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Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville
225 Main St. Unit 7 Milton, ON L9T 1N9
This volunteer would meet one on one with clients who are in need of individual counselling.
Nanny Angel Network
Halton
Nanny Angels provide free, specialized in-home relief childcare support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period. All of our Nanny Angels have two important things in common: their love of children and their commitment to providing excellent, dependable childcare for mothers with cancer. 
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.
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by volunteer Mentor for example: coffee shop or library
Mentors are paired a skilled newcomer from their same profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•improving job search strategies and networks
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.
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Client's home in Halton
Visit a socially isolated Senior in their own home. You can provide sunshine by making a new friend with a client who is still very social, friendly and happy to see you but is experiencing challenges with their memory. Many are still very physically able.  
 
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.
Youth Aiding Youth Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
At child's home or own home as convenient - will be matched with someone in their area.
Spend time with a child aged 6 to 12 years, participating in fun & recreational activities. The goal is to develop social skills & self esteem and to be a positive role model. 
 
-Suitable for youth aged 16 to 24.  
-Nine month to one year commitment of 3 hours per week.  
-Hours are flexible.  
-Volunteers are matched on a one to one basis. 
-Must complete an online application form. See link below.
Parkinson Canada
Appleby Place Retirement Home - Appleby Line and New Street, Burlington
Co-Facilitate monthly (except July & August) support group meetings including planning and sourcing speakers with the help of staff.
HMC Connections, Community Connections Program
Burlington, Oakville, Milton
Career Mentors help newcomers to Canada!  
- help internationally trained individuals to gain a better understanding of the current job market in their field or occupation;  
- establish valuable networking contacts;  
- learn more about sector-specific language and professional practice in Canada.
Volunteer Tutor   Burlington  Oakville 
Literacy South Halton, Burlington Head Office, Literacy and Basic Skills
At offices in Burlington or Oakville
Tutoring adults with low level literacy skills, one-on-one, once or twice a week. Training provided. No previous teaching experience is required, just some free time, enthusiasm and a desire to help someone.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Elementary schools across Halton
As a GLOW facilitator, your role is to lead activities for a group of young girls (aged 11-14) from diverse backgrounds, in a 10 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating, and being confident in all aspects of their identity. 
This position is suitable for female adults with a strong understanding of diversity & inclusion.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Join in on this exciting 6-month pilot project! You can provide sunshine by making a new friend with a client who is still very social, friendly and happy to see you but is experiencing challenges with their memory. Many are still physically able.  
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.
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 (for this listing) little to no English language skills. 
 
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.
Victim Assistance Volunteer Program, Mobile Service
As required in Halton region (i.e Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville).
Provide practical assistance as needed. Identify longer-term needs by responding to victim's concerns. Supply the victim with appropriate options and referrals to services in the community. Volunteers are on call to the Burlington OPP 24 hours a day. Volunteers are specially trained to provide short term emotional and practical support to victims of tragic circumstances, fatalities, serious personal injury, crime and road trauma.
Distress Centre Halton, North Halton Office, Distress Centre
Confidential
All of our volunteers receive specialized training. They will befriend, listen without judgment and provide support. No problem is too big or too small.
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Community Social Services Programs
2200 Sawgrass Drive, Oakville
Assist with filling out forms, assist client in making calls for services and referrals, potentially help clients with setting budgets, set goals and drive to appointments. Help people in need who come into the centre with our staff support!
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Halton Branch Office, 2345 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville
We are looking for retirees and students from the Health/Social Services (nursing, social work, teachers/facilitators and those who have experience with supporting individuals with dementia) to join our team.  
 
- Under the direction of the Coordinator, Tele-connect Program, make outreach calls to clients who have been diagnosed with a dementia and/or their caregivers.  
- Provide support and socialization to aid in decreased feelings of isolation and depression and increased independence.  
- Educate clients on appropriate resources (brochures, handouts, etc.), and other community programs that may benefit the client and caregiver/family.
Peer Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Support & Housing - Halton, TEACH
Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills (Georgetown and Acton)
Participate as a peer mentor or group supporter in one of our 8 week peer workshops or in one of our CheckPoint drop in groups. The candidate will have their own personal lived experience with a mental health issue(s) and/or addiction or addictive behaviour pattern.
Friendly Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Hamilton (City of)  Milton  Oakville 
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter
The visits will be taking place in the Long-Term Care Home that your match resides in.
A Friendly Visitor is someone who will visit weekly/bi-weekly to spend time with the individual they are matched with. This is a social and recreational visit, talking, reading a book together, playing games/cards, grabbing a coffee/drink and sitting outside or even just watching tv or a movie together.  
 
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
Community Living Burlington
Burlington
The Board Director will be committed to the mission and values of the Agency. The Director will be asked to be in attendance and actively participate in monthly Board meetings, committee meetings, support and participate in special events.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Anywhere in Halton Region
You can provide much-needed exercise and motivation to isolated seniors, in the comfort of their own home!  
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.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Throughout Halton
Provide emotional and social support to adults and their families with a life limiting / terminal diagnosis.  
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.
Memory Visiting Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Client's home apartment, supported living or retirement home (Oakville, Burlington, North Halton)
You can provide sunshine by making a new friend with a client who is still very social, friendly and happy to see you but is experiencing challenges with their memory. Many are still very physically able. 
 
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.
Wellness Services Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Halton Region
Looking for volunteers trained in the following wellness modalities: RMT, Therapeutic Touch, Reiki etc., able to commit to 1 hour per week or biweekly, providing volunteer wellness services to clients in the community in need. 
Expanding to include hand/arm massage and music therapy.
Bereavement Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Office: 2370 Speers Road, Oakville. Volunteering: Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton
As a trained volunteer, you can help those with the loss of a loved one, work through their grief and find a way to move forward. Visits can take place in their home or at another mutually convenient location. Wonderful training in one-on-one bereavement peer support is provided. After training, our Bereavement Coordinator will match you with a client to visit for a period of 3 to 12 months (depending on the client's needs), making all the difference in their journey through grief.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
The comfort of your own home.
Volunteers call clients by pre-arranged schedule to provide reassuring telephone contact to isolated older adults who seek friendly conversation, security, or reassurance.
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Knox Presbyterian Church 170 Main St. E. Milton or Extendicare 9 Lindsay Court, Georgetown
To facilitate an Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton discussion/social group of care partners, family members and friends who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia at our Georgetown or Milton locations.
Volunteer Visitor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Halton Office
Clients' home in Halton
To provide socialization and companionship through weekly home visits with a client in the early to mid stages of Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Through activities like games, puzzles, crafts, music, walking and reminiscing, volunteers will provide quality time that will have a positive impact on the client as well as the caregiver by providing short periods of respite through the visit.
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
Crisis Line Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office
1515 Rebecca St, Oakville
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
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1, Burlington
Would you like to help nurture the mind of child or youth? The Halton Children's Aid Society (Halton CAS) runs an educational program designed to teach critical thinking and advocacy skills to improve the educational outcomes of our children and youth in the context of a fun and creative learning environment. There are two focuses - one for elementary students and one for secondary school students.  
 
Our program is designed to meet the needs of our students in a learning environment that provides opportunities for blended learning activities with access to both hands-on and interactive materials.  
 
Volunteers are required to assist in supervising individual groups and for general logistics of arrival/departure of the students who attend. This program has proven to be very successful, not only in raising the students’ school averages, but in allowing them to gain confidence and self-respect.
Volunteer Mentor   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Halton community
Are you a happy, confident adult with a positive outlook on life? Do your friends and family tell you that you're great with children? Why not consider sharing your spare time, skills and laughter with a child/youth in need in your community?  
 
Our volunteers act as positive role models to children of all ages throughout Halton. Individuals are matched with a child/youth in need and spend time doing recreational or social outings in the community. In as little as a few hours a month you can make a significant difference in the life of a child.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office
Public and Catholic Elementary Schools in Oakville, Milton, Georgetown & Acton
Male volunteer mentors needed for our Game On! (Eat Smart, Play Smart, Live Smart) Program. Suitable for men aged 18-30 years who are dedicated to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle!  
As a Game On! Facilitator your role is to lead a group of 10-12 grade 6 to 8 boys in a 10 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating and feeling positive about themselves.
Board Member   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel, Centre for Grief and Healing
33 City Centre Dr. Suite 610, Mississauga Hwy 10/& Hwy 403
Expansion of our programs and services, establishing our organization with new funders and new fundraising programs.
Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel, Centre for Grief and Healing
Halton & Peel regions (Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton, Caledon)
Our goal is to work with individuals who are over the age of 18 and who have suffered loss themselves or who feel they are capable of using their own experiences with grief to provide peer support within a facilitation role in our grief support group.  
- Two open grief support groups: closed and drop-in. The open group sessions are held weekly or biweekly. 
- Individuals to fill the Facilitator volunteer positions are needed for both groups.
Distress Line Volunteer   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Distress Centre Halton, Oakville Office, Distress Centre
Halton
Volunteers provide an empathetic, confidential, and non-judgmental telephone support service to callers in accordance with policies and guidelines learned in the training course.  
 
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.
Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville
1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229, Oakville
The Women's Centre is looking for volunteers in our Oakville and Milton locations. If you would like to help other women through difficult times, we will provide the training and support so that you can truly make a difference! Peer Supporters provide clients with a safe, supportive environment in which they can explore their options and receive the information and support they need to make positive changes in their lives. 
 
We are especially looking for volunteers for our Milton location to better serve the women of North Halton.
Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
Oakville
Facilitation of open-ended peer support groups for bereaved children, teens, adults.