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The Building Resilient and Integrated Communities (BRICs) program is connecting newcomer families and individuals with established Canadian volunteers to provide guidance for a successful transition into their community. BRICs Program is delivered by INDUS Community Services www.induscs.ca

NEWCOMER MENTORSHIP VOLUNTEERS (BRICs Program) needed in Oakville, Mississauga, and Brampton.

Volunteer duties:

  • Provide guidance for understanding of local systems such as: banking, public transit, community centres, libraries, and schools.
  • Provide guidance on how to find local community resources offering services to newcomers
  • Take initiative and provide leadership to newcomer families
  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 3 months with 6 hours a month.

Training provided! Volunteers must be 18+ years of age and have lived in Canada for 2 years or more.

Contact for Oakville: Ann Coburn, Director, Volunteer Halton; Phone: 905-632-1975, Ext. 2; Email: acoburn@cdhalton.ca

Contact for Mississauga and Brampton: Shaminda Perera, Volunteer MBC; Phone: 905-238-2622, Ext. 222; Email: volunteer@volunteermbc.org

or click here for details then click  YESbutton to send your request online.

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Wheels! Sounds intriguing? If you're looking for an opportunity to grow - VOLUNTEER and join the Wheels Event Committee. Darling Home for Kids is currently looking for committee volunteers, eager, dedicated, team-oriented people, who have a desire to drive an event forward to benefit an amazing cause. Committee members need not have cycling experience nor have sat on an event committee previously.

The 8th Annual Wheels Event is presented by the Mattamy Home team, in benefit of Darling Home for Kids, will take place on Sunday, June 24th, 2018. This event starts and finishes at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton and provides a challenging route for even avid cyclists.

The Darling Home for Kids is a home in Milton that supports children who are medically fragile and/or technology dependent and their families, an oasis of comfort and joy providing a Home Away From Home experience for our kids.

Contact: Erin Huber, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Darling Home for Kids; Phone: 905 878 7673 ext. 218; Email: ehuber@darlinghomeforkids.ca

or click here for details then click  YESbutton to send your request online.

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Wonderful opportunity to give back to your community! Help bring awareness to youth homelessness in Halton during the Raising the Roof campaign!
Raising the Roof Fundraising volunteers will sell toques, hats, and socks to passengers at the GO station before and after school on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at three locations: Milton GO, Burlington GO (at Fairview) and Oakville GO (at Cross Ave)

Five or six volunteers are required at each location before school from 5:30am to 8:30am, and again after school from 4:30pm to 7:00pm (approximately). Handheld debit/credit machines will be available. 

Contact: Clara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, Halton Children's Aid Society; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713; Email: ccosta@haltoncas.ca 

or click here for details then click  YESbutton send your request online.

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Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Award for Students
This award is given to a graduating student from each of Ontario's secondary schools, and honours those students who not only complete the number of volunteer hours required to graduate, but who go above and beyond. (Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade) 

No deadline Nominate Online!


Ontario Volunteer Service Award
The Ontario Volunteer Service awards are given to volunteers in recognition of continuous years of service with a community organization. (Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade)

Nomination due: January 25 Nominate Online!


Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers

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One visit a week can bring a lonely Senior a huge sense of worth and happiness. Seniors who are isolated often find their recall of daily details are frosted over. A little social contact can melt that ice and bring warmth to you and your new Senior friend. By becoming a Memory Visiting Volunteer you will tap in to your natural caring abilities to provide companionship to adults experiencing memory loss in the early stages of dementia. Many clients are still very social and enjoy doing puzzles, crafts, and going for walks.

Volunteering with Acclaim Health will also provide much needed support to caregivers. Training will be provided to make you feel confident and comfortable in this role.

Don’t want to volunteer alone? Sign up with a friend!

Contact: Joanne Berrigan, Memory Visiting Program (MVP) Coordinator, Acclaim Health; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2317 or ext 2314 or ext 2318; Email: jberrigan@acclaimhealth.ca

To apply, click the Yes, I'd Like to Volunteer!! button to send in your interest in the position.

 

 

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Are you an outgoing, personable, and organized individual who enjoys meeting people in our community? If so, we are looking for you! The Children's Aid Foundation of Halton, that raises funds for the Halton Children's Aid Society, is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to work with other team members to identify and solicit donations from potential donors and sponsors in our community. Secured donations highlighting businesses within our community will be showcased at our annual 2018 Stardust Gala "From Halton with Love" (April 21, 2018).

Connect with your neighbours, members of the community, businesses, family, and friends (online or in person) with a donation/sponsorship kit. Volunteers are required to seek donations, as well as share information, about the work of the Children's Aid Foundation of Halton.

The funds raised at the Stardust Gala "From Halton with Love" will benefit children and youth in care with programs such as bursaries, camps, supplemental educational programs, and seasonal gifts. These funds allow the Halton CAS to provide additional services that are not covered by government funding, enriching the lives of abused and neglected children.
With your help children and youth are put on the path to success. You’re the ONE making a difference and we thank you!

Contact: Clara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, Halton Children's Aid Society; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713; Email: ccosta@haltoncas.ca 

or click here for details and  YESbutton to send your request online.

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