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
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.
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
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)