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Canadian Cancer Society - Ontario Division
Virtual

Do you want to make a real impact in your community?

Do you want to change the future of cancer?

Join the 2022/2023 Relay for Life Burlington volunteer organizing committee and make a difference!

Do you:

consider yourself a leader?

have experience in event logistics?

have communication skills?

know how to engage your community?

Contribute to delivering an extraordinary experience for hundreds of participants.

Help fund innovative cancer research projects and support programs that make a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer.

Your support is bigger than cancer.

Make a difference today.

Are you ready to be part of something GREAT?

 

Apply here: https://cancer.ca/en/get-involved/volunteer/ways-to-volunteer

(Select Relay for Life under Campaign Interest)

 

 

Community Connections Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Indus Community Services, Oakville Office, Employment Services
Virtual with a possibility of in person
     
  • Mentor newcomer families or individuals to support a successful transition into their new community.
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  • Provide an introduction and ongoing support to help the newcomer (and family) get started in Canada.
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  • Help the newcomer to gain an understanding of Canadian cultural norms, social etiquette, and more. 
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  • Provide opportunities for English language practice and learning (and access to 'ESL' programs, if needed).
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  • Help the newcomer build a 'social network' and learn new skills. 
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  • Learn about community resources (public and private) and their effective use.
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  • Able to accommodate a schedule that will have you connecting with your client 1-2 times per week for a minimum of 3-6 months (MONTHLY time commitment is a minimum of 6 to 8 hours) 
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  • You are an immigrant yourself and have been in Canada for MORE THAN 2 YEARS.
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Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Remote

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a fun and structured way for youth to share their opinions and perspectives on our programming, policies, and strategic direction. Our Council members will also be able to participate in workshops about food systems and leadership, and will work together to build on self-selected skills. 

The primary purpose of the YAC is to advise on our Youth in Food Systems (YFS) programming and elevate youth voices within our projects. Prioritizing the contributions of the YFS primary stakeholder group improves the relevancy of our work, and allows for the interests and needs of young people across southern Ontario to be better integrated into program design, execution, and evaluation.

Sheridan College, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Virtual (Zoom, Teams etc ) or in person at a public place convenient to the mentor

Duties: 
Mentors are paired with a recent immigrant professional from their own profession. They assist a mentee in the following: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies 
Mentors are NOT expected to find a job for their mentees. 
Pairs can meet virtually or in person.

Summit Housing & Outreach Programs, Mental Health Supportive Housing and Outreach Programs

Group leaders and facilitators are required to help run online and in-person groups for our clients. Activities may include a variety of topics and can be based on your interests and skills!

Community Living Oakville
Various sites across Oakville

Volunteers will provide 1:1 companionship and support through friendly visiting & small group activities. Depending on the interests of the people we support, activities may include:

  • Reading a book together
  • Playing a board game
  • Making a craft or talking about current events

Volunteers may also attend community outings such as: 

  • Going to the gym
  • Attending church
  • Going for a walk
  • Meeting for coffee
  • Shopping
  • Attending a sports game or seeing a movie
Community Living Oakville
Oakville

Are you interested in helping others and improving your community? 

Are you a part of a workplace, school, community, or corporate group, a group of friends or a family interested in community service?

The Kind Neighbours Project may have a role exactly for you. We are looking for groups to help with a variety of projects, including:

  • Creating/building a garden
  • Yard tidying/spring cleaning
  • Raking leaves/shoveling snow/mowing a lawn
  • Home maintenance/simple repairs/painting
  • Hosting a recreation & leisure activity
  • Hosting a special event/fundraiser

If you have a new idea for CLO, we would love to hear from you.

Community Living Oakville

Volunteers will assist, organize, lead, & promote interest in a variety of recreation & leisure activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, music, hobbies and community outings. (depending on the interest of the people we support) 

Duties may include:

  • Interpret group & individual interests, likes & dislikes
  • Adapt activities to meet participants' needs
  • Greet new arrivals to activities, introduce them to other participants, & encourage their participation
  • Help set up related decorations & equipment
  • Encourage participants to develop their own activities and leadership skills through group discussions
  • Have fun
Community Living Oakville
Various sites across Oakville

Volunteers will assist with Special Events & Fundraising activities year round & activities such as:

  • Golf Tournament
  • Summer barbeques & picnics
  • Halloween dance
  • Christmas party & events
  • Valentine's Day dance
  • Community sponsorship & donation requests
Community Living Oakville
Volunteer driver would stay in Oakville/Halton area

As a volunteer driver, you will safely transport people we support to their scheduled appointments related to their medical, financial, social, recreation and life necessities.

Duties will include:

  • Safely transporting passengers
  • Providing friendly & caring conversation /rapport along the way
  • Ensuring all passengers are wearing seat belts & abiding by safety procedures
  • Reporting any safety concerns/incidents
  • Respecting confidentiality
  • Must have valid insurance, clean driver's record, & vulnerable sector record completed
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
VIRTUAL

ONLINE TUTORING 
Volunteer tutors will help the student with their academic needs and complete their homework assignments for Grade 6 -12 in Math, French, Science & English.  
We are currently looking to fill in 15 positions for French, Math, Science and English for a volunteer tutor who will be able to help newcomer students. We have a higher demand for tutors who can teach older students (Grade 11 - 12).

HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Online - on Zoom
     
  • The Youth French Conversation Group is an informal and friendly environment for youth to practice their French conversation skills.
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  • Meetings are not formal lessons but are to be sufficiently structured to facilitate discussion while at the same time flexible enough to allow deviations from the topic and free conversations.
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  • The volunteer facilitator is required to develop and plan sufficient content to achieve this objective, providing instruction and guidance to facilitate each meeting/session.
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  • To be successful in the position, the candidate should have French as a first language or be proficient in speaking French. Teaching skills or experience is not necessary, but a willingness to engage and encourage youth to improve is required.
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  • An ability to work unsupervised and to commit to weekly attendance.
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Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution

Sorting, washing, peeling, chopping, packaging, meeting new people, and socializing.

Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution

Food Services / Nutrition, Quality control, Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory, Neighbour service, Donations - Food, Fresh Items, Newcomer Assistance

Sunday school leader   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
St Aidan's Anglican Church

Leading children in Sunday school, providing care. and learning opportunities.

Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution
Food for Life Warehouse - 2258 Mountainside Dr. Burlington

Sorting fresh food into crates. This would include separating edible food from the inedible. Removing the packaging and stickers to then be placed in green bins or our onsite composter.

Market Greeter   Burlington  Hamilton (City of)  Oakville 
Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution

Booking appointments, housekeeping, Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory, Community Outreach, Neighbour service, Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering, Newcomer Assistance

Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution
Food for Life Warehouse - 2258 Mountainside Drive Burlington

Working with our compost program to help shovel wood chips to help our composter run smoothly. This job will be performed outside.

Results Canada Fellowship Program   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton

Join the next cohort of the Results Canada Education and Advocacy Fellowship Program! It is a 11-month hands-on advocacy and leadership training program for volunteers that will develop their skills in generating the political will to end extreme poverty in low- and middle-income countries. It is open to individuals aged 18 years and older who are based in Canada. Learn more: https://resultscanada.ca/fellowship/ 

The Fellowship provides training and support to speak powerfully, engage with the media, speak directly with parliamentarians, and mobilize your community to make change.  

Commitment: dedicate 4-6 hours per week, including homework and a 90-minute call on the first Tuesday of each month throughout 2023.
Deadline: October 31, 2022. Early applications are strongly encouraged as space is limited and applicants are interviewed on a rolling basis.

Apply here: https://resultscanada.ca/fellowship/ 
 
*** Please note that you can volunteer with Results Canada as a group volunteer not involved in the fellowship program. This means you will take advocacy action with a group without following the 12-month curriculum and volunteer 1-2 hours per week on average. https://resultscanada.ca/join-us/  

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office, Adult/Child Mentoring Programs
Selected elementary schools in Oakville, Milton and Georgetown

NOW ENROLLING VOLUNTEERS FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR 
 
High school students will mentor a child once a week after school, in a one-to-one relationship. Involves assisting a child in grade 3-8 with their homework, playing educational games, and developing organizational skills. Homework Club takes place at a number of elementary schools across Halton Region. In the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 School Years, Homework Club has run entirely virtually on Zoom. Our hope for Fall 2022 is to return to IN-PERSON programs.

Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Virtual or in-person at your school (flexible)

The Believe Initiative, which helps students build resilience and self-belief, is looking for capable and passionate student leaders to run a Believe Leadership Chapter at their school! The Believe Leadership Course that each Chapter facilitates, will teach important leadership, entrepreneurship, and mental wellness skills to high school students all while helping them earn volunteer hours. 
 
Next Cohort begins FALL 2022. Deadline to apply is September 30, 2022. Chapter Heads are responsible for running a BLC Chapter at their school. It is an extracurricular club that runs throughout the school year.
 
If accepted you would be in charge of running a Believe Leadership Chapter at your school or in your community. You will: 
- Complete the Chapter Head training which will give you everything you need to be able to run a successful chapter 
- Set up Chapter at your school 
- Promote the Chapter & recruit members 
- Teach lessons to help your members build leadership skills and complete a Believe Passion Project. All lessons, activities, and content will be provided  
- Optional Chapter Head meet ups to connect and learn from other Believe Chapters  
- Can choose to apply with a friend/peer 
 
Next Step: Apply @ https://www.believeinitiative.com/believe-leadership-course/

Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Mainly Virtual. (If required & volunteer is willing. In-person visits assessed on a case basis)

The Volunteer Friendly Visiting Ambassador duties include making contact with an isolated senior for at least 1 hour weekly. This includes contact by phone, Zoom or in-person and include conversations and social activities, and may assist with basic support as companionship to seniors. The goal of FV is to make contact remotely and in-person to encourage seniors to stay active, healthy, and socially engaged within their local communities. See detailed duties in the link below.

Hospice Cook   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Ian Anderson House
Ian Anderson House is an end of life hospice. We are looking for a Hospice cook who can come in one day a week and make a simple "Meal of the Day" for our residents. Examples would be various soups, pastas. Volunteers will plan and prepare a meal weekly.
Peer Supporter Chapter Leader   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Children's Mental Health Ontario
Scope of Responsibilities 
Chapter Leaders are responsible for establishing and providing peer support; sometimes this is done through monthly peer support groups or being available for one-to-one support. Chapter Leaders must have lived experience raising a child/youth with mental health challenges and have a solid understanding of local resources in the Child and Youth Mental Health Sector.  
Peer support is a form of self-care, being heard and seen by others who understand what it is like to be on your journey helps make the journey a bit easier.  
Direct Support 
● Flexible availability and use of methods in providing support for families  
● Knowledge of mental health supports and services within the community 
● Communicate issues or challenges with Family Partnership Program Manager as they arise 
● Communicate periodically with families through the peer support offered and/or through a distribution list (eg. email, newsletter, or mail) as necessary 
Chapter Development & Leadership 
● Attend mandatory training (no more than 10 hours per year) 
● Promote PCMH within the community to ensure it is a widely known resource to our target audience 
 
Administrative 
● Communicate with PCMH through email, phone, virtual and in-person meetings 
● Ensure chapter email and telephone line are checked at a minimum every 4 days  
● Attend monthly Town Halls and support resource creation by sharing your experiences and knowledge 
● Participate in training opportunities 
● Complete quarterly data surveys and respond to requests for information to better inform PCMH programming and support initiatives 
Core Competencies 
● Strong Facilitation Skills 
● Team-focused 
● Communication Skills 
● Planning & Organizing  
● Leadership 
● Ethics & Integrity 
● Compassion & Empathy 
● Knowledge of child and youth service systems and sectors, both locally and provincially or a willingness to learn more about this to be effective in your role
Event Manager   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative (HBFI) is a non-profit community coalition consisting of health care professionals and people who support breastfeeding and promotes the Baby-Friendly Initiative in the Halton Community. Our mission is to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding in our community by facilitating the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Initiative. 
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative is seeking a volunteer who is creative, enthusiastic, and highly organized to fill the key role of Event Manager, to volunteer with the Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative Executive Team. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to bring their passion for events to life and create and collaborate with the HBFI Executive team. The role will assume overall responsibility with the support from the Executive team for the successful end-to-end delivery of our events and above all delivery of inspiring events for our clients and community. 
 
• Works together with the Executive team to decide which events HBFI will participate in, and host. 
• Annual events: 
▪ HBFI participates in Multicultural Event, and Oakville and Burlington Children’s Festivals 
▪ HBFI hosts Spring Movie, World Breastfeeding Week Family Picnic, and Canadian Breastfeeding Week Family Hike 
• Leads event planning work groups. Ensuring that events run on time; that all stakeholders are communicated in a timely and professional manner. 
• Oversee all production, set-up, volunteers, event operations, and event signage 
• Prepares and submits all applications to relevant City offices for event venues before cut-off dates. 
• Arranges all aspects of events: insurance, permits, event budgets, entertainment, food, participating partners, door prizes, giveaways, and baby changing area. 
• Collaborates with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure appropriate\ volunteers are required at all events, and volunteer certificates after events 
• Oversees fundraising and donations for events.  
• Collaborates with Website Coordinator and Social Media Coordinators for the promotion of community events, including advertising, posters, and distribution.  
• Reports progress and updates at meetings or communicates report to the executive if unable to attend meetings.  
• Provide post-event analysis by holding an event debrief.  
• Prepares an annual report for the AGM.  
• Manage the storage of materials for events 
 
 
 
 
 
Skills and qualifications, you will bring: 
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role 
• Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
• Demonstrates the ability to function and make managerial decisions in a fast-paced environment 
• Demonstrates knowledge of all aspects of events, event budget preparation and maintenance, and personnel management 
• Ability to multitask and prioritize job duties 
• Knowledge of supervisory skills including how to motivate, support and involve volunteers in accomplishing goals and objectives 
• Detail oriented and organized working style within effective time management skills
Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Support Services
Georgetown and Acton area.

To pick-up and deliver hot meals to assigned clients in the Georgetown area while also performing a wellness check by talking with the client to ensure that they are safe and all is well.

Career Mentors   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Halton
You will be paired with someone who has immigrated to the GTA and has experience and/or training in their industry, but who may not understand the Canadian context of their profession, workplace culture, or know how to translate their skill sets. 
 
As a mentor, you may help your mentee by doing the following: 
• Giving practical advice on how to navigate a job search in the GTA 
• Supporting them to grow their professional networks, connecting them to your contacts where appropriate 
• Advising on recommended training and career development 
• Helping them deal with questions and issues that may arise in the early stages of employment.
Oakville Chamber Orchestra
Oakville
We are looking for a key board member interested in a hands-on role in Fundraising / Sponsor Development and relationship building; collaborating with a Board of Directors; working on Committees; grant writing. 
Our organization is based in Oakville. This position requires a commitment of about 5 hours per week and attendance at board meetings about 8 times per year.
Family Place (The), Milton - Bishop Reding High School, Licensed Child Care Centre
Do you have a background in finance or human resources? Are you looking for a way to contribute your expertise to a non-profit organization? The Family Place Child Care Centre is looking for new board members with expertise in child care. Since 1982, The Family Place Child Care has been providing non-profit child care to children in Milton and Oakville.  
 
We are currently looking for an individual with a background in finance or human resources who can contribute to the ongoing success of our organization. Our board meets bi-monthly on Wednesdays via Zoom and you would be required to commit to a two-year term. 
 
If you would like more information on this opportunity, please contact Allison McLean, President, Board of Directors at familyplace.bod@gmail.com. We thank everyone for their interest!
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Virtual
- Prior EFL/ESL/TOEFL/IELTS teaching experience.  
- Experience working with multicultural and multilingual classrooms.  
- Self-motivated, organized, professional, and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
- Be able to help high school students prepare and successfully pass English assessments for admission in university/college.
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative
In person meetings take place in Oakville, 1151 Bronte Road
- Support the vision, mission and goals of HBFI  
- Attend monthly in person or virtual meetings as able  
- Participate in meetings and workgroups as able (workgroups may be related to social media, printed resources, planning and hosting events, celebrating Canadian or World Breastfeeding Week, etc.)
Virtual or In-Person Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Halton community
Are you interested in making a positive impact in the Halton community? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children and youth? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child or youth in need in your community? Our volunteers act as positive role models to children and youth of all ages throughout Halton. In as little as a few hours a month, you can make a significant difference in the life of a child or youth.  
 
The Halton CAS is dedicated to developing mentorship relationships that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, and we encourage applications from diverse groups including from Black, 2SLGBTQ, First Nations, Inuit and Metis persons.  
 
Physical distancing does not have to mean social disconnection – we have adjusted and adapted to ensure mentors and mentees continue their relationships while they may be separated due to Coronavirus COVID-19.
Stride, Milton - Head Office
STRIDE offices - Milton
The Board of Directors meet 7 times a year. A two year commitment is needed. Volunteers should have an interest in assisting Stride and help provide direction in the services provided by the agency.
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
Joy of Learning Centre
Saturdays: Sixteen Mile Creek - Oakville, Sundays: Milton Sports Centre
Milton Skating and Hockey Skills: assist players on the ice with fundamentals of skating and hockey. Encourage participation. 
Oakville Rangers Hockey: organize and run practice drills, assist players on the ice, assist players in the dressing room, encourage participation, coordinate games
Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
441 Maple Ave, Burlington
~ Provide social, physical, spiritual or intellectual stimulation on a one-on-one basis  
~ Visit residents as assigned by Life Enrichment staff to provide companionship and conversation
Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre, Long Term Care Home
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
Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks
Gellert Community Centre / Georgetown Indoor Pool / Acton Indoor Pool
Assist Swimming Instructors teach skills, drills and activities to Learn to Swim participants.
Links2Care, Georgetown, Community Support Services
Visits are currently socially distanced, outside. Location of clients vary by community.

To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities by going on outings, walks in the community, playing games, or having conversations in an outdoor setting.  
 
Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.

Halton Hills. Recreation & Parks
Georgetown
Special Needs Baseball 
Softball specially designed for teens and adults with special needs. The focus is on participation and getting active, no experience is necessary. Volunteers will assist staff in facilitating the games, engaging and encouraging participants. Participants vary in age from youth to adult. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older. 
 
Special Needs Soccer 
Soccer specially designed for teens and adults with special needs. The focus is on participation and getting active. Volunteers will assist staff in facilitating the games, engaging and encouraging participants. Participants vary in age from youth to adult. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older.
Links2Care, Acton, Community Support Services
Acton. Visits are currently socially distanced, outside.

To provide companionship services to isolated seniors and adults with disabilities by going on outings, walks in the community, playing games, or having conversations in an outdoor setting.  
 
Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.

Board Member   Halton Hills  Milton 
Adult Learning Centre, Georgetown - Head Office, Literacy and Basic Skills
North Halton area
Our appointed, volunteer Directors serve a minimum 2-year term and commit approximately 6 to 12 hours per month to Board activities. As a Director your responsibilities will include developing a clear understanding of our mission and mandate; providing financial oversight; and building effective relationships within our service delivery communities to promote literacy and essential skills, and to raise funds in support of organizational financial sustainability.
Food for Life Canada, Food Collection and Distribution
Burlington
Pack and Sort fresh food into grocery bags that will be distributed to our neighbours in need.
Country Heritage Park, Milton, Food and Farm Education, Event Venue, Operational Farm
8560 Tremaine Road, Milton (near Kelso Conservation Area & 401)
*Volunteer opportunities are slowly opening up again- with limited availability as COVID-19 restrictions are still in place.* 
 
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.
Links2Care, Oakville, Community Support Services

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to join our Board of Directors. Board  
members share a keen interest in the well-being and successful performance of the Links2Care  
social service programs. To ensure diversity and representation, the successful candidates  
should reside in one of the communities served by Links2Care. If helping others and giving back  
to the community by serving on our volunteer Board resonates with you, then we would like to  
hear from you! 
 
Duties and Expectations of a Board member include: 
- Understand and support the principles of fiduciary responsibility of Board of Directors. 
- Participate in setting and monitoring L2C’s strategic directions and policies. 
- Attend all Board meetings (hybrid of in-person and online for 9 x 2 hours meetings per  
year in the evenings, usually on the fourth Wednesday of the month except in July, August  
and December); commit to membership on at least 1 Board committee; prepare well for  
meetings and discussions.