The Student Life team is looking for volunteers to assist with the placement and maintenance of posters on Fennell Campus. This is a great opportunity to get some experience with the Student Life team, and keep up to date on what is happening across campus. As an ambassador, you will strengthen your knowledge of the college and meet new people!
Mission Services is hosting a Christmas Care Program as part of their holiday program. This program serves over 1,000 families during the holiday season and more than 1,600 children.
Volunteers are needed to assist with Christmas Care Program.
Responsibilities of Volunteer:
- Welcome and engage with community members waiting for intake at the Good Food Centre.
- Assist with organizing and restocking gifts and toys in gift room.
- Assist with sorting and organizing food in the Food Bank and restocking shelves.
- Re-package food donations into size appropriate bags for distribution.
- Make referrals to available resources; consult with staff when unsure of information.
Transportation from Fennell Campus and lunch will be provided.
Two shifts are available:
9:00 am- 12:30 pm and 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
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 Friday
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
The Emerging Health Leaders Program is a two-week intensive, residential, leadership program for students and young professionals from across Canada and beyond.
This program is a life-altering experience that will challenge your thinking and push you to become a better leader by focusing on: personal leadership assessment and development, effective teams, change management, design thinking, as well as identifying, implementing and championing new ideas and innovations in a health environment.
Additional information including dates, pricing and testimonials can be found on our website.
*Please note that the application deadline for Early Bird pricing is January 13, 2019*
As a volunteer with Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, the impact of your efforts will be felt by the millions of Canadians affected by Crohn's or colitis today, and for years to come. We encourage you to apply and join our team.
We are looking to engage eager individuals to encourage patient support and fundraising events within the local area, in any of the following areas:
• event organization
• volunteer recruitment
• marketing and communications
• donations and sponsorship's
• has community contacts
Commitment is a few hours every month, with the possibility of more hours leading up to events, these include, but are not limited to:
• Monthly peer support meetings (September 2018-June 2019)
• Chapter events (ongoing)
• Gutsy Walk (June 2019)
If you are interested in getting involved, please contact us via e-mail or through our website.
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.
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.
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, They are seeking 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.
The Peer Mentorship Program is back for the fall of 2018! If you're interested in mentoring new Mohawk students and helping make their transition to college life a smooth one, this position is for you!
Neighbour to Neighbour is looking for Kitchen Volunteers to assist with many different tasks in our community kitchen.
The kitchen volunteer will support the community chef in preparing foods for various programs at the centre including community meals.
Responsibilities of the kitchen volunteer include helping prepare healthy, delicious meals for service to community members, various tasks in handling, preparation, cooking, service and storage of food, work within a scheduled time frame, work within a set plan and focus on specific tasks, ensure proper safe handling, labeling and storage of foods, keep kitchen clean and organized, and share the responsibility of washing dishes and sweeping and mopping floors.
Estimated Time Commitment
For more information please contact Hannah Armstrong
The Student Life department is looking for volunteers to assist with Neighbour to Neighbour's math success program.
The math success program provides math tutoring and math homework help for select students from Westview and Annunciation of Our Lord Schools who are in grades 7 & 8.
The goal of this program are to provide students with the opportunity to improve their math skills, build self-confidence, and support their transition into high school.
Those who love math and enjoy working with students are encouraged to apply.
Commitment: A weekly commitment of 1-3 sessions. Must attend training prior to volunteering.
Neighbour to Neighbour Centre's mission is to lead our community to an improved quality of life.
Choose between a Food Bank Clerk Volunteer or a Warehouse Volunteer:
Food Bank Clerk Volunteers are responsible for assisting, in a sensitive manner, individuals and families with their shopping. Volunteers ensure that shoppers understand our point system, and answer questions about specials and limits.
Warehouse volunteers are essential to the Neighbour to Neighbour Food Bank service. Warehouse volunteers ensure that donated food items are immediately accessible in the Food Bank, overstock is neatly organized and labelled, all inventory is safe to serve and rotated according to expiry date, and that the warehouse is a neat, clean, organized and safe space for efficient inventory management and volunteer participation in a positive, productive environment.
Abilities, Knowledge, Skills:
- Dependable, reliable, honest, punctual
- Ability and willingness to work effectively as a team member
- Customer-service oriented and committed to the needs of the individuals accessing the food bank
- Ability to understand & speak different languages is an asset
Must attend an Info & Orientation Session prior to volunteering
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
They YWCA is looking for volunteers to assist with their Good Beginnings program which is available for mothers in Hamilton and the surrounding area with infants younger than six months of age.
The program provides free in-home support for mothers to help them cope with the challenges of having a new baby and/or for women who are at risk of postpartum depression. The program involves weekly in-home visits from a trained volunteer
Volunteers must have medical clearance and show proof of immunizations (MMR, 1 step TB test within six months, Tetanus within 10 years)
Minimum Age: 18 years old
For More information please contact the YWCA
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.
Each week, students come on campus and participate in programming in the gymnasium (sports such as basketball, hockey, soccer, volleyball, and badminton, OR other fun activities). We are looking for volunteers to help with these activities!
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
The Student Life department is looking for volunteers who would be interested in assisting the Children's International Learning Center with cataloguing over 5000 artifacts.
This process involves handling and evaluating artifacts and recording the information into an online cataloguing system.
If you enjoy working independently, have a high attention to detain and an interest in museums or library/information sciences this may be the opportunity for you.
This is a very flexible position, but does require a weekly or biweekly commitment.
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)
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is accepting applications for Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Supervisor volunteer positions in the Disaster Management (DM) department. The PDA Supervisor will be responsible to supervise a team of PDA Responders in addition to filling various on-call shifts on a 24/7 schedule that includes weekends, holidays and evenings. When called on to respond, the PDA Supervisor will be required to provide relief directly to clients in need of assistance. All Red Cross programs and activities are guided by the Fundamental Principles of Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality. These principles allow us to provide help immediately to whoever needs it, wherever they are, whatever their race, political beliefs, religion, social status, or culture.
All applications are due by December 31, 2018
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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