These volunteer opportunities have been archived based on an expiry date set by the originator (i.e. nonprofit organization). Please note that these opportunities are only presented for interest – to give volunteers and site visitors an opportunity to see the types of positions offered by organizations.
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: Volunteering with the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston offers you a unique and rewarding opportunity to join other compassionate individuals committed to working towards the prevention of sexual violence. Our volunteer program is flexibly designed, allowing you to be as active and involved while working around your schedule. Our vital services remain available as a result of compassionate and empathetic volunteers, like you! As a volunteer with us, you will spend time on our telephone crisis line and chat/text support line. These lines support survivors from 7 different regions across Ontario (KFL&A, Ottawa, Renfrew County, North Bay and area, Niagara and area, Quinte and area, SDG&A). You will learn vital skills to provide trauma-informed crisis response care that is situated in an anti-racist, anti-oppressive intersectional feminist framework. Other volunteer opportunities that might become available include but are not limited to: accompaniment support, behind-the-scenes volunteering, and outreach. All of our volunteers typically start on the crisis lines before being offered these additional opportunities. Volunteer Requirements Over 18 years of age; Have not been a client of SACK for a minimum of 1 year; Connection to at least 1 of the regions in which SACK’s crisis line supports; Access to a quiet space when on shift; Access to secure and adequate wifi (Chat/Text specific); Comfortable supporting individuals via telephone conversation & web chat; Flexible schedule and willingness to take a variety of shifts (we offer shifts in the morning, afternoon, evening, and overnight); Commitment to volunteering for a minimum of 6 months (we ask for volunteers to commit to at least 3 shifts per month); Willingness to learn what working in an anti-racist anti-oppressive intersectional feminist environment consists of. If you are interested in volunteering with SACK, please click https://www.sackingston.com/volunteer to submit an application. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Volunteer Coordinator via email, firstname.lastname@example.org Please note: our volunteer program is open to any individual, regardless of gender and sexual identity. We strive for our program to be as inclusive as possible, if you have any access needs or accommodation requirements, please don’t hesitate to reach out
Category: Health / Medical
Description: Parkinson Canada Volunteer Opportunity SuperWalk Event Day Volunteers Parkinson Canada is the definitive voice for the Parkinson’s community in Canada. Our purpose is to transform the lives of people living with Parkinson’s. We do this through research leading to better treatments and the end of Parkinson’s, advocacy bringing the voices of Parkinson’s to the forefront and support that helps people live well with Parkinson’s through education and services. A national registered charity, Parkinson Canada operates through the generosity of donors and is an accredited organization under the Imagine Canada Standards Program. The Opportunity SuperWalk volunteers play a pivotal role in the day of our SuperWalk events, in fact we cannot do it without them. Your people-skills, enthusiasm, and drive to support those living with Parkinson’s would make you an excellent SuperWalk volunteers. You enjoy guiding and mentoring event participants and other volunteers and helping them excel at their tasks. As a day of SuperWalk volunteer and more specifically a Route Marshal you will help event participants with the following: Set up/Tear down Wayfinding Cheering Participants Directing unexpected traffic Providing assistants to participants who may need it Anything else that may come up. What is Needed to Succeed in this Role Enjoys working as part of a team Positive and enthusiastic attitude Ability to spend time outdoors in various weather for a long period of time Possess an interest in working with Parkinson Canada and with Canadians living with Parkinson’s and their families Benefits for SuperWalk Volunteers As a volunteer SuperWalk Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to develop your leadership potential and project management skills in a context outside of regular employment. You will work with an excellent group of people and be able to network with others in a related field. Most importantly you will make an impact in the lives of those living with Parkinson’s. Commitment This event takes place September 9&10, 2023. The window of volunteer time during those days is 7:30 am-7:00pm. Depending on your role you could be needed at various times throughout that time frame. How to Apply Interested candidates should complete a Volunteer Profile, available at: http://superwalk.parkinsoncanada.volunteerhub.com/ Lanark/Perth Event: https://parkinsoncanada.volunteerhub.com/Admin/Event/Index/f284fbeb-199d-4a24-87d1-57c08e0a6029 Or email email@example.com Resumes are strongly encouraged, but not required. Parkinson Canada is committed to inclusion, fairness, respect, human dignity, and equity. We provide accessible employment and volunteer engagement practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applications from persons with disabilities are welcomed and encouraged. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For questions or accommodation requests, please contact the Volunteer Engagement Manager, Graham Marshall-Coultas at 1-800-565-3000, ext. 3319 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the selected candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check. Parkinson Canada 316 – 4211 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M2P 2A9 416-227-9700 – 1-800-565-3000
Category: Health / Medical
Description: Parkinson Canada Volunteer Opportunity Support Group Facilitator Parkinson’s is a complex brain disease, and everyone’s Parkinson’s journey is different. More than 100,000 Canadians live with Parkinson’s and 30 more are diagnosed every day. There is currently no cure but, life with Parkinson’s is still possible. At Parkinson Canada, people with Parkinson’s are at the centre of everything we do. Parkinson Canada is at an exciting time of transformation, where we are aiming to be the “go to” connector and guide for people living with Parkinson’s. We strive to inspire and empower people living with Parkinson’s to thrive through tailored programs, innovative research and raising the voice of Canadians impacted by Parkinson’s through our advocacy efforts. If you want to make a positive impact on the lives of Canadians impacted by Parkinson’s, work with passionate, dedicated people where diversity and inclusion is celebrated and partner with great organizations that have the same goal then we look forward to meeting you! The Opportunity The Support Group Facilitator plays a critical role in the delivery of support services at community level. Once a month, they create a confidential and welcoming in-person or virtual space, where people living with Parkinson’s and/or their care partners can share their experiences and develop supportive relationships in a group setting. The time commitment for this opportunity is 3 – 5 hours per month. Your Contribution As a Support Group Facilitator, you bring a keen desire to make a difference in the lives of people affected by Parkinson’s. Your empathetic approach, enthusiasm for learning, and ability to facilitate discussion about issues related to Parkinson’s are key factors in ensuring that monthly support groups are safe spaces. What is Needed to Succeed in this Role Compassion and a non-judgemental approach to supporting people Strong communication skills including active listening Ability to facilitate discussions that put the voices of those living with and affected by Parkinson’s at the centre Commitment to model inclusion and respect for diversity Love of learning Background in nursing, social work, or related field is an asset Enthusiasm to work closely with Parkinson Canada staff Ability to carry out administrative tasks and provide promotional support Level of comfort or willingness to become familiar with virtual meeting technology If support groups return to in-person activities, willingness to take on the logistical aspects of monthly group meetings Benefits for Support Group Facilitators As a volunteer Support Group Facilitator, you will learn more about Parkinson’s and make a genuine impact in the lives of people living with Parkinson’s and their care partners. You will meet wonderful new people and gain experience in the facilitation of groups, while contributing to the critical work of Parkinson Canada. References are available. Commitment One support group meeting per month (1-1.5 hours per month), plus 3-5 hours monthly for administrative and organizational tasks. Stability is essential for Support Groups so a commitment of at least one year is appreciated. How to Apply Interested candidates should complete a Volunteer Profile, available at: http://pcsupportgroups.parkinsoncanada.volunteerhub.com/ Peth Opportunity: Perth, Ontario- Support Group Facilitator (volunteerhub.com) Resumes are strongly encouraged. Parkinson Canada is committed to inclusion, fairness, respect, human dignity, and equity. We provide accessible employment and volunteer engagement practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applications from persons with disabilities are welcomed and encouraged. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For questions or accommodation requests, please contact the Volunteer Engagement Manager, Graham Marshall-Coultas at 1-800-565-3000, ext. 3319 or email@example.com. Please note that the selected candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check. Parkinson Canada 316 – 4211 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M2P 2A9 416-227-9700 – 1-800-565-3000
Category: Other Positions
Description: The Limestone Century is a community-oriented event to promote cycling and a fundraiser for Cycle Kingston. Routes are 50, 100 and 162km. We need a few more volunteers to assist with rest stops on ride day. This requires putting out food and beverages, greeting riders, and tracking numbers of riders who check in. Lots of time for relaxing and reading a book! Shifts are generally 2 hours. Must be able to drive to a rest stop within a 50km radius of Kingston.