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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls - Montrose Rd
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Volunteer on a regular basis (typically 1 visit/wk) with a boy or girl between the ages of 6-18 years. Activities vary, and are scheduled by the match depending on mutual interests. Big Brothers and Big Sisters are positive, supportive role models to their Little Brother/Little Sister.
Niagara (Region of). Community Services Department, Niagara Falls - The Meadows of Dorchester, Seniors Services - Long-Term Care Home
Meadows of Dorchester
Spend 1:1 time with residents in a Long Term Care Setting
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 Brothers Big Sisters of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls - Montrose Rd
Various schools in Niagara Falls, Ontario
Looking for male mentors (ages 18 years-35 years) to facilitate our Game On! mentoring program. This weekly progam is comprised of 7-10 sessions that will teach young boys about Healthy Eating, Active Living, Wise Decision Making, and Developing a Positive Self-Esteem. The programs typically run during the elementary school day, each session lasting about 1.5 hours. The program is 7-10 sessions in length, with 8-12 boys in each group. You will facilitate the group with a co-mentor.  
 
The program is designed to be FUN and interactive through games, discussions and snack time. 
You can check out this short video for more information about the mentor role 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6Ec-H3pk6M&feature=BFa&list=UUWGY2uzEzSVjXt5m5xndBOQ
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls - Montrose Rd
Various schools in Niagara Falls
Mentor a child one hour per week, during school hours. Be a positive and supportive role model to a child. All visits occur during the school year, and on school property. Meet with your 'mentee' one hour per week and engage in fun, social activities - such as games, gym time, reading, puzzles, computers, crafts, baking etc. 
 
This minimal time investment will have a lifetime impact on a child. A little time can make a BIG difference. 
 
You can check out this short video for more information:  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFpnBFi8AH8&list=UUWGY2uzEzSVjXt5m5xndBOQ&index=1&feature=plcp
Niagara Region Helping Green ELFS
Niagara Region
Volunteers for Christmas time: 
1.Like and share our facebook page! 
2.Collect gently used (pre-loved) clean, working toys, clothes, personal hygiene samples + stuff, on some occasions we collect non perishable foods, linens, bedding, furniture, dishes, pots pans ++++ We help people all over Niagara Region. 
3.Drop off homes for people in your home area to drop off, and hold until you have some stuff to pick up or drop off to main Port Colborne location. 
4. Volunteers are needed for our toy drive + food drive every year 
5. Adopt a family through us for Christmas (by giving gently used items to them) Pick a family, wrap the gifts and deliver them to the family yourself! (Starts in November) 
6. Also Adoption program for Easter as well. Starts the month before the holiday! 
7. Collect pop tabs.. we collect for March of Dimes 
8. Gather items (gently used items*) for our monthly family that we are assisting as a group* Join our facebook page for the info on who they are and how you can help! 
9. We have a birthday club (We give gently used gifts to people who cannot afford it for their children) 
10. We are consistently holding free clubs, free events to help in the community please get involved on our facebook and let us know what you are interested in joining as it comes up! 
11. We are always looking for drivers, pick ups, storage for our gently used things. Volunteers of all sorts!
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)
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
Mentor   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Niagara Workforce Planning Board
Provide 1:1 Mentorship to a newcomer in your profession. The mentorship commitment is 12 hours over a 3 month period.