply? 
If you are interested in the position of Treasurer with The Family Place, please send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Allison McLean, President, Board of Directors at familyplace.bod@gmail.com. We thank everyone for their interest!
Links2Care, Acton, Community Support Services
From clients home to restaurant and back
Volunteers drive clients to and from dining locations and can participate in the meal. A social outing for shut-in seniors every other week. Outing includes transportation by volunteers, if needed, to a local restaurant.  
Suitable for Adults and Seniors who have a good driving record.
Crisis Line Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton
24 Hour Crisis Line Volunteer with a commitment of 20 hours per month. 
 
- 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
Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton
Oakville
This 8-week literacy intervention program is designed to motivate and help vulnerable readers between the ages of 6-12 gain confidence and academic success in reading. 
 
As an Online Volunteer Literacy Tutor, you will be paired with a child, and expected to work twice per week in the evening, for 8 weeks. Program time is 1 hour per night. 
 
As a tutor, you will be responsible for developing and implementing hands-on, active activities to explicitly teach the program component phonics, sight words, and fluency, based on the needs of the child, which will be determined through informal assessments that you will conduct on the first night. At the same time, you will help the child set achievable goals, and help them create an engaging, individualized poster board that graphs their achievements in the reading component areas.  
*Training and ongoing support will be provided* 
 
Summary of expectations: 
 
Ability to commit to full program schedule (both nights that program runs for each site) 
Ability to prepare teaching activities/games outside of program time 
Responsible for being online on Microsoft Teams during program times 
Must be punctual and reliable 
Must have valid vulnerable sector clearance (18 years of age or older)
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Burlington. Now: Virtual from your own home
Assist with administrative tasks at Recycling Revisited office. 
1. Sorting and filing historical papers, and filing new ones on-line. 
2. Using historical name lists to identify “Recycling Pioneers” for notification of an upcoming event.  
3. Helping us to improve efficiency.  
4. Because of Covid restrictions, you will work from home, maintaining contact with the Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator. We will respect your personal situation around hours of work.  
Ideally, you will collaborate with one other member, who could replace you in situations of absence.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Burlington, 376 Plains Rd. East, on the south side in a strip mall: Sign is in red letters.
We're looking for an individual to manage a new Recycling Committee. 
1. Attending meetings of the Recycling Committee, biweekly;  
2. Assisting with building of the Committee;  
3. Attending to recycling of materials, to ensure efficiency and proper procedures.  
Ideally, you will collaborate with one other member who could replace you in situations of absence.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Burlington
1. Assembling outreach pamphlets including our current tri-fold pamphlets, to use as outreach tools;  
2. Researching and filing addresses of possible targets for our appeals, and responses.  
3. Collaborating with various committees to find creative means of fundraising.  
Ideally, you will collaborate with one other member, who could replace you in situations of absence.
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
We are meeting virtually at this time:due to Covid-19. Location will be provided later
1. Tracking and organizing various items such as orientation materials, planning documents, and name files  
2. Gathering and filing names and addresses of organizations and businesses;  
3. Collaborating with the Secretary if requested.
Adult Learning Centre, Georgetown - Head Office, Literacy and Basic Skills
Milton
Computer Tutor: small group tutoring for basic computer skills, 8 weeks per session. Conduct lessons using resources and outlines provided, communicate with staff, attend mandatory training workshop.
Salvation Army, Burlington - Mainway, Community and Family Services
Burlington
Work with food bank staff to ensure smooth operation of the food bank, including sorting and bagging food. 
Work in teams or as individuals sorting canned foods, identifying best before dates, stocking shelves and assisting with the general clean up, organization and maintenance of the warehouse.
Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton
This is a virtual, volunteer from home opportunity! 
-Use the results of an informal literacy assessment (done by an LDAHH staff member before the program begins) to determine the child's area of need 
-Plan and implement engaging, interactive literacy activities and games that teach phonics, sight words, fluency that are matched to the needs of the child as determined by the pre-assessment. This is done outside of regularly scheduled program hours. 
-Work with child to set realistic, attainable goals for each instructional component area (phonics, sight words, fluency) to instill self-regulation. 
-Contribute towards the development of a personal channel within the microsoft Teams platform for communication with the child and parent(s) throughout the program, based on the child’s interests and progress throughout the program 
-Emphasize the child’s successes and help them to graph their achievements in phonics, sight words, fluency after every online session 
-Provide a positive virtual environment, providing regular positive feedback on the student’s progress to instill self-motivation and confidence towards reading and learning. 
-Complete reports after each tutoring session to track the children’s progress, goals, and needs that can be shared with parents 
-Communicate with the children’s parents on their progress and suggest strategies that can be implemented at home to reinforce the targeted skills and program goals. 
-Meet with a facilitator to discuss assessments, progress and next steps as required. This may occur outside of program hours if appropriate (e.g., 15-30 mins before or after a regularly scheduled session.) 
-Assist the program facilitator if needed
Darling Home for Kids
5657 15th Side Road, Milton (The Darling Home for Kids). Milton Community Outreach
Be an active participant in all facets of the event from planning and developing the ride and the event day logistics, outreach and procurement of sponsorship and event prizing. Assist with the individual rider and corporate rider team sales. On event day help prepare and set-up. Committee volunteers play a role in our success in raising funds to support children with complex medical needs. 
We understand and appreciated that each volunteer's skill may not fit with every task.
My Furniture Bank - Halton Peel
505 Iroquois Shore Rd, Oakville
1. Office Support - Light office duties, data base entry, preparation of documents, taking pictures/description of the furniture items, calling clients and donors 
 
2. Warehouse Helper - Helping our staff and other volunteers in the warehouse, moving furniture, accepting donations. Steel-toe safety shoes are required. This position is available during the week and on Saturdays. 
 
3. Client Service Representative - Supporting clients with choosing furniture for their homes. Preparing documents and taking pictures. Help staff to receive drop off items from our donors. Organizing furniture records. 
 
4. Outreach Support - Supporting our team with all outreach programs: delivering flyers, meeting with potential donors and coordinators, participating in events and festivals. This position is available to volunteers with a very limited time, can be done during the day or after hours. Some weekends are required (shows and festivals). Multimedia developers and fans are welcome to update our media platforms.
Program Support   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Summit Housing and Outreach Programs, Burlington Office, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs
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.
Salvation Army, Khi Community, Milton, Community and Family Services
820 Nipissing, Unit #4 Milton ON L9T 4Z9
Sorting of food; pre-bagging of groceries for clients; general warehouse duties as required.
Independent Living Halton, Deborah's Home and Attendant Outreach Services
Milton, Ontario
Persons with one of the skills listed are urgently needed: 
- 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.
Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville
Alternative location 1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229, Oakville
During COVID service delivery is offered remotely. 
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 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. 
 
We are especially looking for volunteers for our Milton location to better serve the women of North Halton.
Country Heritage Park, A Food and Farm Experience
8560 Tremaine Road, Milton (near Kelso Conservation Area & 401)
Do you like working with historical artifacts; cataloguing items; moving objects; outdoor yard work; parking cars; meeting people and participating in events? Our volunteer opportunities are vast and varied.
Virtual 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. 
 
Our virtual mentors are currently only visiting with children and youth using various virtual platforms.
Virtual 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 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.
Darling Home for Kids
5657 15th Side Road, Milton ON L9E 0C8
- Virtual engagement with children and youth 0-18 years of age with medical complexities 
- Planning online crafts, games, sing-a-longs and events to implement  
- Provide companionship  
- Recorded book readings and craft videos  
- Putting together and delivery of care and activity packages to clients and families
Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years
Work is done from volunteer's own home
Contact expectant and new mothers who have signed up for support. Contact as necessary until mother feels confident and connected with other supports. Share own breastfeeding experience when appropriate to assist new mother in feeling comfortable. Volunteers can seek out advice and support as needed from their Volunteer Coordinator, Public Health Nurses and other breastfeeding resources in the community. All work is done from the volunteer's own home. Volunteers send client notes to the Health Department upon completion of support.
Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre
441 Maple Ave, Burlington
~Assist with recreational programs with residents in a long-term care home. Programs such as bingo, music, trivia, manicures and crafts 
~Assist residents to get to and from the program area and help them during the activity is needed
Victorian Order of Nurses, Peel Region, Meals On Wheels
Delivering meals to Oakville or Mississauga
a) Pick up and deliver meals to clients, including: 
 
• 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
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton
Spread awareness of sexual violence and the services of SAVIS throughout the Halton Region by staffing information booths. Youth between the ages of 14 and 18 are able to staff some booths based on the booth location and topics.