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Pleasant Manor Retirement Village, Heritage Place
1743 Four Mile Creek Road, Virgil
Assist residents in Long Term Care with their meals.
Friendly Visiting   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
All community in the Niagara Region
Visiting someone living with dementia in the community for 1 hour per week.
BrainWave Cafe Assistant   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
Assisting the Brainwave Café Facilitator in setting up program, leading activities, assisting social interactions
Volunteer   Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake 
Cavendish Manor Retirement Living
Aid the Recreation manager with running various activities, 1:1 visits with residents, helping with various partys and open house events, shopping and lunch outings and various other duties. 
**** We are also looking for volunteer singing/ entertainment groups ****
Volunteer Driver   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Canadian Red Cross Society (The), Niagara Area Branches
Niagara Region and surrounding areas
Drive seniors and individuals with disabilities to and from appointments within the Niagara Region.
Positive Living Niagara
120 Queenston Street
Reception: answer the phone and direct calls, greet people at the door, simple tasks at the desk such as labelling or packaging.
Niagara (Region of). Community Services Department, Niagara Falls - The Meadows of Dorchester, Seniors Services - Long-Term Care Home
Niagara Falls
Assist with various day programs such as coffee socials,arts & crafts, woodworking, table games, cards, music activities and outings.
Big Sister   Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls - Montrose Rd
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Volunteer on a regular basis (typically one visit per week) with a girl between the ages of 6 and 18 years of age. Activities vary, and are scheduled by the match. Big Sisters are positive supportive role models to their Little Sister.
Volunteer Crisis Specialist Responder   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Mental Health and Addictions Access Line
Niagara Region
Are you looking for a unique volunteer experience? Are you looking to diversify your skills and increase your experiences all within one agency at Distress Centre Niagara? If you answered yes, then look no further!! Join us today and become a front line responder, who specializes in crisis, as well as community resources related to mental and addiction. We offer many flexible training sessions throughout the year!
Volunteer Services   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
CNIB, Niagara Region
Vision Mate: 
Provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. Assist in activities of the client’s choosing, at his/her home or in the community, including reading, organizing, walking, running errands, and friendly visiting.  
(2-4 hours Monthly)  
 
Ambassador: 
Deliver presentations to community organizations, schools, senior centres and professional groups; represent CNIB at community information forums (health fairs); if you are a CNIB client, consider sharing your personal stories to raise awareness about vision loss, vision health, and CNIB.  
(Flexible Commitment) 
 
Ambassador Assistant: 
Partnered with a CNIB Ambassador, directly assist someone who is blind or partially sighted with their community presentations. Drive client to determined location, help set up display and help to ensure things go smoothly.  
(Flexible Commitment) 
 
Leadership Committee and Public Relations: 
Assist in shaping and implementing CNIB’s local strategies around Vision Health, Volunteer Support, Fundraising and Client Services. You can help CNIB build and maintain a strong community presence.  
(Flexible Commitment)
Niagara Falls Soccer Club
3800 Springdale Ave, Niagara Falls, Ont. EE Mitchelson Park and other various parks nearby
Assisting with various activities for our 3 day annual AC Douglas Tournament. 
 
May be a convenor for an assigned field. Collecting game sheets, calling scores, supervising any issues that may occur. 
 
Checking books on registration night (Friday) ensuring team is fully registered.
Community Support Services of Niagara, St Catharines, Administration
Welland, Pelham, Wainfleet, and/or Port Colborne
Assist to instruct and facilitate in-home exercise programs to older adults and/or people with disabilities as well as educate the clients on staying healthy, safe and strong so that they may maintain their independence as long as possible.
River Road Retirement Residence
4067 River Road, Niagara Falls, Canada
Play games, help with events
Group Community Access Volunteer   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch, St Catharines - Page St, Administration
The Community Engagement Program provides support to individuals experiencing mental health issues through various social/leisure and recreational activities out in the community. 
 
Position Summary: 
 
Trained volunteers will provide group outings and workshops to those experiencing mental illness. The Volunteer will create an environment where clients can actively engage and learn about various social, leisure and recreational activities. The objective is to promote, support and/or encourage independence the areas of social, leisure and recreational skills, working with the Case Manager (CM) and client’s pre-stated goals. This role is non-clinical. 
 
Essential Job Functions:  
• Provide group support to clients out in the community to enhance in the development of social, recreational and leisure skills 
• Engage in various activities including: gardening, music, arts and crafts, yoga, cooking/nutrition, physical fitness/recreational activities, sports, etc.  
• Develop ice breakers to encourage participation between clients 
• Receive feedback from clients using evaluation forms 
• Consult with professional program staff (CM) as needed and maintain communication on a monthly basis (minimum) with Volunteer Coordinator 
• Provide encouragement and support to client in reaching program goals 
• May provide some life skills coaching at the direction of the professional program staff (taking bus, home organization etc.) 
• Maintain privacy and confidentiality of client partner outside of reporting responsibilities with professional staff 
• Develop case notes after each group outing/workshop 
• Log hours and mileage 
 
Essential Job Requirements: 
• Able to provide support and encouragement to people experiencing mental health issues to enhance their quality of life  
• Minimum age of 18 
• Willing to: 
- Provide application information and participate in a selection interview 
- Participate in volunteer orientation and ongoing training sessions specific to role 
- Participate in match closure meeting at end of commitment 
- Submit to a police records check 
- Provide the names of two credible references 
- Participate in an evaluation meeting 
- Sign a confidentiality statement 
- Background in social service field and those with lived experience an asset
Brain Injury Community Re-Entry (Niagara) Inc
At various locations
Provide friendly visiting to individuals with an acquired brain injury; go out in the community together (for walks, coffee, movies, etc).
Individual Community Access Volunteer   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch, St Catharines - Page St, Administration
Niagara Region
The Community Engagement Program provides support to individuals experiencing mental health issues through various social/leisure and recreational activities out in the community.  
 
TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE: 
http://cmhaniagara.ca/volunteer/ 
 
 
Position Summary: 
 
Trained volunteers will be matched on a one-to-one basis with people living in the community who are recovering from mental illness. The volunteer will meet regularly with the client(s) out in the community to facilitate social and community connections. The objective is to promote, support and/or encourage independence the areas of social, leisure and recreational skills, working with the Case Manager (CM) and client’s pre-stated goals. This role is non-clinical.  
 
Essential Job Functions:  
• Develop a friendly, supportive relationship with selected client partner to assist in their development in social, leisure and recreational skills 
• Work cooperatively with the client partner and professional staff to identify areas of common interest and plan activities 
• Engage in various activities including: gardening, music, arts and crafts, yoga, cooking/nutrition, physical fitness/recreational activities, sports, etc.  
• Consult with professional program staff (CM) as needed and maintain communication on a monthly basis (minimum) with Volunteer Coordinator 
• Provide encouragement and support to client in reaching program goals 
• May provide some life skills coaching at the direction of the professional program staff (taking bus, home organization etc.) 
• Maintain privacy and confidentiality of client partner outside of reporting responsibilities with professional staff 
• Develop case notes after each meeting with client partner 
• Log hours and mileage 
 
Essential Job Requirements: 
• Able to provide support and encouragement to people experiencing mental health issues to enhance their quality of life  
• Minimum age of 18 
• Willing to: 
- Provide application information and participate in a selection interview 
- Participate in volunteer orientation and ongoing training sessions specific to role 
- Participate in match closure meeting at end of commitment 
- Submit to a police records check 
- Provide the names of two credible references 
- Participate in an evaluation meeting 
- Sign a confidentiality statement 
- Background in social service field and those with lived experience an asset
Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch, St Catharines - Page St, Administration
St. Catharines office, Wellington St
The Social Connections Program provides support to clients who are socially isolated.  
 
TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE: 
http://cmhaniagara.ca/volunteer/ 
 
Position Summary: 
 
Trained volunteers will provide social interaction to those with mental illness. The Volunteer will meet regularly with the client(s) via telephone, Skype or email to encourage social connections. The objective is to promote, support and/or encourage independence the area of social skills while providing a listening ear to the concerns of the client. This role is non-clinical. 
 
Essential Job Functions:  
• Speak with clients on a weekly/biweekly basis to encourage social skills and/or to assist the client while on the waitlist for services at CMHA 
• Actively listen to client to develop a friendly, supportive relationship  
• Speak with client about various topics depending on their needs (social, leisure, etc.) 
• Provide encouragement and support to client in reaching program goals 
• Maintain privacy and confidentiality of client outside of reporting responsibilities with professional staff 
• Develop case notes after each meeting with client  
• Log hours and mileage 
 
Essential Job Requirements: 
• Able to provide support and encouragement to people experiencing mental health issues to enhance their quality of life  
• Minimum age of 18 
• Willing to: 
- Provide application information and participate in a selection interview 
- Participate in volunteer orientation and ongoing training sessions specific to role 
- Participate in match closure meeting at end of commitment 
- Submit to a police records check 
- Provide the names of two credible references 
- Participate in an evaluation meeting 
- Sign a confidentiality statement 
- Background in social service field and those with lived experience an asset
Tabor Manor, Mennonite Brethren Senior Citizens Home
Do you have two free hours a week? Do you enjoy socializing? The Olive Branch Tuck Shop serving tenants of the Tabor Manor apartments is looking for you! The Tuck Shop is a great place for people to pick up kitchen essentials or share a coffee with a friend. We are in need of volunteers to help us serve our seniors, please consider this fun and relaxed opportunity! Call the Coordinator of Volunteers for more information at 905-934-3414 ext. 1066 or email at volunteer@tabormanor.net