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Better Living Health and Community Services, Margaret Bahen Hospice, Hospice
Prepare homemade snacks and meals for residents and their caregivers, baking
Recreation Mentoring   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
York Region
Focused on physical literacy, this program will encourage children to unplug and get back to enjoying physical activity, socializing with peers, and being part of their community. Children will participate in organized recreation activities while developing fundamental movement skills and learning the importance of lending a healthy lifestyle. Groups of 20 children, male and female ages 8-12 years participate in 8 week sessions.
Orthopedic Surgery Phone Support Volunteer   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation, Telephone Service, Ortho Connect Peer Support Program
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 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.
Hope House Community Hospice, Head Office Aurora, Hospice In-Home Visiting, Wellness, Caregiver and Bereavement programs
Greeting attendees, interacting with palliative clients, assisting with program set-up, meal delivery, weekly activities, clean-up.
Volunteer Driver   Aurora  Richmond Hill 
Hope House Community Hospice, Head Office Aurora, Hospice In-Home Visiting, Wellness, Caregiver and Bereavement programs
Aurora and Richmond Hill
Drive clients to and from day hospice and wellness programs
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.
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.
Advanced Medical First Responder   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
St. John Ambulance, York Region Branch, First Aid/Safety Training and Community Services
- Attend Orientation 
- Interview, Selection, Police Check (VSS) 
- Advanced Medical First Responder Course 
- Attend Weekly Meetings 
- Attend Various Community Service Events for Medical Coverage
Volunteers   Richmond Hill 
Yellow Brick House
Aurora, Markham and Richmond Hill
We are looking for volunteers to assist with providing childcare while the mothers are in group counseling sessions. 
Yellow Brick House relies on the support of the community to enhance its services to abused women and their children.


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