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Home Visiting Volunteer   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
ALS Canada, Markham, Steeles Avenue East, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis client services
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.
Support Group Facilitators in Aurora and Barrie   Aurora  York Region 
ALS Canada, Markham, Steeles Avenue East, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis client services
York Region and Barrie
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.
Group Facilitator   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region, Newmarket, Yonge Street, 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 
Office Assistant   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region, Newmarket, Yonge Street, Bereavement Support Services
Purpose: To provide BFOYR with general clerical assistance. 
 
Outline of Responsibilities/Tasks: 
General typing, photocopying and filing duties 
Regular update of databases 
Assist with production of quarterly newsletters and other mailings 
Assist as needed with administrative requirements for special events 
Other tasks as may be discussed and mutually agreed upon
Professional Advisory Committee   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region, Newmarket, Yonge Street, 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.
Orthopedic Surgery Phone Support Volunteer   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation, Toronto - serves York Region, Ortho Connect
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.
Personal Disaster Assistance Team Member   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Canadian Red Cross, Richmond Hill - Region of York Branch, Yonge Street, Services aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable people
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.
Donor Relations Volunteer (Inbound Phone Calls)   Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
cbm Canada
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.
Donor Relations Volunteer (Inbound Phone Calls)   Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
cbm Canada
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., Newmarket, Yonge Street, Doane House 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 Volunteer   Markham  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  York Region 
Evergreen Hospice, Thornhill, Charlton Avenue, Community-based palliative care
Thornhill
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.
Drop In Group Co-Facilitator   Georgina  York Region 
Hospice Georgina, Sutton West, High Street, 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.
Lifestyle Resource Team   Georgina  York Region 
Hospice Georgina, Sutton West, High Street, 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, Sutton West, High Street, 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.
In Home Hospice Volunteer   Vaughan  York Region 
Hospice Vaughan, Woodbridge, Woodbridge Avenue, Support for individuals coping with a life limiting illness
Concord, Maple, Vaughan, Woodbridge
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. 
Special Friend Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
Kinark Child and Family Services, Aurora - Head Office, Orchard Heights Blvd, 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   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
York Region Childrens Aid Society, Newmarket - Kennedy Place, Leslie Street, 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 (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.
Volunteer Tutors   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville  York Region 
York Region Childrens Aid Society, Newmarket - Kennedy Place, Leslie Street, 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, Newmarket - Kennedy Place, Leslie Street, 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.