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Bereavement Peer Support Program

15 volunteers needed.

  • You can offer support to those struggling to cope with the death of a loved one.
  • Only 2 hours/week time commitment.
  • Cost-free training provided for one-on-one bereavement support.

Next training session:
Mondays, October 15 – December 3
1:00-4:00pm

Location: Acclaim Health, 2370 Speers Road., Oakville

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Friendly Visiting

40+ volunteers needed, particularly in Oakville.

  • You can provide assistance and companionship to an isolated senior or physically challenged adult living in their own home.
  • Your activities can include, but are not limited to, visiting a client in their home, going on a fun shopping trip or having a chat over coffee.
  • Only 2 hours/week time commitment.

Next orientation sessions:
Thursday, September 27
6:00-8:00pm

Wednesday, November 28
6:00-8:00pm

Location: Acclaim Health, 2370 Speers Road., Oakville

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Home Support Exercise Program

5 volunteers needed in Milton.
5 volunteers needed in West Burlington.

  • You can help a senior in their own home perform exercises to improve to improve balance and mobility.
  • Only 1 hour/week time commitment.
  • Cost-free training provided for you to become certified in delivering the Home Support Exercise Program.

Next training session:
Saturday, September 8
9:30am-12:30pm

Location: Acclaim Health, 2370 Speers Road., Oakville

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Hospice Visiting

20 volunteers needed across Halton.

  • You can provide people facing life-threatening illness with companionship in their own home.
  • Only 2 hours/week time commitment.
  • Cost-free training provided for you to attend a 10-week hospice training program offered in the spring and fall.

Next training session:
Thursdays, September 27 – November 29
9:30am-12:30pm

Location: Acclaim Health, 2370 Speers Rd., Oakville

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Memory Visiting

40+ volunteers needed, particularly in Burlington.
Volunteers who speak Spanish, Italian or Portuguese needed in Oakville.

  • You can provide assistance and companionship to memory-impaired seniors or physically challenged individuals and offer respite to the client’s primary caregiver.
  • Your activities can include, but are not limited to, visiting a client in their home, going on a fun shopping trip or having a chat over coffee.
  • Only 1 – 1.5 hours/week time commitment.

Next orientation sessions:
Thursday, September 27
6:00-8:00pm

Wednesday, November 28
6:00-8:00pm

Location: Acclaim Health, 2370 Speers Road., Oakville

Memory Visiting Training Level 1
Saturday, September  29
9:30am-4:00pm
Location: Acclaim Health, 2370 Speers Road., Oakville

Memory Visiting Training Level 2
Saturday, October 13
9:30am-4:00pm
Location: Acclaim Health, 2370 Speers Road., Oakville

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Caregiver Support and Education Group Facilitators

2 volunteers needed (1 for Oakville, 1 for Georgetown).

  • You can facilitate support groups for caregivers of persons with dementia, and assist with registration of education sessions.
  • Support Groups are held throughout Halton during the afternoon or evening.
  • 3 hour/month time commitment.
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Adult Day Program

2 volunteers needed for our Burlington location.

  • You can assist in the delivery and therapeutic social and recreational activities for memory-impaired adults attending our Adult Day Program.
  • Only 4 hours/week time commitment.
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