Empowerment Squared is a Canadian charity that works with you and communities to effect sustainable change through education, social development, and lifelong learning opportunities. They aim to empower less privileged communities through academic mentoring for youth and young adults, information literacy, leadership development, and supervised access to sports and recreation opportunities.
Campus to Community and Empowered Squared are looking for 6 academic and recreational volunteers to support programming that starts in January 2020. Conveniently located in downtown Hamilton needs volunteers to commit to one 2-hour shift each week.
Elementary School High School
Tuesdays from 4:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30 pm
Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 pm
We are looking for volunteers who:
- Are adaptable and have a willingness to learn
- Enjoy interacting with elementary or high school aged children
- Are interested in engaging with culturally diverse populations
- Can commit to one 2-hour shift a week from January-March 2020
Volunteers will receive:
- Training and on-going support to work effectively with school age/high school students
- The chance to network with peers in a positive and fun environment
- The opportunity to represent Mohawk College and positively impact the lives of children in the community
- The chance to apply for a $1,000 scholarship
If you would like learn more about how you can be a positive role model for youth in the community, please complete this form: Empowerment Squared Volunteer Mentor Application
Join us Wednesday's from 6:30 - 9pm at Ronald McDonald House, for some fun with families residing at the Ronald McDonald House!
Campus to Community hosts a weekly Family Games Night at the House where we play board games, make crafts and activities, and put smiles on faces.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please note a Vulnerable Sector Screening is required for this volunteer opportunity*
All volunteers must have a Criminal Record Check prior to their first shift.
Join the Campus to Community team at Purnell Boys and Girls Club!
We meet at Purnell Boys and Girls Club every Tuesday from 6pm - 8pm. As a volunteer, your role will be to help facilitate fun and engaging activities for youth ages 6-16. This is a great opportunity to perform in a leadership role, interact with children and youth, and have fun!
All volunteers must obtain a Vulnerable Sector Screening which can be reimbursed by Campus to Community staff after volunteering with the program for at least 5 hours.
For more information, please contact Kalea at email@example.com
Campus to Community along with Wesley Urban Ministries is looking for volunteers to help out with newcomers to Canada.
Each week, students meet at Wesley to engage with newcomers to help them learn English and feel comfortable in speaking the language through conversation and companionship. This is done through games and activities.
We will meet every Tuesday at Wesley Urban Ministries from 3:00-4:30 PM.
VR Pro Inc. is looking for the course marshal position. This position requires an enthusiastic individual who is capable of effectively coercing with race participants (runners), police, other volunteers, spectators, and people who live in the neighbourhood. A course marshal is situated at a particular location on the race course and is responsible for ensuring that the race runs smoothly. Marshaling is a great opportunity to be involved in the running community and support healthy active lifestyles.
Typical responsibilities include:
- Ensure that race participants remain on the correct course, and that non-participants remain off the course.
- Direct traffic at their location, either across the course when safe to do so, or to alternative routes.
- Relaying information to medical team.
Join one of our Campus to Community volunteer teams at Mission Services!
Mission Services are looking for volunteers to assist them with Food Bank.
Responsibilities of Volunteers:
-Welcome and engage with community members waiting for intake at the Good Food Centre.
-Greet clients approaching the food distribution area.
-Assist community members with providing children with appropriate activities.
-Help community members navigate in the Good Food Centre.
-Receive the “shopping list” and retrieve food items accordingly.
-During slow periods, check shelves for expired items and dispose of those that do not comply with food safety standards.
Transportation can be arranged from Fennell Campus.
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YWCA Hamilton offers a wide variety of programming for children age 4-15. All programs offer participants a safe place to be active, healthy and make new friends. Programs include children’s summer camps and after school programs.
Volunteers will provide leadership and assist staff in implementing the programs, ensuring the girls are safe and engaged in unique, valuable, curriculum-based programs. They will foster healthy relationships and engage with child and youth participants in a positive manner.
- Weekdays (2:30-5:30 approx.)