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Group Facilitator   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region, Bereaved Families of Ontario - Newmarket, Bereavement Support Services
various locations in 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 
Professional Advisory Committee   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region, Bereaved Families of Ontario - Newmarket, Bereavement Support Services
The Professional Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly, not including the summer months. 
 
Purpose: To create a vision for the future of BFO and augment the self-help model of BFO with professional expertise in the area of bereavement. 
 
Outline of Responsibilities/Tasks: 
To review needs and establish programs to meet the needs of the bereaved in the community. 
To support/develop bereaved facilitators through the Facilitator Training Program. 
To recruit and interview qualified volunteers/facilitators for current programs. 
To assist in providing public education in the area of bereavement. 
To screen and support appropriate research in the field of bereavement. 
To be a resource to the bereavement volunteer facilitators and the staff. 
To provide written document regarding status and direction of P.A.C. 
PAC should approve in principle BFO’s goals and programs(self-help model) 
PAC will appoint from its members, sub committees to facilitate the successful function of the committee if needed.
Canadian Red Cross, Region of York Branch, Services aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable people
Between Bloomington Road and King Sideroad
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 an Emergency Response Team (ERT) Supervisor for Disaster Management (DM). Reporting to the ERT Site Manager, the ERT Supervisor will be responsible for various emergency shelter and reception centre response activities in addition to other responsibilities related to emergency preparedness. Job Summary: The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is activated for a response that exceeds Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team capacity. Will organize and set up and manage a specific service during a response. Supervise the work of the responders. Disaster Response Activities: • Ensure compliance and provide ongoing feedback to ERT Responders during a response in compliance to the Technical Standards and the National Disaster Assistance Guidelines; • Assess resource requirements including HR and Logistics, ensuring the needs are highlighted to the ERT Site Manager • Organize and supervise the delivery of services as assigned; • Facilitate operational briefings and debriefings during a response; • Participate in operational debriefings and provide suggestions for improvement; • Participate in site coordination meetings, as well as debriefings with the Site Manager; • Manage inventory of emergency stock, • Coordinate with enabling services on set-up of the service; • Review schedule of volunteers to confirm adequate personnel is assigned at all times for the service; • Supervise volunteers to deliver the service assigned; • Maintain logs, statistics and financial documentation for use of service, as required; • Communicate, report on progress and evaluate the provision of the services, as appropriate to the ERT Site Manager; • Ensure completion of necessary paperwork (i.e. Goods and Services Vouchers, Registration & Inquiry cards, daily statistics, activity logs, etc.). • Participate in the recruitment of ERT Responders; • Participate in ERT team member orientation & scheduling of training; • Contribute to the completion and updating of supplier agreements, as needed; • Contribute to ensuring response supplies are properly stocked and available; • Update the response plan • Promote and ensure compliance with Red Cross directives and Technical Standards; • Manage response equipment. • Perform other duties, as required. Qualifications: The incumbent must have the commitment to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross Movement and model the core competencies of the CRCS: team excellence, service excellence, accountability and results focused. • This position requires a satisfactory Canadian criminal record reference check and a satisfactory vulnerable sector check. Education and Experience: • Completion of College Diploma and/or an equivalent experience; • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience supervising a team; • Experience as ERT Responder or PDA Supervisor is an asset. Knowledge: • Understanding of Red Cross role in disaster response, relief and recovery, an asset • Language requirements vary - responders must be able to deliver services as appropriate • Customer service skills - provide comfort and care, patience in dealing with upset clients, active listening to understanding needs, finding a solution and good communication so client understands services available and how to obtain • Make informed decisions, able to problem solve, provide coaching and feedback to volunteers, support team environment • Communication skills - verbal and non-verbal cues, clearly able explain self and confirm understanding from client • Accuracy in completing forms, giving information, completing necessary paperwork • Ability to work well within a team - share information, be helpful, respectful, approachable, build strong relationships • Dependable - timely, take initiative and ownership of work, complete tasks without being asked or with little supervision
cbm Canada, Whitchurch-Stouffville - Stouffville Road, Fundraising for International Missions
Stouffville
cbm is looking for a positive, enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer to assist the Regular Giving Department / Healing Hugs Program. 
 
Project Summary: 
The main goal of this project is to review and approve child profiles for the healing hugs program in preparation for donors.
cbm Canada, Whitchurch-Stouffville - Stouffville Road, Fundraising for International Missions
Stouffville
CBM is looking for a positive, enthusiastic volunteer with a clear, empathetic and confident phone presence to respond to inbound phone calls. 
 
Primary Responsibilities Include: 
• Responding to inbound phone calls  
• Noting prayer requests from Donors 
• Transferring phone calls and paging as necessary 
• Taking donations by phone and recording donations on donation slips 
• Checking and responding to general email requests 
 
Hours: We are flexible and willing to accommodate volunteer schedules. Volunteers can come for any length of time on any day of the week, during business hours (8:30am – 4:30pm). 
 
cbm is committed to creating an inclusive environment. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 
 
As a condition of volunteering with cbm Canada, successful candidates will be required to undergo Vulnerable Sector Screening from the police jurisdiction in which they reside.
In-home Visiting Volunteer   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Newmarket  York Region 
Doane House Hospice Inc., Doane House Hospice, Non-residential hospice
In the client's home, and when appropriate, out in the community.
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, Non-medical support to individuals with life limiting illness and their families
Sutton
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, Non-medical support to individuals with life limiting illness and their families
Sutton
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.
Visiting Volunteer   Georgina  York Region 
Hospice Georgina, Non-medical support to individuals with life limiting illness and their families
In the client's home, and when appropriate, out in the community.
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 Vaughan, Hospice Vaughan - Woodbridge Ave, Support for individuals coping with a life limiting illness
Concord, Maple, Vaughan, Woodbridge
In-Home volunteers - offering companionship to individuals with a palliative diagnosis and respite care for caregivers in the home.  
Community Outreach volunteers - providing awareness about Hospice Vaughan at community events and recruitment.  
Fundraising/Marketing volunteers - be involved with the fundraising and marketing team  
Day Program volunteers - assisting with cooking, serving and programs during the Wednesday day program. 
Administrative volunteers - answering phones, filing, greeting desk, cleaning, etc.  
Special events volunteer - being involved with the events team to organize and promote events such as the Gala and Hike or Bike.  
Grief and Bereavement support volunteer - co-facilitating grief and bereavement groups 
Children's programs - Assisting with children's grief and bereavement programs throughout the year 
Complementary therapy - individuals who are professional therapist (Reiki, Yoga, Meditation, fitness etc)  
Educator/Public health speaker - individual interested in sharing knowledge in the a variety of areas. These educational pieces will be shared with clients, volunteers, caregivers, staff and community members.
Special Friend Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Kinark Child and Family Services, Markham - Head Office, Individual, family and group treatment for children and their families
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.
On-Call Crisis-Line Support Volunteer   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Women's Support Network of York Region, Newmarket - Stellar Drive, Sexual Abuse counselling and support
York Region
WSN is a non-profit organization that is mandated to serve women and girls in York Region who have experienced any form of sexual violence.  
 
Requirements include: 
- completion of an application form  
- reference check 
- vulnerable sector screening (criminal check)  
- completion of a 8-9 week training programme (every consecutive Wednesday evening 6-pm)  
- completion of one of the following trainings and a printed certificate: a) http://www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/octiptraining/ or b) http://helpingtraffickedpersons.org/ 
 
Please note that are NOT required to counsel anyone rather provide emotional support and referrals to the appropriate community resources.
Big Buddy Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
York Region Childrens' Aid Society, Main Office, Children's protective and support services
York Region
We are looking for volunteers that are interested in developing a 1:1 relationship with a child/teen (ages 6-18 years) under the supervision of a CAS worker, helping to increase the child's trust and self esteem. The volunteer will go on community outings, do recreational activities & provide friendship, encouragement, support and guidance.
Volunteer Tutors   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
York Region Childrens' Aid Society, Main Office, Children's protective and support services
In child's home or alternate location such as the local library
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.
Youth Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
York Region Childrens' Aid Society, Main Office, Children's protective and support services
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.

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