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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)

 

 

Halton Regional Police Service, Oakville - Headquarters

The Halton Regional polic Chorus seeks a social media and technicial assistance coordinator.  An interest in music is an asset.  This is an opportunity for senior high school student interested in communications technology, media arts, social media, events promotion, etc.  Successful volunteer will be assist with social media promotions and event marketing needs.

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.

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
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.

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.

Newcomer Youth Music Teacher   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
TBD

Looking for a volunteer to help teach music to newcomer youth 

Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton

You could work alone if you have a successful history in fundraising. Otherwise, you would be working with 2 or 3 other volunteers to collaborate in development of a fundraising campaign - using our newsletter, website (under construction) and Facebook. 
We are hoping for volunteers who are enthusiastic, creative, optimistic and somewhat experienced in environmental matters, and comfortable in collaborative action. Interest in tree-planting is desirable but not necessary. 
 

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
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.

Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Burlington, Oakville or Mississauga

As a volunteer you’ll help staff run the programming and activities that make the program so much fun. This might be playing games or completing puzzles, assisting with art or music sessions, or simply having a quiet conversation with a client.

Friendly Visiting Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Client's home in Halton

Volunteers always needed for lonely, isolated older adults. 
One visit per week can bring a lonely older adults a huge sense of worth and happiness. Those who are isolated, often find their recall of daily details is frosted over. A little social contact can melt that ice and bring warmth to you both. 
 
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 are following the proper precautions for COVID as per government requirements

Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
In the client's house, apartment or retirement residence (Oakville, Burlington & North Halton)

Provide social support for lonely, isolated or frail seniors and adults with limited mobility and speak another language. 
 
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.

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
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.
Oakville Chamber Orchestra
Oakville
• Work closely with the board and orchestra. 
• 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 orchestra and audience stories and trends, and breaking news, to seize opportunities to strategically inject OCO into news articles and social discussions. 
• Establish, monitor, analyze and communicate PR/social media targets and results. You have great writing skills and an understanding of how to engage and interact with different social media communities.  
• Understand social metrics and be able to identify the ‘so what?’ behind them as you’ll be reporting on insights development and 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 familiar with the needs of our audience and be able to use social channels accordingly  
• report on the success of social media; are we getting more hits, interest and ticket sales. 
• assist with the creation of content. 
• bring value based upon your experience and interests within the Arts social and advertising space
Website Coordinator   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative
Meetings are currently conducted virtually
Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative is seeking a volunteer who is a motivated, passionate, creative Website Coordinator, to volunteer with Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative Executive Team. The successful candidate will collaborate with the HBFI Executive team to identify, prioritize, and develop relevant structural and content-specific changes to our website. 
 
• Ensures the continuous development and sustainability of the Halton BFI website. 
• Ensures Wix and Zoho annual fees are paid in a timely manner 
• Checks regularly to ensure web pages are accurate and effective, and all links are in good working order. 
• Maintains the integrity of the website and makes changes and updates as needed. 
• Coordinates with Social Media Coordinator and Event Manager to promote events and initiatives. 
• Upload GM/AGM agendas to website one week prior to each meeting. 
• Upload GM/AGM minutes and recordings to the website News Page within 3 days of said meetings 
• Provides website reports and project reports, as appropriate, at GMs and AGM. 
• Provides course registration reports to the Administrative Coordinator 
• Regular review of web analytics, identify gaps and opportunities for website improvement and content development 
• As required, assist in managing content for website including but not limited to editing, fact checking, image selection, and layout design.
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.)
Lighthouse for Grieving Children and Families, Bereavement Support Services
Oakville
Facilitation of open-ended peer support groups, in-person and online, for bereaved children, youth and their adult parents/caregivers
Bingo Volunteers   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton
Halton
Attend scheduled Bingo session- 2 hour commitment 
Meet and greet players 
Assist staff 
Training provided
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton
Thank you for reaching out unfortunately we are not taking any new volunteers on at the moment as the offices are closed until outreach in the community is permitted. 
 
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. 
Suitable for: Woman-identified, male-identified, genderfluid people
Virtual or In-Person Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Halton community
Are you interested in making a positive impact in the Halton community? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children and youth? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child or youth in need in your community? Our volunteers act as positive role models to children and youth of all ages throughout Halton. In as little as a few hours a month, you can make a significant difference in the life of a child or youth.  
 
The Halton CAS is dedicated to developing mentorship relationships that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, and we encourage applications from diverse groups including from Black, 2SLGBTQ, First Nations, Inuit and Metis persons.  
 
Physical distancing does not have to mean social disconnection – we have adjusted and adapted to ensure mentors and mentees continue their relationships while they may be separated due to Coronavirus COVID-19.
Joy of Learning Centre
Oakville
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
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.
Board Member   Halton Hills 
Willow Park Ecology Centre
Halton Hills
Our volunteer board of directors meets monthly in Georgetown or Acton (Halton Hills), with additional meetings as deemed necessary for committees and project-oriented activities. Participation at meetings is in-person or through online conferencing when appropriate. Responsibilities of Directors include attending monthly meetings well-prepared to discuss agenda items that are meant to facilitate board decisions about the organization and its operations. Directors are asked to devote an average of 4-8 hours per month to respond to communication, participate at in-park events, participate in the activities of at least one subcommittee and actively extend help to other Directors as, and when, needed.
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
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.

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.

Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Virtual Zoom meetings
The Development Committee interacts with the Board: brainstorming, making creative suggestions, and collaborating with several Action Groups that are the "front line" of the organization. In general, we need people with a commitment to the natural world and willingness to collaborate with a group to apply that commitment in action. 
 
1. Attending and participating in a biweekly Zoom meeting of the Development Committee, usually on a Tuesday evening, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
2. Brainstorming and engaging in creative, imaginative thinking with a diverse group.  
3. As much as possible, following up between meetings to report relevant information or ideas for the following meeting.  
 
We welcome and value a few high school students, but we need a majority of adults. We respect that the students must put their academics first, which usually results in losing students at some time in the year.
Graphic Designer Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Hamilton Signals Association
Virtual - Halton, Hamilton, Toronto
Virtual at the moment. 
Seeking engaged and enthusiastic Graphic Designer for professional opportunity creating branding material for VST a non-profit Canadian historical organization.  
 
Knowledge in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks.
Photographer/Videographer Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Hamilton Signals Association
Virtual - Halton, Hamilton, Toronto
Virtual at the moment. 
If you can take inspiring photographs in a range of lighting conditions and create 2-3 minute videos that inspire people to support our cause, have we got an experience for you! Join our team! 
Experience in video/photo editing software is preferred.
Website Manager Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Hamilton Signals Association
Virtual - Halton, Hamilton, Toronto
Virtual at the moment. 
Are you seeking a professional opportunity providing your expertise in website management? Join our team! 
Duties include managing website upgrades, testing for website performance, implement a strategy to increase website traffic, subscribers and troubleshooting website issues
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.
Centre for Diverse Learners

Working one to one with students online on MS Teams or in person(location to be determined).

Teaching phonics and providing activities to help build and strengthen students reading comprehension skills.

Must be available for two one hour evening sessions per week for 9 weeks in total.