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I.T. Career Mentor   Burlington  Milton  Oakville 
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
Determined by volunteer Mentor, for example: coffee shop, library, workplace, Sheridan
Mentors are paired with an immigrant professional from their profession. They assist a mentee in: 
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture 
•gathering information on their occupation and industry 
•developing professional networks and job search strategies
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
Centre for Skills Development
3350 South Service Rd, Burlington
Seeking Visionary Member for the Board of Directors. Criteria for Board Membership: 
 Live and/or work in Halton 
 Experience in a leadership role in the Halton community 
 High integrity, honesty and reputation 
 Personal maturity; an understanding of group dynamics and solid teamwork skills 
 Experience at a high level of responsibility and/or specific expertise in one of the following areas: Manufacturing, Construction, High-Tech, Community Service, Training/Education (Post-secondary) 
 No immediate conflict with respect to the individual’s job or association with other organizations 
 Commitment to the organization and the ability to commit time and expertise to involvement with Centre for Skills 
 Ability to attend Board meetings and other Centre for Skills functions; to participate actively; to promote Centre for Skills and to provide strategic advice 
 
In terms of the current Centre for Skills Board vacancy, particular consideration will be given to those applicants with a background in Finance and Accounting and the Not-for-Profit sector. 
 
Qualified individuals are invited to submit an expression of interest, complete with a cover letter and résumé to: resumes@centreforskills.ca 
 
Expressions of interest will be accepted until Friday, April 19, 2019, inclusive. 
 
By applying for a position as a Director, you are providing permission for the review of your résumé and your background with Centre for Skills’ Nominating Committee and Board of Directors.
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.
Women's Centre of Halton (The), Oakville
1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229
We are looking for an experienced group facilitator to run a depression and anxiety support group for our clients.
Parkinson Canada
Oakville
Co-Facilitate monthly (except July & August) support group meetings including planning and sourcing speakers with the help of staff.
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. Call 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, Burlington, Adult Brain Tumour Support Group
Meetings are held at Wellspring Niagara, 3250 Schmon Parkway, Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6
The Support Group Facilitator supports and directs the process of the support meetings. They may be required to help the group discuss an issue, solve interpersonal difficulties, provide assistance to group members looking for community resources, arrange guest speakers, develop weekly topics and ensure the meeting meets the member’s bill of rights. It is the role of the Facilitator to ensure that the needs of each person attending the group are met within the scope of the group’s mandate. The Facilitator regularly reports to the Support Services Specialist at Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada regarding any pertinent information relating to the group and group members.
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.
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.
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! One hour per week. 
We'll provide you with a FREE 4-hour 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
Milton, Georgetown, Acton, Halton Hills, Calendonia
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.
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
The comfort of your own home.
You can volunteer from the comfort of your own home! Telephone a senior or individual with a disability regularly to ensure their safety and provide friendly conversation. This is a very flexible volunteer position. Calls can be done from you own home or other location, at a time that accommodates your schedule.
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. 
 
On a weekly or bi-weekly you can 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.
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.
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.
Board Member   Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton-Peel
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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 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 destructive behaviour.
Willow Park Ecology Centre
Willow Park Ecology Centre, Norval (between Georgetown-Brampton, east of Georgetown, off Hwy 7)
Community Event Planners - Leaders - Helpers: 
- Help with interactive stations, kids programs, and crafts 
- Lead tours 
- Assist with theme specific activities  
- Take pictures for the Willow Park records and online postings 
 
Event activities may include a drumming circle, crafts for families, scavenger hunts, weather-related activities. Volunteers are encouraged to present ideas for crafts. nature games or other activities that can be done outdoors. Volunteers needed in the planning stages and to help on the day of the event.  
Yearly events are Maple Syrup Day, Earth Day, Wildlife Day, Nature in the fall with Pumpkins, Birds of Hungry Hollow, Biodiversity Day. 
 
Kids Nature Mornings in July and August called "Discovering Our Friends in Nature" consists of a themed discovery of local animals and plants. Activities may include nature walks and exploration, handicrafts, caring for nature - stewardship, games.  
 
Summer camp days in July and August give volunteers the opportunity to learn about local ecology and nature interpretation, engage children in outdoor nature exploration and nature crafts.
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
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.
Bereavement Support Volunteer   Burlington  Halton Hills  Milton  Oakville 
Acclaim Health, Community Support Services
Office: 2370 Speers Road, Oakville. Volunteering: Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Georgetown, Acton
Offer the support needed to those struggling to cope with the death of a loved one. Wonderful training in one-on-one bereavement support is provided at no cost. After training, our Bereavement Coordinator will match you with a client to visit for 1-2 hours a week for a period of 3 to 12 months (depending on the client's needs), making all the difference in their journey through grief.
Ontario Provincial Police, Burlington Detachment, Highway Safety Division
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.
Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
Oakville
Facilitation of open-ended peer support groups for bereaved children, teens, adults.