Be part of the Mohawk Children's Holiday Party and gain valuable hands on experience while earning volunteer hours.
Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities:
- Set-up and tear-down before and after the event
- Inflatables station; greeting parents and children & ensuing the equipment is being shared and used in a safe manner
- Event greeters
- Morning: 8:30am-12:00pm
- Afternoon: 12:30pm-4:00pm
- Full Day: 8:30am-4:30pm (lunch provided)
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.
Student Life is hosting a Family Movie Night at Fennell Campus on Monday November 19th! We are looking for volunteers to help make the evening fun and exciting for Mohawk students and their families.
Volunteer Duties include:
- Set up & Tear down
- Assist with registration
- Give away free popcorn
- Sell candy, drinks & kids combos
All proceeds from candy sales will go to the 3rd annual Campus to Community Food & Toy Drive.
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 Friday October 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 - Monday, November 29th from 10am - 2pm
Stoney Creek Campus - Friday, November 2nd from 10am - 2pm
Volunteers will receive a $10.00 One Card gift card.
To sign up please contact Wellness4U
Indigenous Education Student Services (IESS) is looking for volunteers to assist with daily duties within the department. These duties may include assisting with set up and clean-up of weekly soup days on Wednesday, general organization and tidying within the department and other duties as required.
For more information please contact Crystal Michels or stop by the Indigenous Centre & Lounge in room A114 on the Fennell campus.
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, is seeking the following.
Emergency Response Team (ERT) Responder for Disaster Management (DM)
The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is activated for responses that exceed Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) capacity. The incumbent of this position will be assigned to deliver a specific service on site during a response, however, must know how to deliver all services at the ERT level. During non-response times, the ERT Responder may resume duties as a PDA Responder.
Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Responder for Disaster Management (DM)
The Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team is activated to respond and provide assistance for up to the first 72 hours following a disaster. The incumbent of this position is responsible for conducting a needs assessment to determine the needs of the clients. The PDA Responder will provide, as appropriate to agreements with the local authorities, Emergency Social Services (ESS) for relief, referral services and direct assistance for recovery, as well as, works with the PDA Supervisor to plan and organize ongoing preparedness activities. They may be asked to deliver services during a large-scale emergency response in their community.
Emergency Response Team (ERT) Supervisor
The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is activated for a response that exceeds Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team capacity. The ERT Supervisor supervises 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. the ERT Supervisor will be responsible for various emergency shelter and reception centre response activities in addition to other responsibilities related to emergency preparedness. The ERT Supervisor will also perform supervisory duties for a team of ERT Responders.
Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Supervisor
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. The Personal Disaster Assistance Team is activated to respond and provide assistance for up to the first 72 hours following a disaster. The PDA supervisor will supervise a team of PDA responders at the local level. The PDA Supervisor will provide, as appropriate, direct aid assessment for delivery of ESS services for relief, referral services, and/or recovery assistance, as well as, be responsible for planning and organizing ongoing preparedness activities. They may be asked to deliver services during a large-scale emergency. The PDA Supervisor may be asked to represent Disaster Management on cross-functional working groups.
Administrative Assistant Volunteer for Volunteer Resource Services
Reporting to the Volunteer Resources Coordinator, this position provides the volunteer based transactional support services of the Canadian Red Cross. Volunteer Resources strives to assist all programs with recruitment, selection, placement and orientation of volunteer candidates.
Mapping volunteers will support a variety of GIS needs and activities. Reporting to the GIS Coordinator, the Mapping Volunteers will be responsible for supporting and hosting mapathons in support of the Missing Maps project, improving the quality of crowd-sourced geographic data, and may be asked to create basic mapping products to support emergency response activities when necessary. During emergency operations, volunteers may be embedded into provincial response structures and report to the Information Management Supervisor. Volunteers who do not wish to deploy in person or remotely may be requested to back fill other operational information management staff as required.
Mohawk College is hosting its annual International Education Week! We are looking for volunteers to help with various fun activities and events throughout the week.
When: November 12th-16th between 9:00am and 3:30pm.
If you’d like to get involved please send your class schedule to Steve Neville at email@example.com. Also, please inform me of any other obligations you have, such as work. I will then follow-up with you to suggest a volunteering schedule.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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)
Join the “Youth in Action” committee and become forces of positive change in our community as we bring together youth people 15 to 30 years of age to get involved in the Dialogue Plus projecting.
According to your interests an motivations, you will be involved in the implementation of activities that will promote intercultural dialogue and understanding within the community.
The Forum on Civic engagement will take place this spring. It is a great opportunity for our youth and students to be part of the discussions to help the youth committee to come out with an action plan to promote the inclusion and prevent risk of discrimination, exclusion and radicalization in our community
Volunteers will participate in the Namaste Care Volunteer program with Peter's Residence at Chedoke. Volunteers will provide one on one, meaningful and therapeutic interactions with residents within a small group setting as part of the Namaste Care program. Training and education will be provided.
Vulnerable Sector Screening must be provided prior to volunteering.
Wesley is seeking volunteer to help Government Assisted Refugees in various day-to-day tasks including interpretation, interacting with clients, child care, recreational activities and provide essential information during their initial stay in RAP floor and in their resettlement process after.
Wesley Urban Ministries is seeking volunteers to assist older adults with support on and off the bus on their way to No Frills and/or Fortinos grocery stores
· Support with mobility on and off the bus and in the store as needed
· Friendly and attentive communication with clients
The yearly schedule operates bi-weekly, alternating between No Frills and Fortinos. Burlington and Hamilton locations available
Special needs children enjoy a one on one match with a carefully screened Big Buddy volunteer. Together you participate in regular outings each month, which may be planned by you (Big Buddy volunteer), or join our regular scheduled group events. The goal is to form a friendship while involving the child in the life of the community.
Big Buddy volunteers commit to spending a minimum of 8 hours a month with their buddy, and are focused on building a long term relationship with the child, resulting in many rewards for both the child and volunteer.
Catholic Family Services of Hamilton is a non-profit, multi-service agency providing counseling, case management, education and support to families, couples and individuals living in Hamilton.
We are searching for volunteers for our Golden Years Grocers program which provides a grocery shopping and delivery service for our homebound clients who may not have someone to shop for them or are unable to drive. By providing grocery delivery to their homes, our homebound clients are better able to maintain their health and independence.
- Maintain frequent communication with clients
- Take down the client’s grocery list
- Purchase and deliver groceries to client’s residence
- Maintain accurate records
- Excellent communication skills
- Basic math skills (ability to handle money, receipts, gift cards etc.)
- Non-judgmental, caring and empathetic approach
- Ability to work flexible hours
- Successful completion of a Vulnerable Sector Police Check
- Valid Driver’s Licence and Car Insurance
- Must have a reliable vehicle with room for groceries
- Proficiency in French and/or other languages an asset
We offer paid mileage.
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
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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