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Home Visiting Volunteer [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Making Moments Matter 
 
Would you like to provide support with the rest of the care team to clients with ALS Ontario who request services by phone, or in their home or other place of residence. You can contribute actively to the emotional, psychosocial and spiritual well being of the client (which may include family and friends) in York Region. 
 
Duties could include supporting a client by providing companionship, also assisting client with meal preparations, light housekeeping, errands, grocery shopping. Accompany client to appointments, for walks or other social activities offering emotional and spiritual support. 
ALS Canada, Markham, Steeles Avenue East, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis client services
Support Group Facilitators in Aurora and Barrie [ More info ]  Aurora  York Region 
We are looking for two Support Group Facilitator volunteers, one for Aurora and one for Barrie to provide education and support at monthly group meetings to persons with ALS, members of their families, and/or their caregivers in dealing with the challenges of living with the condition. To encourage group members to share experiences, ideas and feelings, address challenges, develop supportive friendships and receive current information about ALS.  
 
You will be responsible to: 
 
•Facilitate monthly support group, including planning, set-up, refreshments and speakers. Note: The Regional Manager can request the client or caregiver to help with refreshments and set up if applicable. 
•This monthly support group is a joint responsibility of both the Regional Manager, client and caregiver. Note: The group intention is to be collective effort. 
•Where appropriate the Volunteer Co-Facilitator will assist the Regional Manager on sourcing guest speakers, handouts and whatever else is required. 
•The Regional Manager is strongly advised that facilitators initiate a check in process, which allows members to indicate in the check in that they need time from the group. This will support of a facilitator intervention when other member s are overly talkative. 
ALS Canada, Markham, Steeles Avenue East, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis client services
Group Facilitator [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
We are looking for a group facilitator that has personal bereavement experience to:  
 
* Provide one-on-one support to bereaved individuals and families as referred by BFOYR staff 
* Assist with the completion of one-on-one intakes for individuals entering BFOYR closed groups 
* Co-facilitate closed support groups according to the agenda and guidelines supplied by BFOYR 
* Assist with scheduled support sessions 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region, Newmarket, Yonge Street, Bereavement Support Services
Orthopedic Surgery Coach [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Have you had bone or joint (orthopaedic) surgery within the last 2-3 years? Would you like to help others facing surgery by sharing your personal experience and answering questions? We are looking for volunteers willing to connect by phone with patients newly referred for orthopaedic surgery to share a real-world patient view of what to expect from their treatment. Volunteers are matched based on the patient-clients’ needs and preferences: type of surgery, age, gender, language, location and more, for as many commonalities as possible.
Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation, Toronto - serves York Region, Ortho Connect
Personal Disaster Assistance Team Member [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
When an emergency or disaster occurs, no matter the scale, the Canadian Red Cross is there to help. Whether it is by providing essential services, such as food and clothing, to clients during the 72 hours following the disaster or responding to large-scale flooding across the country, volunteers are there. 
 
Volunteers must be ready and available to respond by signing up for rotating 24-hour on call cycles, completing the necessary training to assist them in working with clients and other volunteers, be personally prepared for an emergency or disaster, train and practice disaster response role through Red Cross exercises, attend monthly Disaster Management meetings to keep up on skills and knowledge.
Canadian Red Cross, Richmond Hill - Region of York Branch, Yonge Street, Services aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable people
Receptionist [ More info ]  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
CBM is looking for a positive, enthusiastic volunteer with a clear, empathetic and confident phone presence to relieve our receptionist at the front desk once per week during team meetings and events.  
 
Primary Responsibilities Include: • Responding to inbound phone calls (praying for donors on the phone) • Transferring phone calls and paging as necessary • Record and relay information as necessary • Greeting and directing walk-in traffic and assisting with any information requests • Taking donations by phone and updating Studio Enterprise • Writing notes in prayer cards to personalize requests
CBM Canada
In-home Visiting Volunteer [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Newmarket  York Region 
Working as a key part of the health care team, to provide companionship, practical assistance and caregiver relief to persons who are living with a life-threatening illness. To provide non-medical, short-term respite care in the client's home.
Doane House Hospice Inc., Newmarket, Yonge Street, Doane House Hospice
Drop In Group Co-Facilitator [ More info ]  Georgina  York Region 
We are looking for volunteers that will co-facilitate a program that is offered for caregiver relief. If you would like to help in a welcoming atmosphere where you will work with a group of clients to provide leisure and social activities please apply today.
Hospice Georgina, Sutton West, High Street, Non-medical support to individuals with life limiting illness and their families
Lifestyle Resource Team [ More info ]  Georgina  York Region 
Our lifestyle program can improve a clients outlook, coping skills and sense of purpose in life. Lifestyle volunteers offer hands on opportunities to explore creative arts, such as painting, quilting, music, journaling, scrap booking, gardening drumming, photography, crafts and more. These activities and complementary therapies support our clients well being by providing yoga, meditation, visualization, native healing, Tai Chi, therapeutic touch, massage therapy and more. If you would like to volunteer or have skills to share please help in this exciting program today.
Hospice Georgina, Sutton West, High Street, Non-medical support to individuals with life limiting illness and their families
Visiting Volunteer [ More info ]  Georgina  York Region 
Working as a key part of the health care team, to provide companionship, practical assistance and caregiver relief to persons who are living with a life-threatening illness. To provide non-medical, short-term respite care in the client's home.
Hospice Georgina, Sutton West, High Street, Non-medical support to individuals with life limiting illness and their families
Hospice Volunteer [ More info ]  Markham  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  York Region 
Hospice Thornhill volunteers are special individuals who generously give of their time and compassion. Our Volunteers are carefully screened and selected ensuring that we achieve the right “fit” for between client and caregiver. We need volunteers to look after facilitation of programs & groups, to take clients to medical appointments, or short shopping trips along with providing in-home support to Palliative Clients.  
We are also looking for volunteers to assist in facilitating bereavement groups or working one-on-one with clients who are newly bereaved.
Hospice Thornhill, Thornhill, Charlton Avenue, Community-based palliative care
In Home Hospice Volunteer [ More info ]  Vaughan  York Region 
Hospice Vaughan needs in-home visiting volunteers. 
 
This entails visiting palliative clients in their homes to provide companionship for the patients and respite services for the caretakers. 
 
Italian speaking and other languages welcome. 
Hospice Vaughan, Woodbridge, Woodbridge Avenue, Support for individuals coping with a life limiting illness
Special Friend Mentor [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Would you like to become a special friend/mentor for children by volunteering to be a positive role model for a child with social and/or emotional problems? Volunteers are matched with a specific child to share weekly activities in the community and provide the child with a positive role model. An average of 3-4 hours a week is required. Male and culturally diverse volunteers are especially needed. Mileage and some expenses are reimbursed.
Kinark Child and Family Services, Aurora - Head Office, Orchard Heights Blvd, Individual, family and group treatment for children and their families
On Call Crisis Line Support [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
We are looking for people who want to work with women who may or may not have experienced sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, sexual harassment, date rape or other similar experience. You would be working from home and be on call. 
 
Please note that are NOT required to counsel anyone.
Women's Support Network of York Region, Newmarket, Stellar Drive, Abuse counselling and support
Big Buddy [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
We are looking for volunteers that are interested in developing a 1:1 relationship with a child (ages 6-13 years) under the supervision of a CAS worker, helping to help increase the child's trust and self esteem. The volunteer will go on community outings, do recreational activities & provide friendship, encouragement, support and guidance.
York Region Childrens Aid Society, Newmarket - Kennedy Place, Leslie Street, Children's protective and support services
Volunteer Tutors [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Volunteer tutors are matched based on ability to work 1:1 with a child ages 6-18. You would meet with a child each week to assist/improve academic abilities. You will work with the child by helping them to implement and develop good study habits.
York Region Childrens Aid Society, Newmarket - Kennedy Place, Leslie Street, Children's protective and support services
Youth Mentor [ More info ]  Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
We are looking for volunteers that are interested in developing a close relationship with a youth (ages 14-18 years) under the supervision of a CAS worker. The volunteer would help increase the teen's trust and self esteem and provide encouragement, support and guidance. The volunteer would take the teen on outings and do recreational activities. The volunteer may work on goals such as resume writing, job search, research etc.
York Region Childrens Aid Society, Newmarket - Kennedy Place, Leslie Street, Children's protective and support services