Exciting new volunteer opportunity!
TIME (Together In Movement & Exercise) is a new Recreation & Parks fitness program that will provide exercise and fitness opportunities for individuals with neuromuscular conditions. The volunteer position will support the Fitness Leader to assist class participants.
See more information below.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers will assist staff in facilitating the Swim for Life program (formerly the Learn to Swim program). Volunteers must have completed Swimmer Level 6 or demonstrate strong swimming skills by completing an in pool skills screening. Volunteers are required to wear a full piece bathing suit. Volunteer Position Details
Aquatics Volunteer Schedule
ACTON INDOOR POOL
Spring: Tuesday, April 7 to Sunday, June 7, 2015 Sunday 9:30am – 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Monday & Thursday 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Daytime: Monday, July 6 to Thursday, August 27 Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
GEORGETOWN INDOOR POOL
Spring: Wednesday, April 15 to Wednesday, June 10 2015 Wednesday 4:15pm –7:00pm
GELLERT COMMUNITY CENTRE
Spring: Monday, April 13 to Monday, June 15 2015
(no lessons on Monday, May 18)
Sunday 9:00am – 12:00pm
Monday 10:00am – 11:00am
Monday 4:00pm – 7:30pm
Wednesday 5:00pm – 7:30pm
Saturday 9:00am –1:00pm
Summer Evening & Weekend: June 29 to September 3, 2015 (no lessons on Monday, August 3)
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Summer Daytime: Monday, July 6 to Thursday, August 27 2015
Sessions are nine consecutive weekdays
Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
TIME – Together In Movement & Exercise Volunteer Program Assistant
A community exercise program for adults with balance and mobility challenges. Are you interested in helping out a fellow peer or are you interested in working with adults with a disability/and or a mobility impairment? We are in need of volunteers to assist in a program designed to help participants improve their balance and strength. Mandatory full day free training session on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 from 9:00am-4:00pm. Lunch will be provided. Together In Movement & Exercise Position Details
When: Coming Spring 2017, Weekday TBD
Where: Hillsview Active Living Centre in Georgetown (318 Guelph Street East (Unit #9 - back of building)
Soccer for Adults with Special Needs
Soccer, especially for adults with special needs. Bring your friends & family to cheer you on! Everybody is welcome; no experience necessary. On Sat July 5th, participants and support persons are invited for an afternoon of fun with the FERGUS/ELORA District Soccer club. There will be soccer activities, food, ice-cream and plenty of fun! Volunteer Position Details
When: June 22 to August 17, Mondays, 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Centennial Middle School
Baseball for Adults with Special Needs
Specially for adults with a special need. Bring your friends and family to cheer you on! Everyone is welcome; no experience necessary. Please bring your own glove.
When: May 20 to July 15, Wednesdays, 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Park Public School
This program will be custom tailored to meet the needs of the participants. Content includes skateboard terminology, equipment, board maintenance, balance, ramps, stairs and tricks. Make use of the many park obstacles ranging in difficulty from beginner to intermediate. NOTE: Safety is an integral part of this sport so all participants MUST wear helmet, knee and elbow pads.
When: May 2 to June 20, Saturdays, 9:00 am – 12:00pm
Where: Mold Masters SportsPlex
We have many different summer camp programs happening throughout the summer. Camps run in both Georgetown and Acton and range from general programs to science camp, drama and sports camp. Volunteers must be able to commit to a minimum of one full week of camp, but are welcome to do additional weeks if available. Volunteers will assist staff in facilitating the camp programs and sometimes provide extra support to campers with special needs when needed. Volunteer Position Details
When: June 29 to August 28
Where: Various locations
Returning volunteers – please sign up for the Volunteer Refresher Training on June 4th. More information can be found in the Spring and Summer 2015 Community Activity and Service Guide.
The following volunteer opportunities do not require completion of a police check prior to getting started, however, all volunteers must still complete an interview and appropriate screening process and must be a minimum of 14 years old unless otherwise stated.
Mayor's Youth Action Committee
Gain valuable leadership experience while having fun and meeting new people! You will have the opportunity to actively organize and plan special events across the Town. You will also be an advocate for youth issues in partnership with the community. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month. Volunteers age 13-18 welcome. Volunteer Position Details
When: Wednesdays 7:00-9:00pm – September to June
Where: Halton Hills Library & Cultural Centre, Georgetown
Hillsview Active Living
There are a variety of opportunities available at Hillsview Active Living Centres such as; reception, activity convenors, committee chairs, board members and special events.
When: Various days and times
Special Events Volunteer
There are often one time special events happening throughout the year such as facility or parks openings at which we can use some extra assistance with tasks such as; children's activities, registration table, food distribution, set-up, clean-up, etc. If you are interested in this kind of opportunity please let us know and you will be added to the list of volunteers to contact as opportunities arise. Volunteer Position Details
The trail steward volunteer program supports the successful operation of the Town of Halton Hills trail network by performing regular inspections, reporting deficiencies and performing light maintenance duties like removing litter. Volunteer Position Details
There are sometimes opportunities available within our Parks Department which may include; trail photography, equipment & sign inventory, trail clean-ups & trail monitoring. Task timelines are very flexible and can work around the volunteer's schedule. Special equipment and training will be provided if necessary, volunteers may be required to provide their own safety boots. These opportunities are project dependent and not ongoing
There are often opportunities to assist at Town facilities with various administrative tasks such as; filing, data entry, and special projects. These opportunities generally take place during regular office hours 8:30am - 4:30pm, but times are flexible. Volunteer Position Details
When: Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm – times are flexible
Where: Civic Centre, 1 Halton Hills Drive, Georgetown
What is a Docent?
A docent is a person who provides information or guided tours in a museum or art gallery. We are looking for volunteers 18 years of age or older to volunteer at the Helson Gallery as Docents. Volunteer Position Details
When: Helson Gallery operating hours are Wednesday to Sunday from 1 to 5pm, Thursday from 5-8:30pm and during theatre performances. Volunteers are asked to commit 4 hours per week for a 12 week session.
Where: The Helson Gallery is located in the Halton Hills Library & Cultural Centre
9 Church Street, Halton Hills, ON (located in Downtown Georgetown)
What Does an Usher Do?
Ushers help to ensure theatre shows run smoothly. Duties include ticket taking, handing out programs, showing guests to their seats and assisting guests during the show. We are looking for volunteers 14 years of age or older to volunteer at the John Elliott Theatre as Ushers. Volunteer Position Details
When: Shifts vary from approximately 3-5 hours which includes the run time of the show and assistance with clean up afterwards. Volunteers are asked to commit to a 12 week session.
Where: The John Elliott Theatre is located in the Halton Hills Library & Cultural Centre
9 Church Street, Halton Hills, ON (located in Downtown Georgetown)
For more information on upcoming theatre performances, please visit http://www.haltonhills.ca/theatre
The Town of Halton Hills is currently accepting applications.
The Application deadline for Summer 2015 is May 29, 2015.
To download an application form and learn more about available volunteer opportunities visit: haltonhills.ca/volunteer
For additional information please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 905-873-2601 x 2273 or email us