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Group Facilitator   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region
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 
Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region
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, No Office Location, 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
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 Georgina
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
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
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
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.
Crisis Responder   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Kids Help Phone
For almost three decades, young people have been reaching out to Kids Help Phone for the support they need – but for every person we’ve been able to help, others have been unable to access our services. That’s why we are driven to remove and reduce barriers to access and support, and to create vital, innovative, and relevant new service offerings. 
This fall, we will be launching a texting service trial, to help provide empathetic support to young people via SMS messaging. Right now, we are gearing up to train and recruit Crisis Responders who will answer texts from young people. The volunteer position is remote, meaning that Crisis Responders will be trained and will be able to support young people from anywhere in Canada as long as they have a strong, reliable internet connection! 
The online training is 36 hours and will be completed over a period of six weeks. With respect to volunteers’ weekly commitment, Crisis Responders are asked to volunteer for 4 hours a week for at least one year.  
Becoming a Crisis Responder is simple: 
Step 1: Fill out the online application, which should take approximately 30 minutes. 
Step 2: If selected for training, obtain and successfully get a Vulnerable Sector check (don’t worry, we will tell you how to do this!) 
Step 3: Complete the 36-hour online training within six weeks 
Step 4: Sign the Crisis Responder Agreement, which includes our Code of Conduct and Privacy Policy 
Step 5: Take your first shift and start changing lives! 
Once we review the applications, we’ll contact everyone we think will be a great fit as a Crisis Responder. If you are selected, we will send you the Crisis Responder Agreement as well as information on background checks and our training. 
We are providing 36 hours of online training that volunteers can complete on their own time during a 6 week time period. You can train from anywhere where you have a secure, reliable internet connection. In your PJs, at the kitchen table, or in your secret underground lair: whatever works for you 
The training will help equip you with the skills for active listening, responding with empathy, evaluating conversations for imminent risk, and safety planning (these are skills that may help in your personal relationships too!). Not only that, but you will be a superhero with a laptop or PC, ready to listen and support young people! 
If this sounds exciting to you, please complete the online application to get started. 
Please find the online application at: 
To learn more about the Crisis Responder Position, please visit this link:
One on One Mentor (Special Friend Program)   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
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 mentor 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.
Nanny Angel - Childcare Volunteer   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Nanny Angel Network, York Region - location varies, Childcare support
Volunteers are matched with families based on compatibility and their location within York Region.
Imagine a world where every mother with cancer receives the care needed for her children – so she has enough time to care for herself. The Nanny Angel Network offers rewarding positions for skilled childcare providers who are looking to make a difference. 
Nanny Angels provide free, specialized in-home relief childcare support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period. The role is not that of a babysitter, housekeeper or personal assistant – Nanny Angels are there to engage and support the children. 
All of our Nanny Angels have two important things in common: their love of children and their commitment to provide excellent, dependable childcare for mothers with cancer.
Youth Mentor   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
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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