The Bikes Blades and Boards Program is entering its 20th year of operation, which is a tremendous milestone for this volunteer driven program
The Bikes, Blades and Boards Program is an Injury Prevention Program designed to;
* Increase awareness of head injury,
* Promote safe participation in recreational and sporting activities
* Provide educational resources to students, teachers and families about Concussion awareness
The Program consists of a 60-minute multimedia presentation targeting grade 1-3 students within the Hamilton region, and is provided at NO COST to the students or school.
The Curriculum includes;
* An interactive discussion regarding parts of the brain, their function, and difficulties when damaged.
* Demonstrations regarding safe helmet use.
* A short video on bicycle safety, helmet features, and proper use.
* The ever famous *Cauliflower Drop*
* Discussions about Helmet Safety and the 2-V-1 Rule
* Take home resources for parents regarding their children’s helmet wearing habits
Enactus Mohawk is shaping generations of entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social, and environmental health of Canada. Here's why you should join Enactus:
- It is a student led initiative with a variety of positions available
- The schedule is flexible
- You can create positive impact, change the world, and empower our community
We are looking for outgoing, well-spoken students to help us deliver a two-day problem gambling awareness program on campus. Successful candidates will encourage student participation both online through social media and in-person at the Know the Score 2 interactive display. Students must hold a current SIN card that allows them to work on campus. Paid training will be provided.
If you want a fun, short-term earning opportunity on campus and are good at getting the word out, apply below! Share this with friends who may be interested too!
Mohawk Sustainability is looking for volunteers for our Idea Bank Campaign!
Brought to you by the Sustainability Initiatives Fund, the Idea Bank Campaign gives students the opportunity to directly contribute to the design and implementation of sustainability on campus.
During the campaign a volunteer’s role is to encourage students to submit creative ideas to introduce new sustainable projects or initiatives on campus. Through various methods of outreach, volunteers will engage students about the campaign, give away swag in exchange for idea submissions and help students understand the importance of sustainability on campus. Each volunteer will be provided with a free t-shirt, must commit to at least five hours of volunteering this semester (shifts are flexible), and must attend a training session.
Mandatory Training Session
When: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019, 5:30-6:30pm
Where: Fennell Campus (room to be announced)
Pizza to be provided!
What: You will learn about sustainability on campus, what the Idea Bank Campaign is and how to get students to submit their sustainable ideas on the spot.
• Opportunities to volunteer at all three campuses
• Volunteers encourage students to submit ideas using laptops
• Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
• 1 hour shifts available
Mohawk Sustainability is looking for volunteers for these dates:
• Fennell campus: Wednesdays 11:00a-1:00p - January 30, February 6, February 27, March 13
• Stoney Creek campus: Tuesdays 11:00a-1:00p - January 29, February 26
• IAHS: Thursdays - January 31 11:00a-1:00p -, February 28
• Volunteers hand out information cards and promotional items around campus
• Raise awareness of the campaign and ways to submit ideas
• 1 hour shifts
Fennell campus - February 4-8, March 11-15
The 196 is an afterschool program run between Mission Services and City School by Mohawk. The program is based on the theory, “healthy body, healthy food, and healthy mind.” A group of 15 students in grades six to eight participate in afterschool programming which provides homework help and additional programming to promote learning.
Please note, all volunteers need to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Screening.
The Peer Wellness Educator position is a student volunteer opportunity being offered through the Wellness 4U department at Mohawk College. Volunteers are responsible for delivering important information to their peers regarding safe drinking habits, smoking cessation, as well as sexual wellness and consent. As a Peer Wellness Educator, volunteers have the opportunity to collaborate with one another in order to organize and implement their own wellness education booths that focus on the abovementioned topic areas. Successful volunteers in this role are comfortable speaking to their peers in both 1-1 settings and in small groups; they are also reliable, outgoing, creative, organized and have a passion for educating fellow students on key topics involving wellness.
Seeking volunteers at Fennell, IAHS, and Stoney Creek campuses
The Pathways Office is delighted to present our 14th annual Mohawk College Educational Pathways Fair at the Fennell Campus, on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 for Mohawk College students and graduates interested in credit transfer, degree completion or study abroad options. More than 40 universities and colleges will be on campus to talk to students about transfer opportunities.
We are looking for volunteers who have the ability to interact with visitors and other students, can stand or walk for extended periods of time, and are dependable, reliable, organized, and committed to making this event as successful as possible.
Volunteers are needed for various roles/activities such as:
- Promoting fair to students before and during the event.
- Assembling welcome packages.
- Hanging directional signs/posters.
- Assisting with set-up of event space.
- Greeting and providing directions to exhibitors or students.
- Handing out promotional material to students.
- Encouraging students to register and win a door prize.
- Helping with shut down and clean up after the fair.
- Removing and discarding all fair signage and debris.
Volunteers are needed on both Monday, January 21 (various times) and Tuesday, January 22 (between 8:00am – 3:00pm).
If you are interested in having some fun while helping to create a vibrant, dynamic environment for the fair, please join our team of volunteers for this phenomenal event.
For more information please contact Wendy MacDonald
Wellness4U and the Canadian Blood Services is looking for volunteers to work with the Canadian Blood Services on February 5, 12, 27, and March 5 from 11-2pm. These promotional booths will be at Fennell campus MCACES Learning Link.
We will also be looking for help on the day of the blood donor drive, March 7th for 1 to 2 hour shifts from 10 to 2pm. The blood donation drive will be held in DBARC gyms 1 and 2.
Mentors play an essential role at Empowerment Squared, and much of our success is directly attributed to a diverse network of mentors who work tirelessly throughout our organization.
What do Empowerment Squared mentors do?
- Commit to at least one night a week providing mentorship & support during after school hours for 1 term of approximately 10 - 15 weeks
- Mentoring youth in small groups or one-on-one
- Be patient, respectful and act within the boundaries defined by their position
- Be committed to learning, diversity and youth development
- Be willing to step out of their comfort zones in a supportive environment
Join our dedicated team of Empowerment Squared mentors and you will see how your time and contribution will make a difference in the lives of so many youth.
Health TAPESTRY brings together people, communities and health care teams. In this program, trained volunteers visit people where they live. During these visits, volunteers learn about what matters most to that person and about their health and life goals.
This information is passed on from clients to volunteers and then sent to the client’s primary health care team using special technology. This information helps the inter-professional team learn more about how they can help that person stay healthy longer. The health care team also connects with community organizations to help the person access activities and resources in their community.
The Health TAPESTRY program is seeking an Administrative Assistant and Recruitment Coordinator.
Administrative Assistant - Reporting to the Coordinator for Health TAPESTRY, the administrative assistant has a key role in supporting the Coordinator in communicating with clients and volunteers, providing program information, scheduling, and other administrative support.
Recruitment Coordinator - Volunteers for the Community Connector Project supporting the Health TAPESTRY Program. Reporting to the Volunteer Coordinator, the volunteer will provide human resources support during the day to day operations.
Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP), Volunteer
The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program raises awareness of Cardiovascular Disease, empowering better self-care and ultimately leading to better quality of life. The CHAP Volunteer will work in this adaptable model of health prevention to measure blood pressure and conduct risk assessments for cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes of seniors in social housing. The CHAP Volunteer is a passionate and enthusiastic individual with a desire to raise awareness, provide health education and refers participants to social resources in their community.
Health TAPESTRY Volunteer
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking Health TAPESTRY Volunteers for the Community Health and Wellness Tapestry Program. Reporting to the Volunteer Coordinator, the Community Connector Volunteer will work to help people stay healthier for longer in the places where they live. The Community Connector Volunteer will work in this adaptable model of health care to connect senior clients with their primary health care team and their community, through the support of technology. To learn more about Health TAPESTRY, please visit http://healthtapestry.ca/.
ERT- Emergency Response Team Supervisor
The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is activated for a response that exceeds Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team capacity. The ERT Supervisor may supervise a team of ERT Responders at the local level. The ERT Supervisor will organize and set up and manage a specific service during a response. The incumbent of this position supervises the work of the responders placed under their responsibility. There may be several services on the site.
Come out and have some fun with families at the Ronald McDonald House! Campus to Community hosts a weekly Family Games Night at the House where we play board games, do crafts and activities, and put smiles on faces.
Volunteers provide relief for families of children staying at the McMaster Children's Hospital.
For more information please contact Michela Magliocco
All volunteers must have a Criminal Record Check prior to their first shift.
Common Grounds is run in partnership with Wesley Urban Ministries’ Neighbourhood and Newcomer Services program.
Common Grounds student volunteers meet with newcomer Syrian refugees in cafés, engaging them in conversation and companionship. The goal is to help them improve speaking skills and to help them feel a sense of inclusion and connection within their community.
We will be meeting at Wesley every Tuesday from 3:30-5:00pm
Neighbour to Neighbour is hosting a Turkey Drive at Fortinos as part of their Holiday Program. This program provides celebration essentials to over 1,600 families over the course of the first 3 weeks in December.
Within two weeks, the donated turkeys will be delivered to those clients who, because of medial reasons, are unable to come in person to pick up food for their holiday celebration of large families who visit their food bank.
Volunteer Roles include:
- Entrance volunteer: lets customers know as they enter the store that all turkeys donated that day will benefit Neighbour to Neighbour
- Meat department volunteer: answers questions about the turkey drive, Neighrbour to Neighbour, and the Christmas program (information will be provided ahead of time so volunteers are comfortable speaking to customers)
- Check out volunteer: receives the turkey donations from customers and takes the turkeys to the designated refrigerated area
There are two shifts available:
Have you got some extra time to help out on campus?
We are selling popcorn, building can structures, and promoting our 3rd annual Campus to Community Food Drive on campus! Come lend a hand and start making a difference in your community!
Don't have time but still want to contribute?
Bring in a new toy or some non-perishable food items and drop them off in any Student Life office
Wellness4U is looking for volunteers to help the Canadian Blood Services hold a OneMatch Swabbing event.
The event is taking place at the Fennell Campus Thursday November 29th from 10 to 2pm.
- informing potential registrants about the OneMatch program
- labeling the swab kits
- instructing people how to swab
- checking the registration form for completeness
Volunteers will be trained ½ hour before the event. We are looking for volunteers who are available for either 2 hours or 4 hours on the following dates
Fennell Campus - Tuesday November 29th from 10am - 2pm
Volunteers will receive a $10.00 One Card gift card.
- Cooperatively work alongside the Indigenous Education and Student Services team
- Assist with organization of Indigenous Education and Students Services lounge and implementation Indigenous events and initiatives
- Be involved in culturally supportive programming
- Enhance the Indigenous Students’ experience
Join our Campus to Community team of volunteers at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton Purnell Centre! Help lead fun activities and games for kids aged 6-14.
- Help walk kids to the gym facility at a nearby school
- Execute fun activities and games
- Interact with kids in a positive manner and ensure safety
All volunteers must obtain a Vulnerable Sector Screening. VSS checks can be reimbursed by Campus to Community staff after volunteering with the program for at least 5 hours.
Student Life is looking for volunteers to assist with the Mohawk College Walksmart Program.
Walksmart Volunteers promote a safe environment for our campus community by providing safe walks for students, staff and faculty to their cars, bus stop or house in the surrounding area of the campus.
Volunteers must be able to commit to regular shifts per week to ensure consistency in service and to the individuals they walk.
For more information please contact email@example.com
The YWCA is seeking individuals to get involved, whom are able to make a time commitment of 1-5 hours
The various opportunities they currently have available are as follows.
Administrative Volunteer - Various shifts available
Daycare Assistant - Various shifts available
Children's Program Assistant - Various shifts available
STEM Girls Program Assistant - Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 3:30 - 5:30
Resource Center Assistant - 2-4 hour shifts (weekly or biweekly), Monday to Friday, 9:00-4:00pm
Event/Committee Volunteer - As needed, depending on the event
BINGO Volunteer - (Friday 9:00pm-12:00am or Sunday afternoon/evening)
A 6 month commitment is requested, and some positions do require a Vulnerable Sector Police Check and/or Medical clearance.
For additional information please contact the YWCA
We are looking for volunteers to assist King's Way through various opportunities in their Outreach Centre.
Various Opportunities Include:
Food Bank Volunteer - Assisting clientele in shopping for groceries
Warehouse Volunteer - Ensure that donated food items are immediately accessible in the Food Bank, that items are organized/labelled, meets guidelines, and that the warehouse is tidy, and organized
Kitchen Volunteer - Assist in creating daily hot meals
Serving Volunteer - Responsible for serving our clientele their daily meals and desserts, or working at our coffee bar
Clothing Volunteer - Assisting our clientele in shopping for clothing
Events Volunteer - Assist in our community outreach events, which involve Holiday Dinners, and more (These dates are very specific)
Social Media and Graphics - Assist in creating posters/flyers for classes and events, and help in the distribution of them online, throughout the community and on social media.
Communications Volunteer - Responsible for keeping our clients company, engaging in conversation, providing a listening ear (Please keep in mind that our clients may have mental health illnesses, physical or mental disabilities, and more)
Skills and abilities Required:
- Dependable, reliable, honest
- Ability and willingness to work effectively as a team member
- Committed to the needs of the individuals accessing the outreach centre
Must sit-down with management to discuss hours/availability/area of interest
When: Multiple shifts available / Can commit to as low as 2 hrs/week
Monday - Thursday (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Fridays starting in October (5:30pm-9:00pm)
For 95 years the Hamilton Naturalists' Club has been appreciating, studying and conserving the wild plants and animals of Hamilton. They provide a human voice for our wildlife and natural areas with over 600 members. The Club traces its history to the founding of the Hamilton Bird Protection Society in 1919.
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