Autism Ontario is the province’s leading source of information and referral on autism and one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community. We are made up of knowledgeable parents and professionals who can speak to the key issues that impact Ontario families with loved ones on the spectrum. Members are connected through a volunteer network of 25 Chapters throughout the Province of Ontario. Our Central West region community is a volunteer-driven community leader in creating opportunities for children, youth, and adults with ASD to ensure the highest quality of life through providing supported events/programs, promoting autism acceptance, and advocating on behalf of families.
We are looking for volunteers to help support these amazing programs/initiatives:
COMMITTEES - ongoing and ad hoc committees that meet during the year, including fundraising, events planning for children and adults, and advocacy and outreach.
EVENTS/PROGRAMS - annual, monthly or weekly programs and events which require volunteers for registration, facilitation, activity supervision, or setup/takedown of event.
FUNDRAISING - Volunteers can assist with fundraising efforts including event planning and execution and assisting with sponsorship and donation recruitment.
Volunteers with Autism Ontario are provided with flexible options to fit their post-secondary schedules.
The Canadian Red Cross is a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Transportation Volunteer Driver.
Reporting to the Transportation Assistant Manager, the Volunteer Driver, will provide transportation to appointments for seniors and individuals with physical mobility difficulties who are unable to use public transportation.
- 21 years of age or older
- 2 years driving experience with a valid G Ontario Drivers License. Good driving record.
- This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record check.
If you are interested in this position, please apply at: Canadian Red Cross - Hamilton
Town of Oakville Water Air Rescue Force is a Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Search & Rescue Unit that operates between April and October.
The Unit requires a data entry/administrative volunteer to convert our current paper logs and forms into an online format within a database for running queries, reports and analysis. This position is a great opportunity to develop administrative, and time management skills.
If you are interested in learning more about this volunteer role, please contact Ryan Glaves: firstname.lastname@example.org
YWCA Hamilton’s Women of Distinction Awards honours and celebrates trailblazing Hamilton women who have excelled in their fields and salutes outstanding workplaces whose policies and practices promote women’s leadership and equal advancement opportunities.
Volunteers help to power our event - we couldn't do it without you!
Start2Finish is a non-profit children's charity. We operate Run&Read programs for children in low-income communities out of 4 elementary schools in Hamilton. Our programs focus on fitness and literacy as a force to eradicate child poverty and we are currently looking for volunteers to support our after school offerings.
- An interest in helping school aged children increase their literacy skills and physical fitness.
- Able to commit 2 hours/week from January to April 2020.
- Volunteer application with references
- Police check for the vulnerable sector
- Bennetto Elementary- Tuesday 3:20-5:20
- Prince Of Wales Elementary- Tuesday 2:50-4:50
- St. Ann Catholic Elementary- Wednesday 3:10-5:10
- St. Augustine Elementary (Dundas)- Thursday 3-5
Benefits of Volunteering at Start2Finish:
- A great opportunity to get some hands-on experiential learning
- The chance to professionally network with like-minded individuals
- On-going training and support while you develop/strengthen your leadership skills
- A space to enhance your personal health and well-being
If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of children in the Hamilton area, please submit an application at: Start2Finish Volunteer Application
Chantiers Jeunesse is a non-profit organization that offers volunteer programs for youth ages 15 to 30. Our mission is to promote youth engagement in communities and we encourage youth of all backgrounds to apply. Our programs include 2 to 3 week volunteer projects in Canada as well as abroad, funding and support for entrepreneurship projects and longer term individual placements. Our projects in Canada have all fees covered such as accommodation, meals and transportation. In addition, we provide orientation weekends as well as follow-up and professional development opportunities for participants after their projects.
Please visit the following site for complete information on our volunteer opportunities:
NPAAMB's Oya:na Program in Brantford, Hamilton and Fort Erie are seeking non-Indigenous youth to participate in the program by being involved in a community service opportunity with Indigenous youth!
Participants must commit to 120 hours, the hours are flexible but must be completed before March 31, 2020.
Supports are also available (on case by case basis):
- Earn $10/ hour (living expense)
- Bus pass/ transportation costs
- Completion bonus of $50 gift card
The Youth Aiding Youth program at ROCK is seeking driven and dedicated volunteers to co-facilitate social skills groups for children between the ages of 6-12 years old. These groups involve supporting children who need assistance developing social skills, confidence, and self-esteem. The volunteers facilitate the sessions by following a program manual that includes topics such as self-esteem, bullying, social language skills and more. Interested candidates:
-Age 19 years and older
-Have previous experience working with children
-Able to work well within a team setting with the shared goal of co-facilitating a successful social skills group
-Able to follow the program manual and facilitate group discussions, engaging activities and fun games
-Should be able to manage behaviours and use quick problem solving
-Should be outgoing and possess established leadership skills
Commitment: 2 hrs once a week for 10 weeks (6 weeks for summer groups)
The Youth Aiding Youth program at ROCK is seeking professional, outgoing and dedicated volunteers to perform outreach within the Halton community for the purpose of volunteer recruitment. This role will involve hosting information tables at various events such as community wellness/volunteer fairs and volunteer recruitment drives at secondary schools within the Halton region. Interested Candidates will be:
-Age 18 years and older
-Capable of travelling to various locations within the Halton community
-Comfortable with public speaking and presenting to small crowds
-Capable of having a flexible schedule with the ability to commit to daytime, evening and
weekend outreach opportunities
If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please email Faye Fakhereddin at:
The Youth Aiding Youth program at ROCK is seeking driven and dedicated volunteers to spend time with children between the ages of 6-12 years old, participating in fun & recreational activities. The goal of this mentoring relationship is to support the child in developing their confidence, self-esteem and social skills, while providing them with an older positive role model and friend. Interested Candidates will be:
-16-24 years of age
-Looking to gain hands on experience within a mental health organization
-Looking to make a difference in the lives of "at-risk" children within Halton
-Able to commit to spending 3 hours a week for a minimum of 9 months with the child they are matched with
-Able to work independently and take the initiative to plan a variety of activities and outings for the volunteer and child to participate in